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Re: [BKARTS] inkjet inks



In the advanced setting you can lower the amount of ink issued to a print rather than compromise the saturation.  Also make sure you are using the correct profile.  Some people have custom profiles made for around $25.00 each.


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> From: "Amy LeePard" <paintedbuntingbooks@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [BKARTS] inkjet inks
> Date:         Thu, 30 Apr 2009 13:46:54 -0500
> 
> 
> Hi Charles,
> 
> I would be very interested in reading any responses that you receive.  I
> also use an Epson R2400 and am using Ultrachrome K3 pigment inks.  The print
> quality is beautiful but the price of ink is expensive.  As of yet, I
> haven't found anything that meets the archival standard and print/color
> quality.  Sometimes I find that on soft papers the color is too saturated -
> more ink than the soft absorbent paper can handle and I have to lower the
> saturation level of the image in order to get a true color.
> 
> Also, which print dialog do you use?  I sometimes have a hard time with the
> print dialog that I am using when printing to odd size papers.  It can be
> difficult to get the correct placement on the page.
> 
> 
> 
> Amy LeePard
> 
> 
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 12:07 PM, Charles Brownson
> <ocotilloarts@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
> 
> > I use an Epson Stylus Photo R2400. The price of ink is ruinous. I have been
> > looking at continuous ink systems. While I have doubts about these, the ink
> > worries me more: color and permanence as well as performance. The brand I am
> > encountering is Generations Quad-N-Color. Has anyone used this (or another
> > brand) who is willing to comment on it?
> > Charles Brownson
> > Ocotillo Arts
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