Canon Printer: 3 Or 6 ink Cartridges ?

Discussion in 'Canon' started by Robert11, May 10, 2004.

  1. Robert11

    Robert11 Guest


    Re a Canon color printer for light home home:

    Concerned about cost.

    Is there a "substantial" difference in output print quality between the 3
    color ink
    cartridge models, and those that have 6 ink cartridges ?

    Robert11, May 10, 2004
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  2. Robert11

    pjp Guest

    I personally care more about the "light home use" spec.

    For example, I'll never buy another Lexmark ever again as I found if left
    unused for longer than approx. 1 week the inkjets would clog and I'd
    basically not be able to clean them enough to use again which obviously
    necessitated buying another cartridge. Switched to Epson model(s) and now I
    can leave them unused for months and when I go to print they still do it
    more or less flawlessly.
    pjp, May 11, 2004
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  3. Robert11

    stan Guest

    More than likely, but the difference is for you to decide.
    Stop by a computer store that sells Canon printers and ask
    to see sample photos that were printed on the two printers
    you are considering. Any decent computer store such as CompUSA
    will accomodate your request.
    stan, May 11, 2004
  4. Robert11

    David Chien Guest

    Is there a "substantial" difference in output print quality between the 3
    Huge! See print samples here:
    David Chien, May 11, 2004
  5. James Silverton, May 11, 2004
  6. Robert11

    wsp Guest

    Yes, a big difference.

    I bought a Canon S900 a couple of years ago. 6 colors - great pictures.
    And, I go sometimes several months between uses and never a problem with
    drying or clogging.
    wsp, May 12, 2004
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