Transparencies

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Hudsonriver Contributing Member • Posts: 666
Transparencies

I was wondering if there are any printers that can print on a transparent medium and also is there a medium and ink available. The purpose is to project an image on to a canvas and draw the image..Thanks ..Jeff

Serhat Abaci Regular Member • Posts: 265
Re: Transparencies

I guess its only medium based... I can print with my epson 1400 and epson 4000 pro on transparent material, but it has to be "special" inkjet stuff..

I printed out various movie posters for a "horror film mashup festivall" mirrored on A2 Sheets, then they where put into lightboxes with backlight, wonderfull!

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RS_RS Senior Member • Posts: 1,680
Re: Transparencies

Hudsonriver wrote:

I was wondering if there are any printers that can print on a transparent medium and also is there a medium and ink available. The purpose is to project an image on to a canvas and draw the image..Thanks ..Jeff

Why not use a digital projector?

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Hudsonriver OP Contributing Member • Posts: 666
Re: Transparencies

Thanks Serhat for the printer information and also RS-RS for the advice but I already have the projector...Jeff

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FRGorga Regular Member • Posts: 293
Re: Transparencies

Jeff,

The solution to your "problem" is Pictorico OHP Transparency Film, see:

http://diamond-jet.com/premiumohptransparencyfilm.aspx

http://diamond-jet.com/ultrapremiumohptransparencyfilm.aspx

I use the "Premium" version to make negatives for alternative processes (mainly cyanotypes). I am currently using an Epson 3880 (pigment-based) for this purpose. In the past, I used a Canon i9900 (dye-based) for the same purpose. OEM links in both cases.

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Hudsonriver OP Contributing Member • Posts: 666
Re: Transparencies

Thanks FRGorga thats great information..Jeff

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