On February 13, Epson America announced its new WorkForce Pro WF-C5000 series, a four-model family of A4 business inkjet devices that includes two single-function printers, the WF-C5210 and the WF-C5290, and two multifunction models, the WF-C5710 and WF-C5790. Epson states the new machines are designed for workgroup use in busy network environments. Elliot Williams, a
On December 28, aftermarket supplies giant Ninestar announced the availability of OEM-alternative inkjet cartridges for Epson models recently launched in Europe and Japan. According to the company’s e-newsletter, Ninestar now offers cartridges designed to replace the Epson 202 series of cartridges employed in the Epson Expression Premium XP-6000/6005 family of inkjets launched in Europe and
Earlier this month, Epson America introduced the Expression Photo HD XP-15000, an inkjet printer designed for “creative individuals, photo enthusiasts, and today’s busy families.” The Expression Photo HD XP-15000 is capable of printing up to 13 × 19-inch prints and uses new red and gray inks for a wider color gamut and enhanced black-and-white prints. Steve Michell,
On December 6, Epson America announced a new model in its growing portfolio of A3 business inkjet MFPs for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and corporate environments: the WorkForce Enterprise WF-C17590. The WF-C17590 is an addition to Epson’s lineup and the second model introduced in in North America based on Epson’s PrecisionCore Line Head technology.
Earlier this fall, HP held its World Partner Forum (see “HP Announces New Solutions and Hardware at World Partner Forum”). While the highlight of HP’s announcement at the Forum was a number of new solutions and services, HP also unveiled new hardware, including some Color LaserJet devices and some new A3 PageWide printers and MFPs
On September 28, Epson America announced a major update of its EcoTank line of “Supertank” inkjet all-in-ones. Epson was the first printer OEM to offer refillable ink tank printers, sometimes also called continuous ink-supply system (CISS) printers, in developing markets, and the EcoTank series represents its offerings for Western markets, including the United States. The
A few weeks ago, Canon U.S.A. announced several new A4 inkjet all-in-ones, including the consumer-oriented PIXMA TS3120, TS5120, TS6120, TS8120, and TS9120 and the home-office-oriented PIXMA TR7520 and TR8520. What makes the new devices notable is that several of these all-in-ones, including the TS6120, TS8120, TS9120, TR7520, and TR8520, use a brand-new family of individual
On August 29, Epson America announced the availability of a new A4 inkjet all-in-one aimed at photo enthusiasts/hobbyists and families: the Expression Photo XP-8500 Small-in-One. Steve Michell, product manager for Epson America, tells us that the Expression Photo XP-8500 replaces the Expression Photo XP-860 from 2014 (see “Epson Announces Expression Photo XP-860”). According to Mr.
At the end of August, HP announced a new lineup of A4 consumer inkjet all-in-ones including the ENVY Photo 6255, the ENVY Photo 7155, and the ENVY Photo 7855. The devices are designed to boost new life into HP’s home printing business. Remarketing Inkjet Printers for the Home In a September 8 call with analysts,
On June 27, Ninestar, maker of the popular G&G brand of third-party consumables, announced the availability of alternatives to the Brother LC3219 and LC3217 family of inkjet cartridges. Brother introduced this family of inkjet cartridges this year in the MFC-J5330DW, MFC-J5730DW, MFC-J5930DW, MFC-J6530DW, MFC-J6730DW, MFC-J6930DW, and MFC-J6935DW family of office inkjet MFPs (see “Brother Updates