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Leon: I believe you're referring to one of my previous answers. Yes I still use XG inks with a variety of papers, including XG Gloss, Reflections, Satine, and Zyphyre. I do not display the Reflections, and when I finish what I have probably will not reorder. XG gloss images have been framed and hung in a sun-lit room since May, with no observable shift of any kind. Also have a Somerset Enhanced and Concorde Rag print framed and hung in the same room. The Concorde shows no shift, but I'm not sure about the Somerset Enhanced. I did not put away a control print, but to my memory's eye it appears that there may be a lessening in intensity of the red tones. Not sure however and will have to delay judgement on that. So, all in all I am satisfied. By the way, Satine is sold as a competitor to Somerset and I like it better to work with. Have yet to test its stability. Remember, however, that I am using the 4-ink 3000 and don't have to contend with the diluted magenta and cyan. The dilutions complicate things. Judith Lipmanson Leon Shreves wrote: > Hi Judith, > > Some time ago you responded to my request for recommended paper types (see > below). I haven't had too much luck with XG becuase of the photo Cyan and > Magenta problems on the 1200. > > I will be trying out the new XG formulation real soon now. Hopefully, XG inks > will soon perform better on 6 color printers. > > Have you been having problems with color shift or fading? Have any papers > surfaced as your most preferred. > > Please excuse this direct solicitation for follow up information. I appreciate > your help in the past. > > Regards, > Leon Shreves > > JEL <email@example.com> wrote: > I've used most of the fine art papers with my XG inks on the 3000: Concorde, > Somerset Enhanced, and Arches. Have also used Glacier Matte, Epson matte and > a > few others I can't recall. The only problem I had was with Somerset Enhanced > which seems to vary between lots. Made a Matchlock profile and got very good > prints. Tried Waterford, but that was a bust. Too much dot gain for me. Gave > that paper up. > > Judith Lipmanson > > Shreves Leon wrote: > > > I'd like to ask you all what paper you'ld recommend with XG. I am generally > > more interested in matte or watercolor finish than glossy, though I would > > like any recommendations you care to provide. > > > > - > Please do not include an entire message in your response. Delete the excess. > http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions. > > ____________________________________________________________________ > Get your own FREE, personal Netscape WebMail account today at http://home.netscape.com/webmail > - > 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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