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Re: Ink for printers...
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Ink for printers...
- From: "D. Guffey" <dguff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 21 May 1997 09:40:32 -0400
- Message-id: <199705211340.GAA15872@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
At 10:49 PM 5/20/97 -0700, you wrote:
>Having had far too many bad experiences with toner in the past, I'm
>planning on buying a printer for my computer which uses honest to goodness
>ink to print with. What I'd like to know is, who advocates what? Are there
>any printers out there that have a decent print resolution (decent being
>a minimum of 600 dpi both horizontally and vertically, in black and
>colour) and uses inks with decent permanence (prefereably pigment based,
>decent being something that'll last longer than the Dead Sea Scrolls).
>Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
I have no idea what price range you are thinking of, but RISO (brand name
for Risograph) uses real ink. I have one at work which I use on a daily
basis. It is only cost efficient if you are running 25 or more copies per