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Epson Expression Photo XP-970 Multi-Function Colour InkJet Printer with Copy, Scan, USB, Ethernet, Wireless Connectivity, & Colour Touch Screen LCD Display

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GST: 34.45
Inc GST: 379.00

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A compact and stylish Small-in-One multifunctional printer, the Expression- Photo XP-970 has all the functions you need for photos, document and more. Print stunning borderless photos up to A3 and for easy photo enhancements use the built-in Automatic Photo Correction and red-eye removal. Customize creative projects or archive special moments with the dedicated CDs/DVDs tray for direct printing.

Key Features

The XP-970 also features the ultimate in wireless printing2, making it easier than ever to print from iPad-, iPhone-, tablet or smartphone, whether at home or out and about. You can also scan documents and save them to the cloud5 for easy access and collaboration. Plus the Automatic 2-sided printing saves time and paper, while the compact design saves valuable desk space. The Expression Photo XP-970 offers the best of both worlds: Up to A3 border free photo printing in a sleek compact design for A4 and occasional A3 printing; featuring an intuitive 4.3' touch-panel display, Epson Connect, fast print speeds, and dual paper trays for unsurpassed productivity, as well as Epson Claria Photo HD Ink with six individual cartridges.

Designed for Excellence

Featuring the ultimate in wireless printing, the XP-970 makes it easier than ever to print from iPad, iPhone, tablet or smartphone, whether in your home or out and about. No matter what they choose to print, they-re ready with a dedicated photo tray, specialty paper support and CD / DVD printing.

Stunning borderless photos up to A3 (11' x 17')

Print sharp, grain-free photos with smooth gradations and true-to-life skin tones thanks to 6-colour Claria- Photo HD inks. This sleek printer boasts a wide colour gamut and ensures brilliant borderless photos, including 3.5' x 5', 4' x 6', 5' x 7', A4 and A3.

Get professional quality photos that are smudge, scratch, water and fade resistant6. Share photos or archive important documents after printing.

This printer is designed to function only with genuine Epson ink cartridges and not with third party ink cartridges. The printer may not function properly or at all if you use third party ink cartridges.

Make scanning easy with the new, fold-over scan lid. This innovative feature secures originals, giving a perfectly scanned image almost every time.

Innovative features for intuitive printing

Thanks to a dedicated photo tray, the XP-970 is always ready to print - there-s no need to switch to photo paper. And, with its innovative paper tray, just click 'Print' and the auto-extend tray comes out automatically.

Intuitive 4.3' touchscreen with gesture navigation

The XP-970 makes using this all-in-one easier than ever. Use the built-in card slots and 4.3' touchscreen with gesture navigation to preview, edit and print photos - all without a computer.

Print from your iPad or iPhone

Apple- Airprint- makes it simple to print photos, emails, webpages and documents straight from your iPad or iPhone. There-s no software to download, no drivers to install or cables to connect. Your apple IOS device will automatically connect to the printer.

Share your Google- content

Print on the go from a smartphone or tablet using Google Cloud Print- with your Gmail- or Google drive- account. Plus, print from your Chromebook and Google Chrome- without installing drivers or connecting cables. It-s now even easier to share your google content from anywhere.

Scan and Share Instantly

Share Special moments instantly. Dig those photos out of your shoeboxes and scan them to Facebook quickly and easily. Or, scan important documents and send them to important Cloud services. Just install the included software on your PC and you-re ready to get started.

Epson CoverPlus Service Packs

Optional 2 Year Return To Base Epson CoverPlus provides additional two years service; covering parts, labour & on-going technical support.

Provides an Additional 2 years Return to Base service & support;
Covers parts & labour including print heads;
Dedicated unlimited technical phone & email support;
Priority call queue;
Repaired by Epson trained professionals.

1 Colour photo in Draft Mode on Premium Photo Paper Glossy measured from start of paper feed. Actual print times will vary based on system configuration, software, and page complexity.

2 Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n certified; level of performance subject to the range of the router being used.
Wi-Fi Direct may require printer software.

3 Most features require an Internet connection to the printer, as well as an Internet- and/or email-enabled device. See for a list of Epson Connect enabled printers and compatible devices and Apps.Adapter may be required.

4 Adapter may be required.

5 Requires Easy Photo Scan software (included). Mac version may require software download.

6 Smudge, scratch, water and fade resistant on Epson photo papers. For CDs/DVDs, resistant only on specially-treated discs.

^ Approximately 2 times more prints per cartridge compared with the model 277 standard capacity ink cartridges.



