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Printer

Thought long and hard about where to ask this question, but decided in the
end, that even though it's about a hardware product, it is not one
produced by Acorn or a RO company, so c.s.a.hardware not appropriate.

Quite simple question really, and yes I've googled quite a bit but cannot
find a satisfactory answer.

Please.
Anyone have any thoughts about an inkjet printer, that has a flat
transport path, that will take CD/DVDs, as I need to print on some CD and
DVDs.

Cheers
Dave S

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In message <4da8e6083adfs@ukgateway.net>
          Dave Symes <dfs@ukgateway.net> wrote:


[snip]


> Please.
> Anyone have any thoughts about an inkjet printer, that has a flat
> transport path, that will take CD/DVDs, as I need to print on some CD and
> DVDs.
> 
> Cheers
> Dave S
>
 
Epson Stylus Photo R300, even comes with a cd/dvd holder for printing
with, will work stand alone, using most camera cards to print to cd/dvd's
or photo/plain paper also works with the Gimp-print drivers on RISCOS for
normal colour printing using currently 4 colours hopefully later all six.

John

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9/11/2005 9:23:27 PM
On 11 Sep 2005 Dave Symes <dfs@ukgateway.net> wrote:

> Thought long and hard about where to ask this question, but decided in the
> end, that even though it's about a hardware product, it is not one
> produced by Acorn or a RO company, so c.s.a.hardware not appropriate.

csa.hardware is entirely approprite. csa.misc is unsuitable as it is
currently plagued by off topic posts and babbling idiots.

---druck

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news5843 (7461)
9/11/2005 9:40:33 PM
In message <4da8e6083adfs@ukgateway.net>
          Dave Symes <dfs@ukgateway.net> wrote:

> Thought long and hard about where to ask this question, but decided in the
> end, that even though it's about a hardware product, it is not one
> produced by Acorn or a RO company, so c.s.a.hardware not appropriate.
> 
> Quite simple question really, and yes I've googled quite a bit but cannot
> find a satisfactory answer.
> 
> Please.
> Anyone have any thoughts about an inkjet printer, that has a flat
> transport path, that will take CD/DVDs, as I need to print on some CD and
> DVDs.
> 
> Cheers
> Dave S
> 

Canon Pixma 4000 (89UKP) has a CD holder for printing. Excellent 
printer. Not sure about RISC OS driver (RISC OS printing goes through 
Uniprint in my school).

Best wishes

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dswis (522)
9/11/2005 9:53:29 PM
In message <4da8e6083adfs@ukgateway.net>
          Dave Symes <dfs@ukgateway.net> wrote:

> Thought long and hard about where to ask this question, but decided in the
> end, that even though it's about a hardware product, it is not one
> produced by Acorn or a RO company, so c.s.a.hardware not appropriate.
> 
> Quite simple question really, and yes I've googled quite a bit but cannot
> find a satisfactory answer.
> 
> Please.
> Anyone have any thoughts about an inkjet printer, that has a flat
> transport path, that will take CD/DVDs, as I need to print on some CD and
> DVDs.

We've just installed an Epson Stylus Photo R200 at work for this task.
Quite impressive results, but do make sure you buy discs suitable for
being printed this way.

Dave
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davehigton (2157)
9/11/2005 9:56:12 PM
In article <d899e9a84d.druck@druck.freeuk.net>, druck
<news@druck.freeuk.com> wrote:
> On 11 Sep 2005 Dave Symes <dfs@ukgateway.net> wrote:

> > Thought long and hard about where to ask this question, but decided
> > in the end, that even though it's about a hardware product, it is not
> > one produced by Acorn or a RO company, so c.s.a.hardware not
> > appropriate.

> csa.hardware is entirely approprite. csa.misc is unsuitable as it is
> currently plagued by off topic posts and babbling idiots.

Glad you could join us.

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evanallen (387)
9/11/2005 10:00:08 PM
In article <c4c8eaa84d.dswis@freeuk.net>,
   David <dswis@freeuk.com> wrote:
> Canon Pixma 4000 (89UKP) has a CD holder for printing. Excellent 
> printer. Not sure about RISC OS driver (RISC OS printing goes through 
> Uniprint in my school).

Although they use the same product name the iP 4000 printers in the USA (and
elsewhere) don't have the CD printing option - so don't buy gery imports!

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john233 (5650)
9/11/2005 10:20:47 PM
In article <4da8e6083adfs@ukgateway.net>,
   Dave Symes <dfs@ukgateway.net> wrote:
> Thought long and hard about where to ask this question, but decided
> in the end, that even though it's about a hardware product, it is not
> one produced by Acorn or a RO company, so c.s.a.hardware not
> appropriate.

