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EcoTank Monochrome M3170 printer
EcoTank Monochrome M3170 printer

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Epson Launches New Ecotank Monochrome Series Printers

SINGAPORE, 14 May 2019 Epson Singapore a global leader in printing technologies and market leader for ink tank printers, announced the launch of the latest additions to its EcoTank Monochrome series that offer one of the lowest total costs of ownership in the market, the M3170 and M1140 printer.

Both these new printers now incorporate the PrecisionCore printhead, bringing improved nozzle technology with increased print resolutions at 1200 x 2400 dpi, and fast speeds of 20ipm, bringing enhanced value and improved productivity to the workplace.

The multi-function 4-in-1 M3170 EcoTank Monochrome printer comes with auto-duplex printing, scan, copy and fax functions, and is equipped with an automatic document feeder (ADF), as well as Ethernet connectivity while the M1140 printer comes only with printing functions.

The M3170 printer comes with a host of connectivity solutions, enabling printing directly from mobile devices via Epson iPrint. Other connectivity solutions include scanning to cloud, Apple Airprint, Google Cloud print, Mopria Print Service and others.

The EcoTank Monochrome printers offer one of the lowest total cost of ownership, rivalling laser printers in terms of overall total cost of ownership and energy consumption, with the printers having 27 times lower power consumption[1], and bringing 23 times lower overall cost of ownership compared to laser printers in Singapore[2].

The EcoTank Monochrome series printers now come with 4 years (first 2 years onsite, next 2 years carry-in) or 50,000 pages of warranty, whichever comes first.

Epson launched the first ink tank printer model in Indonesia in 2010, and subsequently in Southeast Asia and globally. The ink tank printer has sold more than cumulative 30 million units worldwide as of July 2017.

[1] Figures based on average power consumption, when in operation, of the top 3 single function laser printers within a similar speed category found in the market. Results obtained by comparing published specifications of the laser printer brands.

[2] Results obtained by comparing published specifications of cost-per-page of the top 3 single function laser printers within a similar speed category found in the market.

About Epson

Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to becoming indispensable to society by connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. The company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics. Epson is proud of its contributions to realizing a sustainable society and its ongoing efforts to realizing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of more than US$10 billion.

About Epson Singapore

Since 1982, Epson has developed a strong presence across major markets in Southeast Asia and South Asia. Led by the regional headquarters Epson Singapore, Epson’s business in Southeast Asia spans an extensive network of 11 countries with a comprehensive infrastructure of close to 500 service outlets, 7 Epson solution centres and 7 manufacturing facilities.

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