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Epson SureColor P5000 17" Design Edition Inkjet Printer (SCP5000DES)

Epson SureColor P5000 17" Design Edition Inkjet Printer (SCP5000DES)

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This item has been discontinued by manufacturer. Please call Imaging Spectrum at 214-342-9290 and we will help you find a solution. We recommend the Epson SureColor P5000 Standard Edition 17" Wide Format Printer.

Designed to set the benchmark for professional imaging excellence, the 17" Epson® SureColor P5000 Series offers a refined design for enhanced performance and reliability. Ideal for professional photographic, fine art, graphic design and proofing applications, it features our advanced PrecisionCore® TFP® printhead and Epson Precision Dot screening technologies, developed to work exclusively with 200 mL UltraChrome HDX® pigment ink cartridges. This next-generation 10-color extended-gamut ink set includes higher-density Blacks and delivers up to twice the print permanence than the previous generation1. Plus, get versatile media handling with automatic switching between the high-capacity front paper cassette and the roll media feeder.


  • Refined printer design — improved dust and static control for reduced printhead nozzle maintenance
  • Improved Black density — higher-density Black pigments for a wider contrast ratio and enhanced clarity for both color and black-and-white prints
  • Exceptional print permanence — offers next-generation pigment ink technology for up to twice the overall print permanence than our previous generation of ink
  • Remarkable detail — Epson PrecisionCore TFP printhead delivers high print speeds with 360 nozzles per color channel, with variable-size ink droplets as small as 3.5 picoliters
  • Versatile, productive media handling — automatically switch between the high-capacity front paper cassette and the roll media feeder
  • Standard Edition — 10-color UltraChrome HDX Ink set features Orange and Green and three-level Black inks supporting advanced black-and-white photographic printing
  • Commercial Edition — includes an all-new Violet ink (in place of Light Light Black) to deliver an industry-best 99 percent PANTONE® PLUS FORMULA GUIDE solid-coated color matching, ideal for commercial and flexographic proofing applications
  • Designer Edition — offers all the features of the Standard Edition, plus it includes EFI® Fiery® eXpress for Epson, an industry‑leading software RIP with true Adobe® PostScript® 3™ for accurate CMYK and spot color printing.
  • Epson Precision Dot screening algorithm — ensures incredibly accurate control of the sizing and mixing of ink droplets for beautiful prints
  • Easy to use — 2.7" LCD panel allows for easy setup, control and maintenance of the printer
  • Auto Switch Media – Switch between front cassette and roll media


  • Advanced PrecisionCore printhead technology - Developed to work exclusively with our unique Epson UltraChrome HDX Ink, the PrecisionCore TFP printhead is our most advanced printhead to date, achieving exceptional ink efficiency and a higher level of printhead reliability.
  • Versatile media handling - Epson’s only 17" printer available with auto-switching media sources, the SureColor P5000 offers on- demand printing from both the high-capacity front paper cassette and roll media feeder. Featuring a high-speed rotary cutter, the top-loading roll path supports BorderFree® printing at popular widths, including 8", 10", 11", 13", 14", 16", 16.5" and 17". The printer also offers a variety of sheet media paths, including the front cassette for multiple sheets, or single-sheet top loading and straight-through path for media up to 1.5 mm thick.
  • Optional Epson SpectroProofer® UVS.
  • Available for the Commercial and Standard Edition, the optional Epson SpectroProofer UVS automates media calibrations and re-linearization using your advanced proofing workflow software. Powered by an X-Rite ILS30EP, this offers the latest industry illuminate standards of M0, M1 and M2.
  • Superior color and detail - The all-new Epson Precision Dot screening algorithm works behind the scenes to ensure incredibly accurate control of the sizing and mixing of ink droplets — resulting in beautiful prints.
  • Auto Black ink type switching - With both Matte Black and Photo Black inks delivered through a single channel, Black ink type is selected automatically based on the chosen media.
  • Standard 1-year Epson PreferredSM Service - Epson’s standard 1-year Epson Preferred Service is included with your purchase. Free technical support is available Monday through Friday; if additional support is required, usually next-day onsite service is available. For more information, visit
  • Optional 1- or 2-year Epson Preferred Plus Service extensions - Extend your Epson coverage when the standard 1-year in-box warranty ends. A 1- or 2-year Epson Preferred Plus Service extension can be purchased while under the standard program, providing up to 3 years of complete coverage from Epson

