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Discover What Type of Photo Printer User You Are

Not all types of photo printers are alike and that goes as well to the users. In order to get the best printer for the job choose what type of user you feel most identified with and that would give you the type of printer to use.

The Die-hard Scrapbooker:

If you print endless photos for your scrapbooks, calendars, and photo magnets or any crafts involving pictures the best option is what manufacturers consider a home printer or small business printer. You should consider separate cartridge printers thus saving on ink cost because you only replace what you need. Inkjet printers are proposed for this type of users.

What to look for:
Resolution: 4,800 x 1,200dpi (inkjet)
Ink drop volumes: 1.5 - 4picolitres (inkjet)
Print speeds: 20ppm (monochrome), 20ppm (color)
Extras: Direct connectivity to digital cameras; wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, flash memory readers; pigment inks, separate ink cartridges.
Price range: S$200 to S$600.

The Artist and Business Owner:

If you are planning to use your photo printing for commercial purposes or you are professional graphic designer or photographer you need to use more specialized types of photo printers. Printers for this type of users are manufactured in such a way that are faster and optimized to do sophisticated dithering schemes and have six-color inks for good image quality.

What to look for:
Resolution: 5,760 x 1,440dpi (inkjet); 300dpi (dye-sub)
Ink drop volumes: 1 - 3picolitres (inkjet)
Print speeds: 90 seconds for photo prints
Extras: Direct connectivity to digital cameras; LCD preview screen; flash memory readers; pigment inks; A3-size prints; separate ink cartridges.
Price range: S$450 to S$1,800.

On the Road Photo Printer.

Just as much as you like to take photographs of fantastic places you prefer to print instantly and share. To be able to take your printer with you the unit must be small enough to travel with you. Mobil printers offer features such as battery pack and bluetooth. The finished product is similar to home printers but with the advantage of the printing flexibility they offer.

Resolution: 4,800 x 1,200dpi (inkjet)
Ink drop volumes: 2picolitres (inkjet)
Print speeds: 8ppm (monochrome), 7ppm (color)
Extras: Direct connectivity to digital cameras; pigment inks; Bluetooth support; IrDA support.
Price range: S$350 to S$700.

So what type of user are you? 



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