A&P Canon PIXMA Pro9000 Mark II

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  1. tun

    tun Active Member

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    Thoughts on this printer? People are dumping BNIB units on craigslist with the UPC cut off for the rebates for around $250. Should I jump on this? Retails for $500. :noes:
     
  2. IntheWorks

    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    chick at work has one (a mk1 though)... it's a great printer... she's brought in prints and they look very nice.
     
  3. NYM3

    NYM3 Is this teal life or is it....fanta-sea?

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    I was looking at some of those on CL too :mamoru:

    in for reviews :x:
     
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    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    i have a mk1, and love it
     
  5. tun

    tun Active Member

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    arranged to buy it tomorrow for $250. I'll let you know :o
     
  6. Cicada

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    so what was the deal with the rebates?

    i just looked it up and there are tons for the 240-300 range around here, bnib with UPC removed
     
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    Nader_D HAHAHEHHUH ---- POOOHhHhHHCHhh! OT Supporter

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    ive been using a epson photo stylus r2400 at work for a gallery i have coming up (vote @ www.naderdoleh.com for what pics get posted :x:)

    although it took some time to setup the printer to my system/calibrate it, its amazing. ive printed off 7 13x19's and honestly...it put my pictures in a whole other perspective :o the quality of the pictures is really shown at that size.

    sorry dont know if this is helpful, this is my first time using a photo printer
     
  8. tun

    tun Active Member

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    it's canon rebate season :o
     
  9. Cicada

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    yeah but why are people flipping these printers?
     
  10. tun

    tun Active Member

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    most people don't need a nice professional level printer like this one :o

    Product Dimensions: 13.9 x 26 x 7.6 inches ; 41 pounds

    fuck this is gonna be heavy and cumbersome to take home :o
     
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  11. Cicada

    Cicada OT Supporter

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    hmmm

    been looking for a photo printer -- maybe ill pick one up
     
  12. tun

    tun Active Member

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    if cl is flooded with them, wait a few days and I'll write up a quick review.

    I realized that this printer doesn't come with any photo paper, so I grabbed a 100 pack of canon glossy II with overnight shipping (i made it 30 minutes before the cutoff :rofl:) from amazon prime. came out to $15 and i'll have the paper tomorrow along with my printer :bowdown: amazon prime ftmfw.
     
  13. Cicada

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    :cool:

    yeah one guy is selling one locally bnib with 300 4x6 sheets for $240

    looking forward ot hearing about it. :coold:
     
  14. Run N. Gun

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    There was a rebate for buying the Canon T1i + the Pro9000 printer and get a $400 rebate. Some folks, including myself, bought the deal through Amazon and are unloading the printer via Craigslist. I figure if I sell the printer and my old Rebel XT, it will pay for the new T1i. :bigthumb:

    Hope this helps.
     
  15. tun

    tun Active Member

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    jesus christ, this thing is fucking heavy. it's gonna be a bitch taking this home

    the box weighs 40 pounds and is about 2.5 feet wide
     
  16. NYM3

    NYM3 Is this teal life or is it....fanta-sea?

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    i thought you liked big boxes tho :naughty:
     
  17. tun

    tun Active Member

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    man, this shit is so heavy. my arms are dead from carrying it home during my commute. people on the subway stared at me for carrying such a fucking huge ass box around.

    anyway, first thing is

    YOU NEED TO BUY A SEPARATE USB CABLE
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    You need one exactly like this with the normal male USB on one end and the peripheral end on the other. I had one from a Canon scanner so I lucked out.

    I installed all the drivers and right now it's aligning the print heads. I'm gonna print out a test picture soon and i'll let you guys know how it came out.
     
  18. Cicada

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    pics!
     
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    yeah i dunno why printer manufacturers jew you on the USB cable
     
  20. tun

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    I printed out a couple and they came out nicely. I'll upload them after I give them some time to dry.

    One pic came out fine but I forgot to check off borderless printing, so it has a white border.

    Another one came out perfectly.

    Two others have paper feeding issues. it took it in slightly crooked and there is a small edge where it didn't print. I think I'll need to load more than one sheet of paper at a time to prevent that :o
     
  21. tun

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    well, my lighting in my room is shit, so sorry for the shitty pictures. my shots really don't do the pictures justice. they came out beautifully, particularly the first shot, and the shot of the little boy in the blue jacket. the pic next to the blue jacket boy was with the default settings out of the box so it doesn't look that nice. The one with the three women is a bit too dark, so I'll have to adjust that and try printing it again. the woman in sunglasses holding up the peace signs came out beautifully as well.

    http://i47.tinypic.com/xngqie.jpg (paper misfeed, you see the top right was not aligned)
    http://i49.tinypic.com/j9yhqh.jpg
    http://i46.tinypic.com/2ziaqmx.jpg (left picture was another paper misfeed, so messed up on the bottom right)
     
  22. Cicada

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    they look pretty good
     
  23. tun

    tun Active Member

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    ok this paper misfeed is continuing to happen :o the next 2 pictures i printed out have the same bullshit. the way that the printer opens up the tray is so sudden and the paper seems to fall out of alignment :mad:

    ok nvm I was doing something wrong :o

    having trouble with the blues on certain pictures. they are bleeding a lot :o gotta play with the settings a bit.

    make sure to set photoshop to manage the colors, not the printer :o
     
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    What I normally do with my current printer, because of feed issue, is stack standard paper underneath the photo paper and i only load in one sheet of photo at a time

    Seems to take care of the misfeed issues, also make sure the little slider doo dad is against the paper keeping them vertically aligned but not bowed
     
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    can i send my MK1 to canon to have it upgraded? i want 16bit printing!
     

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