Latest Artisan Printer Offers Gallery-Worthy Prints up to 13” X 19” for a Range
of Creative and Professional Projects
 
TORONTO, ON. – Jan. 24, 2012 – Epson Canada, a leading provider of superior performing desktop printing solutions, today introduced the Epson Artisan® 1430 wide-format printer.   Offering brilliant, Ultra Hi-Definition prints as large as 13”x 19”, convenient wireless networking and mobile printing, the Artisan 1430 enables photo enthusiasts and professionals alike to complete a wide range of creative and professional projects.
 
The Artisan 1430 delivers professional quality photos by leveraging Epson’s exclusive Advanced MicroPiezo® print head with DX5 technology for accurate ink placement, smooth gradations and amazing skin tones. The Artisan 1430 offers Wi-Fi CERTIFIEDTM n1 wireless networking to easily share the printer with anyone on the network – as well as Epson iPrint app – to print and share from a smartphone, iPhone®, tablet or other device. With superior media handling capabilities to create gallery-quality prints on a host of popular borderless sizes – including 4”x6”, 13”x19” and 12”x12” – and Adobe® Photoshop® Elements bonus software, the printer is ideal for a range of projects – from brochures and posters to photo enlargements and personalized CDs/DVDs.
 
“The Artisan 1430 was designed with the creative professional and photo enthusiast in mind, delivering superior photo quality, unprecedented media handling capabilities, and convenient wireless connectivity that continue to set the Artisan line apart from the competition,” said Gregg Brunnick, group product manager, Epson North America.  “Consumers will be amazed at the level of performance and results they are able to achieve with the all new Artisan 1430 wide-format printer.”
 
Additional High-Performance Epson Artisan 1430 Features:
  • Ultra Hi-Definition photos that are smudge, scratch and water resistant2
  • PC-free printing and sharing documents and photos from a smartphone, iPhone®, tablet or other mobile devices3 with Epson iPrint
  • Photos last up to 200 years in storage and up to 98 years on display under glass4
  • Customized photo enlargements, brochures, posters and scrapbook pages
  • Professional-looking ink jet printable CDs/DVDs
  • Image enhancement tools for automatic colour and lighting correction and red eye removal
  • Range of eco features and environmental qualifications including, ENERGY STAR® and RoHS compliance, and is designed to be recycled5
 
Pricing and Availability
The Epson Artisan 1430 ($299.99*) will be available in February through major computer, office and electronic superstores, a variety of retail stores nationwide and Epson’s retail site, www.epsonstore.ca. For more information, please visit www.epson.ca.
 
About Epson
Epson Canada Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Epson America, Inc., the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation (SEC) and is a leading provider of an extensive range of printers, 3LCD projectors, scanners and point-of-service printers that are renowned for their high quality, functionality, innovation, and energy efficiency. SEC employs more than 78,000 people in 99 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. To learn more about Epson Canada, please visit: www.epson.ca. You may also connect with Epson Canada on Twitter @EpsonCanada and @EpsonCan_SmBiz.
 
For more information contact:
Tonique Harry
Media Profile
416-342-1847
 
 
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1 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.
2Smudge, scratch, water and fade resistant on Epson photo papers. For CDs/DVDs, resistant only on specially-treated discs.
3 See www.epson.ca/mobileprinting for a list of supported/compatible devices and apps.
4 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.
5See our website for convenient and reasonable recycling options at www.epson.ca/recycle.