Go Back   RetouchPRO > Tools > Hardware
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Hardware Computers, displays, tablets, scanners, cameras, printers, etc.

Printer advice

Thread Tools
Old 03-08-2005, 07:13 AM
Legacy~Art's Avatar
Legacy~Art Legacy~Art is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Lancashire
Posts: 927

The one you looking for reviews on is this one!

Or check out...........

Review in pdf
Reply With Quote top
Old 03-09-2005, 06:36 PM
catia's Avatar
catia catia is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 255
I have a Canon 9900 and am extremely satisfied. The large format prints are out of this world.
Reply With Quote top
Old 03-10-2005, 09:28 AM
Duv's Avatar
Duv Duv is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Nanaimo, British Columbia
Posts: 1,213
I switched from Epson to a Canon i9100 and love it. It's really fast AND quiet. Wish I could find a continuous ink flow system for it though.

Reply With Quote top
Old 03-10-2005, 03:03 PM
Neal Piek's Avatar
Neal Piek Neal Piek is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Reynoldsburg Ohio
Posts: 16

Paris take a look at ExclamPT posting 03/03/05 in the Hardware thread. The Photo R1800 offers formats of up to A4, borderless up to A3-plus format. This is the R800 only wide. Don’t know why people are not commenting on it. Looks like good printer to me. NP
Reply With Quote top
Old 03-10-2005, 06:03 PM
Paris's Avatar
Paris Paris is offline
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Sydney - Australia
Posts: 83
Hi All,

Neil - thanks for the link. That's an impressive piece of hardware. A bit more than my budget canm handle at this time.

Duv - a link to a Continuous Ink Flow System for the Canon i9100

Thanks you all for the advice you have offered, it has been most helpful.

The Fates have smiled upon me. I have been offered a Canon PIXMA ip8500 for a remarkable price and would be a fool to not accept the offer. From all I have read about this and the other Canon related printers in this range I feel I can't' go too wrong.

Oddly the offer came via my sister, who knows about as much about printers and computers as I do about the pain of childbirth The company where she works purchased 1 too many of these printers when the were relocating offices. When she found I was in the market for a good printer she offered to enquire at work what they were going to do with the Canon. "Sell it," she was told.

She has suggested that seeing as though it is my birthday next month she and my brother-in-law would put up half the money towards it rather than the traditional sock, clothes etc. present.

Only a month to wait - I'm counting.

Reply With Quote top
Old 03-10-2005, 06:15 PM
DannyRaphael's Avatar
DannyRaphael DannyRaphael is offline
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Near Seattle, Washington, USA
Posts: 6,300
Originally Posted by catia
I have a Canon 9900 and am extremely satisfied. The large format prints are out of this world.
What kinds of papers are you having success with? (In general.)

Tried any canvas or watercolor paper for arty output?
Reply With Quote top
Old 03-17-2005, 08:02 PM
BWlover BWlover is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 9's CIS/bulk ink kit

I have noticed that the chipset from is very different from others.

It is able to prevent the clean cycles. When I was using Epson cartridges with R800 printer, it does do the clean job when turning on the printer or when it is idle there for a while. You know what, it is pretty harm for the waste ink pad and pretty ink consuming. My epson cartridge did do less than 10 prints and the ink level dropped down to 0% ... what a nightmare...

On the other hand, using's chipset can avoid this problem and can make waste ink pad last longer.

If I calculate right, in the past, I bought 2 sets of R800 catridges every single month, or even more than 2 sets. that wasted me a lot of money.

With bulk ink system from , my cost for a print is next to nothing....
Reply With Quote top
Old 07-05-2006, 12:44 PM
roytje roytje is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 2
I informed you about before, this site is now updated. A lot of new printer information is available at this site now.
Reply With Quote top

  RetouchPRO > Tools > Hardware

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Portable photo printer advice winwintoo Hardware 1 07-07-2007 05:14 PM
it is SO hard to and printer advice pls aylaah Hardware 5 07-19-2006 09:26 PM
Color Management (yet again) alisam Photoshop Elements Help 3 12-20-2004 07:37 PM
[Definition] DPI, SPI, PPI, and LPI Ed_L Input/Output/Workflow 20 06-09-2002 09:38 PM
How many PPI do you send to your printer? Tim_S Input/Output/Workflow 10 05-22-2002 11:41 PM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:25 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved