October 01, 2011 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Printers
Have you brought a new data card printer for your work but you are clueless how to use it? Well, data card printers are used to print ID cards or any other cards with photo. They offer graphics and paper of high quality. You can even put magnetic strips and can make smart cards from these.
The data card printers are basically powerful printing devices used to print large scale photo ID cards generally. Badges can also be printed using them and big corporations and government organizations. The magnetic stripe of the data card contains all the valuable information. Firstly, the data is printed by the data card printer. Then, specialized high end lasers are used for imprinting the data on the card.
The best part is that you can edit the cards as per your wish. In organizations, it becomes necessary to edit the data sometimes. You just need to place the data card under the printer for the read operation. Once it is done, you can edit it with the information stored on the computer.
September 26, 2010 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Printers
The uses of printers vary distinctively and different types of printers are meant for different sorts of purposes. Thus, in order to pick the perfect printer for your home or work place, it becomes pretty essential for you to have a basic knowledge on the types of printers available. There are primarily six different types of printers available in the market namely Inkjet Printers, Photo Printers, Laser Printers, Dot Matrix Printers, Wide Format Printers and Multifunction Printers.
The first sort i.e. the inkjet ones gives you pretty decent quality outcomes and are fairly priced too. Thus, these can be a good choice if you pick one from a branded source. The second sort is required only to print high quality photos and is mostly used by professional photographers. The laser printers are a bit on the pricey side but in terms of quality they are pretty much similar to the inkjets one.
The next one that is the Dot Matrix ones are mostly used for industrial purposes and uses old technology. The wide format printers are the most expensive of the sort and are pretty similar to the photo printers. They are used to print high quality large pictures. The final variant is the multifunctional printer which besides printing, can also be used as a fax machine and a scanner.
August 15, 2010 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Printers
Nowadays printers have almost attained the status of being a basic need. Yet before investing in a printer it is imperative to assess what are your printing needs and what you would like to prioritize. Laser printer works by throwing powder on a paper and then running an electric drum over it. It is mainly ideal for text based documents. If time is your main constraint then the best option for you would be to go for laser printers which print maximum number of prints per minute. You could choose a monochrome laser printer which prints approximately 12000 pagers per hour.
However with efficiency and speed cost also increases. Which means you will have to make up your mind about your priority. Before buying a printer you should also consider the print quality. This means you have to check on the sharpness of the prints. Printers come with a variety of memory space. Higher memory means faster printing of higher resolution speed. When presented with choices by the sales counter, do not get confused. Prioritize your needs and get a laser printer accordingly.
July 14, 2010 // Posted by: qwcdirect // Category: Printers
Choosing the right print company is not an easy task. It is the requirement of every person that the print company must handle his work with competence and respect. There are many print companies that provide you such facilities. Print companies should be chosen with care. There are several steps that have to be taken into consideration for choosing the right print company.
Firstly, ask your friends and other people who have taken the service of print company. Visit the print company and check view their work that they had dome previously. It is necessary that you provide each and every detail of the type of work that is required to you to the print company. It is necessary that you choose the right print company that offers you quality work. Selection of the print company is very crucial since it creates the reputation of your company on the customers.
March 28, 2010 // Posted by: Techie // Category: Printers
Over the years printer prices have seen a downfall but the ink cartridges are still exorbitantly priced. Printer ink is a major source of profit to printer companies than the printers itself. Adding authenticity to the claim is the fact that in the fiscal year 2004, Hewlett-Packard Co. which is a big market player in the computer business, made 50% profits from the sales of ink and toner alone. What generally happens is that printer companies sell their printers at subsidized prices keeping very minimum profits at their hands and then the major profit is taken on the ink cartridge prices.
The running costs of printers are more than the cost of printers. This fact has been a major cause of concern and angst amongst the consumers. The exorbitant ink price came in to public scrutiny when certain third party outlets started manufacturing and selling cheaper ink cartridges with price differences of up to 75% at times. Some third party outlets even promise refilling the ink cartridges. These outlets have made many a leading ink cartridge companies like Lexmark ink, Epson ink cartridges in a fix and infuriated them. Some of the leading companies have also thought of suing them. Lexmark is already in the court fighting a legal battle with a third party ink manufacturer; with Lexmark is asking the company to return all its ink cartridges.
