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Now if only it was a 13x19 printer with large cartridges! Jerry Wire Moore wrote: > > I've been comparing output from a 3000 and a 900. The 900 is much, much, > much! smoother and sharper than the 3000 (on Epson glossy paper). The dots > are so small I can't see them without a loupe, even in the lightest cyans & > greys. (My eyesight is worse than normal) To me, the 900 makes the 3000 > output look primitive in comparison. I'm convinced enough that I ordered a > 900 for output of 8xXX or less (it cost less than $300.00 US). > > As compared to the 6-color printers, I don't know how it stacks up. > > Wire > > on 12/23/99 10:23 AM, Robert Snow at email@example.com wrote: > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > > From: Rob Geraghty <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > > >>> Of course, the 900 is just as expensive but has > >>> a 3 picoliter dot vs. the 4 of the 1160. It also > >>> costs as much as the 1160! > >> > >> The 900 also has more nozzles - 3x96 compared to 3x48 > >> for the 1160. I think the higher number of nozzles > >> only means the 900 prints text faster, I doubt tha it > >> equates to sharper photos. > >> > >> Rob > >> > > > > Rob: > > Yes, it prints much faster. Of course you are laying down > > 1/3 smaller volumes of ink, so theoretically the 'sharpness' > > should be improved. Of course, sharpness is viewed by sharp > > edges...not dot size. Many here on the list have said that > > nothing compares to the 3000 for the appearance of > > sharpness. Get up close, though, and you can see individual > > dots. So, perhaps, the 900 would appear smoother and print > > faster. > > > > I'm still trying to speed up my 1160 to the speed of the > > 1200. No luck so far, but I suspect an add-in parallel port > > is the culprit. It does print nice! > > > > Happy holidays, > > > > bob snow > > > > - > > Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate > > subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions. > > > > - > Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate > subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions. - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.
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