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Epson launches new SureColor SC-P600 A3+ photo printer in Australia

March 2015


Top-of-the-range A3+ photo printer with new UltraChrome HD ink ideal for amateur and semi-professional photographers

SYDNEY, 17 March 2015 – Epson today announced that it has launched the new SureColor SC-P600, a fast, flexible and easy-to-use printer for amateur and semi-professional photographers which produces professional, high-quality photo prints in sizes up to A3+.



The SureColor SC-P600 is Epson’s top-of-the-range A3+ photo printer and combines superb quality, high productivity and superior wireless connectivity in a compact and affordable package. The SureColor SC-P600 features Epson’s new UltraChrome HD with Vivid Magenta ink to produce excellent quality prints. The new nine-colour UltraChrome HD inkset can reproduce a very wide colour gamut and with a 2.84 DMax – the industry’s highest black density1 produce deep, rich blacks and ultra-smooth tonal gradations. This unprecedented black density has never been seen before from a pigment ink.



The SC-P600 also offers the auto-switching of black inks, an intelligent linking technology that enables the printer to automatically switch between Photo and Matte Black inks to optimise output, based on the media type chosen. Photo Black Ink produces rich, deep blacks on traditional photographic papers while Matte Black Ink produces exceptional results on matte surface media.

The advantage of unprecedented black density doesn't end there as with the SC-P600's Advanced Black-and-White Photo Mode users can choose from one of four pre-set modes - neutral, warm, cool, or sepia - for stunning neutral or toned black-and-white prints. This feature provides intuitive and consistent control through custom slider bars and a colour tone wheel for advanced tone adjustment. In addition, customised settings can be saved and recalled to achieve consistent prints, and using the optional downloadable Epson Print Layout software, users can automatically preview personal images with the selected settings.

Ideal for amateur and semi-professional photographers, the SureColor SC-P600 will also appeal to businesses, such as architects, real-estate agents and advertising/design agencies, that have a regular requirement for exceptional-quality colour presentations with photographic content.

The new printer provides exceptional Wi-Fi Direct® wireless printing connectivity from smartphones, tablets and PCs. For the first time on a single-function Epson A3+ photo printer, Epson Connect is supported. Google Cloud Print™ and Apple AirPrint™ are also supported for even more convenience and flexibility.

Designed for medium-volume production, the SureColor SC-P600 outputs an 11 x 14 inch print in just 153 seconds. Twin paper paths enable A3+ printing on a wide variety of photo and fine art papers, canvas and thick media, while the machine's roll-paper capability is perfect for high-impact panoramic images.


Key Features of the SC-P600

  • New nine-colour UltraChrome HD with Vivid Magenta ink in generous 25.9 ml cartridges
  • Exceptionally wide colour gamut and Epson's highest black density (2.84 DMax on PGPP)
  • Enhanced software including pre-set modes to ensure outstanding results every time
  • Supports Epson Connect with Apple AirPrint and Google Cloud Print
  • Wi-Fi Direct for direct wireless printing from smartphones, tablets and PCs
  • High print speed of 153 seconds for 13 x 19 inch for A3+
  • Large 2.7 inch colour touch panel for simple set-up and management
  • Compact footprint - 616 x 369 x 228mm

For more information on the new SureColor SC-P600 go to:

www.epson.com.au/products/printable.asp?id=SC-P600



1 Compared against competitors' A3+ photo printers with a 6-colour or greater inkset available as of July 2014.

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Epson’s new SureColor SC-P600 A3+ photo printer

About Epson and Epson Australia
Epson is a global innovation leader dedicated to exceeding expectations with solutions for markets as diverse as the office, home, commerce and industry. Epson’s lineup ranges from inkjet printers, printing systems and 3LCD projectors to industrial robots, smart glasses and sensing systems and is based on original compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 72,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. www.global.epson.com

Epson Australia offers an extensive array of award-winning image capture and image output products for the commercial, industrial, consumer, business, photography and graphic arts markets, and is also a leading supplier of value-added point-of-sale (POS) solutions for the retail market. Epson is the market leader in Australia and worldwide in sales of projectors for the home, office and education. Established in 1983 Epson Australia is headquartered in North Ryde NSW and is a subsidiary of the Epson Group headquartered in Japan.
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