Have you thought of getting one of the Epson printers and doing your own
prints to submit, either for repro, or at least for guides? I'm sure there
are enough knowledgeable people on this forum to give you the (OT) pros and
cons of creating your own proof prints.
What about LightJet prints? If you can profile your scanned digital files
so no proofing is needed it might be a viable option. I know my lab in the
states can do an overnight if I pay the premium.
>So the next question is : where can I get really good R-type or similar
>made from digital files, in London, often overnight? I'm not happy with my
>Epson 1200 output (good though it is, there are spectral anomalies, and I
>know if the dither pattern will interact badly with a fine halftone dot
>screen). I can't find anywhere - I have tried dye sub (too soft) and a local
>co. who have a posh Noritsu dig printer which outputs onto proper paper, but
>that manages to posterise skin tones - an admitted deficiency of the printer
>according to the lab, not my scans.
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