Epson today announced three new printers for professional photographers and graphic artists — the Epson Stylus Pro 4800, Stylus Pro 7800, Stylus Pro 9800, and new UltraChrome K3 ink technology. All three printers feature UltraChrome K3 inks — a new archival technology that uses eight individual colors to create better exhibit-quality output on a wide selection of media. The Stylus Pro 4800 replaces the Stylus Pro 4000 for printing images as wide as 17 inches, while the Stylus Pro 7800 and Stylus Pro 9800 replace the Stylus Pro 7600 and 9600 for printing up to 24 inches and 44 inches in width, respectively. The Stylus Pro 4800 is now shipping for US$1,995 (a “Pro Edition,” which includes a PANTONE-licensed, SWOP-certified PostScript, Language Level 3-compatible RIP by ColorBurst, and a 10/100 BaseT Ethernet card, is expected to begin shipping in July for $2,495. The Stylus Pro 7800 and 9800 will begin shipping in Fall 2005 and are respectively priced at $2,995 and $4,995, which includes a complimentary stand for each.