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Old Dec 17, 2004, 7:23 PM   #11
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4000 is 2 picoliter
5000 is 1 picoliter droplets (clogging,only time will tell)
both 5 ink...
giv'n you more resolution ..thats all


But (very strange) in my tests the ip5000 colors where a little bit dull!
Pastel tints where very accurate
but the most vivid colors :| came out of the ip4000

of course you can play with saturation et cetera!

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Old Dec 18, 2004, 2:02 AM   #12
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I am actually comparing the 4000, the 5000, and the 6000D.

The 5000 didn't impress me nearly as much as I had hoped. I could barely see a difference between the drops of ink on the 4000 and 5000. Honestly, I didn't like the results from the 5000. The colors were under-saturated and the whole picture seemed a bit 2-D.

The 4000 and 6000D were much better performers for the photo quality. I have not seen the text output, but I personally don't need the text ability. I think that you might as well buy a great photo printer and a great text printer, even if they have to be in two separate packages. I plan on buying an iP6000D and then maybe a laser multifunction. Then you can get the best of both worlds.

But then, that would cost a lot...


I can dream, I guess.



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Old Dec 18, 2004, 2:25 AM   #13
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The iP5000 is capable of 1pl droplets but that only happens on Fine quality Photo paper. Anything less and you probably won't see much difference from iP4000 output.
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