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In a message dated 10/1/00 7:05:48 PM, email@example.com writes: >Given that one of my main interest is b&w shooting and printing I end up >trying >to understand why epson does not sell or produce (as far as I know, please, >correct me if I'm wrong) what I have found to be called "quadtone" sets >provided >by third-party people. I suppose that producing fine quality neutral gray >tone >prints "must" be easier and better using only black and gray colored inks. >Why >does epson not provide this kind of inks? Using CMYK for gray scales production >sound to me very illogical. Maybe there is some marketing reason for all >this. Better yes, easier no. Except using Lyson's Small Gamut inks, black and white inksets are quite complex to deal with. The only practical solutions, without considerable messing about, are the Small Gamut inks, or Jon Cone's proprietary driver system called "Piezography". The Small Gamuts have the added advantage of allowing toned prints such as selenium, sepia etc... C. David Tobie Design Cooperative CDTobie@designcoop.com - 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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