Technology has really made a difference to the lives of people since the industrial revolution and the pace of change is speeding up each year. New discoveries are allowing us to explore untouched realms of technology that should improve the lives of everyone in the future. The normal method of building a desk would be [...]
Posted on 23 July, 2012 by john
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Posted on 19 February, 2012 by john
Epson inkjet cartridges are ink tanks that supply ink to the print head. Epson uses technology called the 'piezoelectric crystal' method or technique, rather than other inkjet manufacturers who use an entirely different technology from the (easier to pronounce) 'thermal' type of printer. The print head for these cartridges is built into the cartridge itself [...]
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Posted on 16 April, 2008 by john
Don't you just feel cheated buying Ink? I do and that's why I started to look for cheaper alternatives like, compatibles, refills, recycled.Take a look at what another angry and dissatisfied UK printer user did when an error message came up, asking him to take his printer to the service centre...
Problem is that all the [...]
Posted on 17 December, 2007 by john
Dreadful HP Ink Value over time?
I use a desktop inkjet printer, mostly because of their ease of use, convenience and speed. I've been watching how the manufacturer's have been filling cartridges with less and less ink - below are my own personal views and experiences with Hewlett Packard.
I would say I'm a typical user, printing [...]
Posted on 22 November, 2007 by john
Lexmark Printer Loathing
Lexmark’s US patent # 6099101 – which describes their method of rendering inkjet cartridges useless by frying its own brain or head out, once it senses that the ink has ran dry. It’s a fully self contained process that will work even when the cartridge is out of the printer, powered by its [...]
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Posted on 2 June, 2007 by john
Canon Pixma iP4300 Printer Review
The rise of the digital camera has seen much greater demand for inkjet printers that can create photo quality printouts while still being able to cope with the rigours of daily home office life. The Canon Pixma iP4300 printer is a budget photo printer that can easily hold its own [...]
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This picture shows you the effects of bronzing, basically the colours are all sitting on top of each other - on the surface of the inkjet photo paper.
This mostly happens with pigmented ink - where the particles of colourant are too large to be absorbed into the surface of the inkjet paper.
Another cause can be [...]
Posted on 5 May, 2007 by john
Maybe it used to be... go back in time five years or so, before photo printers were invented, your average everyday inkjet printer would just have used black ink. The printer was a lot like your fax machine - used to print off text pages and maybe a limited graphic. So before the advent of [...]
Posted on 2 May, 2007 by john
From our experience we would always advise the small or home business to invest some time researching which printers are the most suitable for their use and above all most cost effective.
Canon have launched a new online tool that draws a parallel between convenience food, cost, health and printing - no they haven’t hired Gillian McKeith (is she [...]
Posted on 29 April, 2007 by john
New technology - the result of a massive 1.4 billion US dollar investment - by market leading printer manufacturer Hewlett Packard: Edgeline series of multi-function ink based printers.
We've mentioned quite a few times already (in this young blog) how slow ink based printers usually are - but they give great benefits including, brilliant colour and clarity [...]