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Re: what dpi for printing?



You are right. I answered before reading your second post.

Jerry

"J. Arthur Davis" wrote:

> Jerry:
> You probably did not read my second post. I re-read the first post and
> corrected myself.
> Jim Davis
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> Jerry Olson wrote:
> >
> > Jim, I think you are misunderstanding the resolution. The FILE size you print
> > at should be between 240 and 300 DPI. You NEVER would have a FILE size at 720
> > or 1440 DPI. You PRINT at 720 or 1440 DPI, but the FILE size needen't be much
> > more than 240-300 DPI. I've made a series of printing tests from FILE sizes
> > of 100 DPI to an actual 1440 DPI. For PHOTOGRAPHS, anything beyond 480 Dpi
> > makes no difference, even when viewed from a few inches. If you have text or
> > lines, you need a file size much higher. There is an incredibly tiny
> > difference between a 240 DPI print and a 480 DPI print in a photograph. You
> > have to bury your nose in the print to see it, but there IS a difference.
> > Between 480 DPI and up to 1440, no difference whatsoever, not even with a
> > loupe. (On photographs, not line art or text).
> >
> > Jerry
> >
> > "J. Arthur Davis" wrote:
> >
> > > Peter:
> > > I am sorry but you are not correct. If quality maxed out at 200 to 300
> > > dpi inkjet printer mfg. would not be producing 720, 1440 and higher
> > > print heads. They don't produce these kind of printers just to take your
> > > money.
> > >
> > > There is a definite visual difference between a 300 dpi print and a 1440
> > > dpi print. If you can't see it then you need to think seriously about
> > > having your eyes checked.
> > >
> > > I must admit it is difficult to see the difference between 720 and 1440
> > > at the proper viewing distance, but 300 you can see. It is not as sharp
> > > and the transition between colors is not as smooth.
> > >
> > > Jim Davis
> > >
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> > > >
> > > > Quality maxes out somewhere between 200 and 300 dpi for inkjet printers.
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