Epson Stylus Pro 11880 Inkjet Printer

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Representing the ultimate expression of Epson Stylus Pro engineering, the Epson Stylus Pro 11880 is produced by a dedicated team of specialists. Every step of its production is scrutinized, while incorporating our latest technologies, including an advanced MicroPiezo® TFP print head, real-time automatic switching between Matte and Photo Black inks, automatic nozzle verification and cleaning, and more. The result is the world's most advanced 64-inch wide photographic printer. Epson UltraChrome K3® is the standard by which all other professional level ink technologies are judged. Now enhanced with our breakthrough new Vivid Magenta pigments, our latest-generation ink technology requires only eight colors, including a three-level black technology, to significantly raise the quality levels for professional color and black-and-white prints. Imagine producing 64-inch-wide archival prints with amazing color fidelity, gloss level, and scratch resistance, while providing consistently stable colors that significantly outperform lesser ink technologies. Imagine producing professional, neutral and toned, black-and-white prints with even higher density levels, along with virtually no metamerism or bronzing. With an even higher level of ink droplet accuracy, we've developed an all-new MicroPiezo TFP print head, featuring a new ink repelling coating technology for reduced nozzle clogging. And, when combined with our new Epson AccuPhoto™ HD screening technology, at an astonishing resolution of 2880 x 1440 dpi, Epson has once again raised the level of image quality - even exceeding our previous best. Capable of handling virtually any media type, in roll or cut-sheet, up to 64 inches wide, Epson sets the standard for professional media use. Whether producing sellable color or black-and-white photography, fine art reproduction, or color accurate proofs for client approvals, never before have Creative Professionals had such a powerful tool, allowing them to produce their vision without compromise. Our latest Epson Stylus Pro printers continue to represent a level of technology unprecedented in Epson's history. Combining the extreme precision of an Epson Stylus Pro print engine, with the extraordinary performance of our latest Epson UltraChrome K3 Ink technology, Epson continues to redefine the future of wide-format printing.
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Glazer's SKU 92994
Manufacturer Epson
MFG SKU SP11880K3
Features
Nine-Channel MicroPiezo® TFP Print Head   
  • Print head design capable of handling nine separate ink channels
  • One-inch wide high-performance print head with 360 nozzles per channel
  • Low vibration meniscus control for highly accurate dot shape and placement
  • All-new ink repelling coating to dramatically reduce nozzle clogging
 
Epson UltraChrome K3 Ink Technology with Vivid Magenta   
  • High-density pigments for an extremely wide color gamut
  • New formulation of Magenta pigments for extreme blues and purples
  • Professional print permanence ratings for truly sellable quality prints
  • High-gloss Microcrystal Encapsulation technology for reduced gloss differential
  • Superior scratch resistance from improved pigment and resin chemistry
  • Color is stable immediately after printing - no short-term color shifting
  • Produces a black density up to 2.55 with an L* value of 2.9*

    *Data based on Epson Premium Luster Photo Paper (260)
 
Epson AccuPhoto HD Screening Technology   
  • Advanced screening algorithm resulting in prints with superior color and clarity
  • Maximum resolution of 2880 x 1440 dpi for incredibly sharp text and line art
  • Extremely accurate fine blends and photographic transitions
 
Variable-Sized Droplet with TFP Technology
  • Produces variable-sized droplets as small as 3.5 picoliters to greatly decrease print times while optimizing photographic quality
  • Exotic Thin Film Piezo (TFP), along with Low Vibration Meniscus Control technology precisely controls the curvature of every ink droplet within each nozzle before releasing it onto the media. The result is extremely sharp and accurate placement of ink droplets for the ultimate photographic print quality
 
Advanced Black-and-White Printing Technology   
  • Unique driver technology takes full advantage of three-level black system to produce professional black-and-white prints from color or grayscale image files
  • Produces consistent print with no color crossover or color cast
 
Automatic Real-time Black Ink Mode Switching   
  • Printer utilizes two different black ink modes Photo Black or Matte Black
  • This innovative solution optimizes black ink density for various media types, dramatically improving final print quality
 
Superior Connectivity
  • Standard ports include one high speed USB 2.0 and one Gigabit Ethernet Port
  • Professional Epson drivers for Macintosh and Windows
 
Professional Media Handling with Automatic Roll Media Take-Up Reel
  • Prints on virtually any media type, in roll or cut sheet, up to 64-inches wide
  • All media is front-loaded via a unique straight-through media path
  • Accurate automatic loading of cut sheet media up to 64-inches wide in a variety of weights up to 1.5mm thick posterboard
  • User-adjustable Roll Media Spindle accepts either 2-inch or 3-inch media cores
  • Produces impositions based upon a work-and-turn process, allowing for printing on both sides of certain media types
  • Built-in Automatic Cutting System supporting most media types
  • Standard Automatic Roll Media Take-up Reel for unattended production of long print runs
  • Optional Retractable Fabric-Based Media Bin safely captures multiple prints up to 64" x 36"
 
Automatic Media Bar Code Tracking and Identification System   
  • System automatically tracks media type, remaining length, media width, etc.
  • Data is stored within the barcode and printed at the edge of the roll before unloading
  • Reloading partially reused media rolls is now very efficient with less chance for mistakes
 
