Epson Debuts New Compact SureColor F170 Dye-Sublimation Printer
Epson, Los Alamitos, Calif., launched the the SureColor F170, an 8.5-inch wide desktop dye-sublimation printer.
Designed to deliver fast, reliable dye-sublimation printing right out of the box, the new printer is ideal for home or small businesses and start-ups looking to expand their product offering into the gifting and promo goods sector, according to the company.
“Americans are starting new businesses and shifting their product offerings at the fastest rate in more than a decade,” says Tim Check, senior product manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “As creative entrepreneurs and small businesses transition to meet new opportunities in a reshaped economy, there is an increased demand for entry-level dye-sublimation technology that allows customers to easily and confidently create and sell products. Whether you’re just getting started on Etsy or Shopify, or growing into new offerings, the SureColor F170 provides creative individuals and businesses everything needed to expand into the popular promotional goods market with a seamless solution built and fully supported by Epson.”
The SureColor F170 uses PrecisionCore technology and Epson dye-sublimation ink technology, a 150-sheet auto-feed tray and macOS and Windows print software. It also offers fast turnaround times for product production and a compact, space-saving design.
Other features include high-performance ink technology with OEKO-TEX ECO PASSPORT certified inks and high capacity 140 mL bottles with auto-stop technology. It also is compatible works with Epson DS Transfer Multi Use Paper, which is matched with print settings and ink to produce high-quality output out of the box. The instant dry paper avoids print smudges and roller marks and produces photo quality on both rigid materials and fabrics. — D.S.