Developed to deliver wide color gamuts with accuracy and redesigned for enhanced performance and reliability, the SureColor P5000 Standard Edition 17" Wide-Format Inkjet Printer from Epson is a tool that will satisfy some of the most demanding professionals, including photographers, artists, and graphic designers. Utilizing the latest PrecisionCore TFP printhead and Epson Precision Dot screening technologies, the P5000 will create sharp 17"-wide prints at a resolution up to 2880 x 1440 dpi and with a wide gamut thanks to a 10-color pigment-based UltraChrome HDX ink system, which includes orange and green inks and change achieve black 1.5 times denser than earlier generations. This Standard Edition features a three-level black ink system that includes Light Light Black in order to provide smooth gradations with the Advanced Black-and-White Photo Mode.
In order to ensure smooth operation, the P5000 offers multiple auto-switching capabilities. The first of these is auto-switching black ink, which will allow users to move from photo black to matte black, and vice versa, without needing to physically replace their cartridges or heads. The second is auto-switching media handling, allowing users to go from a top-loading roll feed path with BorderFree support to a front cassette for sheet media. Other loading options include single-sheet top loading and straight-through path for media up to 1.5mm thick. An automatic cutter is built into the unit as well to assist with roll media. Additionally, it features a 2.7" LCD screen to check and change settings while it offers both USB 2.0 and Ethernet connectivity options.