- Carriage Width610 mm (24")
- Inkset Type (# Inks)Pigment (11)
- High Quality Black & White?
- Roll Paper Support?Yes
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Epson's 44" production oriented printer - faster than the P9070 and perfect for those working with medium-high volume printing
If you produce saleable photography, fine art, poster artwork or commercial POS, then the Epson SureColor Production range is for you. It provides a high speed, cost effective and flexible solution for printing high quality colour and premium black-and-white images in a wide format. It produces durable, ultra-high resolution output with a platform that has proven dependability and is easy to maintain.
The SureColor Production 10070 is a 44" (1,118mm) Large Format Printer that is designed for medium-high volume graphic, fine art and poster printing. It supports a wide range of roll and sheet based media and features an all new PrecisionCore MicroTFP print head with Variable Sized Droplet Technology™ for output with superior resolution, gradations and colour density.
It uses Epson UltraChrome® Pro all-pigment aqueous ink for quality colour and premium B&W output that is consistent, predictable and durable. The SC-P 10070 Cartridges feature an extra-large capacity for extended operation with a low cost per print due to the new PrecisionCore printhead and reduced running costs. The printer ships with an output bin for cut sheets as well as an optional Auto-Take-Up system for continuous roll to roll production.
Inkset Type, # Inks
Pigment, 10 inks
High Quality Black & White?
Roll Printing Support?
Please note: Specifications are provided as a guide only.
We try very hard to keep these up to date and correct, but if a particular specification is really critical to you, then please double check the specification directly with the manufacturer. Some features may of course have caveats not fully described here.
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The Carriage Width is the maximum width of paper (on the short side) that can be used in the printer.
Colloquially printers are more commonly referred to as 'A4, 'A3+' or 'A2' printers in Australia but of course not every country in the world uses the A paper system.
Typically, A4 printers have a 9" carriage, A3+ printers are 13" carriage, and A2 printers a 17" carriage.
Does the printer have a dedicated, high quality black and white mode for photographic printing?
Almost all ink printers have a 'black only' type mode, but that is quite different to what we're talking about here.
In this mode, called by Epson 'Advanced Black and White' mode or simply ABW, the printer uses multiple grey inks (AKA light black, light light black inks) to produce smooth black and white tones with little to no colour interference.
This is the maximum dot resolution of the print head. The higher the number, the smaller the dots of ink the printer can place.
Note that this has nothing to do with image resolution of course. The printer uses several ink dots to form the colour of one pixel. However the dots are so fine and closely mixed together you can only really see this screening pattern with a magnifying glass.
What physical connections are possible? Wireless support is listed separately below.
Options include USB, Firewire, Thunderbolt, and Ethernet.
Does the printer support wireless, and if so what speeds and standards.
Most modern routers will offer at least G, which is fast enough to run a printer. N and AC are quicker and good to have but they won't make your printer faster unfortunately!
If you use Apple devices like the iPad or iPhone, you'll want Apple Print support, allowing you to print directly from your device to the printer.
For Android devices, Google Cloud Print is the equivalent system.
Epson Connect offers a further option but generally you'll use one of the two main options above with modern devices.
Does the printer support printing to printable CDs and DVDs?
The sheet sizes supported by the printer out of the box. You can also generally define your own custom sheet sizes in the driver if you want to use unusually sized materials.
(Note, though, that you can't typically print borderless to custom sheet sizes - the standard workaround is to use sheets slightly larger than you need, and then simply guillotine to the printed edge after printing).
Does the printer support roll media, and do you need an accessory device for this?
Even if the printer doesn't support roll media, you can still buy rolls, cut sheets from the roll, and use those. Just leave them to flatten for a few days as paper curl can be a painful issue with printers.
Can the printer print right to the edge when using roll media?
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