Paper availability for dye-sub printers?

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by [email protected], Jul 11, 2003.

  1. I'm considering buying a cheap dye-sub printer--either the Kodak printer
    dock (which you can use as a standalone printer, I understand) or a HiTi
    model. I'm just needing 4x6 prints. My question is: what's the likelihood of
    not being able to find the special photo papers required for these
    particular printers in the future? I mean, 3-5 years from now, I'm guessing
    I could still find the correct paper for a Kodak printer, but maybe not
    HiTi? The other way around? Any other thoughts on this? Thanks.

    [email protected], Jul 11, 2003
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  2. Fr@nk

    Arthur Small Guest

    I believe that it may be six of one half a dozen of the other. I went for
    the HiTi and love it. I also have an ALPS no longer sold in the US but
    supplies are still available.
    Arthur Small, Jul 12, 2003
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  3. Fr@nk

    Jon Guest

    Also bear in mind in a couple of years you will probably want to move on to
    anew printer anyway.
    Enjoy the superior quality of dye sub now.
    Jon, Jul 19, 2003
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