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Re: 5500 Price Drops?



Well, No matter how good the printer is, I'll have to wait for the CIS
people to make a version for it before I'd buy it. I gotta have bulk
inks! I guess Epson wasn't listening to Photographers about what they
want after all. 

Jer

"Shire,Stanley" wrote:
> 
> The cartridges are small. I made a few prints on Andrew Rodney's
> pre-release 2200 last month and, of course, looked at every corner of
> the printer's "guts." As far as volume, don't have a clue but the size
> appeared to be slightly wider than a 1270 cart split 5 ways. My
> assumption is that they are about equal in volume to the 1270/80 carts.
> 
> Stan Shire
> Associate Professor/Department Chair
> Photographic Imaging
> Community College of Philadelphia
> Adobe Photoshop 6 A.C.E.
> 
> 215 751-8320
> sshire@ccp.cc.pa.us
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-epson-inkjet@leben.com [mailto:owner-epson-inkjet@leben.com]
> On Behalf Of Sam A. McCandless
> Sent: Monday, June 10, 2002 11:46 AM
> To: epson-inkjet@leben.com
> Cc: Michael Greer
> Subject: Re: 5500 Price Drops?
> 
> Mike Greer, and I think he's right, wrote:
> 
> >[snip] But still, the 5500['s price] has to be adjusted or a
> >replacement at a price point somewhere between the 2200 and 7600
> >needs to be announced. [snip]
> 
> Or first the 5500's price needs to be adjusted and then the 5500
> needs to be replaced, if in fact there is a large enough market for a
> professional printer this size for Epson to want to sell into it. But
> why would Epson postpone doing so?
> 
> Another way to look at this, which most interests me, is to ask what
> improvements in the 2200 would make it worth appreciably more money,
> if presumably less than the 7600, to professionals? I.e., what, if
> anything, is wrong from their point of view with the 2200? I hope
> Mike and others will address this.
> 
> Is it known how big/small the 2200's cartridges are? If they're
> small, then I'd think Epson has something up its 13" sleeve, and I
> would want to know what it is before I think too hard about buying a
> 2200.
> 
> Sam
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