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Old Aug 17, 2003, 6:05 AM   #1
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I have been surfing the net, reading specs and reviews and am now completely confused - mainly due to thing relating to camera ratios. I have no idea what the ratio of my camera is and do not know how to go about finding out so would appreciate it if anyone does - Olympus Camedia D-40ZOOM. I leave the camera set at HQ and do get some beautiful prints using inkjets. I am also printing pictures taken by others and sent to me via email, usually at reduced resolutions.

I have learned about HiTi by reading this forum and am leaning towards 1 of their printers - the Shuttle - and have sent for a sample print.

Would appreciate any and all input from the people here with much more knowledge and expertise than I have.

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I have the 630ps and it is a great printer. Prints are excellent and durable. The protect coating then from UV and water. The shuttle is more a photo lab printer with thoughts of heavy duty printing.
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Old Aug 18, 2003, 12:34 PM   #3
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While I am at it might as well pick your brain about inkjets if you have any knowledge.

Under no circumstances would I buy another Epson and havebeen read a few bad things about the new Canons with the quality of the blacks.

Really need a decent printer that will give me larger than 4x6 for some of my pictures and am in a real quandry as to which to look at and which would need the least amount of maintenance as it is only used occasionally.

Any help appreciated.
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I use the HP 5550 and HP 3820 for printing. They both can also produce very good photo prints. Ink cartridge cost are the biggest hits on the HP. I use a company called PrintPal for printing supplies. I fill my cartridges most of the time or I buy them from www.printpal.com
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