Epson Stylus Pro 9700 44" Inkjet Printer

Epson Stylus Pro 9700 44" Inkjet Printer

Epson Stylus Pro 9700 44" Inkjet Printer

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Epson Stylus Pro 9700 44" Inkjet Printer

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Product Highlights

  • 44" Maximum Printable Width
  • Highly Precise MicroPiezo TFP Print Head
  • UltraChrome HDR Pigment Inks
  • Max Resolution: 1440 x 1440 dpi
  • Easy-to-Use Front Control Panel
  • Professional Media Handling
  • High Performance Print Engine Speeds
  • USB 2.0 and Ethernet
  • Advanced Web-Based Support
  • Mac and Windows Compatible
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Epson 9700 overview

  • 1Description

The Epson Stylus Pro 9700 44" Inkjet Printer is a high-performance, high-resolution wide-format printer. It features Epson's proprietary and highly precise MicroPiezo TFP print head, which greatly decreases print times while optimizing photographic quality. Enjoy the superior performance of Epson's UltraChrome Ink, featuring 4 colors, including dual black inks and Vivid Magenta. Thanks to AccuPhoto HD Screening, your prints will have high-quality color and clarity, boasting a maximum resolution of 1440 x 1440 dpi. An ink-repelling coating and embedded sensors that quickly verify nozzle status essentially make clogged nozzles a thing of the past. The Pro 9700 is compatible with virtually any media type, in roll or cut sheet, up to 44" wide.

This model operates at a speed nearly double that of Epson's previous-generation printers. Its easy-to-use front control panel features a high-resolution 2.5" color LCD for improved viewing of printer status, as well as a simple button layout for all navigation and basic printer functions. Equipped with both USB 2.0 and Ethernet ports, the printer also comes with drivers for Mac and Windows. Experience professional media handling, including Spindle-Free Roll Media Loading for extra speed and convenience. Enjoy an advanced web-based printer information and management system at

