Printer Media Media Load Type. Measuring about the size of an average to large desktop laser printer, the P has a medium-size footprint Thus, to get a really complete view of what a printer can do color-wise, you really need to look at a three-dimensional plot of its gamut. A readout of the error is displayed on the LCD panel. Image Adjustment is the first option in the Setup menu. The photo above shows the results of an image printed on the P at a resolution of dpi. To its credit though, while P doesn’t produce blacks as deep as those from some inkjet printers, it does seem to carry more color information in them.

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Dye-sublimation printers generally have somewhat more stable dye sets than traditional inkjet printers, and some like the P also incorporate a UV-resisting overcoat later to provide further protection.

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The LCD screen will display the word “Reading Located on the far left side of the operation panel, this dial selects the printing mode, as well as various camera settings modes.

Output from dye-sublimation printers such as the P on the other digotal, generally do a better job of “fooling” us into viewing them as photographic prints. Once you’ve selected the paper size, printing mode, and any image adjustment idgital, press the Print button to begin the printing process.

For best results, you’ll need to resample your photos to dpi before printing. Post Card and 4 Precut.

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Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. At pages, this manual uses a lot of illustrations to walk you through each function from start to finish. To view the Standard Menu, press the Menu button. It may take several presses before the cancel order registers.


The printer ships with an adapter camedai CompactFlash cards. Its printer line is smaller, but it offers the same high quality and technical innovation that Olympus has been known for in its digicam models. This can lead to a graininess in colr areas, where fewer droplets of ink are deposited. Olympus developed the new dot thermal transfer head to achieve high-speed photo quality printing for the P Parallel port and USB connector interfaces.

Unlike printers that produce color in multiple dots such as the ink jet printer, the P allows one pixel gradation for 1 dot, which is smaller than dpi, the so-called maximum naked eye resolution. Media Feeder Max Format.

A7rIII – Severe banding and color blotching. Select OK, and all of your images will be printed. Discuss in the Printers and Printing forum. P can print a photorealistic quality on A4 size sheet in about 90 seconds which is several times faster than that by a ink jet printer with reducing user’s waiting time.

When you’ve selected the category, you’ll have the opportunity to click through all of the selections and view them in the dialog box. Simply stop at the layout you prefer and press OK.

Colot must designate the download source using the left and right arrow buttons. The preview will show which image you’ve selected and how many prints you want. Connect the printer to the computer with either a parallel or USB cable the parallel cable must be connected to the printer before turning on the computerthen turn the printer’s Mode dial to Input.


All in all though, very good color. Bright greens and blues are a little muted, but the overall impression is quite pleasing.

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The number 1 represents the most negative adjustment and the number 5 is the most positive adjustment. Either higher or lower image resolutions produced the same results. With the world’s first built-in LCD monitor, it allows image checking and trimming using the printer unit only, bringing professional photo quality prints to home printing. Both of these extreme close-ups were shot with multiple cllor lenses attached to an Olympus E 4 megapixel SLR we also had in-house for testing about the same time.

Only a month later, concurrent with its E and ERS camera announcements, the company announced a battery-powered dye-sublimation printer designed for making portable, high-quality, 4 x 6-inch prints directly from SmartMedia or CompactFlash memory cards.

Thus, comparing manufacturer-supplied media, the P comes out looking very good relative to the photo-quality inkjets. Once you select a stamp you like, you can set the print size 50 to percentorientation, and position on the image. The images are quite durable though, resistant to damage through scratching or exposure to water, thanks to the transparent overcoat layer that the printer deposits across the entire image area of the print as a p–400 step in the printing process.