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Re: HP receives wave of customer complaints

Old Glory ·
I'm on this program at home. He was getting regular shipments of ink that he didn't order. You'd think that would be a clue. Technically, when someone cancels our maintenance contract, the toner in the unit becomes unfunded. We have every right to go and remove it. No one ever does but the unused toner has not been paid for.
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Re: Managing Print Costs for Wide Format Ink Plotters

Art Post ·
For all Premium Members here is the link in the "clips" section of this web site to access the document https://www.p4photel.com/clip/u...ttersvsledsystemsxls
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Re: The printer is dead. Long live the printer. Ink your best life.

Art Post ·
Very interesting press release, will have to see how this pans out
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Re: The printer is dead. Long live the printer. Ink your best life.

Brent Martin ·
Will be monitoring this start up progress closely. Potential there to be disruptive. We need to be forward-thinking with Gen Zs and Millennials moving up ranks in the workforce.
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Re: Riso Stops Offering Printed Brochures for Their Products?

Rick Backus ·
From what I remember I do not think I would want to hand out brochures from a ComColor device. Were they not more for communication than presentation? I know it has been awhile for me so perhaps they have evolved. Just sayin'.
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Re: Riso Stops Offering Printed Brochures for Their Products?

Art Post ·
Rick: You are correct, brochures printed on the comcolor would be, well let's say not that impressive, unless they printed them on the "rice paper" which would probably cost more than buying a full color printed brochure!! Too funny!
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Re: Riso Stops Offering Printed Brochures for Their Products?

Dr. Print ·
No, they look better on thier vendors full color MFP's
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Re: Riso Stops Offering Printed Brochures for Their Products?

Art Post ·
too funny!!
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Re: Riso Stops Offering Printed Brochures for Their Products?

pfsinc1 ·
So the stacks of ComColor brochures I've got just became more valuable?
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Re: Riso Stops Offering Printed Brochures for Their Products?

Art Post ·
yup, wanna sell some?
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Re: Riso Stops Offering Printed Brochures for Their Products?

Keith P ·
I am not sure what you are talking about since RISO has stacks of brochures that are being handed out everyday. I know a year ago RISO was updating the brochures so maybe the end user was not able to get one in that transition time
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Re: Riso Stops Offering Printed Brochures for Their Products?

Art Post ·
this blog was from over a year ago. "Today, I get an email from my people that Riso (a company that lives and dies with putting ink on paper) is no longer offering full color printed brochures." I'm thinking that RISO reversed that decision on the brochures.
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Re: Ink CAD wide format vs toner CAD wide format.pptx

Art Post ·
this is the corrected version
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Re: Ink Based MFP's In The Market Place

BCarroll ·
Product acceptance may be the key. Have you ever seen a business class ink product that can match the image quality of a toner machine? I know they can in the production space. If they can go head to head with toner in the business class, then you have a possible game changer. My 2 cents...
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Re: Ink Based MFP's In The Market Place

Bill Siderys ·
I think Canon may think a lot of the quality. They listed Photo paper as an acceptable paper type.
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Re: Ink Based MFP's In The Market Place

Art Post ·
Ink is here to stay, however it seems like a slow adoption rate from many of the major manufacturers in the SMB market. Ink based MFP's could be the salvation to many service departments that have aging service technicians.
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Re: Ink Based MFP's In The Market Place

Bill Siderys ·
I think that all may change with the Big Dog (Canon) coming to market with a great machine. Hey, we ain't talking HP Edgeline. The machine will fit in SMB and it looks similar to other machines.
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Re: Who's Afraid of the Epson WorkForce C20590 100ppm MFP?

Martin Hofman ·
Have you noticed the Kyocera 'link'? Take a look at the LCT on the right side of this Epson C20590...... it's the Kyocera PF-770 in Epson color.
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Re: Who's Afraid of the Epson WorkForce C20590 100ppm MFP?

