LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson America, Inc., today announced its first line of portable label makers designed to bring creativity to home and office organization – the LabelWorks™ LW-300 and LW-400. Both models deliver versatile, professional-looking labels with 14 font types, 75 frames and more than 300 symbols. Additionally, Epson is offering more than 40 tape cartridges in both traditional colors and specialized media to take any project from ordinary to extraordinary. LabelWorks also provides dramatically smaller lead margins for up to 60 percent less margin waste (1), giving users a perfectly sized label for any application.
"Epson has been a leader in label printing technology around the world for more than a decade, and by now offering this new product category in the U.S., we are giving consumers the benefits of that experience," said Anna Jen, director of new business development, Epson America, Inc. "The LabelWorks line delivers an easy-to-use, versatile and creative solution for almost any application, whether organizing at home, in the office, or in the field with specialized jobs like cable and wire labeling."
The LabelWorks LW-300 works with dozens of tapes in a variety of widths ranging from six millimeters (~1/4 inch) to 12 millimeters (~1/2 inch), and features built-in memory to easily retrieve the 30 most frequently used labels. The tapes are available in a variety of traditional colors, as well as specialty colors and textures such as fluorescent, pearlized, iron-on, reflective, and glow-in-the-dark, allowing for almost limitless creativity and organization. The tapes are also highly durable and can be used in a variety of environments both indoors and outdoors.
The LW-400 adds a two-line, back-lit display, making it simple to create labels in dark places, whether under a desk, in a closet or in a basement or attic. It also features increased built-in memory for storing up to 50 labels, and can also accommodate tapes up to 18 millimeters (~3/4 inch) wide. In addition, the LW-400 has expanded specialty print modes that include custom barcodes, cable and wire wrap and a tab function that prints a mirror image, making folder organization effortless.
For more information, including videos demonstrating how to use LabelWorks, visit www.epson.com/LabelWorks.
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(1) 10mm margins versus Brother TZ label (or competitive label brand) makers at 26mm margins
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