Category: Printers

Monday, September 11, 2017

Kodak Printomatic Instant-Print Camera

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Compact Cameras , Printers
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Kodak and its licensee, C+A Global, today unveiled the Kodak Printomatic instant-print camera that effortlessly captures and instantly prints high-quality full-colour photos right from the camera body. The Kodak Printomatic features a 10-megapixel sensor, a built-in flash and an integrated battery, alongside a 2”x3” photo printer. “The Kodak Printomatic is a contemporary camera with a wonderful balance of digital and analog technology,” says Steven Overman, President of Kodak’s Consumer and Film Division and Kodak Chief Marketing Officer. “It’s an accessible device for anybody who wants to create a lasting memory in a tangible, colourful way.” Available from late September, the Kodak Printomatic is priced at $69.99. The camera comes with a USB cable, a Quick Start Guide, a 10-pack of Kodak ZINK Photo Paper and a microSD memory card.

Kodak and its licensee, C+A Global, today unveiled the Kodak Printomatic instant-print camera that effortlessly captures and instantly prints high-quality full-colour photos right from the camera body. The Kodak Printomatic features a 10-megapixel sensor, a built-in flash and an integrated battery, alongside a 2”x3” photo printer. “The Kodak Printomatic is…

Friday, September 8, 2017

Kodak Wireless Photo Printer Mini

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Printers
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Prinics have announced the availability of the portable Kodak Photo Printer Mini through their North American distributor, C+A Global. Retailing for just $99.99 and available for purchase on Amazon, the easy-to-use mobile printer comes in black, white or gold models. The Kodak Photo Printer Mini supports iOS devices via Wi-Fi connection and Android devices via Wi-Fi or NFC One Touch. Through advanced fade-proof dye printing technology, the printer produces quick-drying black and white or colour 2.1x3.4” photos that will last up to 10 years thanks to humidity- and fingerprint-resistant properties.

Prinics have announced the availability of the portable Kodak Photo Printer Mini through their North American distributor, C+A Global. Retailing for just $99.99 and available for purchase on Amazon, the easy-to-use mobile printer comes in black, white or gold models. The Kodak Photo Printer Mini supports iOS devices via Wi-Fi…

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Canon CarePAK PLUS

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital , Printers
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Canon U.S.A. today announced that the Canon CarePAK PLUS accidental damage protection plan will now include Image Recovery for all consumer-level Canon printers with a memory card slot. Already included with CarePAK PLUS for Canon cameras and camcorders, Image Recovery is designed to help retrieve lost or corrupted images or video files that might otherwise be gone forever. With Canon CarePAK PLUS, customers will enjoy service provided exclusively by Canon, which no other full-coverage service plan for Canon consumer-level cameras, camcorders or printers can offer. Coverage includes genuine Canon factory service using genuine Canon parts, rapid repair processing, and 100 percent U.S.-based tech support that is never outsourced.

Canon U.S.A. today announced that the Canon CarePAK PLUS accidental damage protection plan will now include Image Recovery for all consumer-level Canon printers with a memory card slot. Already included with CarePAK PLUS for Canon cameras and camcorders, Image Recovery is designed to help retrieve lost or corrupted images or…

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Canon Pixma TR7550 and Pixma TR8550

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Printers
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Canon have released two new 4-in-1 Pixma Home Office printers with print, copy, scan and fax functionality as well as WiFi and Bluetooth LE connectivity. Improved UI allows workers to optimise the capabilities of the new printers’ functions by easily navigating through the controls. The Pixma TR7550 (£179.99/€199.99) and TR8550 (£199.99/€219.99) printers have larger touch screens, 3.0 inch and 4.3 inch screens respectively, the front panel can be tilted to suit the user’s eye line. Pixma Cloud Link is compatible with the range enabling working users to print and scan documents from and to online services such as GoogleDrive, Evernote and Dropbox for increased speed and share-ability. For users wanting more from their printer, the Pixma TR8550 can be connected to an Ethernet cable for the printer to be wired to a whole network meaning users can print and scan from multiple printers at any time. This model also has the added benefit of a built-in SD card slot which gives users the flexibility of scanning and printing directly to and from the SD card so there’s no need to connect to any other device. Both printers will be available from September.

