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Old Apr 9, 2008, 12:58 PM   #1
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I'm hoping someone can help me.

I'm trying to print onto some different weights of card on my Canon Pixma IP4200 (250gsm, 280 and 300, varying matte/glossy/ivory), and I'm not having much luck.

I've gone through all the media/quality settings, trying text only, images, graphics, in different apps, and none of them produce acceptable results. There's too much ink being put onto the page, it takes a long time to try, it's rough, etc.

I have the latest drivers etc., and I've printed perfectly onto the normal Canon photo paper (glossy).

Can anyone help?


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Old Apr 10, 2008, 3:16 AM   #2
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Your problem is that inkjets by design require a porous surface and as with a lot of the high density cards, that surface just isn't there, especially on glossy types. Canon photo paper on the other hand is designed specifically to accept and promote the require surface for its inkjets so there's really no comparison.

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