Category Archives: Printers

Zink Twice about Polaroid

Warning: Polaroid cameras that produce Zink photos are not recommended for preserving memories. Polaroid or should I say what’s left of Polaroid continues to push instant photography, including cameras that produce Zink direct thermal prints. Camera models include Snap, Snap … Continue reading

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Epson’s New Strategy

Epson has announced a line of EcoTank printers for the North American marketplace, with availability scheduled for August 24, 2015. These printers are high priced, ranging from $380 for the ET-2500 to $1200 for the WF-R4640. Even the lowest cost printer includes … Continue reading

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Why buy the cartridges when you can buy the printer?

I have been feeding a monster for the past ten years. This monster is an HP Photosmart 8150 inkjet printer that consumes ink cartridges with the appetite of a velociraptor. The printer still works and I am generally reluctant to replace … Continue reading

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What is a Photocopier?

A photocopier (also known as a copier or copy machine) is a machine that makes paper copies of documents and other visual images quickly and cheaply. Wikipedia, October 10, 2014 It’s obvious. We all know what a photocopier is. We … Continue reading

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A New Printer from HP

I sorry to report that after a little over two years, my Kodak ESP 9250 suffered a cerebral hemorrhage.  Ink was no longer flowing to its printhead, and as much as I dislike our disposable society, I did not feel that … Continue reading

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I Need a New Printer

Well, I really don’t need a new printer, but if I did I think I would like Canon’s new Océ ColorWave 900. I would be the envy of all my friends. Imagine never having to wait or at least never … Continue reading

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Remove Fake Currency Before Returning Printer

In case you missed it, Jarad Carr was recently arrested after returning a printer with a sheet of fake hundred inside. I hope everyone has learned a lesson from this incident: remove all counterfeit currency before returning your printer. The more … Continue reading

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How To Evaluate Print Quality

Quality is subjective and beauty is clearly in the eye of the beholder. However, there are certain things to look for when evaluating print quality. Is the color generally pleasing or is there an overall color cast to the image … Continue reading

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Kodak Discontinues Consumer Printers

If you have been following this blog for a while, you will know that I have been a supporter and user of Kodak inkjet printers. I bought one two years ago and have used it extensively since then (see A … Continue reading

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50 Trillion Pages

Digital printing now consists of over one trillion pages per year, which is approximately 2% of the 50 trillion pages produced by all printing technologies. This statistic, from Gilad Tzori’s presentation on the Nanographic Printing Process at the Non-Impact Printing … Continue reading

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