Art Post ·
Marin, you are correct. Was also told that the finisher is also Kyo, but they would not be staying with that finisher. Connect with me via email or PM, there may be some opps for you with Epson
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Re: Who's Afraid of the Epson WorkForce C20590 100ppm MFP?

printguy ·
Hey Art have you been seeing this machine out in the field yet? How is it performing if you have. Epson just sent me info on adding their product line, I gotta say I'm intrigued, but don't really see any reviews of the product from anyone I know in the industry.
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Re: Who's Afraid of the Epson WorkForce C20590 100ppm MFP?

Art Post ·
I haven't seen one in the field yet. There are a few dealers on this site (pretty regular) that took that product on. @Jason H or eddy jones. they might be able to tell you more than I can. I do like the product though!
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Re: Who's Afraid of the Epson WorkForce C20590 100ppm MFP?

Jason H ·
@printguy @Art Post We have not sold a single one yet. Most people seem to have no interest in ink. I like the product. It is a Kyocera finisher. The problem with the finisher is that it slows the machine down to half speed. So ultimately someone is getting a 50ppm system, not a 100ppm if you have the finisher. Space is an issue if you have the finisher. I talk about the product to everyone but most people revert back to a toner system. I don't think this is going to be a game changer as...
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Re: Who's Afraid of the Epson WorkForce C20590 100ppm MFP?

printguy ·
Thanks for the info @Jason H . That's unfortunate, however I get the aversion to ink. Looking at this product it appeared Epson had perfected it. However I don't think I could sell a copier that has a huge paper curl. I never thought it would have a page curl as there is no fuser.
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Re: Who's Afraid of the Epson WorkForce C20590 100ppm MFP?

Jason H ·
I think the part of the problem is even though the ink is dry, it has a moist feeling to it. When it drops off into the trays there is a hump (see pic) that the paper drops out on. I think that is part of the problem with the curl. The prints look good and once I lay the paper out on a desk it flattens out but in my opinion it just does not demo well with regular paper.
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Re: Who's Afraid of the Epson WorkForce C20590 100ppm MFP?

Art Post ·
interesting, I know wonder if Epson demonstrated the device with heavier paper at a few of the events I was at. I didn't see any curl. Not saying that it doesn't, but it wouldn't be the first time peeps did a "controlled" demo
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Re: Who's Afraid of the Epson WorkForce C20590 100ppm MFP?

Jason H ·
Ill try to do a video once the machine gets back to my office. It is on a truck back from one of our branch offices now. I just don't think it demo's well in front of the customer.
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Re: Epson 100 ppm Ink MFP

Art Post ·
I went back the next day to see a demonstration on this unit. I asked to see a demonstration of mixed sized originals. I was told, "sorry we are only doing controlled demonstrations and can't show that", I then asked does the device have that feature? The rep answered yes. WTF, controlled demo's? Thus, I'm thinking they are hiding something.
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Re: HP PageWide Color Ink Cartridge

Art Post ·
Was told the yield for the ink cartridges is 15K based on 5% coverage. Could not get a price for the ink. These PageWide systems are scheduled to be launched in the fall of 2017. BTW, three year warranty on the print head, does not matter how many clicks you put on it.
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Re: Ink CAD wide format vs toner CAD wide format.pptx

jredmon ·
Hello, I was looking over the information and what caught my eye was this part in regards to the cost per page slide. Just wanted to see if the decimal point was in the right place or if you could explain it so that the numbers make sense. [cid:image001.png@01D08E1B.C92C01B0] To me .04 is 4 cents which would equal to .24 cost per D size drawing or if you meant .004 which would then validate the statement “a little more than one tenth of a penny” but would actually be four tenths of a penny...
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Re: Ink CAD wide format vs toner CAD wide format.pptx

Art Post ·
thanx for catching that, it is .04 per square foot (4 cents), thus the cost is per "D" size drawing is .24 (24 cents), I will make the change. I was doing this late last night and even double checked it!!
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Re: Ink CAD wide format vs toner CAD wide format.pptx

jredmon ·
No Problem….I was kind of thinking that it would be .004 per square foot instead of .04 but you are more of an expert here than I.
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Re: Ink CAD wide format vs toner CAD wide format.pptx

