New York - Today at the National Retail Federation (NRF) 100th Annual Convention & Expo, Epson America, Inc., a leading supplier of value-added point-of-service solutions, introduced the TM-H6000IV – a multifunction POS printer ideally suited for retail and supermarkets looking to speed checkout lanes, increase productivity and save on energy costs. With best-in-class reliability, forms handling, the industry's fastest check processing and the fastest print speeds in its class, up to 50% faster than the prior model, the TM-H6000IV is ideally suited for retailers looking for fast-moving checkout lanes. In addition, the TM-H6000IV is the industry's first ENERGY STAR qualified hybrid printer, has the lowest power consumption in its class, is up to 84% more energy efficient than its tested competitors1, and has print options that can reduce receipt paper usage over 25%.
According to IHL Group's 2010 North American Retail Point-of-Sale Printers Report2, 46% of retailers have installed Epson's dual station / hybrid printers, making them the most widely installed throughout North America. "Retailers broad adoption of this product is a testament to its strength," commented Mike Helm, Director of Sales and Marketing, Epson Business Systems Group. "Epson is strongly entrenched in and committed to the retail industry, and we will continue to improve upon the products that help retailers operate most efficiently."
TM-H6000IV Features and Benefits
Designed with even greater reliability and a smaller footprint than the previous model, Epson's new TM-TH6000IV offers the following features and benefits:
Transaction Speed: With printing up to 300mm/second, the TM-H0000IV is 50% faster than the TM-H6000III and offers the fastest print speeds in its class as well as the industry's fastest check processing.
Reliability: With an MCBF of 96 million lines the TM-H6000IV is the most reliable in its class and all components are designed to last the lifetime of the printer.
MICR Accuracy: Epson's TM-H6000IV MICR leads the industry with over 99.9% accuracy and reads more of the check surface than the prior model, reducing the number of unreadable checks.
Environmental Features: The TM-H6000IV is ENERGY STAR qualified, has the lowest power consumption in its class and offers print options that reduce receipt paper usage over 25%.
Easy System Integration: With Epson's advanced Connect-It interface modules, the TM-H6000IV is compatible with the latest systems and many legacy systems. The TM-H6000IV comes with dual interfaces (a built-in USB and one additional interface) to ensure easy integration.
Warranty and Availability: Backed by world-class service and support programs and a two-year warranty, the TM-H6000IV is ideally suited for fast, high-performance retail printing applications and will be available Q1 2011 through Epson's designated sales and distribution channels. For more information, visit pos.epson.com/retail.