Heavy-Duty Multifunction Printer meets needs of small workgroups.

Press Release Summary:

Powered by PrecisionCore™ inkjet printing technology, WorkForce® Pro WF-6530 produces color and black prints at 24 ISO ppm. Ink cartridges enable up to 4,000 black and color pages to be printed before changeout. Along with single-pass, 2-sided scanning, copying, and faxing, features include 500-sheet tray and 80-sheet rear tray. Wireless, Wi-Fi Direct® functionality, NFC for touch-to-print capability for tablets and smartphones, and Epson Connect™Â foster printing flexibility via connectivity.

Original Press Release:

Epson Expands WorkForce Pro Portfolio with Fast, Heavy Duty Multifunction Printer for Small Workgroups

New WorkForce® Pro WF-6530, Powered by PrecisionCore™, saves up to 50 percent on printing costs versus color lasers and features high-speed printing, copying and scanning

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of superior performing printing solutions, today announced the Epson WorkForce® Pro WF-6530 all-in-one printer powered by PrecisionCore™. Delivering print-shop-quality color prints and laser-sharp text, the WF-6530 saves up to 50 percent on printing costs versus color lasers1 making it ideal for small workgroups. This fast, rugged printer also saves time, boasting color and black print speeds of 24 ISO ppm†. The WF-6530 utilizes hassle-free, extra-large ink cartridges, which can print up to 4,000 black and color pages before changing cartridges2, for reduced user intervention. In addition, the WF-6530 features wireless and Wi-Fi Direct®3 functionality and NFC4 for innovative touch-to-print capability for tablets and smartphones.

“The WorkForce Pro WF-6530 is a heavy-duty, high-quality printing solution ideal for small workgroups,” said Steve Michell, product manager, Epson America, Inc. “Leveraging Epson’s PrecisionCore technology for fast speeds and print-shop quality prints, the WF-6530 boosts productivity for businesses while saving up to 50 percent on printing costs versus color laser.”

As the latest addition to Epson’s line of WorkForce Pro printers, the WF-6530 is equipped with features including advanced connectivity options to make printing from tablets and smartphones easier and more convenient than ever. Utilizing Epson Connect™, users are able to print and scan documents, photos, emails and web pages from a wide variety of devices, from nearly anywhere in the world5. Its wireless capabilities also mean that no router is required for printing and scanning.

Additional WorkForce® Pro WF-6530 features include:

- Powered by PrecisionCore — the next generation of inkjet printing technology

- Black and color print-shop quality prints —  print documents and graphics in high resolution with precise dot placement

- Save on ink — up to 50 percent lower printing costs versus color lasers1

- Fast print speeds — 24 ISO ppm (black), 24 ISO ppm (color)†

- Hassle-free, high-yield cartridges — print or copy up to 4,000 black and color pages without changing cartridges2

- High-speed copying and scanning — single-pass, 2-sided scanning and copying

- Versatile paper handling — 500-sheet tray, plus 80-sheet rear tray; features auto 2-sided print, copy, scan and fax; 50,000 pages monthly6 duty cycle

- Wireless, Wi-Fi Direct3 and NFC4 — print from iPad®, iPhone®, tablets and smartphones7; includes remote printing and access to the cloud

- Easy navigation and control — intuitive 4.3" color touchscreen

Pricing and Availability

The Epson WorkForce Pro WF-6530 is now available for $499.99 (MSRP) and can be purchased through major computer, office and electronic superstores and e-tailers, mail order, and the Epson Store, www.epsonstore.com. For more information and availability, please visit epson.com/workforce.

About Epson

Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in printing, visual communications, quality of life and manufacturing. Epson’s lineup ranges from inkjet printers, printing systems and 3LCD projectors to industrial robots, smart glasses and sensing systems and is based on original compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises nearly 70,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental burdens.

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/Epson), Twitter (http://twitter.com/EpsonAmerica) and YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/EpsonAmerica), and Instagram (instagram.com/epsonamerica).

† Black and color print speeds are measured in accordance with ISO/IEC 24734. Actual print times will vary based on system configuration, software, and page complexity. For more information, visit www.epson.com/printspeed.

1 Compared with best-selling, color multifunction laser printers priced at $499 (USD) or less, as of June 2013. Calculation based on continuous printing with highest capacity individual cartridges. Actual savings will vary based on print task and use conditions.

2 748XL Black cartridge prints about 5,000 ISO pages. 748XL color cartridges print about 4,000 ISO pages on average. Actual number of pages will vary

3 Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™; level of performance subject to the range of the router being used. Wi-Fi Direct may require printer software.

4 NFC requires use of a device that includes NFC, and may require additional software.

5 Most features require an Internet connection to the printer, as well as an Internet- and/or email-enabled device. For a list of Epson Connect enabled printers and compatible devices and apps, visit www.epson.com/connect.

6 Monthly duty cycle up to 50,000 is the highest duty a user could expect in a month, based on near-constant operation of a device of this kind. It is not recommended that the device be run at this duty. For best device performance, run the device at the recommended duty of 4,000 pages per month.

7 Requires an Internet connection, a free Epson Connect account and a destination email address or cloud storage account. For a list of supported cloud services, visit www.epson.com/connect

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