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Re: filmscanners: Printdpi

----- Original Message -----
From: Richard Starr <Richard.Starr@valley.net>
To: <filmscanners@halftone.co.uk>
Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2001 5:27 AM
Subject: filmscanners: Printdpi

> The dpi thread leads me to ask what the best dpi for printing on an Epson
> printer (Stylus 600 for example) would be.
> My habit is to correct an image at the scanned resolution then move it to
> default blank page for printing, using PhotoShop's free transformation for
> sizing.   I save the 'print' version as well as the full resolution file.
> prints look good.

You would do better to use image>duplicate and image>size.
Start by unchecking the resample box, and setting desired print size (actual
print size, not paper size).
If the resulting resolution is greater than 240ppi, print it. Generally the
minimum resolution for printing might be 150ppi, but many would disagree and
a good number would recommend at least 200ppi.

Bob Wright
> I normally use a blank page set for 8.5 x11 inches and 110 dpi.  I'm
> if I'd see better results at a higher dpi or faster results at a lower
> Lower dpi would result in a smaller file for storage too.  There must be
> ideal maximum resolution beyond which the image doesn't print better and a
> minimum resolution below which it is noticeably degraded.
> Comments?
> Rich


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