LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of business imaging solutions, today announced the WorkForce® Pro WF-6590 multifunction printer (MFP) and the WorkForce® Pro WF-6090 printer. The new printers are Epson's fastest letter/legal-size office printers to date with color and black print speeds of 24 ISO ppm† and can save companies up to 50 percent on printing costs versus similarly-featured color lasers1. With high yield cartridges that can print up to 14 reams of paper before replacement is required, and capacity to hold up to 1,580 sheets2 of paper, the WF-6590 and WF-6090 are ideal for use by workgroups and can improve productivity by minimizing workflow disruptions to replenish supplies.
"Epson continues to expand its offering of low operating cost, high performance office printers," said Larry Trevarthen, director, Business Imaging, Epson America, Inc. "Epson's new WorkForce Pro printers allow organizations to bring networked, managed, low cost distributed color to the office at significant savings versus comparable laser printers."
The new A4 letter/legal size models, WorkForce Pro WF-6590 MFP and WorkForce Pro WF-6090 printer, are designed to quickly produce professional-quality color documents with less frequent interventions. They use Epson's highest yield cartridges that can print up to 7,000 pages color/10,000 pages black3 and offer features including auto-duplexing, making them ideal for workgroups that print high volumes of color documents.
The WorkForce Pro WF-6590 and WF-6090 support PCL4, PostScript®3, remote printing and cloud access. These new models can be configured to seamlessly integrate into networks for efficient deployment and management. The WF-6590 and WF-6090 models include standard security-related features such as PIN-based confidential job release; access and usage control; and SSL/TLS communication. The printers allow remote data collection compatible with leading third-party MPS software solutions, including PrintFleet®, ECi FMAudit® and Print Audit®.
Additional features include:
- Pro-quality documents — long-lasting results with genuine Epson DURABrite® Pro cartridges
- Powered by PrecisionCore™ — the next generation of inkjet printing technology
- Versatile connectivity – Equipped with both wired and wireless capabilities, users can print content from smartphones and tablets via Epson ConnectTM solutions5. Both printers are enabled with NFC6, which offers touch-to-print capability. For added control and security, all wireless features can be disabled.
- Easy installation and maintenance – Powerful utility software allows IT professionals to remotely set up and adjust settings for multiple printers
- Includes Embedded Web Server (EWS) for advanced device configuration and monitoring
- Extensive drivers and utilities include Windows®, Mac®, Universal driver; PCL4, PostScript, Scanner Utilities7, and Remote Printing Drivers
The WorkForce Pro WF-6590 multifunction printer ($549.99 USD; $669.99 CDN) and WF-6090 single function printer ($349.99 USD; $429.99 CDN) are available now through IT and specialty dealers, VARs, National Service Providers such as SHI and CDW, contract office suppliers and other authorized Epson commercial resellers.
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† Black and color print speeds are measured in accordance with ISO/IEC 24734. Actual print times will vary based on system configuration, software, and page complexity. For more information, visit www.epson.com/printspeed
1 Compared with best-selling color lasers priced at $600 (USD) or less as of May 2015. Calculation based on continuous printing with highest-capacity cartridges. Actual savings will vary based on print task and use conditions.
2 With optional paper trays.
3 748XXL Black cartridge prints about 10,000 ISO pages. 748XXL color cartridges print about 7000 ISO pages on average. Replacement cartridge yields are based on ISO/IEC 24711 tests in Default Mode printing continuously. Cartridge yields 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. All ink colors are used for printing and printer maintenance, and all colors have to be installed for printing. For print quality, part of the ink from the included cartridges is used for printer startup and a variable amount of ink remains in the cartridges after the "replace cartridge" signal. For details, see www.epson.com/cartridgeinfo
4 Not all media types are supported for PCL printing.
5 Most features require an Internet connection to the printer, as well as an Internet- and/or email-enabled device. For a list of Epson Connect enabled printers and compatible devices and apps, visit www.epson.com/connect
6 NFC requires use of a device that includes NFC, and may require additional software.
7 Available on WorkForce Pro WF-6590
SOURCE Epson America, Inc.