Re: New Epson's and PDN

From: Adam Kimball ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 07/27/05-04:21:15 PM Z
Message-id: <297780F3-D014-4A36-8A57-4EE9CDD89C7C@akimball.com>

Well, I'll be joining you on this adventure. I just placed an order
for a 2400 (buydig.com) - came to $789 - no shipping or tax for me.
Best deal I found.

-A

On Jul 27, 2005, at 6:31 AM, FDanB@aol.com wrote:

> I'm still testing the 2400; seems every time I get started some other
> task or travel comes along. So far, the negs for pt/pd look very good
> (using a colorized scheme) but I don't know about silver yet. My
> initial
> results seem to suggest that the new Advanced B/W Mode isn't good for
> negative making.
>
> For prints, the 2400 is stunning. I just taught at ICP where we made
> comparison prints on the 4000 and 2400 and it was incredible to
> watch the
> 4000 prints change color as we took them from fluroescent to
> tungsten to
> daylight. The 2400's remained almost perfectly neutral. The 4000
> actually
> has more metamerism than the 2200 and has something of a funky
> paper path
> issue.
>
> Speaking of paper paths, the 2400 handles stock up to 1.5mm but feeds
> from the FRONT to the BACK. Strange but effective.
>
> Anyway, when I know more about the negs on the 2400 I'll let you know.
>
> Dan
>
>
>> I'm about ready to buy a printer. I'm leaning towards a 2400 -
>> but I'm VERY
>> concerned about the zillions of possible problems that can arise.
>> I know
>> the 2200 works, but the prices are still incredibly high for them
>> (when you
>> can find them not refurbished). I can also pick up a 4000 for
>> $1.4k. I'm
>> considering that as well. I haven't heard from anyone who is
>> currently
>> making negs on a 2400 - good or bad. So, if you are - please
>> speak up!
>>
>
>
> www.danburkholder.com
> www.TinyTutorials.com
>
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> outvoted
> me."
>
> -- Nathaniel Lee
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>
>
>
Received on Wed Jul 27 16:21:03 2005

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