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  • Looking to buy a new latex printer

     Myles Brewer updated 6 months ago 4 Members · 5 Posts
  • Peter Munday

    Member
    May 22, 2020 at 4:18 pm

    Has anyone bought a new latex printer lately and can you recomend any suppliers based on your experience.

    Peter

  • Robert Lambie

    Member
    May 26, 2020 at 10:52 pm

    Hi Peter

    Printmax : Click Here
    Granthams : Click Here

    Printmax, I cannot fault. very efficient it what they do and always see our site members right.

    I haven’t yet bought from Granthams, but they have been around as long as I can remember!

    p.s. great to see you back on the board’s mate!

  • David Wilde

    Member
    May 27, 2020 at 7:16 am

    I’ve dealt with Grathams for 20 odd years, can definitely reccomend.

  • Peter Munday

    Member
    May 27, 2020 at 8:13 am

    Thank’s guys, as I’m being forced into buying another printer due to HP withdrawing support for the 26500 even though it’s in perfect working order and would of lasted for years, I don’t quite have the full asking price for a new one. So I was hoping to find an ex-demo or nearly new HP365, Yes I hear you all saying why go back to HP? Well, I love latex, I love how easy it is and how quick it is so I have no choice.
    If they do this to me again it will be another story though. 👿

  • Myles Brewer

    Member
    May 27, 2020 at 10:23 am

    Hi Peter,
    Give Papergraphics a try too. I got my 365 from them in January & very impressed with their communication & service & they beat Granthams & everywhere else I tried on price. They organised shipping to Republic of Ireland & flew an engineer over to install & get me up & running all cheaper than anywhere else! :praiseyou:

    Have to say I’m impressed with the 365 over the 26500 too. I only realised how worn & old the 26500 was when I started using the 365. It definitely uses less ink & electric too & the scratch resistance is way better meaning you really don’t have to laminate everything. The only thing so far I was a little disappointed in was I had the impression it ran cooler but being sat in front of it when it’s printing a long run on a warm day is like being in Greece on a breezy summer day 😆 😆

    You do also tend to need to feed the media a little way through the curing zone before you start printing otherwise it can catch the top with the leading edge & either smear the ink before it starts drying or pucker up on the platen & end up with a head crash. A bit of a pita but once you’re in a routine of doing it it’s no problem really.

    I also had an email from HP about 2 days ago about current new offers of 3k trade in & 2k discounts so it would be a good time to be looking.

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