Accurate and Fast
  • Epson's High-Precision 10-Channel MicroPiezo Thin Film Piezo (TFP) print head design has capacity for extreme dot placement accuracy
  • 1" (2.5cm) wide high-performance print head with 720 nozzles per color
  • Embedded sensors quickly verify nozzle status without using media and automatically clean print head if required
  • Built-in sensor performs highly precise alignments of all color channels in single- and bi-directional print modes
  • Line accuracy of +/- 0.1% at line measurements as low as 28 micrometers
  • Auto-switching dual-black ink technologies: Photo and Matte
  • Low-vibration meniscus control for highly accurate dot shape and placement
  • All-new ink repelling coating reduces nozzle clogging
  • Variable-sized droplets as small as 3.5 pl (picoliters) greatly decrease print times and optimize photographic quality
  • Latest print head technology places Epson Stylus Pro 9700 among the fastest wide-format printers in the industry
Superior Print Color and Clarity
  • Proprietary AccuPhoto HD Screening technology uses advanced 4-color screening algorithm that creates prints with superior color and clarity
  • Maximum resolution of 1440 x 1440 dpi for super-sharp text and line art
  • Extremely fine blends and photographic transitions
  • Highly accurate highlight-to-shadow details
  • Greatly improved photographic and vector-based print quality
  • Proprietary PreciseColor manufacturing system uses colorimetric calibration and evaluates / adjusts printer's performance during manufacturing - ensuring consistent color output from printer to printer and print to print
UltraChrome with Vivid Magenta Ink Technology
  • Proprietary UltraChrome: Next Generation Four-Color Pigment-Based Ink System
  • Unique High Dynamic Range (HDR) pigments for wide color spectrum
  • 4-color printing system including dual-black ink technology: Photo and Matte
  • Printer automatically uses optimal black ink mode, delivering maximum black density for chosen media: Matte for plain bond and tracing papers, Photo for most other media
  • Designed to work with Epson AccuPhoto HD screening technology
  • Produces true archival prints that can last up to and in excess of 200 years
  • Improved Microcrystal Encapsulation Technology for reduced gloss differential
  • Improved black density up to a D-max of 2.6 with an L value as low as ~3.0 (based on Epson Premium Semigloss Photo Paper (250))
  • Intelligent High-Capacity Ink System uses pressurized ink cartridge technology for reliable ink delivery at all print speeds, while reducing physical size of ink cartridges
  • 5 individual starter ink cartridges, each containing 110 ml; replacement cartridges are available in capacities of 150, 350 and 700 ml
  • Mix and match across all 3 ink cartridge sizes
  • On-the-fly ink cartridge replacement for increased productivity
Professional Media Handling with Rotary Cutting System
  • Easy-to-use front control panel featuring high-resolution 2.5" color LCD for improved viewing of printer status
  • Simple button layout for all navigation and basic printer functions
  • Compatible with virtually any media type, in roll or cut sheet, up to 44" wide
  • Accurate loading of cut-sheet media up to 1.5mm-thick poster board
  • All media is front-loaded via a unique straight-through media path
  • Printer- and driver- based media identification / synchronization system for nearly error-free media use
  • Media bin safely captures multiple prints up to 44 x 36"
  • Optional Automatic Take-up Reel System for unattended large-quantity printing
  • Proprietary ePlaten Media Loading Technology enables accurate automatic media loading, movement, rewind (roll), skew adjustment and tracking
  • Spindle-Free Roll Media Loading featuring user-adjustable roll media adapters and a simple tension lever for fast, secure media core loading
  • Roll Media Length Tracking and Identification System provides real-time automatic counter of remaining roll media length, as well as automatic bar code tagging of remaining roll media information for faster reloading; system can be disabled if you do not require or want it
  • Durable rotary cutter, designed to be nearly maintenance-free
  • Cuts 44" wide rolls in less than 2.0 seconds
  • Off-carriage cutting system eliminates media dust within vital components
Superior Connectivity and File Compatibility
  • 1 USB 2.0 and 1 10/100 Base-T Ethernet port
  • Professional Photographic Drivers for Mac and Windows
  • Mac-compatible 16-bit printer drivers
  • High-resolution PDF file support and printing
  • HDI Driver Support
  • View Companion Express Software included with full support for printing HPGL, HPGL/2, HP-RTL, and CALS file formats from Microsoft Windows
  • Fully supported by most leading 3rd-party software RIPs and workflows
Web-Based Support
  • Advanced web-based printer information and management system at
  • Automatically tracks consumables usage and print job information, regardless of location
  • Real-time cost-per-print estimates and print-job-run information
  • Create various reports using actual print job information
  • Remote printer monitoring and alert capability
  • Secure information management with advanced encryption technologies
  • True web-based, fleet-wide printer management via secure, web-based account
In the Box
Epson Stylus Pro 9700 44" Inkjet Printer
  • Vivid Magenta (VM) Starter Ink Cartridge (110 ml)
  • Cyan (C) Starter Ink Cartridge (110 ml)
  • Photo Black (PK) Starter Ink Cartridge (110 ml)
  • Matte Black (MK) Starter Ink Cartridge (110 ml)
  • Yellow (Y) Starter Ink Cartridge (110 ml)
  • 2 x Cable Guides
  • 2 x Roll Paper Holders
  • Paper Basket (Requires Assembly)
  • AC Power Cord
  • Printer Stand (Requires Assembly)
  • Workflow and Driver Software CD
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
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    Epson 9700 specs

    Printing Method
    Printing Technology Inkjet
    Maximum Resolution 1440 x 1440 dpi
    Minimum Ink Droplet Size 3.5 pl (picoliters)
    Ink Type Epson UltraChrome High Dynamic Range (HDR) pigment
    Ink Palette Photo Black, Matte Black, Cyan, Vivid Magenta, Yellow
    Ink Cartridge Configuration 5-cartridge: C, VM, Y, PK or MK
    *Note: During installation, it is normal for most of the ink in each 110 ml starter cartridge to be used for ink charging. Order a set of 150, 350 or 700 ml replacement cartridges as soon as possible (sizes can be mixed/matched).
    Number of Nozzles 5x Color and Monochrome 720 nozzles
    Print Speed POS Size
    16 x 20" @ 360 dpi: 0:21
    16 x 20" @ 720 dpi: 0:37
    16 x 20" @ 1440 dpi: 1:36
    22 x 30" @ 360 dpi: 0:41
    22 x 30" @ 720 dpi: 1:16
    22 x 30" @ 1440 dpi: 3:22
    40 x 50" @ 360 dpi: 1:55
    40 x 50" @ 720 dpi: 3:32
    40 x 50" @ 1440 dpi: 9:14