Surely if the printer is to be used with Acorn/RO hardware, and as it's
hardware too, csah was indeed the place to ask?

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Jeremy1 (1807)
9/11/2005 11:25:16 PM
In article <4da8e6083adfs@ukgateway.net>, Dave Symes
<URL:mailto:dfs@ukgateway.net> wrote:
> Thought long and hard about where to ask this question, but decided in the
> end, that even though it's about a hardware product, it is not one
> produced by Acorn or a RO company, so c.s.a.hardware not appropriate.
> 
> Quite simple question really, and yes I've googled quite a bit but cannot
> find a satisfactory answer.
> 
> Please.
> Anyone have any thoughts about an inkjet printer, that has a flat
> transport path, that will take CD/DVDs, as I need to print on some CD and
> DVDs.
> 
Canon Pixma series beat all comers hands down in the Which? survey in
July this year. Cheaper to print, better results, right across the
board.

Cheers

Mike
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http://www.lewisgilbert.co.uk/ebay.html for old Acorn hardware items.

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michael8697 (149)
9/12/2005 6:42:47 AM
In article <4da8e6083adfs@ukgateway.net>, Dave Symes <dfs@ukgateway.net>
wrote:
> Thought long and hard about where to ask this question, but decided in
> the end, that even though it's about a hardware product, it is not one
> produced by Acorn or a RO company, so c.s.a.hardware not appropriate.

Afraid of the netcops eh? :-)

> Quite simple question really, and yes I've googled quite a bit but
> cannot find a satisfactory answer.

> Please. Anyone have any thoughts about an inkjet printer, that has a
> flat transport path, that will take CD/DVDs, as I need to print on some
> CD and DVDs.

My Epson Photo 900 by the side of me here has a CD/DVD printing facility,
but not a flat transport path.

The CD is placed in a holder in the flat part and doesn't have to be bent
round from where the paper comes.

The Photo 900, although not the current model has been replaced with a
similar CD printing version.

Oh, and it's Parallel and USB so works with Risc OS using the 800 driver.

Cheers,

Ray D

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Ray6068 (3130)
9/12/2005 7:39:16 AM
In message <ant1206470b09GWx@riscpc.local>
          Michael Gilbert <michael@lewisgilbert.co.uk> wrote:

> In article <4da8e6083adfs@ukgateway.net>, Dave Symes
> <URL:mailto:dfs@ukgateway.net> wrote:
>> Thought long and hard about where to ask this question, but decided in the
>> end, that even though it's about a hardware product, it is not one
>> produced by Acorn or a RO company, so c.s.a.hardware not appropriate.
>> 
>> Quite simple question really, and yes I've googled quite a bit but cannot
>> find a satisfactory answer.
>> 
>> Please.
>> Anyone have any thoughts about an inkjet printer, that has a flat
>> transport path, that will take CD/DVDs, as I need to print on some CD and
>> DVDs.
>> 
> Canon Pixma series beat all comers hands down in the Which? survey in
> July this year. Cheaper to print, better results, right across the
> board.
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Mike

There's a Pixma iP4000 attached to this Iyonix via USB, originally 
purchased from Staples, which works fine. I don't do CD printing but 
the printer came with a suitable carrier. There is a RO iP4000 driver, 
not feature-rich but it does everything I need. I would certainly 
recommend this printer.

George

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9/12/2005 8:03:13 AM
In article <709b22a94d.acld75@tiscali.co.uk>,
   george <george.greenfield@tiscali.co.uk> wrote:

> There is a RO iP4000 driver, not feature-rich but it does everything I
> need.

Where might one find that?

John

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UCEbin (2771)
9/12/2005 8:04:51 AM
In message <4da922ef40UCEbin@tiscali.co.uk>
          "John Williams (News)" <UCEbin@tiscali.co.uk> wrote:

> In article <709b22a94d.acld75@tiscali.co.uk>,
>    george <george.greenfield@tiscali.co.uk> wrote:
> 
>> There is a RO iP4000 driver, not feature-rich but it does everything I
>> need.
> 
> Where might one find that?
> 
> John
> 

Castle, as I recall. I'll zip a copy of mine and send it to you 
directly.

George

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9/12/2005 8:35:15 AM
In article <0d09e8a84d.jms@sandford.ntlworld.com>,
   <fornewsgroups@ntlworld.com> wrote:
> In message <4da8e6083adfs@ukgateway.net>
>           Dave Symes <dfs@ukgateway.net> wrote:
> [snip]

> > Please.
> > Anyone have any thoughts about an inkjet printer, that has a flat
> > transport path, that will take CD/DVDs, as I need to print on some CD
> > and DVDs.
> > 
> > Cheers
> > Dave S
> >
>  
> Epson Stylus Photo R300, even comes with a cd/dvd holder for printing
> with, will work stand alone, using most camera cards to print to cd/dvd's
> or photo/plain paper also works with the Gimp-print drivers on RISCOS for
> normal colour printing using currently 4 colours hopefully later all six.