Canon have released two new 4-in-1 Pixma Home Office printers with print, copy, scan and fax functionality as well as WiFi and Bluetooth LE connectivity. Improved UI allows workers to optimise the capabilities of the new printers’ functions by easily navigating through the controls. The Pixma TR7550 (£179.99/€199.99) and TR855…

Monday, August 21, 2017

Canon Pixma TS 3-in-1 Printer Series

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Printers
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Canon has today unveiled the new 3-in-1 multifunctional inkjet printer range for users to print, scan and copy at home. The updated Pixma TS Series features Wi-Fi and BLuetooth Low Energy connectivity, a smart user interface and Auto Duplex Printing. On top of the high quality prints the Pixma TS Series allows families to get creative at home with a range of fun new features from hidden message printing to square photos straight from Instagram. The four new printers in the range include the Canon Pixma TS5150 Series, a practical and affordable model (£89.99/€99.99); the Pixma TS6150 Series, a compact and high performing 5-colour ink model (£159.99/€179.99); the TS8150 Series, a stylish printer featuring the brand new 6-colour ink system(£199.99/€219.99); and the Pixma TS9150 Series, the top-of-the-range premium model perfect for beautiful photo prints (£249.99/€279.99).

Canon has today unveiled the new 3-in-1 multifunctional inkjet printer range for users to print, scan and copy at home. The updated Pixma TS Series features Wi-Fi and BLuetooth Low Energy connectivity, a smart user interface and Auto Duplex Printing. On top of the high quality prints the Pixma TS…

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

UK Pricing Announced for Canon Selphy CP1300

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Printers
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Canon UK today revealed the recommended retail price and expected availability of their new Selphy CP1300 wireless compact photo printer. This lightweight, mobile and Wi-Fi-enabled printer can be used virtually anywhere, anytime, thanks to its optional direct-connect battery, to print the perfect photos. The Selphy CP1300’s Party Shuffle Print function is designed to allow Wi-Fi connected users to connect multiple compatible mobile devices to the same Selphy CP1300 unit for everyone to enjoy creating a print layout made of combined images from family and friends. Images are now displayed on a reader-friendly 3.2” tilt-type LCD monitor, while image searching is improved with the ability to filter by date and browse by page rather than one image at a time. The Selphy CP1300 printer will be available from September 2017 in Black, White and Pink with an RRP of £129.99/ €164.99.

Canon UK today revealed the recommended retail price and expected availability of their new Selphy CP1300 wireless compact photo printer. This lightweight, mobile and Wi-Fi-enabled printer can be used virtually anywhere, anytime, thanks to its optional direct-connect battery, to print the perfect photos. The Selphy CP1300’s Party Shuffle Print function…

Friday, July 21, 2017

Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-6000

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Printers
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Canon have unveiled their latest professional large-format inkjet printer - the imagePROGRAF PRO-6000. At 60-inches wide, the imagePROGRAF PRO-6000 printer is the largest 12-ink printer on the market today. “With the introduction of our largest model, the imagePROGRAF PRO-6000, we round out our full line of high quality PRO Series printers,” said Toyotsugu Kuwamura, executive vice president and general manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “Our PRO Series now offers an expansive lineup of large-format inkjet solutions and sizes for a broad range of applications in the photo, fine art, proofing and graphics market segments.” The imagePROGRAF PRO-6000 printer is expected to be available in August 2017 with an MSRP of $11,995.

Canon have unveiled their latest professional large-format inkjet printer - the imagePROGRAF PRO-6000. At 60-inches wide, the imagePROGRAF PRO-6000 printer is the largest 12-ink printer on the market today. “With the introduction of our largest model, the imagePROGRAF PRO-6000, we round out our full line of high quality PRO Series…

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Canon Selphy CP1300

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Printers
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Canon today announced the Selphy CP1300 Wireless Compact Photo Printer. This lightweight, mobile and Wi-Fi-enabled printer can be used virtually anywhere, anytime, thanks to its optional direct-connect battery, to print the perfect photos. The Selphy CP1300’s Party Shuffle Print function is designed to allow Wi-Fi connected users to connect multiple compatible mobile devices to the same Selphy CP1300 unit for everyone to enjoy creating a print layout made of combined images from family and friends. Images are now displayed on a reader-friendly 3.2” tilt-type LCD monitor, while image searching is improved with the ability to filter by date and browse by page rather than one image at a time. The Selphy printer has a suggested retail price of $129.99 and is offered in black and white models.

