Epson ColorWorks CW-C6500A Color Inkjet Label Printer with Auto Cutter

Quality 8″ color label print and cut at a price comparable to thermal transfer.

  • Reliability you can count on — engineered by Epson for demanding applications; backed by industry-leading service and support
  • First printer specifically designed as a color upgrade to black-and-white thermal transfer printers — with similar media handling capabilities, speed, features and connectivity options, all at a comparable price point
  • Enhanced productivity — eliminate the need to pre-print; speeds up to 5″ per second; fast time to first label
  • Astounding image quality — up to 1200 dpi resolution with various droplet sizes; crisp images comparable to pre-printed labels
  • Seamless integration — compatible with ZPL II, major middleware, SAP, Windows®, Mac® and Linux


Epson’s Extended Warranty is a service program provides you with continued repair coverage for one year beyond the standard one-year warranty period. ExtendedCare service covers failures due to defects in materials and workmanship during the term of the agreement. No renewal of extended service is available after expiration of your fifth-year plan or if your current plan expires.

Epson’s Spare-In-The-Air printer exchange program is an affordable solution for companies that cannot afford to have their systems out of service for longer than 24 hours. No renewal of extended service is available after expiration of your fifth-year plan or if your current plan expires.

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ColorWorks CW-C6500A Color Inkjet Label Printer with Auto-Cutter

Presenting the ColorWorks CW-C6500A Color Inkjet Label Printer with Auto-Cutter – the ideal solution for those in pursuit of outstanding label image quality. Epson’s CW-C6500A ingeniously challenges conventional thermal printers by offering a similar finish while embracing advanced features like extensive label application adaptability, effortless integration across all operating systems, and a handy built-in auto-cutter.

Who is the ColorWorks CW-C6500A Color Inkjet Label Printer with Auto-Cutter Made For?

We have full confidence in the ColorWorks CW-C6500A’s potential to elevate your labels into striking and attention-grabbing packaging components. With an impressive print quality setting of 1200 x 1200 dpi, the Epson CW-C6500A revolutionizes the realm of swift, high-quality label printing. For projects that don’t demand printing media wider than 4 inches, the Epson ColorWorks CW-C6000A serves as a cost-effective alternative.

Tailored for large-scale businesses and high-volume enterprise clientele, the ColorWorks CW-C6500A Color Inkjet Label Printer flawlessly adapts to fast-paced settings, keeping several team members engaged in labeling activities. This printer is the perfect option for those considering an upgrade from a black-only thermal printer, as it provides vivid colors and smooth integration into pre-existing workflows.

Key features of the CW-C6500A include:

  • Long-lasting durability and robust build
  • Cost-effective alternative to traditional thermal transfer printers
  • Remote printer management capabilities
  • Multiple warranty options through LabelBasic
  • Seamless integration with ZPL, SAP, and other prominent programs
  • PrecisionCore Printhead technology for superior color quality

Remember that the printer is available in both matte and gloss versions, each designed exclusively for printing matte or gloss labels. Make sure to choose the finish that best suits your design requirements.

With an 8-inch built-in auto-cutter, the ColorWorks CW-C6500A covers a wide range of label sizes, creates variable-length labels, and allows for easy job separation. Employing Epson PrecisionCore technology, this inkjet label printer is the perfect color upgrade from black-only thermal transfer printers.

The CW-C6500A supports label printing up to 8.25 inches wide and offers a print resolution of 1200 dpi, rendering pre-printed labels a thing of the past. Compatible with Windows, Linux, and Mac OS, this versatile unit is designed to meet all your label printing needs.

Epson ColorWorks CW-C6500A Ink Cartridges and Label Rolls

The Epson CW-C6500A utilizes four large ink cartridges (cyan, magenta, yellow, and black) filled with Epson UltraChrome® DL pigment ink. LabelBasic offers a wide selection of Epson CW-6500A Label Rolls in various sizes, compatible with label rolls up to 8-inch outer diameter and 3-inch inner core.

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At LabelBasic, we’re your amiable one-stop shop for everything related to Epson label printers! We take pride in offering an extensive selection of Epson models, featuring the ColorWorks CW-C6500A among others. When you opt to purchase from us, anticipate a smooth and worry-free shopping journey. Our friendly support team is always on standby to address any inquiries you may have and suggest products that align with your requirements and budget flawlessly.

Call us today at 1-888-225-0986 with any questions you may have.

Important: This printer is not eligible for return once the manufacturer’s original packaging has been opened. It’s important that you review our return policy prior to purchasing. Products are still fully covered under the manufacturer’s warranty should there be an issue with the product itself.

$4,765.00 for 3 item(s)


Feed Auto Cutter
Media Width 1.0″ (25 mm) – 4.4″ (112 mm)
Print Width 8.34″ (212 mm)
Roll Size O.D 6.0″ (153 mm)
Weight 57.3 lb (26.0 kg)
Dimensions – Printer (W x D x H) 17.5″ x 20.3″ x 12.8″
(444 mm x 515 mm x
326 mm)


Print Method Serial inkjet PrecisionCore TFP
Image Security Nozzle Verification Technology, auto head maintenance and auto missing dot compensation
Ink Type UltraChrome® DL pigment ink
Ink Colors CMYK in individual cartridges
Control Panel 2.7″ full-color graphic display and 13-key pad allow for local configuration and operation
Indicators Power, status and pause LEDs, beeper Color Correction: ICC color profiles, RGB spot color substitution, driver-based color adjustment
Banner Printing Supports pages sent in segments to produce large signs without gaps
Printer Durability Permanent printhead, Feeding mechanism 7.8 M inches (200 km) before major service
Media Sources Internal roll-fed, rear-feed fan fold, external rear-powered unwinder
Media Construction Standard die-cut label with or without black mark, die-cut label with matrix on and black mark, continuous tag stock with or without black mark, continuous label with or without black mark
Media Types Inkjet Coated Matte Paper, Gloss Paper, High-gloss Synthetic, Fine Paper, PET Film, Matte Synthetic, Uncoated Plain Paper
Thickness .005″ – .009″ (0.129 mm – 0.236 mm)
Label Length Max. 24″ (610 mm)
Min. 0.31″ (8 mm) no finishing
0.50″ (13 mm) peeling
0.59″ (15 mm) cutting
Core Diameter 3″ (76 mm)
Die-cut Label Gap 2 mm – 6 mm
Gap Sensor Location Adjustable 0.4″ – 2.4″ (10 mm – 60 mm) in 0.2″ (5 mm) steps from left paper guide
Black Mark Sensor Location Fixed at 0.5″ (12 mm) from left paper guide
Black Mark Size Min. 0.72″ x 0.16″ (18 mm x 4 mm) (W x H)

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