Consumers are at a fix and dilemma that whether they should be using company ink or cheaper quality ink. Keeping the consumer’s interest in mind, certain legal issues have cropped up with courts looking into the pricing of the inks and asking the companies to inform the consumers about the actual running costs of the printers. There were debates on the quality of the cheaper ink but now these companies have proved their mettle and the ink supplied by them is at par with the inks produced by the leading companies.
One can buy such inks at very competitive prices from Inkware Houseat @ www.inkwarehouse.co.uk . There is a wide variety of inks available here – both branded and local. The inks available are at a price difference of about 75% but the quality is at par with leading ink companies. Inkware House also promises a 10% discount to all its UK customers. All the visits require applying a discount code at checkout. You can find some of the most competitively priced dell ink cartridges here at Inwkare. There is no time limit for availing the discount and is applied round the year.
November 14, 2009 // Posted by: Techie // Category: Printers
Commercial printing is the process of transferring an art work into a piece of paper or a card. The process of commercial printing has been used for more than 100 years. It is a simple and easy process which involves the use of aluminum plates of different colours. Commercial printing involves the usage of equal proportion of water and ink. The aluminum plate acts as a absorber and prints the image onto the paper.
The commercial printing has a wide variety of uses and advantages when compared to other printing technologies. The main advantage of commercial printing is that it ca produce high quality and professional output in a short period of time. Commercial printing differs from the other printing in the ink colours and quality. Commercial printing is used to print postcards and wall papers. You can get the best printing technology at a very low rate which are offered by various companies
June 24, 2009 // Posted by: Techie // Category: Gadgets
It is often fascinating to see the art of printing or lithography. Inkjet printers are an innovation in this respect where ink or melted and adhesive liquid are blown with heat and then put on paper in type format.
The ink is stabilized in cartridges into which an electrical current runs with the assistance of internal dynamo. The process is called photolithography. It is then jetted on the typing area and comes out on paper the way you type. Inkjet printers may require servicing as a slight difference in its heating console may allow sharp spills or printing mistakes and illegible pages.
Canon and HP are forerunners in the field and use thermal, electrostatic, and other techniques to make stable printers. They also perform scanning and record vital information for you. Many ace companies for their daily work prefer Inkjet printers. Its only fight is with bubble printers as of now.
June 22, 2009 // Posted by: Techie // Category: Gadgets
Printing photos or video resolutions are an accumulation of three basic colors: Red, blue and green. The manner in which these three overlap or disintegrate make the contrasts for visuals. You may make contrast between colors owing to how these three colors react.
In total, their reactions may be divided into portions of the screen and even at a micro level. When that is reduced to an inch, the number of colored dots you see gives you the reading of how good or bad a television is. Great televisions have a high number of dots per inch (DPI), conjoined into pixels.
If these pixels were visible, the striations would be awkward. Fluent visuals, especially in liquid crystal format, would allow the pixels to be obsolete to naked eye. Dpi technology is also a great asset of printing and ace printers use high number of Dpi. If you see the projection in draft, you will get the picture.
June 12, 2009 // Posted by: Techie // Category: Printers
Bubble printers give a direct fight to inkjet printers in the pertinent field of printing. It is basically a form of inkjet printer that has grown out of its shadows. It works with about 128 nozzles firing the bubbles at a time and forming small things such as an alphabet.
In its process, strong thermal currents are dispersed through the cartridges and the ink is vaporized. The vaporized ink is then cooled suddenly and strewn with the aid of nozzles. The pressure formed due to heating and sudden cooling makes it come out in smallest surface area: that of a sphere and it resembles a bubble as it comes out of the nozzles.
Better companies fine-tune the nozzles for finer details. Otherwise, the letters might just be a bit incoherent. This is quite cheap in regard to other inkjet printers and thus is heavily sold for stationary or commercial purposes.
March 08, 2009 // Posted by: Techie // Category: Printers
Printers are an essential instrument for companies dealing in fliers and writing materials. Media generated works have special work of printers, and they go through the grind at fast rate. So they got to be sturdy.
These printers also have to work on bar code application where a solitary wrong strain may make the task problematic. These are critical angles. Top class or avant-garde printers do have inkjet or bubble technology as their feature. The latest printers are more prone to working through laser technology.
The chassis needs to be strong. Aluminum casts are preferred over others due to its strength and malleability. During the passage of thermal imaging or electric currents, strong metal resistance is needed. These casts help formidable heat transfer as heat vaporizes the ink and turns it into bubbles. The modular designs go through many quality checks and only after repeated tests do these printers come into the seller’s shelves.