Epson has updated its range of all in one printers, copiers and scanners. The SX200 and SX400 printers are set for launch next month with a starting price of £79 including VAT.

Both multifunction printers are designed for home use, with a sleek black casing and a small footprint. Epson includes a PhotoEnhance feature that makes the most of skintones

Reflecting the fact that most users will be buying such a device for printing run-of-the-mill emails and letters

On the scanning side, old photos can be improved using the Epson Easy Photo Fix utility. This automatically recolours faded photos and restores their vibrancy. Epson also offers a feature to get rid of unwanted artefacts accidentally introduced via the scanning processor as well as others that are the result of wear and tear.

Epson Stylus SX200 Series key features

• PC-free printer, scanner and copier
• save money with individual ink cartridges
• print directly from an index sheet, memory card or PictBridge digital camera
• superb text documents and lab-quality photos with Epson DuraBrite Ultra ink
• print up to 34 prints per minute in black and white and colour
• create high-quality scans with the 1200dpi scanner
• automatically improve your photos with Epson PhotoEnhance
• restore faded scanned photos with Epson Easy Photo Fix
• Energy Star-qualified printer
• RRP including taxes £79.99

Epson Stylus SX400 Series additional features summary

• printer, scanner and copier with LCD viewer
• view and print photos without PC via the 6.3cm LCD viewer
• RRP including taxes £119.99

Epson SX200 all-in-one photo printer and copier

Epson SX200 all-in-one photo printer and copier