BLI Recognizes EcoTank ET-2760 and ET-4760 Supertank Printers with Winter 2020 Pick Award
LONG BEACH, Calif. – March 19, 2020 – Epson America Inc., a leading provider of superior printing solutions, today announced Keypoint Intelligence – Buyers Laboratory (BLI), the world’s leading independent provider of testing services and analytical information to the digital imaging industry, has awarded Epson EcoTank® printers two accolades in the BLI Winter 2020 Pick awards. The Epson EcoTank ET-2760 was honored for “Outstanding Personal Color Inkjet All-in-One” and the EcoTank ET-4760 as “Outstanding SOHO Color Inkjet All-in-One” in the Printer/MFP category.
Buyers Lab credited both the EcoTank ET-2760 and ET-4760 for providing customers an efficient solution with an extremely low cost per page on replacement ink,1 as well as outstanding performance, functionality, and overall image quality. Buyers Lab Pick products are selected based on rigorous testing, including an extensive durability assessment and evaluation of key attributes such as usability, image quality, and value. The products and solutions that provide the most outstanding performance with the highest evaluation scores are awarded a Pick award within their respective industry category.
“The Epson EcoTank ET-2760 and ET-4760 are ideal for home office environments looking for a highly reliable color MFP,” said Kaitlin Shaw, senior editor, printer/MFP analysis, Keypoint Intelligence. “These devices use Epson’s cartridge-free ink tank system and ship with up to two years of ink with the included or a replacement ink set.2 This, combined with low-cost replacement ink bottles, translates to an extraordinarily low cost per page. Additionally, users get an easy-to-use, highly reliable device they can count on to keep downtime to an absolute minimum.”
“We listen to the needs of our customers and strive to build solutions to address their printing needs,” said Haol Yao, product manager, Consumer Imaging, Epson America. “With our EcoTank printers that leverage a supersized ink tank system, we help eliminate the frustration of running out of ink and needing to purchase ink cartridge replacements at inopportune times. That means fewer trips to the store; and with up to two years of ink in the box with the included or a replacement ink set.2 EcoTank printers provide a cost-efficient, reliable solution.”
Keypoint Intelligence is a one-stop shop for the digital imaging industry and provides unparalleled services and unmatched depth of knowledge. Cutting through the noise of data, it offers clients independent insights and responsive tools needed in mission-critical moments that define their products and empower their sales. For over 50 years, Buyers Lab has been the global document imaging industry’s resource for unbiased and reliable information, test data and competitive selling tools. What started out as a consumer-based publication about office equipment has become an all-encompassing industry resource. Buyers Lab evolves in tandem with the ever-changing landscape of document imaging solutions, constantly updating its methods, expanding its offerings and tracking cutting-edge developments. More information about the Winter 2020 Printer/MFP Pick Awards can be found online here: https://www.keypointintelligence.com/news/awards/winter-2020/keypoint-intelligence-buyers-lab-reveals-winners-of-winter-2020-printermfp-pick-awards/.
More about the EcoTank ET-2760 and ET-4760
The EcoTank ET-2760 and ET-4760 All-In-One printers offer cartridge-free printing with easy-to-fill, supersized ink tanks. Users can save up to 90 percent with low-cost replacement ink bottles – costing as little as 1 cent per color ISO page versus 20 cents with ink cartridges.1 Users get up to two years of ink included or a replacement ink set,2 and each replacement ink bottle set includes enough ink to print up to 7,500/6,000 pages (black/color)3 – equivalent to about 80 individual cartridges.4 Both models offer exclusive uniquely keyed EcoFit® bottles to make ink refills easy along with auto two-sided printing and wireless connectivity for simple printing directly from smartphones and tablets.5
The EcoTank ET-2760 ($299.99 MSRP) and EcoTank ET-4760 ($499.99 MSRP) are available through major computer, office and electronic retailers, and on the Epson store (www.epsonstore.com)
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1Savings and cost per ISO page are based on the cost of replacement ink bottles and the cost of enough standard cartridges to achieve the total page yields of the bottles using the MSRP (USD) and yields for Epson standard-capacity ink cartridges for similarly featured Epson consumer inkjet printers as of February 2019. Actual savings and costs will vary considerably based on print tasks, print volumes and usage conditions
2 Based on average monthly document print volumes of about 150 pages (ET-2760) and 200 pages (ET-4760)
3 Part of the ink from the included bottles is used for initial setup; yields are lower than those of replacement ink bottles. Replacement and included ink bottle yields based on the ISO/IEC 24712 pattern with Epson’s methodology. Actual ink yields will vary considerably for reasons including images printed, print settings, temperature and humidity. Yields may be lower when printing infrequently or predominantly with one ink color. All ink colors are used for printing and printer maintenance, and all colors must be available for printing. For more information, visit www.epson.com/inkinfo
4 Individual cartridges estimate based on print yields of a replacement set of Black and color ink bottles as compared to Epson standard-capacity ink cartridges for similarly featured printers as of September 2018.
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
SOURCE Epson America