Art Post ·
I just tried to make the change, however have the original file at home, will try to get this completed tonight
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Re: Ink CAD wide format vs toner CAD wide format.pptx

Art Post ·
At least the final numbers are correct, if you need to use this, just change the numbers and base usage on 180K
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Re: Canon Launches 64" Océ Colorado 1640 Built on New UVgel Technology

Art Post ·
Wow, this is cool, wonder what the cost is
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Color Label Press University "Glossary of Terms" Part Nine, Course One

Art Post ·
Yes, Since Summer is winding down, I thought I'd get back in the groove with the glossary of terms for Color Label Presses. It was a few months ago when I went cold calling in South Jersey. I was on the lookout for copiers but also wanted to keep my eyes open for companies that could benefit from a label press or a corrugated press. If you're not familiar with a corrugated press that device will allow a user print graphics for use on card board boxes. I was able to find three companies that...
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Epson Introduces WorkForce Pro WF-M5000 Printer Series

Art Post ·
Epson Introduces Next Generation WorkForce Pro WF-M5000 Monochrome Printer Series with Replaceable Ink Pack System New Epson Workgroup Inkjet Printers Help Productivity with Low Printing Costs LONG BEACH, Calif. – July 26, 2018 – Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of printing solutions, today announced the new WorkForce ® Pro WF-M5000 Printer Series. Powered by PrecisionCore ® , the WF-M5000 Series offers low-cost monochrome printing 1 and delivers Performance Beyond Laser™. With...
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The Vintage Japanese Copy Machine Enjoying an Artistic Renaissance

Art Post ·
Within 24 hours, Terzis had used the machine to print a 50-page book, joining the ranks of 21st-century artists and publishers who are using old technology to make new creations. The Risograph, a machine that duplicates like a mimeograph but dispels ink like a screen printer, has come a long way from its humble 1958 beginnings in a small home in Tokyo. Originally intended as more of a courtesy to Japanese businesses than a printmaking phenomenon, this ordinary, grey machine’s bulky exterior...
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Fifth man sentenced for ripping off Xerox

Art Post ·
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) -- A Florida man pleaded guilty Friday to a 63-count indictment that involved a scheme to defraud Xerox of more than $20 million. Robert Fisher pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and faces up to 20 years of prison time and a $250,000 fine. Fisher was part of a scheme where prosecutors say a group of men set up a sham company, HDH Graphics, and got a printing contract with Xerox where Xerox provided ink for the company. Prosecutor said the men lied about...
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EFI Acquires BDR Boya Kimya

Art Post ·
NEWS – For Immediate Release EFI Acquires BDR Boya Kimya Strategic acquisition expands digital reactive ink offering and bolsters EFI Reggiani presence in key textile markets FREMONT, California -- May 2, 2019 -- Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) today announced that it has acquired privately held BDR Boya Kimya San. Tic. A.S. Based in Bursa, Turkey, BDR is a leading manufacturer of reactive inkjet inks for industrial digital textile printing. BDR is being integrated into EFI™...
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Ink Based MFP's In The Market Place

Bill Siderys ·
How fast will the new ink-based products take over the A3 MFP laser market? Can we expect faster market acceptance with news from the Number One Copier Manufacture? No, I don't mean Sharp or Toshiba. Canon is moving forward with an ink-based A3 MFP. My opinion is that the market will accept the product and features faster than A4 products. Big changes coming to the marketplace when machines that require less service hit the market.
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Color Label Press University "Glossary of Terms" Part Ten, Course One

Art Post ·
In the past I've called my self a hunter of wide format devices. I'm know moving on to call myself a hunter for color labels, which will lead me to placing net new label presses. Over the last month or so, I've noticed multiple rolls of color labels in Wawa's, Quick Chek (both of these are gas station/food markets here in New Jersey). In addition I also scoped multiple rolls of labels in McDonalds and Dunkin Doughnuts (or Dunkin as they have re-branded). See and ye shall find color labels...
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HP receives wave of customer complaints

