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Canon SELPHY CP800 photo printer

Ilse Jurrien
Photokina report
Thursday 2nd, September 2010
Posted by: Ilse Jurrien

News Photokina 2010 - Canon USA unveils its new SELPHY compact photo printer, the Canon SELPHY CP800, designed to make photo-lab quality printing at home quick and easy. Replacing the SELPHY CP780, the photo printer offers a number of improvements, boasting a slimmer and stylish design, more features and improved usability. The new Canon photo printer is ideal for those looking for a convenient printer that delivers quality photos. Available in sleek black or white colour variations, prints produced by the Canon photo printer can be made into personal photo albums for families to treasure. It provides an attractive option for small businesses who want to offer on-the-spot ID Photos or instant printing services.

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HP Photosmart A717 photo printer

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 29th, September 2006

Another interesting HP printer model is the HP Photosmart A717 compact photo printer. The market for home printing is booming and have become a major product group for printer manufacturers to jump in. HP's Photosmart A717 is designed for people who want to convenience edit and print instant-drying, full size 13x18 cm photos, without a PC. An interesting features is the internal memory of 4GB which enables the user to store and view his images. The 2.5-inch LCD display on top of the HP A717 printer is convenient enough to let you edit or view your images. Or just connect the HP Photosmart A717 to a TV and enjoy the slide show.

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HP Photosmart Pro B8350

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 29th, September 2006

At the Photokina 2006 HP showcased an impressive number of printer solutions. Among them the new HP Photosmart Pro B8350 Photo printer. The HP Pro B8350 is designed for photographers and hobbyists who want to be able to print long-lasting, professional-quality photos as large as A3+, using a desktop printer that is affordable and also ideal for fast everyday printing.

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Kodak EasyShare 350 Photo Printer

Posted by: Mark Peters Thursday 28th, September 2006

Kodak announced the Kodak Easy Share Photo Printer 350 - an affordable, innovative, and easy-to-use printing solution ideal for camera-equipped mobile phones. Using state-of-the-art Bluetooth wireless technology, the Photo Printer 350 can wirelessly print 4x6-inch photos directly from Bluetooth technology-enabled devices. Additionally, the Photo Printer 350 works with any PictBridge-enabled digital camera or camera phone and can quickly print pictures from personal computers using USB 2.0. The Kodak 350 printer integrates Bluetooth wireless technology into a home snapshot photo printer, removing any need for accessories.

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HP Designjet Z photo printer serie

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Tuesday 26th, September 2006

HP today announced it is changing the way graphics professionals create large-format images with the unveiling of the HP Designjet Z Photo Printer Series. Continuing to expand its professional printing portfolio, HP is leveraging its pigment ink technologies developed for the HP Photosmart Pro B9180 to create the first large-format printers employing HP’s Scalable Printing Technology. The HP Designjet Z Photo Printer Series is designed to deliver intuitive, dependable and repeatable color accuracy for 24- and 44-inch museum-quality prints with 200 years’ photo permanence.

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Epson Stylus Photo R380 photo printer

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Tuesday 29th, August 2006

Beginning today, the world of consumer photo printing takes a big step forward with the introduction of a new Epson Ultra Hi-Definition photo printer that delivers the ultimate professional-level prints to the home photo enthusiast at amazing print speeds. The Epson Stylus Photo R380 Ultra Hi-Definition photo printer uses some of the same technology that professionals rely on to produce beautiful and marketable art, the Epson Photo R380 printer sets a new standard in the photo printer category. A key component of the new product line is Claria ink, the latest breakthrough in Epson’s long line of ink innovations, delivering superior image quality with Ultra Hi-Definition richness, depth and clarity.

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Epson Stylus Photo R260 photo printer

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Tuesday 29th, August 2006

Beginning today, the world of consumer photo printing takes a big step forward with the introduction of a new Epson Ultra Hi-Definition photo printer that delivers the ultimate professional-level prints to the home photo enthusiast at amazing print speeds. The Epson Stylus Photo R260 Ultra Hi-Definition photo printer uses some of the same technology that professionals rely on to produce beautiful and marketable art, the Epson Photo R260 printer sets a new standard in the photo printer category. A key component of the new product line is Claria ink, the latest breakthrough in Epson’s long line of ink innovations, delivering superior image quality with Ultra Hi-Definition richness, depth and clarity.

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Canon PIXMA iP4300

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 24th, August 2006

In the dorm room or in the home office, the new Canon PIXMA iP4300 Photo Printer offers affordable solutions to photo and document printing needs. Just in time for the back-to-school season, the Canon iP4300 breaks price barriers by offering valuable yet useful features like individual ink tanks with the smart LED system and advanced paper handling capabilities. With the PIXMA iP4300 printer, consumers can create long lasting lab quality photos from an exceptional every-day printer for an estimated selling price of $99.99. “Canon gives consumers more options for their photo printing needs, and offers them a choice of great photos from a single-function or a multi-function device.”

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The market for printers faces a lot of competition. For those consumers who love to printer there are several print solutions available. The home and small office printers are popular but expensive in printing bulks of prints. Online print services and print kiosks in and outside retail channels offer also a perfect solution to get a print instantly or days later by mail. The print prices for online printing are very low and the ease-of-use of the - free - editing, photo book, and print software makes is very accessible for the average consumer. The Photokina show in Germany will showcase the latest developments in printers and print services. We will not forget about the large format printers, but also report on the compact home printers for 4-6” prints. Today’s amateur photographer with a cell phone, compact camera or DSLR / system camera, will not automatically print, but he will store the picture and share it via other channels with friends and family. Will the Photokina 2010 show learn us about new print solutions?