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Printing Technology: 
Advanced PrecisionCore TFP 10-channel, drop-on-demand printhead with ink-repelling coating technology
Minimum Ink Droplet Size:
Smallest droplet size: 3.5 picoliters; Variable Droplet Technology can produce up to three different sizes per line
Maximum Print Resolution: 
2880 x 1440 dpi
Print Speed:
8" x 10" prints from 0:59 to 2:26; normal is 1:283
11" x 14" prints from 1:42 to 4:04; normal is 2:313
Nozzle Configuration:
Color and monochrome heads; 360 nozzles x 10


Ink Type: 
UltraChrome HDX pigment ink; 11-ink, 10-color
Ink Cartridge Configuration: 
Standard ink configuration: C, LC, VM, VLM, Y, LK, LLK, O, G and PK/MK
Commercial ink configuration:  C, LC, VM, VLM, Y, LK, V, O, G and PK/MK
Fade Resistance / Print Longevity:
Color: up to 200 years; black-and-white: up to 400 years1


Ink Supply Fill Volume:
200 mL each color x 11 colors total
In-box Ink Fill Volume:
80 mL each color x 11 colors total
Ink Shelf Life:
2 years from printed production date or 6 months after opened Printer is designed for use with Epson cartridges only, not third-party cartridges or ink.*"


Maximum Paper Width:
Minimum Cut-sheet Size: 
8" x 10" less margins
Line Accuracy: 
+/- 0.2% of specified length (+/- 0.26 mm min.)
Maximum Printable Length:


up to 1.5 mm (0.059")
Single Sheet, Top-loading:
Single Sheet, Top-loading: 17" x 22"
Paper Cassette Multiple sheets up to 0.35 mm (0.014") thick, capacity varies by media, 250 sheet maximum on plain paper
Front Media Path Single sheet up to 1.50 mm (0.059") thick
Left/Right Margins: 
3 mm each side; 6 mm or 0.24" total
Top/Bottom Margins:
3 mm each side


Single Roll-to-Roll / Top-loading Roll: 
17" wide up to 0.05 mm thick
Media Core: 
2" standard core, 3" adapters
Media Thickness: 
0.08 to 0.5 mm (0.02") thick
Roll Cutting: 
High-speed internal rotary cutter; auto or manual
Minimum Auto Cut Length:
5.0" plus top/bottom margin
Top/Bottom Margins: 
varies by media 15, 3, 20, 35 or 0 when using borderless cut
Left/Right Margins: 
3 mm each side; 0.24" total; or 0" at supported BorderFree® widths
Roll Paper Remaining: 
Printable barcode tracking system


Operating Systems:
Mac: Mac OS X® 10.7 – macOS™ 10.12.x
Windows: 10, 8.1, 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
Operating: 50 ˚ to 95 ˚F (10 ˚ to 35 ˚C)
Storage: -4 ˚ to 104 ˚F (-20 ˚ to 40 ˚C)
Storage: -4 ˚ to 104 ˚F (-20 ˚ to 40 ˚C)
Operating (recommended): 45 – 60% (no condensation)
Sound Level: 
Less than 47 dB(A) according to ISO 7779
Exit tray closed: 34.0" x 30.2" x 15.9" (863 x 766 x 405 mm)
114.6 lb (52 kg)
Safety Approvals:
FCC part 15 subpart B class B (United States)
CAN ICES-3(B) / NMB-3(B) (Canada)
Country of Origin: 
Standard 1-year usually next-business-day on-site repair with toll-free phone support Monday through Friday


Printer Language:
Epson ESC/P® raster photographic drivers standard
One Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port (1 port)
1000Base-T Ethernet (1 port)


Rated Voltage:
AC 110 – 240 V
Rated Frequency:
50-60 Hz
Power Consumption:
Printing: approx. 52 W
Ready: Approx. 20 W
Sleep: Approx. 2.0 W (1000 BaseT Ethernet in Standby)
Power off: Less than 0.5W
Rated Current:

Printer Includes:

  • Set of initial ink cartridges – 11 x 80 mL:
    • Photo Black
    • Cyan
    • Vivid Magenta
    • Yellow
    • Light Cyan
    • Vivid Light Magenta
    • Light Black
    • Matte Black
    • Orange
    • Green Standard
    • Designer Edition includes Light Light Black
    • Commercial Edition includes Violet
  • User Guide Kit (documentation and 1-year limited warranty statement)
  • Roll media spindle, 3" core adapters, borderless spacer, cleaning sheet, power cord
  • Designer Edition includes EFI® Fiery® eXpress for Epson Software

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