Epson CW-C6500A Product Review - Color Label Printer with Auto-Cutter
If you're looking for a color label printer for printing wide format labels without purchasing an additional applicator this is the printer for you.
Inkjet Label Printer
The 8" built-in auto cutter allows you to create variable-length labels and enable easy job separation. The CW-C6000A offers cost and inventory reductions compared to using pre-printed labels.
The Epson CW-C6500A prints labels 8 inches wide with a built-in auto-cutter. Unlike it's lower-tier counter part the CW-C6000A, the CW-C6500A prints up to 8 inches per second. The CW-C6500A is engineered for demanding applications like monochrome and color label printing.
About the Epson CW-C6500A
The Epson CW-C6500A label printer is a pigment-based (using PrecisionCore TFP printhead technology) which uses four individual ink cartridges (CMYK) to print full color labels. The CW-C6500A is rated to print at 1200 x 1200 resolution and can produce a range of vibrant colors and smooth gradations.
ZPL II capabilities allow you to that advantage of Epson's inkjet technology with reprogramming your existing setup. ESC/Label command extensions can be added on your system. You can print color-coded fields, product pictures, logo and marketing messages to improve you business and brand image.
Why Buy the Epson CW-C6500A Label Printer?
The Epson CW-C6500P label printer is great for printing inkjet labels with fast-drying durable color inks. This is ideal for businesses that have to print label without committing to large setup costs with pre-printed labels from third-party printing companies.
With the ability to print smudge-free color labels on demand the CW-C6500A is great for producing labels right off the printer. The peel-and-present feature is great for manual application and the sensor detects when the label is removed. This feature is great for a fully automated label application system.
With its maximum print resolution of 1200 x 1200 dpi, the Epson CW-C6500A fits in any existing printer network. The ZPL II capabilities allow you to use it without reprogramming your existing systems.
Costs of Maintaining a CW-C6500A
With any color label printer, the on going cost will consist of labels rolls and ink cartridges along with a maintenance box that collects wasted ink. When purchasing label rolls for this printer, the CW-C6500A is compatible with label rolls sizes up to 8 inches in OD with a 3 inch core. The CW-C6500A uses individual ink cartridges to optimize ink usage and maintain ink prices lower than single cartridge systems. The CW-C6500A, like all Epson ColorWorks label printers, has an extremely low ink cost per label.
Benefits of Integrating an CW-C6500A Label Printer For Your Business Environment
The CW-C6500P color label printer provides numerous advantages including:
The Epson CW-C6500A is well suited for enterprise operations looking to scale their printing setup. It is also great for use cases where labels need t o be applied immediately after they are printed, either manually or automatically. The peel-and-present is the first of it's kind on the market and is great for many uses for small businesses.
The Good Stuff:
- Great for large-scale enterprise environments.
- General-purpose I/O Port
- 4-cartridge system ink saving design
The Bad Stuff:
- None so far