Epson Announces Low-Cost Thermal POS Printer
ReadyPrint Brings Epson Quality to Low-Volume SMB Customers
Recently Epson, a leading supplier of value-added Point of Sale (POS) solutions, introduced its new ReadyPrint T20 thermal printer, a low-cost receipt printing solution for small retailers. Combining basic POS printing functionality, high reliability and exceptional ease-of-use, ReadyPrint is the ideal choice for retailers having a low volume of POS transactions and those transitioning from ECR to PC-based POS systems. ReadyPrint is the newest addition to Epson's growing line of reliable, energy-efficient thermal receipt printers and represents the company's entry into the growing and highly-competitive retail SMB market.
For resellers, ReadyPrint offers an ideal low-volume, cost-effective solution along with fast and easy integration and software included to speed application programming. Packaged as an all-in-one-box solution, the printer ships with all the components required for fast installation at the customer's site including drivers, utilities, cables and power supply. Based on Epson's advanced printing technology, ReadyPrint has been tested to meet Epson's stringent design and performance standards, providing resellers with the reliable performance their customers demand.
"The Retail SMB printing market offers a strong growth opportunity for Epson and its resellers," commented Mike Helm, Director of Sales and Marketing, Epson System Device Group. "By building Epson quality and reliability into ReadyPrint, we now offer resellers a high-caliber printing solution for their SMB customers at a highly competitive price."
Features and Benefits
All-in-One-Box Convenience – Comes ready with printer, manual, drivers, utilities, cable, integrated power supply and everything resellers need all in one box for easy setup and installation at the customer site. Ease of Integration – Includes easy-to-use software tools to speed programming and popular USB interface for plug-and-play connectivity. Versatile Printer Placement – Horizontal counter or upright placement for front receipt dispensing, as well as a wall mount option. Ease-of-Use Features – Drop-in paper loading, autocutter and status LEDs.
Warranty and Availability
Epson's ReadyPrint T20 carries a two-year limited warranty and will be available Q2 2010 through Epson's designated sales and distribution channels.
Epson is one of the world's leading manufacturers of highly reliable point-of-service technology, including printers, precision printing mechanisms and digital image scanners. For the fourth year in a row (2006-2009), retailers have ranked Epson first in POS peripherals in the RIS News "Hardware LeaderBoard." Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Long Beach, CA, Epson America, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality technology products that meet customer demands for increased functionality, compactness, systems integration and energy efficiency. The Seiko Epson organization is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and for the second year in a row is part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, an indicator for leading companies in economic, environmental and social criteria.
SOURCE: Epson America, Inc.