Friday, January 27, 2017

Printer recommendations

Welcome! Almost any printer will work for this class. If you're buying a new one, please read manual and become familiar with it before class. 
Do you know how to print 4x6? If not we can work with that.
See if you can adjust thickness to envelope setting. 
Will you use your computer for printing? 
Do not depend on wireless- bring your connecting cord!

A few folks have asked me what I recommend for printers for my workshop- Digital Explorations in Fiber and Mixed Media. In a pinch, I'd go for the all-in-one workforce series. They update continually so I don't have the latest model number. They're not too heavy or expensive.
Having your own printer will enable you to print at you own speed. After all if you were taking a quilting class, would you not bring your sewing machine?
Epson's Dura-Brite or Ultra-Chrome inks are terrific for alternative printing. But we can work with other brands.
For example-
Epson Expression Home XP-330 Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner and Copier- here
Epson Expression Home XP-430 Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner and Copier

There are also small portable printers available too. I purchased mine 'used' from Ebay.
For example, Canon Pixma ip110- here
Epson has just come out with a new portable printer-  slightly pricier...   here

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