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Top 5 In-Demand Colour Label Printers Of 2022

19th May 2021
Top 5 In-Demand Colour Label Printers Of 2022

Are you looking for a colour label printer but not too sure where to start? Discover our top 5 colour label printers of 2021 offered on the market today. These colour printers have been specifically chosen based on customer reviews, quality, features, performance and value. Our best colour label printers include Epson C4000, Epson C6000, Epson C7500G, Oki Pro1050 and Afinia L901 – all packed with their own unique advantages and exceptional features.

These printers have been designed for printing personalised, life-like colour labels and are perfect for businesses who are in need of a flexible yet cost-effective way to produce on-demand labels.

Top Five In-Demand Colour Label Printers Overview

Epson C4000 Colour Label Printer

Epson C4000 Colour Label Printer

The C4000 Series, which is available as a matte ink version (CW-C4000eMK) or a gloss ink version (CW-C4000eBK), is the latest addition to Epson’s ColorWorks colour label printer range. Combining a resolution of up to 1200 x 1200 dpi, improved colour matching functionality and maximum print speeds of up to four inches per second (100 mm), the versatile printers can produce crisp, photo-quality labels, on-demand.

Offering enhanced connectivity options, and thanks to its advanced software development kit for IOS® and Android, the new C4000 Series printers can produce high quality and vibrant personalised labels via a tablet.

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Epson C6000 Colour Label Printer

The Epson C6000 is a 4-inch print width model that comes in two variants, one with a auto-cutter and a built in peeler option. The C6000 offers speed, control, efficiency and flexibility, allowing you to produce high quality, custom labels time after time.

The full colour label printer can print labels as little 25.4mm up to 108mm width, making it ideal for labels for eliquid bottles, food and product labels.

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Epson C7500G Colour Label Printer

The Epson C7500G is aimed at customers for whom print quality is key and who primarily want to print onto glossy media, the C7500G is the ultimate in short-run colour label printing. Manufacturers can reliably and cost-effectively meet their in-house labelling needs with outstanding speed and quality. The C7500G can also help eliminate the costs associated with pre-printing by producing short-run, customised labels on-demand.

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Oki Pro1050 Colour Label Printer

The Oki Pro1050 Label Printer takes creativity and flexibility to a new level, offering professional four (Pro1040) and five-colour (Pro1050) narrow-format printing across a range of materials. Launching on-demand, short-run colour label printing services opens the door to a new customer base

With unrivalled media handling capability, printing on a huge range of media, from textured papers and synthetics, with white, clear, opaque or coloured substrates,

The Pro1050 brings high quality, vibrant printing in-house using the same High Definition Colour printing and digital LED technology as OKI's Graphics Arts Printers enabling you to print new creative ideas and complex print jobs.

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Afinia L901 Colour Label Printer

This industrial digital label printer can produce full-color prints with stunning image quality at speeds of up to 12 inches per second. Photo-quality images and exceptionally crisp text and barcodes are printed at up to 1600x1600 DPI via Memjet’s Sirius print engine. Five high-capacity 250mL ink cartridges (CYMKK) o‑er an extremely low ink cost per label. Key features include low ink cost per label, variable data capability along with professional print quality.

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Printer Specifications:

Printer ModelPrinter SpeedPrint Resolution
Epson C4000103 mm/sec1200 x 1200 dpi
Epson C6000119 mm/sec1200 x 1200 dpi
Epson C7500G300 mm/sec600 x 1200 dpi
Oki Pro1050152.4 mm/sec1200 x 1200 dpi
Afinia L901153 mm/sec1600 x 1600 dpi
Print WidthDriverPrice
104 mmWindows£1,176.00
108 mmWindows, Mac, Linux£2,213.62
108 mmWindows£5,450.00
126 mmWindows£11,592.13
216 mmWindows£11,754.00


We have a demonstration unit in-house, so can produce sample labels for you of your artwork. On-site demonstrations are currently on hold, but we can record a video of the Epson printing your labels for you to see it in action. This is a great opportunity to see if the new Epson can meet the needs of your labelling. Simply use our contact form to request samples of your artwork printed, or a standard sample pack.

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