Automatic Double-Sided Printers meet needs of small offices.

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With 500-sheet input capacity, WorkForce® 840 all-in-one offers print speeds of 15 ISO ppm black and 9.3 ISO ppm color single-sided or 7.4 ISO ppm black and 5.4 ISO ppm color 2-sided. Built-in 30-page ADF enables copy, scan, and fax operations for 2-sided documents. With 250-sheet input capacity, WiFi®-enabled WorkForce 60 delivers print speeds of 15 ISO ppm black and 7.1 ISO ppm color single-sided or 7.4 ISO ppm black and 4.7 ISO ppm color 2-sided.



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Epson Announces the World's Fastest Automatic Double-Sided Printing Solutions for Small Offices - Epson WorkForce 840 All-in-One and Epson WorkForce 60 Printer



Epson WorkForce 840 Delivers the World's Fastest Automatic Double-Sided Print Speeds, 500-Sheet Input Capacity and Extra-High Capacity Ink Cartridges for Increased Productivity

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of superior performing printing solutions, today introduced the Epson WorkForce® 840 all-in-one and the Epson WorkForce 60 printer, the World's fastest automatic double-sided printing(1) solutions for high print volume small offices and micro businesses*.

Epson's Premier High Productivity All-in-One Printer for the Busy Small Office

The WorkForce 840 is the ideal printing solution for high print volume, multi-tasking environments that require maximum speed and flexibility. It provides businesses with high performance and productivity features including blazingly fast single- and double-sided print speeds - 15 ISO ppm black and 9.3 ISO ppm color single-sided; 7.4 ISO ppm black and 5.4 ISO ppm color two-sided(2). The WorkForce 840 also includes a 500-sheet input capacity to load a full ream of paper, and ships with Extra-High Capacity ink cartridges capable of printing up to 1,000 sheets.

The WorkForce 840 offers a smart, easy-to-use 7.8" touch control panel with a large 3.5" high resolution color LCD to quickly access all printer functions, a built-in two-sided 30-page Automatic Document Feeder to copy, scan and fax two-sided documents, and built-in memory card slots and USB drive port. Engineered for space efficiency, its industrial design is 32 percent smaller than the leading competitor.

Several WorkForce 840 features provide business users with environmental and cost-saving benefits, including:

-- Auto duplex scanning, copying and printing - saves up to 50 percent of paper supply
-- Scan-to-PDF, -PC and -email - for archiving documents and images digitally
-- Printing or copying multiple pages on one sheet - saves up to 75 percent of paper supply
-- Uses up to 70 percent less power than laser printers(3), saving energy and money

"The WorkForce 840 and Workforce 60 models were developed with the business user in mind, and expands Epson's already robust line of business ink jet printers and all-in-ones," said Rodrigo Catalan, product manager, Business Ink Jets, Epson America, Inc. "We understand that small and home-based offices with high print volume needs require a fast, reliable, and easy-to-operate printing solution that is cost-effective and produces top-quality output, and these models deliver on all fronts."

Built for Business - Epson WorkForce 60 Printer

The WorkForce 60 delivers fast single- and double-sided print speeds - 15 ISO ppm black and 7.1 ISO ppm color single-sided; 7.4 ISO ppm black and 4.7 ISO ppm color two-sided(2) - to help keep businesses running at full speed. Packaged in a sleek industrial design, it also includes a 250-sheet input capacity, and provides a reliable solution to small business owners that require professional looking prints in high volume.

Additional Features of the WorkForce 840 and 60:

-- Built-in Wi-Fi® n(4) and Ethernet compatible for network printing with the latest routers available
-- Epson exclusive instant-dry DURABrite® Ultra inks for fade(6), smudge-and water(7)-resistant prints
-- Direct printing from mobile devices(5)
-- Individual ink cartridges for replacing only the color that is needed
-- Instant-drying inks to immediately touch laser quality documents and photos
-- ENERGY STAR® qualified and RoHS compliant to help preserve the environment
-- Designed to be recycled(8)
-- Epson MicroPiezo® print head technology with smart nozzles delivers ink droplets in as many as three sizes, some as small as three picoliters, delivering sharp, laser-like quality text while optimizing print speeds

Pricing and Availability

The Epson WorkForce 840 ($299.99**), will be available in January through major computer, office and electronic superstores, a variety of retail stores nationwide, mail order, PC manufacturers, the Internet, and the Epson Store, epsonstore.com. The Epson WorkForce 60 ($129.99**) will be available in January through the Internet and Epson's own retail site. For more information, please visit www.epson.com.

About Epson America, Inc.

Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader dedicated to exceeding the vision of customers worldwide through its compact, energy-saving, high-precision technologies, with a wide lineup ranging from printers and 3LCD projectors for business and the home, to electronic and crystal devices. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises nearly 80,000 employees in 102 companies around the world. Epson is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates and has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, an indicator for leading companies in economic, environmental and social criteria, for the third year in a row. Epson America, Inc. based in Long Beach, Calif. is Epson's regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: www.Epson.com. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/EpsonAmerica), Twitter (http://twitter.com/EpsonAmerica) and YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/EpsonTV).

Specifications are subject to change without notice. Epson and MicroPiezo are registered trademarks 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.

(1) Fastest in its class; printing black text in default, single-side mode, in accordance with ISO/IEC 24734. Compared to ink jet all-in-ones priced $199.99 or as of August 2010 based on manufacturers rated ISO speeds or independent testing.

(2) ISO ppm is based on the new international standard for measuring print speed. Black and color print speeds are determined in default, single-side mode in accordance with ISO/IEC 24734. Actual print times will vary based on system configuration, software, and page complexity. See www.epson.com/printspeed for details, including complete ISO reports.

(3) Compared to the best selling monochrome and color multifunction laser printers available for $499 or less as of January 1, 2009. Actual power savings will vary by product model and usage.

(4) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n certified; level of performance subject to the range of the router being used. Visit www.wi-fi.org/files/11nbasics_glossary.pdf for more information.

(5) For more information about mobile printing, visit www.epson.com/mobileprinting

(6) Display permanence based on accelerated testing of prints displayed under glass in indoor display conditions; album permanence based on accelerated testing of prints in dark storage conditions. Actual print stability will vary according to media, printed image, display conditions, light intensity, temperature, humidity and atmospheric conditions. Epson does not guarantee the longevity of prints. For maximum print life, display all prints under glass or UV filter or properly store them.

(7) Water resistance on Epson Glossy Papers, Epson Matte Papers and plain papers, when using genuine Epson inks.

(8) See our website for convenient and reasonable recycling options at www.epson.com/recycle.

*Businesses with up to 10 employees

**Estimated street price

CONTACT: Caroline Zubieta, Epson America, Inc., +1-562-290-4026, caroline_zubieta@ea.epson.com, Cheryl Seaberg, Walt & Company, +1-408-369-7200, ext. 2981, cseaberg@walt.com

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