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Old Oct 20, 2003, 12:12 PM   #11
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Coalboy,

I have the Canon i9100. From the time I received the printer until I had to replace just 1 of the 6 tanks, I was able to print 50 4x6, 15 8.5x11, and 5 13x19-inch prints (or roughly the equivalent of about 90 4x6 prints).

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damn. My next printer will be a canon .

I suppose it uses ICC-profiles?

And by the way steve, great that you included a scan of the printout. I often miss that when reading printer review. Keep it up.
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And how does the borderless printing work?

Borderless on my epson is totally useless. Impossible to get the whole picture, the borders look strange there is ALWAYS a quality problem with gaping lines etc etc. And the fact that only 1440-dpi can be used sucks big time. 2880 is the only resolution that's acceptable in my eyes.
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And how does the borderless printing work?

Borderless on my epson is totally useless. Impossible to get the whole picture, the borders look strange there is ALWAYS a quality problem with gaping lines etc etc. And the fact that only 1440-dpi can be used sucks big time. 2880 is the only resolution that's acceptable in my eyes.
Borderless works great - you can even adjust the amount of overspray! It natively does 4x6, 5x7 and 8.5x11. It is easiest to do using the EasyPhoto-Print software that is included with the printer but with other programs like Photoshop you can do it through the drivers.
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Old Oct 20, 2003, 1:40 PM   #15
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lovely.. if it comes an A3+ printer.. then my epson will be scrapped...
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Old Oct 20, 2003, 2:06 PM   #16
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The i9100 is a A3+ printer. It is an upgraded s9000 in that it will do borderless 13x19 prints and is 4800x1200 dpi (the s9000 leaves an 1/8-inch border on the A3+ prints). It does not support the PictBridge/Direct Print like the newer Canon printers, but it does do full borderless prints from a 4 megapixel camera (mine is a Canon G3) on the 13x19-inch paper beautifully.

Like pxdbrian stated, printing using the Canon EasyPhoto Print software takes the guesswork out of the driver settings for the best print.

buy.com has a kit of Canon's Photo Paper Pro of 200 sheets for $55. I saw BestBuy has a pack of the Photo Paper Plus Glossy of 120 sheets for $25.

databaazar.com has the best prices on Canon-branded ink for the i960, i9100, s9000, s900, (BCI-6 ink tanks). They are about $2 -3 per ink tank than Canon or BestBuy, etc. There is free shipping and no taxes.
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Borderless prints are a snap.

I simply select borderless in the printer driver, and select the size of paper being used. In Photshop Elements print preview page I can then adjust wether I want to enlarge the picture and by how muh, by dragging diagonall the size of the picture over the box which represents the page.

Photo paper Pro and Photo Paper Plus Glossy both look superb. Over the two I'd recommend Plus Glossy because it's cheaper!

But I must warn you again, if unprotected these prints on Canon papers can fade in just a couple of months. Protected prints with Canon papers are no problem. Still searching for an alternative paper.
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Old Oct 22, 2003, 12:16 PM   #18
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Watch for CompUSA photo paper sales....
120 4x6 Canon Photo Glossy for $24.99m buy 1 get one free!!
Effectively $12.50 for 240 4x6 prints!!!! (less the ink).

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Old Oct 22, 2003, 3:02 PM   #19
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Better yet.

buy.com has the Photo Paper Plus Glossy (50 sheets per package) for $7.43 per pack (14 cents per sheet instead of about 20 cents), so 150 sheets for $22. They also have a kit of Photo Paper Pro of 10 packs (20 sheets per pack) for $55 (about 27 cents per sheet instead of 43 cents)

databazaar.com has ink BCI-6 inks for the i950, i960, etc, for $9 for black, yellow, cyan, and magenta; the photo cyan and magents art $10.50. No shipping or taxes added. These are not third-party BCI-6 compatible inks; these are Canon brand inks.
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databaazar.com has the best prices on Canon-branded ink for the i960, i9100, s9000, s900, (BCI-6 ink tanks). They are about $2 -3 per ink tank than Canon or BestBuy, etc. There is free shipping and no taxes.
Even though I assume that you mean $2-3 cheaper than Best Buy, this sounds too good to be true.

Have you dealt with them?

I'm worried about CAnon tanks refilled with generic ink, of course.
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