Epson America Introduces Epson Stylus Pro 7700 and 9700 Printers

Epson America, Inc. is introducing a new line of Epson Stylus Pro
printers that will further expand the company’s industry-leading
printing technology to a new and broader range of professional imaging
markets. The Epson Stylus Pro 7700 and 9700 printers are specially
engineered to exceed the expectations of CAD, GIS mapping, and corporate
graphics professionals for applications such as high-resolution
architectural plans, highly-precise engineering drawings, extremely
detailed photographic GIS mapping, brilliant indoor signage, and more.

Epson America is also announcing it has joined forces with
Ricoh Americas Corporation to sell these printers exclusively in North
America. The combination of Epson’s latest advancements in commercial
printing technology with Ricoh’s outstanding reputation and expertise in
these markets will enable both companies to elevate the overall quality
and range of product offerings in these markets that will be beneficial
to customers in more ways than ever before.

"The Epson Stylus Pro 7700 and 9700 offer unprecedented
accuracy, speed, precision, and extreme quality that has never been
available to the CAD, GIS and corporate graphics markets," said Reed
Hecht, product manager, Epson America. "The advancements our engineers
have made with our technology in conjunction with the exciting agreement
we’ve entered with Ricoh Americas Corporation will really make this a
win-win for the industry and especially for our customers."

"This new line builds on the strength of Ricoh’s exceptional
wide format LED products and will provide choices that support a variety
of customers," said Michael Hunter, director, product marketing, Ricoh
Americas Corporation. "We value the high quality of Epson products and
believe by adding these printers to our product portfolio, we are
providing solutions that exceed what is currently available on the

The Epson Stylus Pro 7700 (24-inch) and Epson Stylus Pro 9700
(44-inch) incorporate the company’s latest achievements in
high-performance ink jet printing. The extreme precision, speed and
image quality achieved by MicroPiezo TFP print heads and the
benefits of Epson UltraChrome Vivid Magenta Inks position these
printers to deliver a level of printing technology unprecedented within
the engineering scientific and display signage markets.

Epson’s advanced MicroPiezo TFP print head is capable of
producing extremely precise text and line-art, along with brilliant
photographic quality prints, at speeds almost twice as fast as the
previous generation. This advanced print head combined with a four-color
Epson UltraChrome Vivid Magenta pigment-based ink with dual black
technology produces prints with brilliant color, accuracy, and true
archival capability. Line-art precision and overall image quality and
color accuracy are further elevated through the advancements of
AccuPhoto HD screening technology.

The Epson Stylus Pro 7700 and 9700 are currently available at a
suggested retail price of $2,995 and $4,995, respectively.


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