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Print quality and durability – effects of ink

Sunday, March 13th, 2011 - Posted in Comparisons, Digital Photography, Print Technology, Reliability, Supplies, Third party supplies, Total Cost of Printing | No Comments »

Issue #1108 – If you think third party inks will give you the same quality and durability as original inks, you are most certainly mistaken! Following on from the investigation concerning the implications of the glossy paper used for printing photos , in this article we investigate the much more dramatic implications of using different inks for photo printing.

Mobile printing is improving but still has a long way to go

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011 - Posted in Comparisons, Digital Photography, New Products, Print Technology, Productivity Tools, Total Cost of Printing, Workflow | No Comments »

Issue #1107 – With the arrival of the ‘pad’ computer, particularly in Apple and Android guises, the need to be able to print from mobile devices has never been stronger. While individual office software applications running on smartphones and pad devices do not include a print capability, it is down to the printer manufacturers to enable printing for their own devices. Who has done it? How? And how good are they?

Print quality and durability – effects of paper

Monday, February 7th, 2011 - Posted in Comparisons, Digital Photography, Print Technology, Supplies, Third party supplies, Total Cost of Printing | No Comments »

Issue #1103 – Do you reckon to try and save money by buying third party photo paper? Do you reckon that there’s no difference between original printer manufacturer photo paper and third party photo papers? Think carefully; experiment; you are probably mistaken!

Why is ink and media combination so important? Ink “globbing”

Friday, October 30th, 2009 - Posted in Comparisons, Digital Photography, Print Technology, Third party supplies, Total Cost of Printing | No Comments »

Issue #0931/1 – Inkjet printer manufacturers are always going on about how important it is to use their own original supplies in our inkjet (or laser) printers. But, do we take any notice of them? After all, ink is just ‘coloured water’ isn’t it? And, photo papers aren’t that different are they? Right?? Wrong!! This article looks at just one implication of ink and media mismatch that will seriously damage a user’s pocket and ‘health’ (mental).