drying time

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drying time

Postby argentico » Mon Dec 01, 2008 3:41 pm

hello everybody.
In my printer's maintenance window I can set a longer or shorter drying time for prints: what if I set a different value than default? Should this affect the quality/appearing of prints? I'm using a canon pixma pro9000 with hahnemuelhe photorag paper...
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Re: drying time

Postby DavidW » Tue Dec 02, 2008 3:17 pm

I'm not familiar with argentico's printer, but I wonder if the drying time adjustment is simply a way of permitting a longer drying time between consecutive prints.

You don't want the printer dropping a second print on top of one that is already wet - but if you can configure a pause between each print, you can send multiple print jobs without worrying about the drying time.
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Re: drying time

Postby argentico » Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:01 pm

thank you for your replies.
I'll try to increase the drying time and see what happens.
At first I was guessing that doing this could affect the quantity of ink dropped on paper :oops: but now I think it must most likely be related to what you wrote about printhead passes delay and time interval between prints.
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