Art Post ·
- A tweet published on January 17 has eventually gone viral, fueling a new wave of criticism aimed against HP - Ryan Sullivan posted on Twitter: o “Last month I canceled a random charge for $4.99 per month from HP called "InstantInk". Wasn't sure what it was for. I've had it for over a year but had no idea what it did. I just found out what it did,” he tweeted, along with a HP software notification reading “Cartridge cannot be used until printer is enrolled in HP Instant Ink.” o “Apparently...
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Epson to Launch ReadyPrint Subscription Service for Individuals

Art Post ·
TOKYO, Japan – WEBWIRE – Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, “Epson”) is set to launch a subscription printing service called ReadyPrint for use with its high-capacity ink tank printers as well as ink cartridge models. The service will be launched first in the Netherlands, in early February, and will then be rolled out across Europe. Epson also plans to deploy the service globally, initially in consumer markets in developed economies, in the fiscal year beginning...
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Canon gives more details on new PPS

Art Post ·
- Announced new varioPRINT iX-series of production color inkjet sheetfed devices - Uses iQuariusX technology o Ink drying systems using heat and air with humidification to protect paper o Polymer pigment water-based inks o Printhead manufactured by Kyocera (aka Kyoto Ceramic Company) o 1200x1200dpi o NUC (nozzle uniformity control) o NAC (nozzle activity control) - Can handle volumes of 1 to 10 million A4 pages per month - Top speed of 320 A4 images per minute (4500 12”x18” pages per hour) o...
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Epson Expands Business Printing Portfolio with A3 Multifunction Color Printers and Printer Fleet Management Service

Art Post ·
New Epson WorkForce Pro WF-C879R and WF-C878R with Replaceable Ink Pack Systems Offer Lowest Total Printing Cost in Class LONG BEACH, Calif. – Feb. 19, 2020 – Epson today announced two new A3 multifunction color printers, the WorkForce® Pro WF-C879R and WF-C878R , strengthening its lineup of business printing offerings to meet the needs of the commercial office market. Powered by Epson’s PrecisionCore Heat-Free Technology ™, the new WF-C879R and WF-C878R offer the lowest total printing costs...
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Canon opens UVgel ink factory as demand doubles in a year

Art Post ·
In 2019, Canon completed more than 1,200 global customer installations of its UVgel Colorado roll-to-roll large format printer series, the company says. To support this increasing customer base and its ever-growing roll-to-roll print volumes, Canon has ramped up its UVgel ink production capacity. “Our customers are printing more and more with their Colorado devices, with average volumes worldwide already exceeding 15,000 m2 per year,” says Dirk Brouns, vice president large format graphics at...
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Fuji Xerox Introduces New Pink Specialty Dry Ink to Enhance Color Expressions in Digital Printing

Art Post ·
SINGAPORE, Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ -- Adds Dry Ink Lineup for the Iridesse(TM) Production Press Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific Pte Ltd announces the new addition of pink specialty dry ink for the production color printer Iridesse(TM) Production Press across the Asia Pacific region, to strengthen the printer's ability to handle printing needs in specialized colors. Logo - https://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20200219/2724372-1logo With its one-pass six-color printing engine, the Iridesse(TM)...
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HP launches new inkjet presses

Art Post ·
- Now offering the new PageWide Web Press T250HD o Uses stacked page wide color inkjet print head technology o 22” inch wide printing o Uses new HP Brilliant Ink with extended CMYK gamut o Prints on coated and uncoated offset stocks o HP Optimizer provides smoother color gradients o Built-in HP Quality Maintain color vision system with color spectrophotometer o Top print speed of 500 feet per minute o Optional Harris & Bruno ExcelCoat ZRW Web Coater for UV and aqueous coating o Pricing...
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Epson Introduces its First A3 Color Multifunction Supertank Cartridge-Free Printer

Art Post ·
LONG BEACH, Calif. , May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson America , Inc., pioneer and North America market leader of the Supertank printer category, owning almost 95 percent of the market share, 1 today introduced the WorkForce ® ST-C8000 A3 color multifunction Supertank, with enough included ink to print up to 19,500 pages black and 14,800 pages color. 2 In today's economy, businesses must ensure every investment delivers the highest return possible, and with Epson's ST-C8000 cartridge-free...
 
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