SureColor F160 - A4 Dye Sublimation Printer

The complete dye-sub print solution for easy, high-quality results right from the start. The SC-F160 is the first compact A4 desktop model designed for low volume custom merchandise and décor production. Ideal for personalising awards, mugs, mousepads and more. Simple to use, with a low total cost of ownership.

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For small business and start-ups looking to expand their product offering into the promotional goods sector.

With the footprint of an A4 desktop printer, this dye-sublimation printer is perfect for producing promotional and personalised goods such as mugs, key fobs, phone covers and other small merchandise items, when desk space is at a premium. It also meets the needs of textile producers who want to create bespoke products such as caps, aprons, lanyards and small cushions.

The SC-F160 forms part of Epson's complete end-to-end printing solution, which includes inks, driver and paper, all designed to work in harmony. Further peace of mind is assured with a 1 year or 6,000 sheet warranty, whichever comes first. Also, with the Epson Cloud Solution PORT platform enabled, users can keep an eye on print job costs and track usage over time.

Note: This item was designed to be user installed. If you require our help, please do not hesitate to contact our service department who will be able to provide you with a quote for remote or onsite support.



  • Refillable ink solution: 140ml ink bottles
  • Compact design: With the footprint of an A4 desktop printer
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Ethernet, USB 2.0 connectivity
  • End-to-end printing solution: Inks, driver and paper, all designed to work in harmony
  • High-quality output: PrecisionCore MicroTFP printhead for consistency and quality
Print Head PrecisionCore ꙠTFP with VSDT
Nozzle Configuration 400 Black + 128 x CYM
Max Resolution 600 x 1200dpi
Min Drop Size 3.8pl
Family Epson UltraChrome® Dye Sublimation
Type Dye Sublimation
Colours CYMK
Supply 120ml Black + 60ml x CYM CISS Tank System

140ml Bottles

Production 65s
Quality 152s
Figures represent print times for the indicated test image produced in A4 on Epson General Purpose DS Paper. The total throughput time for a particular job will depend on a number of factors including the PC specification, software selection, workflow, networking, file format / size, image size and print mode. Additional time will be required for sublimation.  
Media Type A4 Epson General Purpose Dye Sub Paper
Minimum Margins 3mm top, bottom, left & right
Loading 150 page tray
Control Panel Tilt-adjustable with button control, 2.4” colour LCD display and integrated help
Interface USB 2.0 & Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX & Wi-Fi
Memory 132kb
Included Software Windows
Installer Package, Printer Driver, EpsonNet Setup, EpsonNet Print, EpsonNet Config, Firmware Updater, Software Updater, User Manual and Epson Device Admin on CD &/or via Web download

Installer Package, Printer Driver, EpsonNet Setup, EpsonNet Config, Firmware Updater, Software Updater and User Manual via (Web download)
System Requirements Windows XP/7/8/10 (32/64bit) or Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
Physical (WxDxH) 375 x 347 x 187mm, 4.6kg (no ink or media)
Power Supply AC 220~240V, 50/60Hz, 0.2A
Operational Temp 10°~35°C (15°~25°C recommended)
Operational Humidity 20 to 80% with no condensation (40-60% recommended)
Power Consumption 13W Operating, 4.1W Ready, 0.7W Sleep
Operating Noise 53dB
Operational Space
375 x 503 x 187mm (recommended)
Note: Additional space will be required for a heat press.
Packaging (WxDxH) Printer: 515 x 435 x 278mm, 7.2Kg
Ink & Media Pack: 450 x 250 x 250mm, 5Kg
What's in the Box Printer, 2 x Ink Bottle Set, 2 x Maintenance Tank, 3 x A4 Media Pack, Power Cord, Setup Guide, Software & User Manual CD.
Installation & Operation A heat press will be required to enable production; details on models, features and pricing can be provided by your Epson Authorised Large Format Fabric Dealer.

A proportion of the ink and one of the maintenance tanks included with this printer will be used to ‘prime’ the machine during initial set-up.

Delivery, de-boxing and package removal is not typically included but can be provided at an additional charge for most locations. Reliable operation requires the printer be used on a regular basis and not left powered down for extended periods. The printer is not designed for mobile operation and may suffer leakage if shaken excessively. Dye sub ink is extremely stable once sublimated however care must be taken prior; unopened bottles should be stored in a cool environment away from sunlight and installed by the best before date printed on the package, ink should be consumed within one month of loading into tanks, opened bottles should be consumed within 6 months, and prints should be sublimated within a week of creation (1~2 days recommended).

This printer is designed to operate with specific consumables and be used for ad-hoc / low volume work. It does not suit applications which require continuous &/or high volume production. Please refer to the warranty section for details on operational and mechanical life rating limitations.
SCF1601YR Standard Model with 1Yr Warranty
SCF1603YR Standard Model with 1Yr Warranty & 2Yr CoverPlus (3 yrs total cover)
1YWF160 1Yr CoverPlus On-Site Service Pack
*Printers are supplied with a comprehensive 1 year warranty that covers labour and all non-consumable parts (including Print Heads but excluding the tank system). It provides for free-on-site repair of equipment located in all metro areas (regional locations will attract an additional travelling charge). Cover can be extended up to a maximum of 3 years through purchase of optional CoverPlus packages either with the printer or up to 365 days subsequent to purchase (discounts apply for bundled purchase). CoverPlus provides additional cover for the tank system while extending the base parts and labour cover.

Support and Service is provided via authorised Epson authorised Large Format Fabric Dealers. If you have a problem with a SureColor Fabric printer, a related option or consumable please contact your dealer for initial problem evaluation. Should a printer require service this will be provided on-site free of charge within the period covered by your Warranty and any optional CoverPlus.

This printer is designed to be used with specific Epson media. While use of alternative media may be possible Epson is unable to provide any guidance or guarantees in regards reliability, performance, print or sublimation quality.

Important: Warranty and CoverPlus may be restricted or denied if the user does not perform maintenance & cleaning as outlined in the user guide and may be separately advised by Epson Australia or New Zealand, if equipment is modified, used outside of specification &/or with non-Epson consumables. Please refer to the warranty section of this web site for details and contact Epson or one of our Authorised Resellers if you have questions.

Usage Conditions
Epson products are designed to give highly reliable use and long life when used according to specifications. With any 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), do not make modifications to the product, take care with the use of 3rd party consumables, consult Epson if you have any questions or concerns.


Product NameProduct CodePrice (INC GST)
SureColor F160 / F560 / F561 Ink BottlesEPC13T49N
From AU$29.95 Incl GST
Epson Cleaning Wipes (Pack of 100)EPC13S090016
AU$29.95 Incl GST