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Epson SureColor P5000CE 17" Wide-Format Inkjet Printer with SpectroProofer (SCP5000CESP)
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Epson SureColor P5000CE 17" Wide-Format Inkjet Printer with SpectroProofer (SCP5000CESP)

17" Wide-Format Inkjet Printer with SpectroProofer

Weight 135.00 lbs

Professional 17" wide-format, 10-color inkjet printer for proofing

Designed to set the benchmark for professional imaging excellence, the 17" SureColor® P5000 Commercial Edition (P5000CE) with SpectroProofer® offers a refined design engineered for enhanced performance and reliability. The included SpectroProofer in-line spectrophotometer, developed jointly with X-Rite®, provides high-quality automated color measurement to give you the color information you need to make critical color decisions.

Ideal for professional graphic design and proofing applications, the SureColor P5000CE 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 high-density Black Inks for improved black density and delivers up to twice the overall print permanence of the previous generation1. In addition, 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 — UltraChrome HDX high-density Black pigment inks offer 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 of our previous generation of ink1
  • Remarkable detail — 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
  • Commercial Edition — includes Violet Ink to deliver an industry-best 99 percent PANTONE® PLUS FORMULA GUIDE solid-coated color matching2, ideal for commercial and flexographic proofing applications
  • 17" SpectroProofer UVS included — high-performance in-line spectrophotometer
  • 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
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Print Method
Advanced PrecisionCore TFP 10-channel, drop-on-demand printhead with ink-repelling coating technology

Ink Type
UltraChrome HDX pigment ink
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 years

Nozzle Configuration
Color and monochrome heads; 360 nozzles x 10 channels

Droplet Technology
Smallest droplet size: 3.5 picoliters; Variable-Sized Droplet Technology can produce up to 3 different sizes per line

Maximum Resolution
2880 x 1440 dpi

Printer Speed
8" x 10" prints from 0:59 to 2:26; normal is 1:28
11" x 14" prints from 1:42 to 4:04; normal is 2:31
16" x 20" prints from 2:46 to 6:48; normal is 4:11

Printer Language/Drivers
Epson ESC/P® raster photographic drivers standard

Auto-Switching Black Ink Technology

Black Ink Conversion Times, Normal Mode
Matte to Photo Black: Approx. 3:44
Photo to Matte Black: Approx. 2:25

Black Ink Conversion Times, Quick Mode
Matte to Photo Black: Approx. 2:00
Photo to Matte Black: Approx. 0:58


In-Box Cartridge Fill Volume
80 mL each color x 11 colors total

Replacement Cartridge Fill Volume
200 mL each color x 11 colors total

This printer is designed for use with genuine Epson cartridges only, not third-party cartridges or ink*.

Sheet Media Handling

Maximum Sheet Size
17" x 22"

Minimum Sheet Size
8" x 10"

Left/Right Margins
3 mm each side; 6 mm (0.24") total

Top/Bottom Margins, Normal
3 mm/15 mm

Top/Bottom Margins, Maximum Selected
3 mm each side

Paper Cassette
Multiple sheets up to 0.35 mm (0.014") thick; capacity varies by media; 250-sheet maximum on plain paper

Front Top-Loading
Single sheet up to 0.48 mm (0.019") thick

Front Media Path
Single sheet up to 1.50 mm (0.059") thick

Roll Media Handling

Single Top-Loading Roll
17" wide, up to 0.5 mm thick

17" Wide Media Spindle
2" standard core, 3" adapters

Roll Paper Thickness Range
0.08 mm – 0.5 mm (0.003" – 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 Margin (mm)
Varies by media; 3, 15, 20, 35; or 0 when using borderless cut

Left/Right Margins
3 mm each side; 0.24" total; or 0" at supported BorderFree® widths

BorderFree on 2" and 3" Cores
10", 13", 14", 16", 17"

BorderFree on 2" Core Only with Spacer
8", 11", 16.5"

Roll Paper Remaining
Printable barcode tracking system

Printable Area

Maximum Paper Width

Minimum Cut-Sheet Size
8" x 10" less margins

Maximum Printable Roll Length

Line Accuracy
±0.2% of specified length (±0.26 mm min.)

Printer Interfaces

Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (1 port)
Ethernet (1000Base-T; 100Base-TX; 10Base-T) (1 port)

Operating Systems Supported

Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
macOS® 10.12.x – Mac® OS X® 10.7


Weight and Dimensions (W x D x H)
Exit Tray Closed: 34.0" x 30.2" x 15.9" (863 mm x 766 mm x 405 mm)
Weight: 134 lb

Acoustic Noise Level
Less than 47 dB(A), according to ISO 7779

Operating: 50 ˚F to 95 ˚F (10 ˚C to 35 ˚C)
Operating (Recommended): 65 ˚F to 75 ˚F (18 ˚C to 24 ˚C)
Storage: -4 ˚F to 104 ˚F (-20 ˚C to 40 ˚C)

Relative Humidity
Operating: 20% – 80% (no condensation)
Operating (Recommended): 45% – 60% (no condensation)
Storage: 5% – 85% (no condensation)

Electrical Requirements
Voltage: AC 110 V – 240 V
Frequency: 50 Hz – 60 Hz
Current: 0.7 A

Power Consumption
Printing: Approx. 52 W
Ready: Approx. 20 W
Sleep Mode: Approx. 5.0 W (1000Base-T Ethernet in Standby)
Power Off: Less than 0.5 W, ENERGY STAR® qualified

Standards and Approvals
FCC Part 15, Subpart B, Class B (United States)
CAN ICES-3(B)/NMB-3(B) (Canada)
AS/NZS CISPR 32, Class B (Australia)

Country of Origin

  • SureColor P5000CE with SpectroProofer (assembly required),
  • Set of initial ink cartridges (80 mL x 11 cartridges): Photo Black, Cyan, Vivid Magenta, Yellow, Light Cyan, Vivid Light Magenta, Light Black, Matte Black, Orange, Green and Violet;
  • User Guide Kit (documentation and 1-year limited warranty statement);
  • Roll media spindle; 3" core adapters; borderless spacer; cleaning sheet; power cord