Re: white ink capability [was: The final word on...]

Richard Brennan <brennan8@...>

At 10:35 AM 8/25/2014, Andy Harman [STMFC] wrote:
<snip> In the 15 years(?) since the demise of ALPS, I'm astonished no other
printer manufacturer has stepped up with white ink capability.
Oh they have... but not at the DIY price-point of the ALPS.
e.g. (with -8- Ink cartridges!!!)

The only way out seems to be that this type of specialist 2D printing would follow the 3D model;
A service bureau set-up.. where you upload a vector file (and money...) and your decals come in the mail.
It's the same model companies like VistaPrint use for business cards...

If my math is correct; At an SLP of $50 per 8.5x11 sheet from a service..
you would need more than 15 full sheets to exceed the cost of a newish ALPS on eBay...
assuming you get the one where the print head survives.
That is a LOT of lettering...

Richard Brennan - San Leandro CA

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