One thing to watch out for though if you're trying to use an R300 with the
Simtec USB stack, it won't work. I bought one sometime last year and
couldn't get the USB card to find the printer, calling STD I was told it
was something to do with the way Epson implemented USB. If you've got the
Castle card, then you should be ok.

I'm told the R200 works ok though, can that print onto CDs/DVDs?

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mfraser (344)
9/12/2005 8:37:20 AM
On 11 Sep, Dave Symes <dfs@ukgateway.net> wrote:

[snip]
> 
> Anyone have any thoughts about an inkjet printer, that has a flat
> transport path, that will take CD/DVDs, as I need to print on some CD and
> DVDs.
> 
The Canon Pixma ip4000 has a CD/DVD adaptor, which isn't actually 
mentioned in this review:

<http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1895,1651975,00.asp>

It also has a // port as well as USB, so can be used by a RISC PC 
without USB support. I'm not sure if the RISC OS printer driver makes 
full use of the 5 (2 black) cartridges, though...
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9/12/2005 9:02:24 AM
In article <9f0628a94d.Brian@brianhowlett.me.uk>, Brian Howlett
<URL:mailto:news-spamtrap@brianhowlett.me.uk> wrote:
> On 11 Sep, Dave Symes <dfs@ukgateway.net> wrote:
> 
> [snip]
> > 
> > Anyone have any thoughts about an inkjet printer, that has a flat
> > transport path, that will take CD/DVDs, as I need to print on some CD and
> > DVDs.
> > 
> The Canon Pixma ip4000 has a CD/DVD adaptor, which isn't actually 
> mentioned in this review:
> 
> <http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1895,1651975,00.asp>

Yes the ip4000 has a tray for printing onto CD/DVDs and we sell a RISC OS
driver for it, unfortunatly we have not managed to get the printer to
'select' the CD tray.

I've tried various things unsuccesfully including spooling out a PC printout
file that printed white to the CD and appended that to the start of a RISC
OS printout file. If anyone has succeded please do share how!
 
> It also has a // port as well as USB, so can be used by a RISC PC 
> without USB support. I'm not sure if the RISC OS printer driver makes 
> full use of the 5 (2 black) cartridges, though...

The second black isn't used, to do so would reguire a new PDumper module like
Spacetechs Photoreals modules i.e. a lot of work.

Unfortunatly there are very few qimp drivers for later Canon's, the S450 is
the most recent, which I don't really understand as Canon do make the
necessary information available.

Chris Evans

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chris8168 (2937)
9/12/2005 10:09:00 AM
In message <ant121000bc8pErr@client.cjemicros.co.uk>
          Chris Evans <chris@cjemicros.co.uk> wrote:

> In article <9f0628a94d.Brian@brianhowlett.me.uk>, Brian Howlett
> <URL:mailto:news-spamtrap@brianhowlett.me.uk> wrote:
>
>> [Canon Pixma IP4000]
>> It also has a // port as well as USB, so can be used by a RISC PC
>> without USB support. I'm not sure if the RISC OS printer driver makes
>> full use of the 5 (2 black) cartridges, though...
> 
> The second black isn't used, to do so would reguire a new PDumper module like
> Spacetechs Photoreals modules i.e. a lot of work.
> 
> Unfortunatly there are very few qimp drivers for later Canon's, the S450 is
> the most recent, which I don't really understand as Canon do make the
> necessary information available.

From the release notes of the Gutenprint (was: Gimp-Print) 5.0.0 
release candidate:

  5) Preliminary support for the Canon Pixma i4000 printer has been
     added.  The Canon BubbleJet and Pixma driver is likely to undergo
     considerable revision and may not be fully stabilized at release.

Martin
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spamtrap3075 (2307)
9/12/2005 10:46:07 AM
On the 12 Sep 2005, Chris Evans <chris@cjemicros.co.uk> wrote:

<snip>

> Yes the ip4000 has a tray for printing onto CD/DVDs and we sell a RISC OS
> driver for it, unfortunatly we have not managed to get the printer to
> 'select' the CD tray.

Have you had any joy with the i865 yet?

Speaking of the i865, you may have heard from some people who've had an
odd problem with text-mode printing from it printing one line per
sheet. I've posted a solution on csah (IIRC) regarding the proper
setting of text margins in Printers/Printers+. I have a custom paper
size for it, put together by careful experimentation and measurement.
;-)

I can send you my PaperRW file, if you want it. 

Our i865 is still going strong, a superb printer. Well worth the money
we gave you.

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