Epson ColorWorks CW-C6500A 8 Inch Color Label Printer – Autocutter

The Epson ColorWorks C6500A Inkjet Label Printer delivers on-demand, color labels up to 8″ wide at a comparable price. Engineered by Epson for mission-critical applications, this reliable color label printer speeds through labels at up to 5.8″ per second.

Featuring up to 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution, the Epson CW-C6500A produces crisp color images for cost and inventory reductions comparable to preprinted labels.

This versatile printer also offers seamless integration with your organization’s existing workflow and is built to accommodate remote printer management — providing compatibility with ZPL II, SAP and more.

The CW-C6000A works with Inkjet Label Rolls with a 3″ Inner Core and a 6″ Outer Diameter.


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.


ColorWorks CW-C6500A with Auto Cutter

The Epson ColorWorks C6500A comes standard with an 8″ wide built-in auto cutter to create variable-length labels and enable easy job separation. Epson’s ColorWorks C6000/C6500 series also includes the Epson ColorWorks C6000P (Epson CW-C6000P), Epson ColorWorks C6000A (Epson CW-C6000A) and Epson ColorWorks C6500P (Epson CW-C6500P). The CW-C6000A and CW-C6500A include built-in auto cutters, while the CW-C6000P and CW-C6500P include built-in label peelers — making these the first color inkjet label printers to offer peel-and-present — ideal for fast, print-and-apply applications.

High-Quality Printing

Epson-engineered PrecisionCore® TFP® print head technology delivers ultra sharp text and precise barcodes. Coupled with a 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution, this print head technology produces varying droplet sizes that can produce smooth gradations, fine image details and a huge gamut of vibrant, accurate colors. Whether the challenge is to produce complex informational labels or high-quality color product labels, the Epson ColorWorks C6000/C6500 series is certainly up to the challenge.

ESC/Label & ZPL II Interface Languages

ZPL II capabilities allow you to experience the advantages of Epson inkjet technology without reprogramming existing systems. ESC/Label command extensions can be added to unlock the power of color. Leverage color for logos, product pictures, color-coded fields and marketing messages to improve overall brand image and business.

What’s in the Box

  • Epson ColorWorks TM-C6500A Label Printer
  • AC Power Cord
  • One Set of Full-Capacity Epson ColorWorks C6000/C6500 CMYK Ink Cartridges
    • One Epson SJIC35P(K) Black Ink Cartridge
    • One Epson SJIC35P(C) Cyan Ink Cartridge
    • One Epson SJIC35P(M) Magenta Ink Cartridge
    • One Epson SJIC35P(Y) Yellow Ink Cartridge
  • Epson SJMB6000/6500 Maintenance Box
  • Sample Label Roll
  • Instruction Sheet
  • CD with Utilities & Manuals
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Print Technology Epson® PrecisionCore TFP® (Non-Thermal) Inkjet Technology
Manufacturer Epson
Print Speed Up to 29 feet per minute (8.84 m/min)
Print Resolution 1200 x 1200 dpi (1200 dpi)
Maximum Print Width 8.34″ (212 mm)
Print Engine Epson PrecisionCore TFP®
Printhead Epson® PrecisionCore TFP® Printhead with Nozzle Verification Technology
Ink Type Pigment Ink
Ink Formula Epson UltraChrome® DL Pigment Ink
Ink Cartridges (4) 80 mL CMYK Pigment Ink Cartridges (0.3200 L Total)
BS5609-Certified Yes (requires BS5609-certified blank label material)
Feed Type Roll-Fed, Fan-Fold
Cutter/Sheeter Powered (Auto Cutter)
Core Diameter 3″ (76.2 mm)
Maximum Blank Label Roll Size (Outside Diameter) 6.0″ (152.4 mm)
Maximum Blank Label Roll Length (Linear) ~250 feet (~76.2 m)
Compatible Blank Label Substrates Compatible with a wide range plain and inkjet receptive substrates such as paper, polyester, polypropylene (BOPP) and vinyl label stocks (always check that a substrate is compatible before purchasing)
Blank Label Detection Gap, continuous, black mark
Black Mark Size Minimum 0.72″ x 0.16″ (18 mm x 4 mm) (width x height)
Die-Cut Inter-Label Gap 0.08″ – 0.24″ (2.0 mm – 6.0 mm)
Minimum Blank Label Width (Including Liner) 1.0″ (25.4 mm)
Maximum Blank Label Width (Including Liner) 8.5″ (215.9 mm)
Minimum Blank Label Length 0.31″ (8 mm)
Maximum Blank Label Length 24″ (609.6 mm)
Minimum Blank Label Thickness (Including Liner) 0.005″ (0.13 mm)
Maximum Blank Label Thickness (Including Liner) 0.009″ (0.236 mm)
Display Type 2.7″ Full-Color Graphic Display
Connectivity Interface(s) USB, Ethernet & GPIO (for external device control)
Operating Systems Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 SP1, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012 R2, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008, macOS (Mac OS X), Linux
Barcode Font UPC-A, UPC-E, JAN13(EAN), JAN8(EAN), Code39, ITF, Codabar, Code93, Code128, GS1-128, GS1 DataBar Omnidirectional, GS1 DataBar Truncated, GS1 DataBar Limited, GS1 DataBar Expanded
Two-Dimensional Barcode PDF417, QR Code, Maxi Code, GS1 DataBar Stacked, GS1 DataBar Stacked Omnidirectional, GS1 DataBar Expanded Stacked, DataMatrix, Aztec Code, MicroPDF417, Micro QR Code
Operating Temperature 5°C – 35°C (41°F – 95°F)
Operating Humidity 20% – 80% Relative Humidity
Storage Temperature -20°C – 60° C (-4°F – 140°F)
Rated Voltage AC 100V – 240V
Rated Frequency 50 – 60Hz
Warranty One-Year Depot Repair

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