Epson unveils L800 photo printer

Epson has launched its first inkjet photo printer to feature an integrated ultra-high-capacity ink tank system in South Africa. The Epson L800 photo printer is designed to offer reliable, high quality and cost effective colour photo printing.

Epson's latest L800 photo printer (image: Epson)

The L800 is a single function photo printer and is supplied with six individual 70ml Epson genuine ink bottles – black, cyan, magenta, yellow, light cyan and light magenta. The high capacity ink tank is fully integrated into the printer, making it easy to top up the various colours as required.

All refills are manufactured by Epson, and each refill comes complete with a unique 13 digit code that ensures its authenticity, giving users the peace of mind that they will indeed benefit from Epson’s superior quality, purpose-made inks.

The L800 features Epson’s Fast Ink Top-up (FIT) technology which minimises ink leakage. This technology includes specially designed air-tight caps and filters, as well as a choke valve that controls the flow of ink to prevent backflow. This also means users can easily and safely transport the printer to wherever they need to work, without hassle.

Users can print high-quality borderless photos up to A4 size, and they can print directly onto printable CDs and DVDs with life-like, long-lasting results. Photo printing can be completed quickly and efficiently: printing a 10 x 15cm photo takes as little as 12 seconds.

Kelvin Reynolds, general manager of Epson South Africa says: “With our new ultra-high-capacity ink tanks, and high-volume ink bottles for easy refills, the Epson L800 prints photos effortlessly, and at an extremely low cost.

The Epson L800 and inks are available from April 2013 at a recommended price of R4,499.00 (inc VAT) and R169.00 (inc VAT) per ink bottle.

Staff writer