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The following is an unedited press release, shown as received from the company represented. We've elected to present selected releases without editorial comment, as a way to provide our readers more information without further overtaxing our limited editorial resources. To avoid any possible confusion or conflict of interest, the Imaging Resource will always clearly distinguish between company-provided press releases and our own editorial views and content.

Epson's Stylus NX420 all-in-one. Photo provided by Epson America Inc. PRESS RELEASE: New Epson Stylus NX420 is Industry’s First Wireless-N All-In-One Under $100

LONG BEACH, Calif. – May 5, 2010 – Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of superior performing desktop printing solutions, introduced the first $99 all-in-one with built-in wireless-n1 (IEEE 802.11n) that offers superior performance and print quality over competitive models in its price range2. The affordable and easy-to-use Epson Stylus® NX420 printer/scanner/copier is designed for busy families and students who want to conveniently share one printer with multiple users for various everyday printing tasks, such as schoolwork, recipes, or vacation photos.

“Not only is the Epson Stylus NX420 extremely easy to use, but it also includes the latest wireless standard, wireless-n, plus print, copy and scan features in one powerful machine,” said Stacey Tieu, associate product manager, Consumer Ink Jets, Epson America, Inc. “Consumers definitely get more for their money with the feature-rich NX420 all-in-one.”

Offering superior print quality, built-in wireless printing and scanning, and advanced image enhancement tools, the Epson Stylus NX420 is an efficient, high-quality all-in-one. Its individual ink cartridges and exclusive fade3-, smudge- and water4-resistant DURABrite® Ultra ink make it simple to print everything from family pictures and photo projects to book reports and driving directions. In addition, the Epson Stylus NX420 boasts a 1.5-inch LCD screen and built-in memory card slots to effortlessly print stacks of borderless photos, all without turning on the computer.

Epson's Stylus NX420 all-in-one. Photo provided by Epson America Inc.

Epson's Stylus NX420 all-in-one.
Photo provided by Epson America Inc.

Additional Features of the Epson Stylus NX420:

  • High-quality scanning up to 2400 dpi

  • Multiple black and color copies with just one touch

  • Reduces and enlarges copies from 25 to 400 percent

  • ISO Print Speeds of 6.4 ISO ppm in black and 3.3 ISO ppm in color5

  • Restores old, faded, discolored photos back to their original brilliance

  • One-click red-eye removal and automatic photo correction to quickly fix digital images

  • One standard ink set for photo and document printing

  • Moderate and standard ink cartridge capacities to fit various print volume needs6; costs as low as $8.99 per cartridge7

  • Saves up to 50 percent of paper supply with manual, two-sided printing8

  • ENERGY STAR® qualified, RoHS compliant, and designed to be recycled9

  • Epson MicroPiezo® print head features DX3™ technology with smart nozzles that each produce and precisely place three sizes of ink droplets to create exceptional photos and documents

Pricing and Availability
The Epson Stylus NX420 ($99.99*) is currently available through major computer, office and electronic superstores, a variety of retail stores nationwide, mail order, PC manufacturers, the Internet, and Epson’s own retail site, www.epsonstore.com. For more information, please see the Epson Stylus NX420 fact sheet.

About Epson America, Inc.
Epson America, Inc. is a leading provider of an extensive range of printers, 3LCD projectors, scanners and point-of-service printers that are renowned for their high quality, functionality, innovation and energy efficiency. Epson America is a U.S. affiliate of Seiko Epson Corporation, which employs more than 70,000 people in 106 companies around the world. Seiko Epson is committed to its ongoing contributions to the global environment and for the second year in a row has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, an indicator for leading companies in economic, environmental and social criteria.

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Specifications are subject to change without notice. Epson, Epson Stylus and MicroPiezo are registered trademarks, Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark, and Exceed Your Vision is a trademark of Seiko Epson Corporation. DURABrite is a registered trademark of Epson America, Inc. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.

  1. Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n certified, level of performance subject to the range of the router being used.

  2. Compared to ink jet all-in-ones priced at $100 or less, as of May 2010.

  3. Display permanence based on accelerated testing of prints displayed under glass in indoor display conditions; album permanence based on accelerated testing of prints in dark storage conditions. Actual print stability will vary according to media, printed image, display conditions, light intensity, temperature, humidity and atmospheric conditions. Epson does not guarantee the longevity of prints. For maximum print life, display all prints under glass or UV filter or properly store them.

  4. Water resistance on Epson Premium Photo Paper Glossy, Premium Photo Paper Semi-Gloss, Premium Luster Photo Paper, and Photo Paper, when using genuine Epson inks.

  5. Black and color print speeds are determined in default, single-side mode in accordance with ISO/IEC 24734. Actual print times will vary based on system configuration, software, and page complexity. See www.epson.com/printspeed for details, including complete ISO reports.

  6. Cartridge yields are based on continuous printing of a suite of five black and color pages as required by ISO/IEC 24711 and 24712. Actual yields will vary considerably for reasons including images printed, print settings, temperature and humidity. Yields may be lower when printing infrequently or predominantly with one ink color. A variable amount of ink remains in the cartridges after the “replace cartridge” signal. Part of the ink from the first cartridges is used for priming the all-in-one. Ink is used for both printing and print head maintenance. All inks are used for both black and color printing. For more information about yields for this all-in-one, see www.epson.com/cartridgeinfo.

  7. $8.99 MSRP; actual retail price may vary.

  8. Some applications and/or functions may not be supported by Mac®.

  9. See our website for convenient and reasonable recycling options at www.epson.com/recycle.

*Estimate street price

(First posted on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 13:46 EDT)

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