Can anyone recommend a good, solid photo printer? Most of our prints would be 4x6 but it would be nice to print larger prints on occasion.
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If you intend to use compatable inks (or OEM) check on the price of inks (for any printer) before you buy a printer. Remember that in the printer lifetime the price of inks can be enormous and price difference can be a substantial saving. I have an Epson R220 , Epson inks are about Â£70 a set, I buy compatables for between Â£5 and Â£10 a set.
marmart wrote:I have the Epson R340 which also prints directly on DVD/CD's. It prints amazing photos. I buy Epson brand ink online at www.atlex.com
You can also find Epson brand inks at SAMs Club for a deeper discount. I have the Epson 200 and love the printing capability for DVDs.
process a while back and ended up with two answers. I have the Epson R340 that
does great prints (although I don't use it much for that) and prints directly on CD/DVD's
which is what I got it for. For good quality pictures, I found I can't beat just uploading
them to Costco and printing them there 8 * 10 on photo paper is less than $1.50
which is not much more than the cost of one using a "photo quality printer" and
I have not been that impressed with the inkjet printers and the lasting quality of
a "print". I have decided it is cheaper in the long run (and better quality) to just
get my prints made and pick them up next time I get groceries. Might want to
give that some thought.
mikey (PSP6, Photoshop CS6, Vegas Pro 14, Acid 7, BluffTitler, Nikon D300s, D810)
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Mikey, that is not the first time I've seen someone to suggest that... it's something else we will consider.
I have not so long ago purchased the Canon Pixma IP6600 photo printer. Truely prints out fantastic photos. I would certainly recomend it to anyone. Plus I liked the idea of being able to purchase individual ink replacements. Just a thought for you.
I have always used HP printers and always impressed. They also don't go through ink like crazy either. Mine is an HP5550 right now but there are newer versions. Good luck! Jan
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