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Get Faster Print Speeds than the Competition with Epson's WorkForce Printers for Small Business

Epson WorkForce® 610 All-in-One and Epson WorkForce 1100 Help Small Businesses Succeed without the Hassle

LONG BEACH, Calif. (August 11, 2009) /PRNewswire/ — Offering faster print speeds than the competition, Wi-Fi, and output up to 13"x19," Epson's new line of WorkForce® products give small businesses a choice of all the features needed to compete successfully. The Epson WorkForce 610 all-in-one printer with Wi-Fi and PC Fax is engineered for small businesses that need to print fast, and the wide-format Epson WorkForce 1100 is designed for those businesses that need to print big. This innovative duo of hassle-free WorkForce printers caters to those who refuse to give their hardware a second thought.

The WorkForce 610 is designed to deliver reliable printing, scanning, copying and faxing capabilities in a sleek design that complements any workspace. The all-in-one offers built-in Wi-Fi and wired networking1, a 2.5" tilt LCD screen and an automatic document feeder to increase productivity and efficiency, enabling users to quickly get back to the business of profits. The WorkForce 610 delivers the fastest laser quality on record, up to two times faster than the leading competitive ink jet all-in-ones2. The WorkForce 610 offers maximum print speeds up to 38 ppm black and 38 ppm color and laser quality speeds of 15 ppm black and 9.3 ppm color3.

The WorkForce 1100 delivers high-performance, high-quality wide-format prints for creating charts, graphs or signage materials. The WorkForce 1100 offers maximum speeds of up to 30 ppm black and 17 ppm color. With a laser quality speed of 13 ppm black and 5.5 ppm color3, the WorkForce 1100 is the fastest of all leading competitive wide format printers4. The WorkForce 1100 also seamlessly prints standard-size documents, index cards, brochures or stationery, creating impressive marketing collateral and other business-oriented materials in a variety of sizes.

"Epson is a recognized leader in the ink jet market and our new WorkForce printers continue to demonstrate our ability to engineer printers that meet the unique needs of small businesses," said Rodrigo Catalan, product manager, Consumer Ink Jets, Epson America Inc. "Epson's innovative print technology enables the WorkForce 610 and WorkForce 1100 to vastly outpace competitive models, delivering the fastest print speeds, product reliability and ease-of-use features for success."

Better Products for a Better Future

Epson knows that planning for the future requires a strong commitment to the environment. That is why the company strives to create innovative products that are reliable, recyclable and energy efficient. Better products that use fewer resources help ensure a better future for us all. For more information on Epson's environmental programs, go to www.Epson.com/environment. The Epson WorkForce 610 and 1100 deliver the following eco-friendly features:

  • Save up to 50 percent of paper supply with manual, two-sided printing5
  • Designed to be recycled
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified
  • RoHS Compliant

Pricing and Availability

The WorkForce 610 ($199.99*) is currently available for "pre-order" for a limited time through Amazon.com and BestBuy.com, and will be available in late-August through major computer, office and electronic superstores, a variety of retail stores nationwide, mail order, PC manufacturers, the Internet, and Epson's retail site, www.epsonstore.com.

The WorkForce 1100 ($199.99*) is also currently available for "pre-order" for a limited time through Amazon.com, and will be available in September through major computer, office and electronic superstores, a variety of retail stores nationwide, mail order, PC manufacturers, the Internet and Epson's own retail site, www.epsonstore.com.

For more information, please see the WorkForce 610 and WorkForce 1100 fact sheets or visit www.Epson.com.

About Epson America Inc.

Epson offers an extensive array of award-winning image capture and image output products for the consumer, business, photography, and graphic arts markets. The company is also a leading supplier of value-added point-of-sale (POS) printers and transaction terminals for the retail market. Founded in 1975, Epson America Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality technology products that meet customer demands for increased functionality, compactness, systems integration and energy efficiency. Epson America Inc. is headquartered in Long Beach, Calif.

Epson is a registered trademark and Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. WorkForce and DURABrite are registered trademarks of Epson America, Inc. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.

*Estimated street price
1 Subject to the capabilities of your wireless router
2 Printing black text in default mode compared to ink jet all-in-ones priced at $199 or less as of January 2009.
3 PPM/CPM speeds measured after first page, based on black and color text patterns in Draft Mode on plain paper. Laser quality pages per minute (ppm) speeds measured in default, single-sided mode in accordance with ISO/IEC 24734.Additional print time will vary based on system configuration, software application and page complexity. See www.epson.com/printspeed for more information about print speeds.
4 Printing black text in default mode on letter sized paper compared to wide format printers priced at $229 or less as of July, 2009.
5 Some applications and/or functions, like two-sided printing, may not be supported by Mac®

Press Contacts:

Caroline Zubieta
Epson America Inc.
562-290-4026
Allie Zigulis
Walt &Company
408.369.7200, ext. 2986