Canon today announced the Selphy CP1300 Wireless Compact Photo Printer. This lightweight, mobile and Wi-Fi-enabled printer can be used virtually anywhere, anytime, thanks to its optional direct-connect battery, to print the perfect photos. The Selphy CP1300’s Party Shuffle Print function is designed to allow Wi-Fi connected users to connect multiple…

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Kodak Photo Printer Dock

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Printers
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The compact Kodak Photo Printer Dock is a 4"x6" photo printer with smartphone support. Retailing for $139, the Kodak Photo Printer Dock is compatible with Android, iPhone, iPad, and various digital cameras, offering convenient one-touch printing directly from the device. Photographers can simply connect to the dock via Wi-Fi and print, liberating photos from the confines of the cloud and memory cards. D2T2 4PASS technology enables the printer to produce fade-resistant photos in radiant colour and excellent detail while simultaneously charging up to two devices. The free Kodak Printer Dock smartphone app allows photographers to touch up their photos before printing.

The compact Kodak Photo Printer Dock is a 4"x6" photo printer with smartphone support. Retailing for $139, the Kodak Photo Printer Dock is compatible with Android, iPhone, iPad, and various digital cameras, offering convenient one-touch printing directly from the device. Photographers can simply connect to the dock via Wi-Fi and…

Friday, February 24, 2017

DNP Introduces WPS Pro Wireless Print Server

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories , Printers
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DNP today introduced their new WPS Pro Wireless Print Server. Designed exclusively for the company's DS40, DS80, DS620A, DS-RX1HS and DS820A dye-sublimation printers, the WPS Pro allows photographers to print directly from Wi-Fi compatible capture devices without the need for cables, memory cards an internet connection. This enables event photographers to roam, capture and wirelessly print candid shots taken at the company picnic, local pet store or sporting event; and perfect for the wedding photographer to capture and print the memories of the rehearsal dinner and wedding reception. The WPS Pro features an easy-to-read 7” touchscreen display that allows users to easily monitor print jobs, printer status, and see remaining print counts. A single WPS Pro can connect with two DNP photo printer models for speed/redundancy or for an increased range of print size options. “Wireless tools are an important part of our customer’s increasingly flexible workflow,” said Katsuyuki Oshima, President of DNP Imagingcomm America Corporation. “The WPS Pro expands the functionality of our printers, optimises photographer workflows, and provides new opportunities for our customers to upgrade their offerings.”

DNP today introduced their new WPS Pro Wireless Print Server. Designed exclusively for the company's DS40, DS80, DS620A, DS-RX1HS and DS820A dye-sublimation printers, the WPS Pro allows photographers to print directly from Wi-Fi compatible capture devices without the need for cables, memory cards an internet connection. This enables event photographers…

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Epson at The Photography Show

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events , Printers
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At The Photography Show (18th-21st March 2017, Stand E81, NEC, Birmingham) Epson will be demonstrating a variety of its latest 17-64" Expression Premium and SureColor SC-P professional photo printers and the new SureColor P5000 17", 10-colour inkjet printer (pictured). In addition, visitors will see the 64" SC-P20000, the 10-colour 24" SC-P7000, and A3+ SC-P400, SC-P600, SC-P800 models. The 10-colour SC-P7000 with Light Black UltraChrome HDX ink configuration makes it ideally suited to high-end photographs who require the ultimate in print quality for both colour and monochrome reproduction. The A3+ SC-P400 pro-photo printer combines a lightweight and compact design with many features for creating professional-quality prints on a range of media. This printer uses a 7-colour UltraChrome HiGloss 2 ink-set with gloss optimiser to produce photos with vibrant colours and a uniform smooth gloss finish. Alternatively, the A3+ SC-P600 and A2+ SC-P800 feature a 9-colour UltraChrome HD and Vivid Magenta ink to reproduce a very wide colour gamut and deep, rich blacks and ultra-smooth tonal gradations. Visitors can also browse Epson’s range of photo and fine art roll and cut-sheet media and speak to Epson’s imaging experts throughout the show.

