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Printing on the Epson 3800 and Hahnemuhle paper


JulieR 15 28 England
16 Aug 2008 6:06PM
I love my Epson 3800 printer but it really annoyed me today can anyone help please. I was trying to print a 12x18" picture on Hahnemuhle fine art pearl set to 17" x 22" on the epson. It didn't want to know, all i had was a portion of the picture, 3 goes later and I gave up put in some epson semigloss A2 and hey presto printed the right size. The paper was a little bit curly but I didn't think this would matter as it accepted it ok, eventually. Would the curl make the printer print the wrong size?
Many thaks Julie... very frustrated!!
MikeA 16 1.3k England
17 Aug 2008 10:19AM
I use a RIP with mine so can't help but check this site for all things 3800.

link

MikeA
MikeA 16 1.3k England
17 Aug 2008 10:37AM
Check this tread also.

link
JulieR 15 28 England
17 Aug 2008 6:00PM
Many thanks MikeA. Out of curiosity what is a RIP? and Do I need one LOl Smile
MikeA 16 1.3k England
17 Aug 2008 6:24PM
Raster Image Processor. Maybe ?

Check this one out. link
Saves the need for creating your own colour profiles in most instances.

MikeA.
lobsterboy Plus
17 14.9k 13 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2008 6:32PM
I use QImage with my 3800 - It's a very reasonably priced rip that dies all the resizing, sharpening and printing I need.
pcheywood 16 1.3k England
17 Aug 2008 6:40PM
Qimage seconded here, excellent bit of software.

Paul.

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