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Best Inkjet Papers for the Epson SureColor P5000

Choose from a wide range of inkjet media to suit any printing project on your Epson P5000.
Make sure to check out our selection of 17x25 and 16x20 sheet selection for your printer

First Choice Papers for the Epson P5000

We've got a lot of papers. Sometimes its nice to have your choices narrowed down. These are the "go-to" papers for the majority of Red River Paper clients. They are guaranteed to make you happy.

Most discussed and rated paper - Polar Gloss Metallic 255

Best Satin for the P5000 - UltraPro Satin 4.0

Best Glossy for the P5000 - UltraPro Gloss 2.0

Best Matte for the P5000 - Polar Matte

Best Fine Art for the P5000 - Aurora Natural

More Recommended Papers for the Epson SureColor P5000

PhotoFeel Satin / Luster

The most popular inkjet paper surface. Satin and luster offer the look and feel of traditional photo lab luster prints.

The top selling Red River Paper product - High performance, amazing prices.

Polar papers represent the state-of-the-art in inkjet paper technology. Choose Polar when you want the very best.


PhotoFeel High Gloss

The look and feel of traditional photo lab glossy prints.

Top Selling Glossy  

The top selling Red River Paper glossy - High performance, amazing prices.

Polar papers represent the state-of-the-art in inkjet paper technology. Choose Polar when you want the very best.


Matte Photo Papers

Think of matte paper as the opposite of gloss - no shine or reflection. However, matte papers from Red River are perfect for vibrant and sharp photo reproduction.

Polar Matte

Polar papers represent the state-of-the-art in inkjet paper technology. Choose Polar when you want the very best.

Premium Matte

Premium Matte papers are available in many weights from 32lb. up to 60lb. including double sided versions. Choose Premium when you need quality, reliability, and versatility.

Specialty Matte Papers


Medium and Light weight photo matte papers

Fine Art Inkjet Papers

Our fine art media is acid free, lignin free, chlorine free, buffered, and coated with quality inkjet coating.



With the optional roll adapter, the SureColor P5000 can use Red River Paper's broad selection of inkjet papers up to 17" width. Rolls are listed on the product pages above.

  • Browse all available 17" rolls here


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Sample Kit

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17x25 Sheets

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Color Profiles

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Cost of Printing

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Sample Kit

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Introducing the Epson SureColor P5000

Professional 17" wide-format 10-color inkjet printer.

Designed to set the benchmark for professional imaging excellence, the 17" Epson® SureColor P5000 Series offers a refined design for enhanced performance and reliability. Ideal for professional photographic, fine art, graphic design and proofing applications, it features our advanced PrecisionCore® TFP® printhead and Epson Precision Dot screening technologies, developed to work exclusively with 200 mL UltraChrome HDX® pigment ink cartridges. UltraChrome HDX, our next-generation pigment ink technology, is independently rated by Wilhelm Research for up to 200 years for color prints and up to 400 years for black-and-white prints, more than twice our previous generation of ink1. Plus, get versatile media handling with automatic switching between the high-capacity front paper cassette and the roll media feeder.

  • Refined printer design — improved dust and static control for reduced printhead nozzle maintenance
  • Improved Black density — higher-density Black pigments for a wider contrast ratio and enhanced clarity for both color and black-and-white prints
  • Exceptional print permanence — offers next-generation pigment ink technology for up to twice the overall print permanence than our previous generation of ink
  • Remarkable detail — Epson PrecisionCore TFP printhead delivers high print speeds with 360 nozzles per color channel, with variable-size ink droplets as small as 3.5 picoliters
  • Versatile, productive media handling — automatically switch between the high-capacity front paper cassette and the roll media feeder
  • Standard Edition — 10-color UltraChrome HDX Ink set features Orange and Green and three-level Black inks supporting advanced black-and-white photographic printing
  • Commercial Edition — includes an all-new Violet ink (in place of Light Light Black) to deliver an industry-best 99 percent PANTONE® PLUS FORMULA GUIDE solid-coated color matching, ideal for commercial and flexographic proofing applications. 
  • Designer Edition — offers all the features of the Standard Edition, plus it includes EFI® Fiery® eXpress for Epson, an industry‑leading software RIP with true Adobe® PostScript® 3™ for accurate CMYK and spot color printing. 
  • Epson Precision Dot screening algorithm — ensures incredibly accurate control of the sizing and mixing of ink droplets for beautiful prints
  • Easy to use — 2.7" LCD panel allows for easy setup, control and maintenance of the printer
  • Epson Print Layout — simplified workflow and easy color control. Find this download on the Support tab.
  • Optional On-Board Spectrophotometer – Epson SpectroProofer UVS developed jointly with X-Rite automates color profile creation, printer linearization, and proof verification.

Printing Technology:Advanced PrecisionCore TFP 10-channel, drop-on-demand printhead with ink-repelling coating technology

Minimum Ink Droplet Size:Smallest droplet size: 3.5 picoliters; Variable Droplet Technology can produce up to three different sizes per line

Maximum Print Resolution:2880 x 1440 dpi

Print Speed:8" x 10" prints from 0:59 to 2:26; normal is 1:283
16" x 20" prints from 2:46 to 6:48; normal is 4:113

Nozzle Configuration:Color and monochrome heads; 360 nozzles x 10

Ink Type:UltraChrome HDX pigment ink; 11-ink, 10-color

Ink Configuration:Standard ink configuration: C, LC, VM, VLM, Y, LK, LLK, O, G and PK/MK

Fade Resistance / Print Longevity:Color: up to 200 years; black-and-white: up to 400 years

Operating Systems:

  • Apple macOS® 10.13.x-10.12.x, OS X®: 10.11x-10.7x8
  • Microsoft® Windows®: 10, 8.1, 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)8

Temperature:Operating: 50 ˚ to 95 ˚F (10 ˚ to 35 ˚C)
Storage: -4 ˚ to 104 ˚F (-20 ˚ to 40 ˚C)

Humidity:Storage: -4 ˚ to 104 ˚F (-20 ˚ to 40 ˚C)
Operating (recommended): 45 – 60% (no condensation)

Sound Level:Less than 47 dB(A) according to ISO 7779

Dimensions:Exit tray closed: 34.0" x 30.2" x 15.9" (863 x 766 x 405 mm)

Weight:114.6 lb (52 kg)


The look of photo lab metallic
Our top selling satin - save up to 40% compared similar retail papers
Brilliant blue white with shallow depth luster finish
Extra weight, thickness, and deep luster finish
Super glossy and bright blue white
Quality and price make UltraPro our top seller
Extra thick double side glossy for pigment & dye inks
Best seller for books, design, comps, layouts
Our premier grade 10mil photo matte
Double-sided premier grade 10mil photo matte
Great everyday photo weight for many different projects
Extra weight 11mil thick photo matte
Double-sided extra weight 11mil thick photo matte
Great for double-sided portfolios, books, and presentations
Recycled ContentWorld's only 100% recycled content photo weight inkjet paper
100% cotton smooth fine art paper - No OBAs
100% cotton smooth fine art paper - Bright white
Textured 100% cotton with satin coating

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