Dye or pigment inks and refillable cartridges for Epson Artisan 1430

Started Feb 1, 2013 | Questions thread
Nicholas Sherman, ACS
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Re: Dye or pigment inks and refillable cartridges for Epson Artisan 1430
In reply to jtoolman, Feb 2, 2013

jtoolman wrote:

The Dye inks from the two sources I quoted will match OEM about as close as you can possibly get.

Couple them with good high quality refillables and you should do well.

If you insist on going pigment, then the only ones that will aproach OEM are the ones from CONE Color at inkjetmall.com.

All other pigment inks will not produce good gloss. If you expect to get the prints you were getting with your Claria Dye inks on Glossy paper with Pigment inks, you will not be happy. Even is they were OEM they will never be like Claria inks.

Pigment inks do best on Matte and art papers. Epson Printers like the R1900 and R2000 actually use a gloss optimizer to cover up the effects of gloss differential pigment inks produce on Glossy and Luster papers.

Dear jtoolman, (is it your real name? :)) )

Thank you very much for your advice and comments.

So, I have to make decision and it will be Dye inks. Any preferences from two you quoted or it doesn't really matter?

Cheers,

Nicholas Sherman, ACS
www.nsherman.info

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