Epson Printers

P-Series HDX Violet Ink Expands Gamut By Up to 10%

P-Series HDX Violet Ink Expands Gamut By Up to 10%

One of the more interesting aspects of Epson’s newly announced P7000/P9000 series of large format printers is the new HDX ink set, which comes with the option of expanding the color gamut by replacing the Light Light Black (LLK) ink with a Violet (V) ink. Depending upon the paper used, […]

September 18, 2015 Epson Printers

Tech Tip: Epson 7900 Nozzle Checks and Firmware Update

It has come to our attention some users of the Epson 7900/9900 are experiencing an excessive number of nozzle checks, resulting in wasted time and ink. Epson has recently released an updated version of the printer firmware that improves ink usage. You will need to use the Remote Utility software […]

November 6, 2014 Epson Stylus Pro 7900

Tech Tip: What resolution should I use with my Epson printer?

Epson printers function very well at 1440 dpi, and in general this should be the default setting. The 2880 dpi setting is overkill for almost all jobs.  Its improvement in image detail is essentially imperceptible, and it slows the printer considerably.  For proofing applications (175 lpi or less), or where […]

Tech Tip: How do I prevent my Epson Stylus Pro printer from powering off automatically?

By default, the SP4900 is configured to power off after 24 hours. In general, it’s better to keep the power on at all times, since this keeps a bit of ink moving through the heads and reduces the frequency of clogs. In order to disable this, do the following: 1) […]