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Studio printer recommendations?

Postby yo » June 19th, 2017, 10:20 am

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Hey c77 crew. I'm looking for a new printer for my studio. I want to be able to do better quality prints at the desk top vs always sending things out. Any recommendations?

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Postby moczys » June 19th, 2017, 11:24 am

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Not sure what your budget is, but the Epson Artison 1430 has great print quality for the <$500 price point: http://a.co/7heYASO

My wife is a graphic designer and is very particular about print quality. From our research, this printer seemed to be the best one in our price range for her home office. We printed a whole bunch of signage and programs for our wedding last year, so the printer probably paid for itself. It prints up to 13" wide at a high enough quality for client presentations, etc. She's been happy with it.

Looks like it's the entry-level option in the "For Work" category in Epson's lineup. I'm sure you couldn't go wrong with any of these:
https://epson.com/For-Work/Printers/Photo/c/w120

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Postby yo » June 20th, 2017, 1:10 pm

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Thanks for the recommendation! That is about what I was hoping to spend.

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Postby ralphzoontjens » June 22nd, 2017, 5:17 am

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That is a good recommendation - does your wife still prefer the inkjet over a laser printer?
I have a Samsung Xpress system, while the software is not intuitive at all and I have had several jams, the quality is much superior to any inkjet I have seen. I am about to do a 100+ prints for a graphic design job on it.
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