Epson TM-C3500

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Colour Label Printers

Fast, Full Colour, On-demand Colour Inkjet Label Printer


Now you can dramatically reduce label costs, increase operational efficiencies and quickly produce high-quality colour labels with Epson’s TM-C3500 label printer.


  • Compact, robust design for commercial use
  • High print speed up to 103mm/sec1
  • High quality, four-colour inkjet printing (CMYK)
  • Individual ink cartridges for efficient use of ink
  • Epson renowned MicroPiezo® Inkjet Technology with Auto Nozzle Checking Technology
  • Epson’s outstanding DURABrite® Ultra pigment ink produces long lasting, smudge / liquid resistant labels
  • Supports all major label applications
  • USB and Ethernet interfaces for flexible connectivity

Colour labels are the new standard

Today there is a growing demand for the use of colour labels that feature colour codes, photos and pictograms to highlight relevant information. This trend sharply drives up the number of label variations and increases label production complexity. Epson’s TM-C3500’s ability to produce full colour labels on demand makes it the ideal solution.

Advanced features only from Epson

Epson’s compact, four-colour TM-C3500 inkjet printer features fast printing speeds up to 103mm/second1, a banding reduction mode and a nozzle check system that produces a reliable output of high volume labels with excellent image quality. In addition, it offers multiple easy-to-use features such as an autocutter, easy paper loading and an LCD with printer status readouts.

Superior print and ink quality

Epson’s patented MicroPiezo® inkjet technology together with our DURABrite® Ultra Pigment ink ensures labels with crisp, clear, easy-to read text and barcodes and vibrant graphics that resist smudges and water even on plain paper. And with the TM-C3500 you can print on a wide range of media from plain, synthetic and matte to glossy stock. It handles roll-fed or fanfold, die cut or continuous label media.

Significantly lower your costs

With Epson’s TM-C3500 printer you can dramatically reduce the cost of your label operations. Instead of maintaining an expensive inventory of preprinted labels, you can print the labels you need when you need them. In addition, the TM-C3500 features individual ink cartridges for a more efficient use of ink and a very low cost of maintenance.

Reliable and flexible

Designed for high-duty commercial environments, the rugged TM-C3500 is dust and water-resistant and built to last. It has an MTBF of 88 thousand hours.

Backed by the leader

The TM-C3500 delivers the quality and reliability that Epson is known for and is backed by Epson’s industry leading service and support programs.

1 Print speed is based on 56mm print width bidirectional mode, with banding reduction disabled in 360 x 360 dpi resolution.

PRINT METHOD MicroPiezo® inkjet technology, Automatic Nozzle Checking technology
INK TYPE1 Epson DURABrite™ Pigment Ink, individual CMYK cartridges
PRINT RESOLUTION 360 dpi x 360 dpi – Speed Mode720 dpi x 360 dpi – Quality Mode
PRINT SPEED (max.) 360 dpi x 360 dpi – Banding Reduction disabled• 103mm/sec (56mm print width)• 85mm/sec (104mm print width)360 dpi x 360 dpi – Banding Reduction enabled• 95mm/sec (56mm print width)• 78mm/sec (104mm print width)

720 dpi x 360 dpi – Banding Reduction enabled

• 52mm/sec (56mm print width)

• 42mm/sec (104mm print width)

PRINT WIDTH Max. 104mm
MEDIA TYPES Roll-fed or fanfold; die cut or continuous; single layer or adhesive labels on liner; plain paper, fine paper, PET film, synthetic, glossy
Width 30 – 108mm (roll feed)50 – 108mm (fan fold)
Thickness 0.12-0.19mm (plain / matte / synthetic labels)0.184mm (glossy label)
Roll size Outer diameter: 102mm max.Core diameter: 44.1mm or more (plain / matte / synthetic labels), 56.8mm or more (glossy labels)
MEDIA SENSORS Gap, black mark, media cut
Die cut label gap 3 to 6mm
Black mark size Width of a black mark : 13mm or moreLength of a black mark : 5mm or more
INTERFACES USB 2.0 High-speedEthernet 100BASE-TX / 10BASE-T
OPERATING SYSTEM Microsoft® Windows® XP 32-bit (SP3)/64-bit (SP2), Vista® 32-bit/64-bit (SP2), Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit (SP1), Windows 8 32-bit/64-bit
BARCODES(Built-in driver) Barcodes: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 Expanded2-dimensional symbols: PDF417, QR Code, Maxi Code, GS1 DataBar Stacked, GS1 DataBar Stacked Omnidirectional, GS1 DataBar Expanded Stacked, Composite Symbology, DataMatrix, Aztec
MTBF 88,000 hours
MCBF 9.8 million lines
POWER CONSUMPTION 30W Printing (average printing)2.5W Standby0.3W Power Off state
EMI C-Tick Class B
MAIN UNIT DIMENSIONS 310 (W) x 283 (D) x 261 (H) mm
MAIN UNIT WEIGHT Approximately 12 kg
1 Inkjet cartridge yields vary considerably for reasons including item printed, print settings, temperature and humidity. Yields may be lower when printing infrequently. A variable amount of ink remains in the cartridge after the “replace cartridge” signal. Ink from the first cartridge is used for priming the printer. Ink is used for both printing and print head maintenance.
Epson is the registered trademark of Seiko Epson Corporation. All other names and company names used herein are for identification purpose only and may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Epson disclaims any and all rights in those marks. All print samples shown herein are simulations. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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.

Product Name Product
SJIC22P(K) – Black Ink Cartridge for TM-C3500 C33S020577
SJMB3500 – Maintenance Box (Waste Ink Pad) for TM-C3500 C33S020580
SJIC22P(C) – Cyan Ink Cartridge for TM-C3500 C33S020581
SJIC22P(M) – Magenta Ink Cartridge for TM-C3500 C33S020582
SJIC22P(Y) – Yellow Ink Cartridge for TM-C3500 C33S020583


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