... To help me decide if this would be a worthwhile business venture I decided to start off with a small, consumer level dye sub and plumped for this one by Canon.
So what is a dye sublimation printer?
Essentially you have sheets (or sometimes rolls) of photographic paper like you would with ... Read review
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Reduction, the SELPHY CP800 can improve the quality of the print output no matter what brand of camera was used to take the image. It automatically controls the brightness of the image resulting in the best possible printed result. Print swiftly by either connecting the camera directly to the printer or by inserting a memory card into one of 3 card slots available. The SELPHY CP800 also supports printing from USB flash memory ...
attracts dirt which leaves marks on prints, expensive on print per print basis, can't crop
"...the time was £58. As Canon have now released a newer version (the CP810) cost on this model has gone down and you should be able to pick one up for around the £50 mark or cheaper if you look second hand.
On top of this you need to consider the cost of ink and paper - these have to be purchased together in packs (the ink roller is designed to do a set number of sheets). You can buy a 36 sheet pack for around £14 or a 108 sheet pack for around £34. ..."
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With a design that fits into any home the SELPHY CP800 is the convenient way to create lasting prints from your digital photos. Insert your card, press print, and in less than 1 minute it's ready.With Face Detection technology, auto red-eye correction plus i-Contrast and noise reduction, the SELPHY CP800 can improve the quality of the print output no matter what brand of camera was used to take the image. It automatically controls the brightness of the image resulting in the best possible printed result.