Expression Photo XP-970 C11CH45501
PRINTING METHOD On-demand Inkjet (piezoelectric)
NOZZLE CONFIGURATION 180 nozzles Black, 180 nozzles each colour (Cyan, Yellow, Magenta, Light Cyan, Light Magenta)


5760 x 1440 optimised dpi with (with Variable Sized Droplet Technology)


BLACK TEXT (Normal) A4 8.5 ISO ppm1
COLOUR TEXT (Normal) A4 8.0 ISO ppm1
Photo 4' x 6' (10 x 15cm)2 Approx. 11 sec+
+ When printed on Epson Premium Glossy Photo Paper


PAPER SIZES A3 (through Rear paper tray), A4, Letter, Legal, 8x10', 5x7', 4x6', 3.5x5', 5x8', A6, A5, B5, Half Letter, Envelopes: No10, DL, C6
PAPER HOLD CAPACITY Input capacity: 100 sheets, A4 Plain paper (75g/m2)
True BorderFree- printing is available for the following media sizes: 4' x 6', 5' x 7', A4, and A3 (through rear paper tray).
Media types recommended: Premium Glossy Photo paper A4, 4'x6' and 5'x7', Matte Paper - Heavyweight.
BorderFree prints are media dependent.


SCANNER TYPE Flatbed colour image scanner
PIXEL DEPTH Input 48bit/colour (16bit/B&W) / output 24bit/colour (1bit/B&W)
MONO SCAN SPEED A4 1200dpi 2.8mSec/line
COLOUR SCAN SPEED A4 1200dpi 8.3mSec/line

Copy Function

Copy Speed Black Text (A4 Letter)
Copy Speed Colour Text (A4 Letter) 7.5 ipm1
7.0 ipm 1
Reduction / Enlargement 25-400%, Auto Fit Function



What's Included in the Box
Expression Photo XP-970 All-in-One printer
Six Claria Photo HD ink cartridges - standard capacity (Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Light Cyan & Light Magenta)
Setup guide
CD-ROM containing drivers, software and user guide
Power cord
USB cable not included - sold separately


XP/XP Professional x64 Edition/Vista/7/8/8.1, 10. Mac- OS X 10.6.8 or later
* Drivers if available are downloadable from Tech Epson


POWER CONSUMPTION Approx. 17W (copying, ISO/IEC 24712), 8.2W (Ready Mode), 1.2W (Sleep Mode)


# According to ISO7779 Pattern with Premium Glossy Photo Paper / Photo RPM mode.


CONNECTIVITY Hi-Speed USB - Compatible with the USB 2.0 Specification
NETWORKING 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, 10-Base-T, 100 Base-TX Ethernet
WiFi Direct, Bluetooth
MOBILE DEVICE PRINTING Epson Connect: Epson Email Print, Epson iPrint
Apple AirPrint
Google Cloud Print
LCD SCREEN 4.3' / 10.9cm TFT Colour LCD
CARD SLOTS: Built in: CF Type II, SD, Memory Stick Duo
Supported Memory Cards: Compact Flash (memory card only), MicroDrive, Memory Stick Duo, MagicGate memory Stick Duo, memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro (with adapter), SD, SDHC, SDXC, MiniSD (with adapter), MiniSDHC (with adapter), MicroSD (with adapter), MicroSDHC (with adapter), MicroSDXC (with adapter)


SOFTWARE TOOLS Epson Event Manager (EpsonScan Assistant, Attach to Email)
Epson Easy Photo Print
Epson Print CD


12 months return to base Standard

Optional Additional 2 Year Warranty 2YWXP970

Epson Warranty

PRODUCT DIMENSIONS 479mm (W) x 356mm (D) x 148mm (H)

WEIGHT 8.7kg


STANDARD INK CARTRIDGES 277 Black, 277 Magenta, 277 Yellow, 277 Cyan, 277 Light Cyan, 277 Light Magenta
HIGH CAPACITY INK CARTRIDGES 277XL Black, 277XL Magenta, 277XL Yellow, 277XL Cyan, 277XL Light Cyan, 277XL Light Magenta
STANDARD INK CARTRIDGE YIELDS3 Approx. Black 240 pages, Colour Composite 360 pages
HIGH CAPACITY INK CARTRIDGE YIELDS3 Approx. Black 500 pages, Colour Composite 740 pages

1 Black and colour print/copy speeds are measured in accordance with ISO/IEC 24734 and 29183. Actual print times will vary based on system configuration, software, and page complexity. Click here for details on ISO testing.

2 10x15cm photo print speed when printed on Epson Premium Glossy Photo Paper borderless in draft mode. Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, print mode, document complexity, software, type of paper used and connectivity. Print speed does not include processing time on host computer.

3 According to ISO/IEC24711 and 24712 test suite. Click here for details on ISO testing. (PDF)

This printer is designed to function only with genuine Epson ink cartridges and not with third party ink cartridges. The printer may not function properly or at all if you use third party ink cartridges.

Usage Conditions
Epson products are designed and made to give highly reliable use and long life when used according to its specifications. With any system, product or device used in situations where human life may be involved or at risk, Epson advises that you should take all necessary steps to ensure the suitability of your Epson product for inclusion in your system, and recommends that you include fail-safe procedures and redundancy support or backup equipment in your system, to maintain the maximum safety margin and optimum system reliability. Examples include but are not limited to - do not interfere with any electrical components within the device, do not use items supplied with the product for purposes other than as intended by Epson (ie mains cords, inks, CDs, plastic wrapping) and do not make modifications to the product.

This printer is designed to function only with genuine Epson ink cartridges and not with third party ink cartridges. The printer may not function properly or at all if you use third party ink cartridges.

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