On April 11, HP announced that it has expanded its A3 printer and MFP lineup with new PageWide machines for transactional and contractual channels. HP announced the devices at its Executive Forum 2018, but it did not provide much information about the hardware at the time (see “HP Announces New A3 Hardware, Tools, and More at
On May 22, Epson America announced its new WorkForce Pro WF-C8000 family of A3 color business inkjets, which includes the WorkForce Pro WF-C8190 single-function inkjet printer and the WorkForce Pro WF-C8690 multifunction inkjet. The introduction is just the latest in a string of recent inkjet hardware introductions from Epson. In April, the company announced the
On April 17, Epson America announced the newest model in its line of “cartridge-free EcoTank printers”: the WorkForce Pro ET-8700 EcoTank all-in-one. The ET-8700 is an A4 inkjet all-in-one, but whereas its siblings in the EcoTank line are aimed at consumers and small-office/home-office (SOHO) users, the ET-8700 is aimed at small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs).
On April 10, Epson America announced three new A4 inkjet all-in-ones for the home: the Expression Home XP-5100, the Expression Premium XP-6000, and the WorkForce WF-2860. Epson says that Expression Home XP-5100 is designed for everyday home printing needs, the Expression Premium XP-6000 is aimed at busy families that print photos, and the WorkForce XP-2860
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