Dye or pigment inks and refillable cartridges for Epson Artisan 1430

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

I can't keep up with all the various 3rd party inks you use, Joe.  Why not select one and buy from one place for all your printers?

Joe, if you had to pick one dye and one pigment which ones would they be?

All of these new dye formulas are getting confusing.  Traditionally dyes faded in weeks or months.  Now many are claiming "Claria like" formulas.  That's great, but how long do they last now before fading?  Are dyes catching up to pigments in the longevity department?  I have some wedding clients liking the looks of dye but I'm scared to print their photos using dye.  I don't want them calling me in 5 years to tell me their prints are faded.  It would be nice to get more into from the 3rd party manufacturers and distributors (other than Cone inks) about these issues.

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