[alt-photo] Re: Epson 4900 Printer for digital Negs

kerik at kerik.com kerik at kerik.com
Mon Mar 21 16:57:47 GMT 2011


 So far the 4900 isn't shown as supported on the QTR site:


 But presumably it's just a matter of time. That said, why choose that 
 over the 3880 unless you need the roll capability.

 Some info here to consider:


 Good luck!


 On Mon, 21 Mar 2011 12:38:12 -0400, "Rene M Hales" <rene at qx.net> wrote:
> I am pretty close to ordering the Epson 4900 to replace my dying 
> Epson 4000.
> Has anyone had experience using this printer for digital negatives 
> for
> tri-color gum or palladium prints? I am on a Win 7 64 bit computer 
> and use
> Lightroom 2.0 and Photoshop 4.0. I use QTR for printing the palladium 
> negs
> (took a workshop with Kerik K).
> Lately I have been printing on my husband's Epson 3800 and have been 
> pleased
> with the negs for gum prints. I am still pretty much an alt-process 
> novice,
> but am slowly learning. I love the gum. Thank you Christina.
> I also will be using this printer for archival digital prints. My 
> usual
> paper of choice is Hahnemuhle William Turner (17 X 22). I am pretty
> confident that I will not have issues there. I also print on some 
> RedRiver 6
> X 38 inch paper for accordion books. I occasionally print on aluminum 
> and
> was able to do that on the 4000.
> Thanks in advance for your words of wisdom and your experiences.
> Rene Hales
> http://www.pbase.com/halesr

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