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    27 February 2012

    Epson’s new portable inkjet photo printer allows users to print quality photos anywhere, anytime

    Bangalore – Epson, a world leader in digital imaging and printing solutions has launched its newest mini photo printer – the Epson PictureMate PM245. It is a fully portable compact 4 x 6-inch format photo printer that allows users to enjoy great cost savings and supreme print quality at the same time.
    In addition to brilliant 4 x 6-inch photos, the mobile photo printer also allows users to customize special prints like their ID or passport photos easily with a click of a button. It also delivers professional quality prints with excellent speed – it only takes 37 secondsto produce a 4 x 6-inch photo.
    “The Epson PictureMate PM245 gives users the convenience of printing high quality 4 x 6-inch photographs without needing to visit a photo lab,” comments Mr. S M Ram Prasad, Deputy General Manager – Consumer Products, Epson India. “It is designed to suit home users or print-for-pay users who require portability and high performance at the same time.”
    Features of the Epson PictureMate PM245
    Epson Micro Piezo Inkjet Printing Technology – The Epson PictureMate PM245’s print head employs Epson’s proprietary Micro Piezo inkjet printing technology which features Variable-Sized Droplet Technology (VSDT) that achieves a maximum print resolution of 5760 x 1440 dpi, and a 1.5 picolitre minimum ink droplet size for extremely smooth image gradations.
    Custom-ID Function – The Epson PictureMate PM245’s Custom-ID function is a simple and user-friendly feature that allows users to easily customize various ID and passport or visa photo sizes without using a PC. It allows users to duplicate multiple copies of the same image onto a   4 x 6-inch photo paper and print according to the sizes required.
    Efficient Print Speed – The Epson PictureMate PM245 takes only about 37 seconds to print a 4R photograph (with or without border), thereby allowing users to print large volumes efficiently and effortlessly.
    Affordable Prints –The Epson picture pack (four colour ink set) costs Rs. 1,400 per pack, and prints up to 150 pages of 4 x 6-inch photograph; resulting in an attractive cost of Rs. 8-9 for each 4R size photograph, significantly lower compared to printing at photo labs.
    Epson Claria Photographic Inks – Enjoy long lasting brilliant printouts with the Epson Claria Photographic inks as they are smudge, water and fade-resistant, allowing photographs to be preserved up to 200 years.
    Direct Printing Capability– Users will enjoy a hassle-free printing process by printing directly from their memory card through the built-in slots or connection their digital camera directly using the printer’s PictBridge USB port, while viewing them from the 2.5-inch LCD screen on the PictureMate.
    Fully Mobile with Rechargeable Battery – With its compact size, carrying handle and the optional rechargeable battery pack, the Epson PictureMate PM245 makes it possible for users to bring it about to print photographs instantly anywhere, and at anytime without needing to plug it to a power source.
    Key Specifications of the Epson PictureMate™ PM245
    Key Specifications
    Epson PictureMate PM 245
    Printing Method
    On-demand Ink Jet (piezoelectric)
    Print Resolution
    5760 X 1440 dpi
    Print Speed
    Approx 37 sec per photo (Default, Borderless)
    Approx 34 sec per photo (Default, w/Border)
    LCD Screen
    2.5inch TFT (640 X 220 pixel)
    Built-in Card Slot
    4 slots: Compact Flash, Memory Stick, SD/MMC, xD Picture Card
    Ink Type
    Epson Claria Photographic Inks
    Energy Certified
    MRP Rs. 10,999/-
    February 2011
    About Epson
    Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader that is dedicated to exceeding the vision of customers worldwide through its compact, energy-saving, high-precision technologies, with a product lineup ranging from printers and 3LCD projectors for business and the home, to electronic and crystal devices.
    Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises nearly 75,000 employees in 100 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates.
    About Epson India
    Epson India Pvt. Ltd. was incorporated in the year 2000. Present in every major city in the country, Epson products address the needs of the entire computer peripheral market as also those of consumers with specialized needs. Headquartered in Bangalore, Epson India today has an enviable reputation for quality and value. The company markets and supports Epson Dot-Matrix Printers, Inkjet Printers, Inkjet All-in-Ones, Laser Printers, Point of Sale Printers & Systems, Scanners and LCD Projectors. In most of these categories Epson is either the No.1 or No.2 brand and growing fast.
    Media Enquiries:
    Lakshmi Ramarajan / Saranya Ardhanari
    Perfect Relations
    Phn: 9620765537  /  98801 37884
    Assist Manager Brand & Communication /
    Epson India Pvt. Limited
    Email: / 
    Ph: 080-30515000
    Tushad Talati
    General Manager Brand & Communication /
    Epson India Pvt. Limited
    Email: / 
    Ph: 080-30515000
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