Epson ColorWorks®:
The perfect printing vision for 2020 and beyond.

With 2020 being the year of perfect vision, Epson’s new ColorWorks series printers are focused on delivering ultra-sharp text and precise barcodes with fast-drying, durable color inks and enhanced productivity. These tough guys are reliable and get the job printed right the first time—all while reducing the cost of using pre-printed labels.

The Epson ColorWorks C6500 series is the first printer family engineered as a color upgrade to black-and-white thermal transfer printers.They deliver a comprehensive range of capabilities to meet the requirements of the most demanding monochrome and color-label printing applications. Each is created with similar media handling capabilities, speed, features, and connectivity options—and at comparable price points.



The CW-C6500A eight-inch label printer with auto cutter and the CW-C6500P eight-inch label printer with peeler come with a variety of desirable features:

  • A color upgrade – the first printer designed as a color upgrade to the black-and-white thermal transfer printer.
  • Enhanced productivity – eliminates the need to pre-print; works at speeds up to five inches per second;fast time to first label.
  • The first color inkjet label printer with a peel-and-present option3 – the C6500P family is ideal for fast, on-demand, print-and-apply applications, eliminating the need for a loose loop.
  • Astounding image quality – up to 1200 dpi resolution with various droplet sizes that create crisp, high-quality, high-resolution, four-color print output labels.
  • Seamless integration – compatible with ZPL II, major middleware, SAP, Windows®, Mac®, and Linux.
  • Remote printer management – able to handle large fleets over the network.

The new ColorWorks 6500 series is engineered by Epson for demanding applications and is backed by industry-leading service and support. 2020 welcomes enhanced productivity, meaning faster times to the first label and no wasted time in pre-printing. The 2020 vision of Epson makes the ColorWorks C6500 series the clear choice in thermal printing.

1 The CW-C6500 family is the first to bring to market the combination of features of direct ZPL II printing, peel-and-present, remote printer management, companion four- and eight-inch models, an applicator I/O interface, broad middleware support, and comparable price points.

2 Printing in max-speed mode, 300 x 600 dpi, 3.6-inch (92 mm) print width.

3 Compared to color inkjet label printers available in the US and Canada as of July 2019.

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