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Post Tue Dec 12, 2006 2:15 pm

Epson Pro Stylus 7800

Hi all, would like to buy one of these and need a good supplier, have enquired on a few websites and seems to be about 2k plus vat, can anyone help with supplier please, also has anyone got/used one and how did it go?
Simon :D
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Post Wed Dec 13, 2006 11:08 pm

Good machines, just trained on these with epson, a lot easier to work on than previous versions.
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Post Thu Dec 14, 2006 10:39 am

Hi Simon

I have an Epson 7600 which provides the most fantastic print quality the 7800 is even better, without trying to teach you to suck eggs but they are pretty useless for outdoor printing. I use mine for exhibition work and posters. I buy all my consumables from a place called bodoni 01895 825776 speak to them and they will advise you as they are epson specialists, its worth it just for the advice. They not badly priced either. Hope this helps
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Post Thu Dec 14, 2006 7:02 pm

Thanks, excellent advice i have now commited to buying one it will arrive next week. Will let you know how it goes
Simon :lol1:
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Post Thu Dec 14, 2006 11:32 pm

Where did you buy it from in the end? You wont be dissapointed with the output. I run mine just through a standard windows driver and it works fine. One other tip, dont be tempted by the cheaper cartridges on e-bay. the ink only lasts a few years compared to the 75 years oin the epson and most people who use them get printer problems. Happy Printing :)
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Post Fri Dec 15, 2006 12:43 pm

Hi ordered it through digital photo solutions on the web. www.digitalphotosolutions.co.uk spoke to minesh, he really knew his stuff, and advised on a media bundle etc, his price was excellent as well £1997 plus the vat, thanks for the advice on the inks as well, i will let you know how it goes
Simon
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Post Fri Dec 15, 2006 12:57 pm

We have the Epson 7800 but only use it to create artwork for our screen-printers (I know what a waste). Its a great machine - well, the black is good anyway......I hear it has other colours but I am yet to see them.

What do you guys use it for?

Col
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Post Fri Dec 15, 2006 1:05 pm

we are going to use it for printing promotional posters, canvas and also vinyl onto foamex boards, have got a full colour set of inks as well so will let u know how we go..i hope to post one of these :D not one of these :banghead:
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Post Tue Apr 03, 2007 3:20 pm

Hi Guys

Just looking into the Epson 7800 and wondered where you buy the vinyl from.

I need to print some photographic images for internal purposes on vinyl and mounted and have been advised by Epson that they don't do any for this machine.

I don't really want to go ahead and buy if I can't find any vinyl to print on.

Thanks in advance
Brian
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Post Tue Apr 03, 2007 3:54 pm

the choice is more limited for pigmented type inks try allprint and grafityp
a gloss vinyl for dye inks will not work with your inks

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Post Wed Apr 04, 2007 12:23 am

I've used a self adhesive material made by Inktec on my HP, it was supplied by LFP, has a nice finish and may be ok for Epsons.

It's described as self adhesive synthetic paper, it's water proof, threw the print in a bath overnight with no problems, needs laminating though like most water based inkjet media.

It's not stretchy like vinyl though so is only good for flat or single curvature stuff.

Steve
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Post Wed Apr 04, 2007 6:34 am

Orajet 1914 works well with UV pigment inks.
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Post Wed Apr 04, 2007 7:26 pm

Thanks for that - will check it out.

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Post Thu Apr 05, 2007 9:44 am

Re: Epson Pro Stylus 7800

Epson Pro...I wan it as well.

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