>From things I've read, Epsons inks last longer than anyone else. Perhaps
that has changed. Also, I read that while Canons ink dots may be smaller,
final prints appeared less sharp than Epson.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Willie Wonka" <alienspecimen@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 12:47 PM
Subject: [OM] Re: Buying advice: Which printer?
> Most of the recommendations would be either Canon or Epson.
> I used to have an Epson, but switched mostly for the same reasons you are
> considering a printer from other manufacturer.
> I personally was sold by the innovation, speed and quietness. Innovation,
> meaning that at the time, about a year and little more ago Canon had the
> record of coming up first on the market with smaller "dots", individual
> cartriges etc. It looked like Epson was a follower. I also interrogated
> the Silverschnozzed to the point of annoyance and was impressed when he
> told me how he changed a cartrige in the middle of a print with no effect
> on the picture on his S9000.
> On the other side, the Epson has its faithful following. I am sure there
> is a good reason for that. I think your starting point should be
> understanding what it is, because the advantage is clearly on the Canon
> side and that could be your base for comparisson.
> I would also research what current inks are available for the printers you
> choose. I remember that at the time, Canons yellow did not have the
> longevity of the Epsons. You might want to look at third party inks too.
> Keep in mind that this subject resembles the lens discussion:
> Some would never use third party lenses, other think they are just as good
> if not better.
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