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Old 13th August 2011
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What printer would you recommend?

I'd like to be able to achieve some really good photos (just up to A4 size methinks). Can anyone recommend a printer? Also If there is an all in one printer that will also produce very good results, so much the better.
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Re: What printer would you recommend?

There's a great offer at comet on the Epsom PX720 for 99

AT Check out add code 15print get it for 84.99

http://www.comet.co.uk/p/Multi-Funct...Printer/748498
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There's a great offer at comet on the Epsom PX720 for 99

AT Check out add code 15print get it for 84.99

http://www.comet.co.uk/p/Multi-Funct...Printer/748498
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Does this device produce the best photo print quality available?
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Re: What printer would you recommend?

I have used epson for a long while but after suffering from excessive ink blocking on my last a 2400- I decide to change and went to Cannon for the 9500. I find it a wee bit slow but otherwise fine, its very quiet as well compared to the Epson.
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Re: What printer would you recommend?

I've gone over to Canon for my two main printers, but I must admit that my only remaining Epson - which I keep 'cos it's a multi-function - seems to have got over the head-blocking problems. It's a SX600FW.
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I have used epson for a long while but after suffering from excessive ink blocking on my last a 2400- I decide to change and went to Cannon for the 9500. I find it a wee bit slow but otherwise fine, its very quiet as well compared to the Epson.
Is that the Pro version?
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Re: What printer would you recommend?

I have just brought one of these
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after asking a similar question a few weeks ago myself. It's just a printer nothing else, takes 5 ink cartridges and i have been totally blown by the quality of the prints. Though it really pays to use good quality paper and ink. I dont know if this is the same for all canon printers but i had a nice surprise when i opened the box, USB cable included a pack of paper 5 sheets and 10 canon ink cartridges.
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Re: What printer would you recommend?

Having been an Epson user for some time I eventually went over to Canon because of head blocking and am astonished at the quality of the results which are achievable even with non-Canon inks and paper.

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Re: What printer would you recommend?

I tend to use a colour printer quite a lot for non-photographs - printing off web pages etc.. Because of this I get through quite a lot of ink. This was no problem with my Epson (which has just packed up) because I'd got a continuous inking system fitted.

Can a continuous inking system be fitted to any of the Canon printers?

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I have just brought one of these Amazon after asking a similar question a few weeks ago myself. It's just a printer nothing else, takes 5 ink cartridges and i have been totally blown by the quality of the prints. Though it really pays to use good quality paper and ink. I dont know if this is the same for all canon printers but i had a nice surprise when i opened the box, USB cable included a pack of paper 5 sheets and 10 canon ink cartridges.
Thanks for the advice, A Canon PIXMA iP3600 Printer eh. The reviews of this printer were very good back in 2009, and I'm sure it still produces the goods. But has anyone any info on what its Canon equivalent (or better) of today's printers would be?
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Re: What printer would you recommend?

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Is that the Pro version?
Yes, its the 9500 pro, its good.
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Having been an Epson user for some time I eventually went over to Canon because of head blocking and am astonished at the quality of the results which are achievable even with non-Canon inks and paper.

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What paper do you use David?
I buy my paper from The Cartridge People 2 packs x 20 of 255gm A4 glossy for 5.98, P&P free:

http://www.cartridgepeople.com/Produ...-1-free--.html


They do other finishes, sizes and weights of course

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I buy my paper from The Cartridge People 2 packs x 20 of 255gm A4 glossy for 5.98, P&P free:

http://www.cartridgepeople.com/Produ...-1-free--.html


They do other finishes, sizes and weights of course

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Looks like a deal that thanks for the link
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Re: What printer would you recommend?

Try the iP4700. I think it's current - if not, it's only just gone EOL. At any rate, it's a great printer. BTW I've just got a great A3+ Canon printer, the new iX6550, for 165 from Amazon.

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Thanks for the advice, A Canon PIXMA iP3600 Printer eh. The reviews of this printer were very good back in 2009, and I'm sure it still produces the goods. But has anyone any info on what its Canon equivalent (or better) of today's printers would be?
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