At The Photography Show (18th-21st March 2017, Stand E81, NEC, Birmingham) Epson will be demonstrating a variety of its latest 17-64" Expression Premium and SureColor SC-P professional photo printers and the new SureColor P5000 17", 10-colour inkjet printer (pictured). In addition, visitors will see the 64" SC-P20000, the 10-colour 24"…

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Epson Print Layout

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Software , Printers
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Epson America today announced Epson Print Layout, a software application designed to simplify the highly complex print and colour management workflow for photographers. Compatible with Epson SureColor P-Series printers, Epson Print Layout provides an intuitive linear workflow specifically designed to provide easy printer selection, layout, and colour management settings, in addition to providing a live Advanced Black-and-White Mode output preview. Available as an Adobe Photoshop  plug-in or standalone application for Windows and Mac, Epson Print Layout makes printing easier with a step-by-step selection of frequently used printing options, such as printer selection, layout, and colour settings. The program offers full ICC profile support or users can select automatic colour modes through the Epson print driver. Enhanced features include customised frame and border options for gallery-wrap printing and automatic paper sizing for panoramas. Epson Print Layout software is currently available for free download.

Epson America today announced Epson Print Layout, a software application designed to simplify the highly complex print and colour management workflow for photographers. Compatible with Epson SureColor P-Series printers, Epson Print Layout provides an intuitive linear workflow specifically designed to provide easy printer selection, layout, and colour management settings, in…

Friday, February 3, 2017

DNP to Host Daily Product Giveaway at WPPI 2017

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events , Printers
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DNP will host a daily product giveaway of its award-winning dye-sublimation printers - including the DNP DS620A (pictured), DS820A and SnapLab+ SL620A - at WPPI 2017. Expo attendees need to visit the DNP booth #549 to enter. The daily winners will be announced at the DNP stand each day of the expo on February 7 and 8 at 3:00pm and February 9 at 2:00pm. The Wedding and Portrait Photographers International Conference (WPPI) will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

DNP will host a daily product giveaway of its award-winning dye-sublimation printers - including the DNP DS620A (pictured), DS820A and SnapLab+ SL620A - at WPPI 2017. Expo attendees need to visit the DNP booth #549 to enter. The daily winners will be announced at the DNP stand each day of…

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Epson SureColor P5000

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Printers
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The SureColor P5000 is a new professional 17-inch, 10-colour inkjet printer for photographers. Leveraging the advanced Epson PrecisionCore TFP printhead and UltraChome HDX ink set, the SureColor P5000 delivers outstanding output with an increased colour gamut gamut, higher-density blacks and twice the print permanence than the previous generation. The printer can support two different ink configurations. The SureColor P5000 Standard and Designer editions leverage Light Light Black ink for twice the overall print permanence, smooth and neutral tonal transitions and support of the Epson Advanced Black and White print mode. The Commercial Edition includes Violet ink, in place of Light Light Black, for an expanded colour gamut. The printer is available for $1.995 (both editions).

The SureColor P5000 is a new professional 17-inch, 10-colour inkjet printer for photographers. Leveraging the advanced Epson PrecisionCore TFP printhead and UltraChome HDX ink set, the SureColor P5000 delivers outstanding output with an increased colour gamut gamut, higher-density blacks and twice the print permanence than the previous generation. The printer…

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Photography Blog Printer of the Year 2016

Mark Goldstein | PhotographyBLOG , Printers

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016.

The Printer of the Year 2016 award goes to the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000.

“Just when we thought printers couldn't get any better, along comes the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 with print quality that will blow your mind.”

Read our Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 review

Congratulations to Canon!

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016. The Printer of the Year 2016 award goes to the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000. “Just when we thought printers couldn't get any better, along comes the Canon…

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Canon Pixma TS5020, TS6020, TS8020 and TS9020

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Printers
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Canon announced today four new Pixma TS-series Wireless Inkjet All-In-One printers. The Pixma TS5020 ($99.99, pictured) has a 3" screen, an off-screen directional pad and start/stop buttons. The TS6020 ($149.99) offers a 3" touchscreen and a set of off-screen buttons. Both are available in black, white and grey. The Pixma TS8020 ($179.99) comes with a 4.3-inch touch panel and is available in black, white, red, and brown. The TS9020 ($199.99) has a 5" touchscreen and is offered in two-tone red/black and white/black. All models support Apple's AirPrint technology. The Pixma TS9020 and TS8020 models are also able to print directly through NFC via Android devices

