Epson Stylus Photo R2400 Ink Jet Printer

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What is Epson UltraChrome K3™ ink technology?
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Epson's new 8-color ink set that incorporates three unique levels of black, which along with new color pigment technology, dramatically improves both color and black and white prints. Epson UltraChrome K3™ ink technology features and benefits are:

  • 8-Color Pigment Based Ink System


    • High Density pigments for an extremely wide color gamut
    • 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
    • Depending upon media, produces a black density up to 2.3 with an L* value of 4.1


  • Three-Level Black Ink Technology


    • Simultaneously uses Black, Light Black, and Light Light Black inks
    • Significantly improves the printers gray balance while eliminating color casts
    • Impressive midtones and highlights for a smoother tonal range
    • Virtually eliminates the metamerism and bronzing of basic pigment chemistry
    • Enhances the ICC profiling process for ColorSync and ICM workflows


  • Advanced Black & White Printing Technology


    • Three level black ink system uses unique driver technology of the Epson Stylus Photo R2400 printer to produce professional black and white prints from color or grayscale image files
    • Proprietary Epson screening technology developed specifically for black and white printing
    • Produces truly consistent images with no color crossover or color cast
    • Produces sellable quality neutral and toned black and white prints from a single ink set


  • Two User-Exchangeable Black Ink Modes


    • Two specific black ink modes - Photo Black or Matte Black
    • Optimizes black ink density for various media types dramatically improving the final print quality

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