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I'm looking for the best photo printer for $350-$600 for 13 x 19 paper. I'll be printing mostly B&W photos.

The Canon Pixma Pro-200 for $600 looks good. Anything else you can recommend for less.
 
I'm looking for the best photo printer for $350-$600 for 13 x 19 paper. I'll be printing mostly B&W photos.

The Canon Pixma Pro-200 for $600 looks good. Anything else you can recommend for less.
I bought the Pixma Pro 10 when it was on sale. It uses inks instead of dyes. The shipping was $65.
 
I'm looking for the best photo printer for $350-$600 for 13 x 19 paper. I'll be printing mostly B&W photos.

The Canon Pixma Pro-200 for $600 looks good. Anything else you can recommend for less.
I bought the Pixma Pro 10 when it was on sale. It uses inks instead of dyes. The shipping was $65.
Thanks for your endorsement but this printer is even more expensive at $700.
 
I bought a Cannon pro 100 last year, it’s probably the best printer I’ve ever owned.
 
Thanks for your endorsement but this printer is even more expensive at $700.
Right, but as I said, I got it on sale. Canon lowered the price to $300, and sent me a gift card for $200. Net to me was $100. (plus the $65 shipping, of course)
 
Thanks for your endorsement but this printer is even more expensive at $700.
Right, but as I said, I got it on sale. Canon lowered the price to $300, and sent me a gift card for $200. Net to me was $100. (plus the $65 shipping, of course)
Awesome deal. What is the advantages/disadvantages of ink jet vs. dye printers?
 
I bought a Cannon pro 100 last year, it’s probably the best printer I’ve ever owned.
I saw that printer, but looks like it is discontinued and haven't seen one for sale.
 
I am going to watch this thread with interest as my canon pixma ix 6550 in now getting old
I am interested in ink life and if 3rd party inks can be got
 
Thanks for your endorsement but this printer is even more expensive at $700.
Right, but as I said, I got it on sale. Canon lowered the price to $300, and sent me a gift card for $200. Net to me was $100. (plus the $65 shipping, of course)
Awesome deal. What is the advantages/disadvantages of ink jet vs. dye printers?
https://www.adorama.com/alc/faq-whats-the-difference-between-dye-based-and-pigment-ink/

And the cost. Pigment-based inks cost more than the dye-based inks.
 
The Canon Pixma IX6820 looks interesting for a budget printer. Good personal reviews too.
 
Hi there,

Here is a quick introduction -
I am an avid young photographer, and love to take a variety of photos with my Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi. I have a standard 18-55mm lens, as well as a 75-300mm zoom lens. I have been interested in photography for about 3 years now and bought this camera about 2 years ago. I still enjoy everything about photography.

I have a standard printer that has done well for me in the past. It can print up to legal size (8 1/2 by 11) photos.

However, I would now like to be able to print out larger pictures, like 11X17 and such. I have been searching a little bit, but I am still having a hard time, and am hoping you guys could help me out a bit.

As I mentioned above, I would like a printer capable of printing larger pictures. And...
-without breaking the bank (try keeping it under $500, lower the better;-))
-with long-lasting ink cartridges (if possible. Hopefully companies have improved this)

Thanks, guys for all the help!
How many photographs do you think you'll be printing?

I did get a printer a few years ago, but with the initial investment, then the time to get it set up, plus the ongoing cost of ink and paper it's not really been worth it for me. Plus I get really good quality prints from my lab, that I couldn't realistically match at home without significant investment.

I've also moved on to printing some pretty large pieces, the last one I got was a 60"x40" on aluminium. So maybe worth thinking about.

If you are planning on printing a lot of small images it may be worth it, but for me using a lab makes more sense.
 
How many photographs do you think you'll be printing?

I did get a printer a few years ago, but with the initial investment, then the time to get it set up, plus the ongoing cost of ink and paper it's not really been worth it for me. Plus I get really good quality prints from my lab, that I couldn't realistically match at home without significant investment.

I've also moved on to printing some pretty large pieces, the last one I got was a 60"x40" on aluminium. So maybe worth thinking about.

If you are planning on printing a lot of small images it may be worth it, but for me using a lab makes more sense for mobile printer.
Hi, I print maybe 5-10 pages a month. Could you recommend a printer, please? Last printer's ink got dried up as I didn't use it much. Many thanks
 
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How many photographs do you think you'll be printing?

I did get a printer a few years ago, but with the initial investment, then the time to get it set up, plus the ongoing cost of ink and paper it's not really been worth it for me. Plus I get really good quality prints from my lab, that I couldn't realistically match at home without significant investment.

I've also moved on to printing some pretty large pieces, the last one I got was a 60"x40" on aluminium. So maybe worth thinking about.

If you are planning on printing a lot of small images it may be worth it, but for me using a lab makes more sense address label printer.
Hi, I print maybe 5-10 pages a month. Could you recommend a printer, please? Last printer's ink got dried up as I didn't use it much. Many thanks
 
What size pages? Color, black and white? What quality? 4 x 6 snap shots from your phone? 8 x 10 family portraits? Wall sized art posters at full rez or grainy old school?

Too many questions about what you will be printing and what you will do with them to give an answer. But at only 10 pages a month max you might be better off just sending them to a local shop.

Hi, I print maybe 5-10 pages a month. Could you recommend a printer, please? Last printer's ink got dried up as I didn't use it much. Many thanks
 
I started with an 8" HP and got some really nice photo's from it. Went to one of the little HP's to take in the vehicle with me and print on location. 8" only lasted about three years and gave up the ghost. Went to an HP 13" and it made photo's I liked but was very noisy. It too gave up within three years. While I had it the small HP went down on me and I replaced it with a Canon iP 100. Small 8" printer that I've printed with up to 8"x16". When the big one went south I got a Canon Pixma Pro 9000 MKII. Best thing I ever did. Just recently started having problems with it but had it about 10 yrs. Replaced it with the Pixma Pro 200. Got it on sale from B&H for $399. Printing great photo's! Biggest I've done on 13" printer has been 12"x24" and really like them. Limited experience with any other printer's and good as my Canon's have been I'm not even gonna try out any other's! I think, if I remember right that B&H has the Canon 200 normally for right at $500. I might add that I've also switched over to Ink Technologies ink and happy with it so far. Been using it a number of months. Had tried another, don't recall the brand, and didn't care for it. Big change in price. Ink Technologies cartridge for 9000 MKII printer is $5 and Canon same size cartridge is $18! Also switched my iP 100 over to In Technologies ink, very happy with it.

I have a nephew that use's an Epson 24" printer but I never will, way out of my price range and does a lot more than I need.
 

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