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Re: Puckering Prints



Try a different paper setting in the Epson software - the amount of ink laid
down is dependent on the paper setting selected, according to Bruce
Frasier's previous posts, and I have found that to be true myself.

Maris

----- Original Message -----
From: "Patricia Rogers" <progers@drizzle.com>
To: <epson-inkjet@leben.com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 5:11 PM
Subject: Puckering Prints


> I'm getting a lot of rippling when I use  Epson's Heavyweight Matte paper
in
> both A3 and Super B sizes.  Many of my images are photos which I have run
> through Photoshop's cutout filter and so they are essentially solid areas
of
> color rather than continuous tone.  I like the silk screen effect  and the
> blacks are wonderful, but the puckering/rippling is fairly obvious, with 5
> or more ripples running the length of the paper along the printed portion.
>
> Checking the archives, I noticed the recommentation to flatten the prints
> under weights, but I've not had as much success as I hoped.  Maybe I need
to
> use more weight or leave them longer.
>
> Anyway, I tried printing at 720 dpi, rather than 1440 dpi, on the
assumption
> that less ink would produce less rippling.  Although I don't notice any
> image degradation, the puckering was still present..  So I went to 360 dpi
> as a furthur experiment.  The paper was flatter but I got a color shift.
My
> question(s):  Am I correct that at lower dpi's less ink is used?  And what
> would account for the color change?  A different dithering pattern?
>
> Also, if anyone has used both Epson Heavyweight matte and Epson Archival
> Matte with the 1270 I'd be interested in how these papers compare.  I'm
> using Epson ink.
>
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