Epson Intelligent High-Capacity Ink System
  • Pressurized ink cartridge technology ensures reliable ink delivery at all printer speeds, while dramatically reducing the physical size of the ink cartridges
  • Nine individual 700ml (fill vol.) ink cartridges
  • On-the-fly ink cartridge replacement for increased productivity
 
Unique Printer Activity Lighting System
  • Nine individual amber LED lights provide live feedback about ink and printer activity
 
Automatic Head Alignment   
  • Built-in sensor reads printed data for highly precise alignments of all color channels
  • Aligns both single and bi-directional print modes
 
Auto Ink Droplet Detection System   
  • Built-in sensor quickly verifies nozzle status without using media and can automatically clean the print head if required - even partially clogged nozzles
 
True BorderFree Printing
  • Capable of printing off both left and right edges of roll based media (up to 54" wide), while automatically cutting top and bottom edges to produce a full-bleed print on all four sides
  • Fully trims finished prints more accurately and safely than by hand
 
High Performance Engine Speeds
  • Utilizing our latest high-performance print head technology, the Stylus Pro11880 is among the fastest wide-format printers in the industry
Print Mode 16 x 20 20 x 30 40 x 60
Normal - 360 dpi HS 0:50 1:24 4:08
Fine - 720 dpi HS 3:09 6:19 19:45
SuperFine - 1440 dpi HS 4:42 8:17 25:52
SuperPhoto - 2880 dpi HS 7:39 13:24 42:10
HS = High-Speed Print Mode (Bi-directional Print Mode) | Print speeds are shown in min:sec.

Based upon print engine speed only. Total throughput times depend upon frontend RIP, file size, printer resolution, ink coverage, networking, etc.
 
Epson PreciseColor Technology   
  • Unique production technology to ensure printer-to-printer consistency
 
16-bit Printer Drivers   
  • New 16-bit driver technology for maximum image quality
 
World-Class Service and Support
  • Free one-year coverage under the Epson Preferred Protection plan limited warranty with toll-free telephone support available Monday through Friday and usually next- business
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Product Specs
Printing Technology
  • Advanced MicroPiezo® TFP print head with ink repelling coating technology
  • 9-channel, drop-on-demand ink jet print head
  • 9-cartridge (C, Lc, VM, VLm, Y, Lk, LLk + PK and MK)
  • Auto Black ink mode switching- realtime switch; no ink waste
  • Auto Head Alignment technology
  • Auto Nozzle Verification and cleaning technology
  • Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta ink technology
  • Professional-level pigment-based ink technology
Nozzle Configuration
Color and Monochrome 360 nozzles x 9
Droplet Technology
Smallest droplet size:    3.5 picoliters
Variable Droplet Technology produces up to three different droplet sizes per print line
Resolution
2880 x 1440 dpi; 1440 x 720 dpi;
720 x 720 dpi; 720 x 360 dpi; 360 x 360 dpi
Print Engine Speed A
Print Mode 16x20 20x30 40x60
Normal - 360 dpi HS 0:50 1:24 4:08
Fine - 720 dpi HS 3:09 6:19 19:45
SuperFine - 1440 dpi HS 4:42 8:17 25:52
SuperPhoto - 2880 dpi HS 7:39 13:24 42:10
HS = High-Speed Print Mode (Bi-directional Print Mode). Print speeds are shown in min:sec.
Acoustic Noise Level
Approximately 53 dB(A) according to ISO 7779
Printer Language/Drivers
Epson ESC/P2® raster photographic drivers standard Supported by most leading, third-party RIPs and workflows
Operating Systems Supported
Macintosh Tiger 10.4.9 or higher (universal binary)
Leopard 10.5 or higher (16-bit native)
Windows Vista and XP (both 32 and 64-bit supported)
Printer Interfaces
Includes as standard one Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (1.1 compatible) and one Ethernet Port (10/100Base-T)
Dimensions
92"(W) x 46"(H) x 28"(D)
Weight: 384 lbs
Dimensions and weight include printer stand
BorderFree™ Printing
Left and right borderless "bleed" printing for the following roll media widths: 10", 13", 16", 17", 24", 36", 44", 50", 54"
Top and bottom edges can be automatically cut to any length when printing on roll media
 
Notes
A. Based upon print engine speed only. Total throughput times depend upon front-end RIP, file size, printer resolution, ink coverage, networking, etc. Normal Mode based on SuperFine - 1440 dpi.
B. Cartridge yields vary considerably based on images printed, print settings, paper type, frequency of use and temperature. For print quality, a variable amount of ink remains in the cartridge after the "replace cartridge" indicator comes on. The printer ships with 110 ml cartridges and part of the ink from the first cartridges is used for priming the printer.
C. Ink lightfastness rating based on accelerated testing of prints on specialty media displayed indoors under glass. Actual print stability will vary according to media, printed image, display conditions, light intensity, humidity, and atmospheric conditions. Epson does not guarantee longevity of prints. For maximum print life, display all prints under glass or lamination or properly store them. Visit www.wilhelm-research.com for the latest information.
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