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October 6, 2015

Hot off the Press – Epson Expands SureColor Desktop Photo Printer Line with 13-Inch SC-P400

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Written by: Lawrence
Epson printers for photographers are getting better each day. It seemed only yesterday when the Epson SureColor P800 and P600 were released.

Now they’ve released a more Prosumer focused 13-inch printer called the Epson SureColor P400.

Check out the official press release below:
Epson Expands SureColor Desktop Photo Printer Line with 13-Inch SC-P400
Epson SureColor P400 Features Robust Media Handling Capabilities and
UltraChrome HG2 Ink Technology to Deliver Unprecedented Quality
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Oct. 6, 2015 – Epson today refines creative photographic output with the introduction of its 13-inch Epson SureColor® P400 desktop photo printer. Designed for photography enthusiasts, advanced amateur photographers and creative hobbyists, the SureColor P400 combines the industry-proven Epson MicroPiezo® AMC™ print head with next-generation Epson UltraChrome® HG2 pigment inks to deliver professional capabilities and prints with unprecedented quality.
The eight-color Epson UltraChrome HG2 pigment ink set utilized in the SureColor P400 includes Red and Orange inks for deeper reds, true-to-life colors, while dedicated channels for both Matte and Photo Black inks provide deep, rich blacks on matte, fine art and photo papers. Featuring enhanced AccuPhoto™ HD imaging technology and a unique Gloss Optimizer chemistry, the SureColor P400 creates consistent output with smooth gradations and exhibition-quality prints with a professional-lab look and feel.
“The SureColor P400 is an affordable, intuitive and versatile printing tool designed to inspire creativity and preserve memories through high-quality prints that will last for generations,” said Eddie Murphy, marketing specialist, Professional Imaging, Epson America. “The UltraChrome HG2 pigment ink technology and robust media handling capabilities enable photographic-quality output on canvas, fine art papers, 12”x12” scrapbook pages, and even panorama printing.”
Advanced media handling, including a front-in and front-out paper path, enables borderless photos with exceptional clarity and sharpness up to 13”x19” on a wide variety of glossy, matte and fine art papers, while improved roll paper support allows for breathtaking panoramas over 10 feet long for both Windows® and Mac® users. In addition, custom images can be created and printed directly onto canvas, art boards and CD/DVDs. The SureColor P400 also offers unparalleled connectivity options for its class, making it easy to print from a home office or studio via USB, Wireless n1, Wi-Fi Direct®, or Ethernet.
More about the Epson SureColor P400
The Epson SureColor P400 offers several innovative features to meet the needs of today’s creative individuals:
– Industry-leading pigment ink technology – UltraChrome HG2 pigment ink for colorful prints that are highly water, smudge and fade resistant
– Vibrant color – Red and Orange inks ensure true, deep reds and richer skin tones
– Auto-selecting Black inks – Optimal black density on matte, fine art or glossy papers from either Matte or Photo Black ink, delivered via dedicated channels
– Individual ink cartridges – Change cartridges less often with eight 14 mL individual ink cartridges that offer a more affordable cost per set2
– Advanced image processing – Smoother color transitions and outstanding highlight and shadow detail with AccuPhoto HG imaging technology
– Industry-proven eight-channel print head technology – MicroPiezo AMC one-inch-wide print head with a 1.5 pl minimum droplet size and ink-repelling coating for more accurate dot placement and reduced maintenance
– Flexible media handling – Prints cut-sheet and roll paper in sizes up to 13-inches wide including borderless; supports photographic and fine art paper, canvas, 1.3 mm thick board, and inkjet-printable CD/DVDs
– Professional connectivity – Hi-Speed USB 2.0, wireless 802.11n1 and 100 Mbit Ethernet support
Pricing, Availability and Support
The Epson SureColor P400 will be demonstrated for the first time in North America at PhotoPlus Expo (booth #707), taking place Oct. 22 –24 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, and is available now through authorized resellers for $599 (MSRP). The printer is supported by a one-year whole-unit exchange limited warranty plan and specialized technical support staff. For additional information about the Epson SureColor P400, visit
About Epson
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in printing, visual communications, quality of life and manufacturing. 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 nearly 70,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental burdens. Epson America, Inc., based in Long Beach, Calif., is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (, Twitter (, YouTube (, and Instagram (
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1 Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™; level of performance subject to the range of the router being used.
2 As compared to the Epson Stylus® Photo R2000 inkjet printer.
Note: EPSON, SureColor, UltraChrome, and MicroPiezo are registered trademarks and Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. AccuPhoto and AMC are trademarks of Epson America, Inc. Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ is a trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance®. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.



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