Epson releases firmware update for SureColor T-Series printers

March 16, 2016  - By
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Epson has released enhanced firmware for its current generation of SureColor T-Series large-format color printers. Models affected include T3270, T5270, T7270, T5270D and T7270D.

The new firmware enhancements, coupled with Epson’s latest PrecisionCore TFP print head and Epson UltraChrome XD pigment ink, provide technical, corporate, marketing and government professionals a combination of precision, performance and productivity with best-in-class printing and scanning speeds.

“Based directly on customer feedback, the new firmware offers several improvements focused on reducing the level of user interaction and streamlining workflows, all using the same hardware,” said Matthew Kochanowski, product manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “The T-Series printers offer a powerful, cost-effective and scalable printing solution that allows customers to scan and print high quality jobs quickly, while integrating the latest printing techniques and applications.”

The updated firmware is now available for download and can be installed by end-users of the SureColor Tx270 Series Printers.

Employing new features to simplify print and scan job workflows, the updated firmware allows SureColor T-Series users to significantly increase productivity and reduce overall end user interaction via the following improvements:

Printing Productivity

  • Produce 24” x 33” prints up to 31 percent faster than the previous generation
  • Deliver up to 75 percent faster glossy prints with a new production print mode
  • Dual-roll models offer a 20 percent speed improvement when switching between rolls
  • New auto-roll selection is now available in Microsoft Windows® driver

Scanning and Copying Productivity

  • Faster 200 dpi grayscale scanning at up to 13 inches per second
  • Longest scanning capability available in its class — up to 30m for black-and-white scans
  • Produce full-bleed borderless copies
  • Increased productivity and less user interaction when scanning multiple jobs

Postscript Engine/HDD Productivity

  • Eliminates delay between postscript jobs
  • Driverless submission of jobs via the embedded web utility
  • Preflight previews of PostScript jobs
  • Thumbnail views of stored jobs on the hard drive enhance the workflow
  • Secure DoD 5220.22 M standard for HDD sanitation — ideal for the customers within enterprise, government and corporate office settings

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About the Author: Tracy Cozzens

Senior Editor Tracy Cozzens joined GPS World magazine in 2006. She also is editor of GPS World’s newsletters and the sister website Geospatial Solutions. She has worked in government, for non-profits, and in corporate communications, editing a variety of publications for audiences ranging from federal government contractors to teachers.