It's pretty much like buying a new car (which I just did 2 weeks ago). The
value drops by thousands the moment you drive it out the door. However, my
wife and I intend to drive it for the next 10 years or so -- being a Toyota,
it is built to last. The point is, if you're figuring on driving it until
it drops -- or use a printer or other piece of hardware until it drops -- or
it no longer operates on whatever the OS is that has supplanted (perhaps by
several times) whatever you're using now -- then you've gotten your money's
>From: email@example.com (Derek Clarke)
>Subject: RE: filmscanners: SS4000 and LS-2000 real value?
>Date: Sun, Jan 28, 2001, 4:00 AM
> There are a load of large format Stylus Pro models that appear to use the
> same ink technology as the 2000P and therefore might have the same
> longevity, but i can't remember the model numbers offhand.
> Does anyone else think that Epson are producing new printers too fast now?
> I just this moment bought an 890, that has just arrived in the UK, and
> already it's been made obsolete by the 900XMP that's on their Japanese web
> In article <EJEKINMEKEDPJJMHLODJEEGLCGAA.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> email@example.com (Frank Paris) wrote:
>> That's a long way from 100 years, though, claimed for the 2000P. I
>> that's next, though: 2880dppi, 100 years.
>> Frank Paris
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> > [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Tony Sleep
>> > Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2001 11:46 PM
>> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> > Subject: Re: filmscanners: SS4000 and LS-2000 real value?
>> > On Wed, 24 Jan 2001 14:01:40 -0600 Robert Kehl
>> > (email@example.com) wrote:
>> > > However, when
>> > > something better comes along my 2000P will be up for sale. I'll
>> > let you know
>> > > in a hundred years how the prints are holding up.
>> > Perhaps you shouldn't have tempted fate. New Epson : Stylus Pro
>> > 5500, 2880dpi, 3pl,
>> > Epson claim '20yrs light fast when mounted behind glass'. #2,495GBP
>> > tho'.
>> > Regards
>> > Tony Sleep
>> > http://www.halftone.co.uk - Online portfolio & exhibit; + film
>> > scanner info &
>> > comparisons