PRESS RELEASE: Epson Introduces the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Signature Worthy Edition for Professional Photographers and Artists
Award-Winning 17-Inch Printer Combined with Signature Worthy Papers Delivers High-Quality, Professional Prints
LONG BEACH, Calif.-- Aug. 15, 2011 -- Expanding its line of printing solutions for photographers and artists alike, Epson today introduced the Epson® Stylus® Pro 3880 Signature Worthy Edition. This bundle combines the award-winning 17-inch Epson Stylus Pro 3880 printer with six, full, letter-sized packs of select Epson Signature Worthy® papers to give professionals a complete printing solution, offering the finest in color fidelity, smooth tonal transitions, impressive black density, and extraordinary longevity.
Designed in collaboration with the world’s leading creative professionals, each Signature Worthy paper is developed and tested at the highest levels to work in concert with Epson’s industry-leading professional printers and inks. The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 delivers an extremely wide color gamut with more dramatic blues and violets and produces exhibition-quality color and black-and-white output up to 17” x 22”. The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Signature Worthy Edition includes full letter-sized packages of Exhibition Fiber, Cold Press Bright, Cold Press Natural, Hot Press Bright, and Hot Press Natural papers, as well as a Signature Worthy Sample Pack featuring additional photo and fine art papers.
“Epson’s Signature Worthy collection was created to work in harmony with Epson Stylus Pro printers and ink, and pairing the papers with the award-winning Epson Stylus Pro 3880 gives professionals a unique solution,” said Richard Day, product manager, Epson America. “Designed with professional photographers and artists in mind, the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Signature Worthy Edition gives creative professionals the ability to achieve stunning wide-format prints and truly recreate their creative vision on paper.”
Epson's Stylus Pro 3880 printer.
Photo provided by Epson America Inc.
About the Epson Stylus Pro 3880
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 leverages Epson UltraChrome K3® with Vivid Magenta ink technology to produce intense blues and violets and an advanced MicroPiezo® AMC™ print head with ink-repelling coating for accurate dot placement. The compact printer features AccuPhoto™ HD2 Image Technology for smoother color transitions and exceptional highlight and shadow detail. In addition, auto-switching Matte and Photo Black inks provide superior contrast on glossy, matte and fine art papers, and advanced Black-and-White Photo Mode allows professionals to easily create neutral or toned black-and-white prints from color or monochrome images.
Pricing, Availability and Support
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Signature Worthy Edition is currently available through select photo specialty resellers for $1,495 (MSRP). The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Signature Worthy Edition is supported by a standard Epson PreferredSM Limited Warranty, a one-year program that includes toll-free advanced telephone access Monday through Friday and usually next-business-day service in the unlikely event of any hardware failure. Optional Preferred Plus Service Plans are also available, offering one or two additional years of protection. For additional information, visit www.proimaging.epson.com.
Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader dedicated to exceeding the vision of customers worldwide through its compact, energy-saving, high-precision technologies, with a wide lineup ranging from printers and 3LCD projectors for business and the home, to electronic and crystal devices. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises nearly 75,000 employees in 100 countries around the world. Epson is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates and has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, an indicator for leading companies in economic, environmental and social criteria, for the third year in a row. Epson America, Inc. based in Long Beach, Calif. is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: www.Epson.com. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook, Twitter (http://twitter.com/EpsonAmerica) and (http://twitter.com/EpsonEducation) and YouTube.
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(First posted on Monday, August 15, 2011 at 17:17 EDT)