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Just Announced: New Epson ColorWorks CW-C8000 Color Label Printer

Epson ColorWorks CW-C8000
Epson ColorWorks CW-C8000 Inkjet Color Label Printer

The Epson ColorWorks CW-C8000 was announced to the world on May 29, 2024 according to the official press release from Epson. This will be the latest model in a series of successful inkjet color label printers that make it possible for businesses, brands, and merchants to quickly and efficiently produce high-quality labels for their products.

As e-commerce sales are expected to grow by 8.8% in 2024, generating $6.33 trillion in revenue for businesses around the world, Epson ColorWorks saw the need for a printer that can keep up with increasing sales and demand. Combining both fast printing speeds and high image quality, the Epson ColorWorks C8000 is the answer.

According to Stevi Sterns, product manager for the label printer division of Epson America, Inc, Epson’s newest label printer excels by: “Delivering accurate colors, smooth gradations, precise barcodes, and sharp text, this new model is built to inspire businesses to ‘Do Labels Differently’ by breaking free from the conventional and embrace the new era of label printing.”

Using the same UltraChrome ink formula found on the Epson C4000, C6000A, C6000P, C6500A, C6500P, the Epson C8000 will deliver a consistent, high-quality image that comes out of the printer at lightning-fast speeds. Offering a suite of new features and improvements over its predecessor, the Epson ColorWorks C7500G, the ECW-C8000 offers the following enhancements:

  • Efficient Color Label Printing: Perfect for mid-to-high-volume batch printing, the system delivers high-speed, on-demand color labels with variable data, reaching speeds of up to 12 inches per second.
  • Reliable Performance: Epson ColorWorks printers feature PrecisionCore technology for dependable performance, making them ideal for demanding applications. With a permanent printhead, you’ll experience fewer interruptions and enjoy lower maintenance costs.
  • Advanced Connectivity and Management Tools: Seamlessly integrate large fleets of printers with Epson Cloud Solution PORT. Enjoy cloud printing and optional Wi-Fi, along with advanced remote management capabilities.
  • Enhanced Fleet Productivity: With Epson Cloud Solution PORT3, you can remotely manage printer status, ink levels, and operation history, boosting productivity across your fleet.
  • Streamlined Workflow Integration: C8000 printers are compatible with various platforms and languages, including ZPL II®, major middleware, SAP, Windows, Mac, and Linux, featuring built-in ESC/Label® language for seamless integration into your workflow.
  • Durable Labels: Utilizing UltraChrome DL ink technology, Epson Colorworks printers produce durable, high-quality labels resistant to smudging, smearing, and fading.
  • Efficient and Eco-friendly: Experience high efficiency and low power consumption with PrecisionCore Heat-Free technology, reducing ink and energy usage.
  • Comprehensive Service and Support: Benefit from world-class service and support, including a 1-year limited warranty, with the option to extend coverage for up to 5 years through Epson’s extended service plans.

When Will the Epson ColorWorks CW-C8000 be Available?

The Epson ColorWorks CW-C8000 is slated for release in the North American market (US and Canada) in summer 2024 through Epson Authorized Dealers, like Texas Label Printers

How Much Will the Epson ColorWorks CW-C8000 Cost?

The Epson CW-C8000’s price ColorWorks hasn’t announced how much the price CW-C8000 will cost, but we expect it to be around the price of the C7500G, if not more. As soon as a price is announced we will be updating this article with all the details.

How Does the Epson ColorWorks CW-C8000 Compare to the Epson C7500G?

Here are some key differences between the C7500G and the C8000 based on what we know so far:

  • The C7500G and C8000 both print at 12 inches per second or roughly 59 feet per minute.
  • The Epson C8000 has a 1.9 liter total ink capacity — a 60% increase over the Epson C7500G’s 1.1781 liters.
  • The C8000 will have a color screen, which is an improvement over the monochrome LCD interface for the C7500G.
  • The Epson ColorWorks C8000 will have improved connectivity with Epson Cloud Solution PORT, cloud printing and optional Wi-Fi.
  • Looking for a label printer that works with Mac or Linux? Look no further than the Epson CW-C8000. It works well with almost any computer.

How Does the Epson ColorWorks CW-C8000 Compare to the Epson C6500A?

Here are some key differences between the C6500A and the C8000 based on what we know so far:

  • The C8000 prints significantly faster than the Epson C6500A. The earlier model from the 6500 series prints at 29 feet per minute which is significantly slower than the blazing fast Epson CW-C8000.
  • The Epson C8000’s ink cartridges are more than twice the size of the Epson C6500A.
  • Both the CW-8000 and the C6500A have color screens you can use to interact with the machine.
  • Both are Windows, Mac, and Linux Compatible

If you’ve been on the fence about whether it’s time to upgrade or replace your color label printer, the Epson ColorWorks CW-C8000 could provide the nudge you’re looking for. With a 60% increase in total ink capacity, you won’t just be printing faster, you’ll be printing longer as well. Simply put, the ColorWorks C8000, is the best label printer Epson has ever made and will make a great addition to your enterprise.