Epson Launches New Stylus Pro 4900 – For the Photography and Fine Art Market

As you may already know Photokina 2010 has started yesterday September 21 and will last till 26. It is the world’s leading fair for photography and imaging industries held at Cologne Trade Fair, Germany every 2 years where new products, trends and the world’s leading brands encounter an unparalleled event line-up.

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When talking of world’s leading brands in photography and imaging, Epson would definitely be one of the major players and apparently there is some good news from Epson this morning. Epson have launched the Stylus Pro 4900 – a compact, 17-inch production printer setting new standards in colour precision for the photography and fine art market.

Epson Stylus Pro 4900 offers professional photographers a super-wide colour gamut on the market, and so getting exceptional photographs and fine art images with Epson Stylus Pro 4900 having colours on the print identical to that of the original image is easy.

Epson Stylus Pro 4900

The all new Stylus Pro 4900 printer boasts outstanding colour consistency, accurate colour matching, and can reproduce 98 percent of all PANTONE colours. Perfect for the small office or photo enthusiasts in studio environment, the Stylus Pro 4900 gives every print a professional finish on a wide range of different media.

Martin Johns, market development manager for large format printers at Epson UK, says:

“Offering photographers outstanding flexibility, the Epson Stylus Pro 4900 creates better-than-lab-quality prints on a wide range of media up to 1.5mm thick, including 330gsm Traditional Photo media presentation matte board, canvas and fine art paper. Users can select a paper path that best fits their needs from a choice of cassette, top and front manual board feed or roll.”

Key Features of the Stylus Pro 4900 include:

  • 11-colour UltraChrome HDR ink set
  • Reliable Advanced-TFP print head
  • 98% PANTONE coverage
  • Has got black ink switching at last and so now there is automatic switching possible between photo and matte black inks, which are pre-installed.
  • Print speed of 46m² per hour
  • Print on media up to 1.5mm thick
  • Automatic switching between cut sheet and roll paper

The Epson Stylus Pro 4900 is priced at £2295 (~ Rs. 1,70,000 across India)

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