Canon announced today four new Pixma TS-series Wireless Inkjet All-In-One printers. The Pixma TS5020 ($99.99, pictured) has a 3" screen, an off-screen directional pad and start/stop buttons. The TS6020 ($149.99) offers a 3" touchscreen and a set of off-screen buttons. Both are available in black, white and grey. The Pixma…

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Canon PIXMA TS9050, TS8050, TS6050 and TS5050

Mark Goldstein | Printers
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Canon has today unveiled a newly designed PIXMA inkjet line-up. Canon offers something for everyone with its entry-level PIXMA TS5050 series, mid-range PIXMA TS6050 series, PIXMA TS8050 series and its top-of-the-range PIXMA TS9050 series - all of which are up to 40% more compact than previous models.

Canon has today unveiled a newly designed PIXMA inkjet line-up. Canon offers something for everyone with its entry-level PIXMA TS5050 series, mid-range PIXMA TS6050 series, PIXMA TS8050 series and its top-of-the-range PIXMA TS9050 series - all of which are up to 40% more compact than previous models.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Canon Scoops Four EISA Awards

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital SLR Cameras , Lenses , Printers
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Canon has been honoured with four product awards from the European Imaging and Sound Association. The EOS 80D (pictured) has been named the ‘European DSLR Camera 2016-2017’, while the EOS-1D X Mark II took the title of ‘European Professional DSLR Camera 2016-2017’ and the EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM and the imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 received awards for ‘European Professional DSLR Lens 2016-2017’ and ‘European Photo Printer 2016-2017’ respectively. “At Canon, we understand photography doesn’t end with the press of a shutter, and are consistently striving to produce high-quality products that help novices and professionals alike to get the best from their photographs,” said Steve Marshall, Product Marketing Director, Consumer Imaging Group, Canon Europe. “Be it capture, print, store or share, every element matters, and we’re committed to ensuring Canon quality comes through at every step. Each of the awards we’ve received demonstrate our dedication and commitment to creating pioneering products and once again we’re extremely proud to have been recognised by the esteemed EISA panel.”

Canon has been honoured with four product awards from the European Imaging and Sound Association. The EOS 80D (pictured) has been named the ‘European DSLR Camera 2016-2017’, while the EOS-1D X Mark II took the title of ‘European Professional DSLR Camera 2016-2017’ and the EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM and…

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Canon Announce Five New Maxify Printers

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Printers
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Canon today introduced five next-generation Maxify wireless inkjet printers. The MAXIFY MB5420, MB5120, MB2720, MB2120 and iB4120 printers offer improved functionality, such as increased print speeds, management information base (MIB) support, and select models offer larger LCD screens. Each printer also features cloud printing capabilities. “Since the launch of the MAXIFY brand of printers, Canon has been unwaveringly committed to supporting small and home office business professionals with products and services they need to improve the workflow for their business,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A. “The new generation of MAXIFY printers further solidifies this commitment with the incorporation of feature sets that are specifically designed to help the business owner nurture and grow their business.” Click through / read on for the details.

Canon today introduced five next-generation Maxify wireless inkjet printers. The MAXIFY MB5420, MB5120, MB2720, MB2120 and iB4120 printers offer improved functionality, such as increased print speeds, management information base (MIB) support, and select models offer larger LCD screens. Each printer also features cloud printing capabilities. “Since the launch of the…

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Canon Pixma MG3050 and Pixma MG2550S

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Printers
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Canon today unveiled two new All-in-One PIXMA inkjet printers – the PIXMA MG3050 and PIXMA MG2550S. Using Wi-Fi connectivity, the PIXMA MG3050 enables wireless printing from laptops and PCs as well as smartphones and tablets using the Canon PRINT app. For creative inspiration, the PIXMA MG3050 and PIXMA MG2550S include My Image Garden for Mac or PC, which organises all photos in one easy-to-use location before creating unique photo layouts automatically. The PIXMA MG3050 series is available from September with an RRP of £69.99/€79.99. The PIXMA MG2550S is also available from September with an RRP of £44.99/€49.99.

Canon today unveiled two new All-in-One PIXMA inkjet printers – the PIXMA MG3050 and PIXMA MG2550S. Using Wi-Fi connectivity, the PIXMA MG3050 enables wireless printing from laptops and PCs as well as smartphones and tablets using the Canon PRINT app. For creative inspiration, the PIXMA MG3050 and PIXMA MG2550S include…