Ilse Jurriën : September 22th 2008 - 09:52 CET
Epson B-500DN and B-300
Epson B-300 and B-500DN color printers : Education and Business environments have been waiting for a workhorse printer that not only churns out high-quality monochrome and color prints, but does so with superior reliability and an exceptionally low ink cost-per-page. Epson America Inc. announces two printers to meet the demand - the Epson B-300 and B-500DN. "Budget cuts are affecting various industries across the country, but public schools and small businesses have been hit especially hard recently," said Anna Jen, director of business development, Epson America Inc. "Epson is pleased to offer the Epson B-300 and B-500DN printers to deliver extraordinary cost efficiency and nearly effortless maintenance." |
Epson B5000DN and B300 printers
Designed specifically for education and cost-sensitive business applications, the Epson B-300 and B-500DN ink jet printers are high-volume plain paper and color printing solutions optimized for economical output. The printers offer fast print speeds with high-capacity paper trays and high yield ink cartridges, as well as a wide range of features including two paper sources for greater media versatility, networkability (B-500DN), paper-saving double-sided printing (B-500DN), and easy maintenance.
Epson B-500DN printer for cost-sensitive environments
For vivid color at speeds that rival the fastest printers in its class, plus networking flexibility, the Epson B-500DN is the ideal printer for cost-sensitive environments. The printer produces affordable, quality color at a cost-per-page comparable to the cost of black-and-white from competitive models, for student work, administrative reports, presentations, letters, mailers, instructional materials and more. Cost efficiency is the hallmark of the Epson B-500DN with ink costs less than 1¢ per page for black and 3¢ per page for color, when using the highest capacity ink cartridges available for the printer (based on cartridge MSRP divided by ISO page yield).
Epson B500DN features
• Ethernet connectivity enables one printer to serve multiple classrooms, labs and offices
• Highest yield ink cartridges allow about 8,000 pages (black) and 7,000 pages (color) to be printed before replacement (ISO page yield)
• Up to 37 pages per minute (draft) to handle high-volume needs inside a department, workgroup, building or student center
• Two paper sources provide a combined capacity of 650 sheets, so teachers and school staff can save time with fewer paper changes
• Save paper and stretch budgets with double-sided (duplex) printing
• Advanced auto nozzle check system minimizes nozzle clogging automatically
• Designed for high-volume printing environments with a monthly duty cycle of 20,000 pages (4,000 recommended)
• Estimated street price of $549
Epson B-300 printer for high volume printing
The Epson B-300 is the economical answer for high-volume, desktop plain paper printing with speeds up to 37 pages per minute (draft). The high-yield ink cartridges save money and time, requiring fewer changes and providing longer periods between replacements. The Epson B-300 is economical to own and operate with ink costs of less than 1.5¢ per page for black and 5¢ per page for color (based on cartridge MSRP divided by ISO page yield).
Epson B300 features
• 500-sheet front paper tray to store an entire ream of standard weight paper
• Rear sheet feeder with up to 150-sheet capacity is ideal for specialty media such as art paper, card stock, student award certificates, and envelopes
• Four individual, standard capacity ink cartridges allow about 3,000 pages (black) and 3,500 pages (color) to be printed before replacement (ISO page yield)
• Optional duplexer enables paper-saving, double-sided printing of student tests, reports and presentations
• Advanced auto nozzle check system reduces nozzle clogging automatically
• Easy installation and fast throughput with Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connectivity
• High print productivity with a monthly duty cycle of 10,000 pages (2,000 recommended)
• Estimated street price of $329
Epson printers - Availability & Support
The Epson B-300 and B-500DN will be available in September through education and small business resellers, mail order, catalog and on-line resellers, and Epson’s own retail site. Epson business ink jet printers come with a one-year limited warranty in the United States.