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Red River sale on Polar Pearl Metallic

Monday, October 11th, 2010

For the month of October, Red River Paper has 50-sheet boxes of the 8" by 11" and 13" by 19" Polar Pearl Metallic paper on sale for $30 and $80, respectively. I’ve been using the Metallic for a few months now, and I really like it. It’s the first paper that I’ve found that approximates […]

Epson announces a fleet of new high-end printers

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

At Graph Expo in Chicago recently, Epson announced a group of new printers for the pro photography and graphic arts market, including: The Stylus Pro 4900, a 17-inch printer incorporating the 11-ink UltraChrome HDR ink set found in the Stylus Pro 7900 (Printerville review); The Epson Stylus Pro 7890 and 9890, updated versions of their […]

ImageNest 2.0 RIP released

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

BlueCubit has released version 2.0 of ImageNest, its Mac-only PostScript 3 RIP for Epson, Canon and HP photo printers. The update—which is free for registered users—adds support for Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6), 64-bit processing support, annotations (including metadata), and quite a bit more. Pricing starts at $99 for a version that supports 13-inch […]

Epson announces the Stylus Pro 3880

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Epson America today announced a modest upgrade to its 17-inch professional photo printer line, with the Stylus Pro 3880. On the surface, the 3880 offers a few incremental improvements over the Stylus Pro 3800, adding the Vivid Magenta inks, an improved printhead, and new screening algorithms. The case design, print engine, and ink system (with […]

Piezography K7 B&W kit available for Epson R2880

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Jon Cone’s Inkjet Mall is now shipping the Piezography K7 continuous ink system (CIS) for Epson’s Stylus Photo R2880. The system, which is designed solely to print black-and-white images on matte-finish papers, comes in three distinct toning combinations—neutral, sepia and selenium—as well as a special edition mix, which produces “a gentle split-tone featuring crisp neutral […]

Canon preps Mark II updates to Pixma Pro printers

Monday, March 9th, 2009

Canon has announced “Mark II” versions of its Pixma Pro9000 and the Pixma Pro9500 13" by 19" photo printers. The updated models are identical (even in price) to their predecessors; Canon says that the sole improvement in each unit is better print speeds: The Pixma Pro9000 Mark II is an 8-ink, dye-based printer priced at […]

HP debuts iPrint app for iPhones

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

HP appears to be the first manufacturer to offer a printing application for Apple’s iPhone, announcing iPrint Photo today at Macworld Expo in San Francisco. The free application lets you print photos wirelessly to any local networked HP Photosmart printer from an iPhone or iPod Touch. It is limited to 4" by 6" prints, and […]

$200 rebates on Epson 3800, $480 on Epson 4880

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

Epson currently has a $200 rebate for the Stylus Pro 3800 that expires on 01/31/2009, and a $480 rebate on the Stylus Pro 4880 that expires on 12/31/2008. The 3800 is currently $1,169 through our Amazon store, and the $200 rebate also applies, dropping the price to $969, so there’s little reason not to buy […]

Epson announces Stylus Pro 7900 and 9900 printers

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

Epson America today formally announced the Stylus Pro 7900 and Stylus Pro 9900 wide-format inkjet printers, which were originally announced outside the U.S. in May (click here for our original item on the printers). The 7900 and 9900, which have maximum print widths of 24 inches and 44 inches, respectively, use Epson’s new 10-color UltraChrome […]

First look: HP Designjet Z3200 Photo Printer

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

At Photokina in Germany, HP today announced the Designjet Z3200 Photo Printer, a wide-format inkjet printer for professional photographers and designers, with a new ink formulation, speed and paper-handling improvements and other enhancements over previous models. The Z3200 is the successor to HP’s the Designjet Z3100 Photo Printer, which, when it first shipped late in […]

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