    CAD Size
    17 x 22" (C-size plot) @ 360 dpi: 0:20
    17 x 22" (C-size plot) @ 720 dpi: 0:38
    17 x 22" (C-size plot) @ 1440 dpi: 1:46
    22 x 34" (D-size plot) @ 360 dpi: 0:31
    22 x 34" (D-size plot) @ 720 dpi: 1:06
    22 x 34" (D-size plot) @ 1440 dpi: 3:09
    Time listed in Min:Sec
    Input Buffer Not specified by manufacturer
    Printer Duty Cycle Not specified by manufacturer
    Print Archival Life Color: Up to 200 years
    B&W: Over 200 years
    Paper Handling
    Maximum Paper Width Cut sheet and roll: 44.16" (112.17 cm)
    Minimum Paper Width Cut sheet: 8.27" (21 cm)
    Roll: 10" (25.4 cm)
    Borderless Printing Width Roll media width: 10" (25.4 cm), 13" (33.0 cm), 16" (40.6 cm), 17" (43.2 cm), 24" (61.0 cm), 36"(91.4 cm), 44" (111.8 cm)
    Maximum Paper Length Cut sheet: 62.2" (158 cm)
    2" Core: 147.6' (45 m)
    3" Core: 662.7' (202 m)
    Minimum Paper Length Cut sheet: 11" (27.94 cm)
    Maximum Printable Area Cut sheet: 228.9 sq. ft. (21.3 sq. m)
    2" Core: 543.17 sq. ft. (50.5 sq. m)
    3" Core: 2438.74 sq. ft (226.6 sq. m)
    Media Thickness Cut sheets:
    0.06" (1.5 mm) max.
    0.003" (0.08 mm) min.
    0.02" (0.5 mm) max.
    0.003" (0.08 mm) min.
    Maximum Media Roll Diameter 2" Core rolls: 4" (10.2 cm)
    3" Core rolls: 6" (15.2 cm)
    Special Media Support Roll paper and poster board
    Paper-Feed Method Cut sheets: Front-loading, auto-loading
    Roll media: Front-loading, take-up reel, auto forward and backward
    Light-based media tension sensor
    Cutter Rotary cutting, automatic and manual
    Top / bottom edges of roll media can be automatically cut to any length
    Computer Interface 1x Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (1.1 compatible)
    1x Ethernet port (10/100 Base-T)
    Network Capable Yes
    PostScript Support Yes: Most leading 3rd-party software RIPs (sold separately)
    System & Software Requirements Macintosh:
    Tiger 10.4.9 or higher
    Leopard 10.5 or higher (16-bit)
    Snow Leopard 10.6 or higher (16-bit)

    XP, Vista, and 7 (32 & 64-bit)
    Status Display 2.5" (6.4 cm) color LCD:
    Ready light
    Paper source
    Roll paper margin
    Roll paper counter
    Maintenance tank status
    Ink cartridge status
    Platen gap/Paper number
    Auto Take-Up Reel
    Front Panel Controls Power button / light
    Pause / Reset button / light
    Paper light
    Ink light
    Print head cleaning button
    Paper feed up / down buttons
    Paper release button / light
    OK button
    Menu button
    Paper cut button
    Left arrow / paper source button
    Ink open button
    Power Requirements AC power cord - included
    90 to 264VAC @ 50 to 60 Hz
    Rated current: 0.5A @ 220V to 1.0A @ 120V
    Cartridge Life Unopened: 2 years from production date
    Opened: 6 months
    Storage Temperature Cartridge: -4 to 104 °F (-20 to 40 °C)
    Dimensions (WxDxH) Printer plus stand: 74 x 27 x 48" (188 x 68.6 x 121.9 cm)
    Weight Printer plus stand and basket: 298 lbs (135.1 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 80.0 x 32.0 x 44.0"

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