We not too long ago bought the Sinfonia (Shinko) CHC-S2145 printer and as a result of lack of evaluations across the web thought we might write up a brief evaluation. We initially select the printer as a result of its excessive media capability and the output velocity, as we did not wish to be endlessly loading media or have folks ready to gather their images.
For many who are uncertain, a dye-sub printer makes use of warmth to switch dye from an ink ribbon onto the paper. They’re widespread among the many photographic group as a result of their velocity and in addition the actual fact it’s printing steady color as oppose to particular person dots like ink jet printers.
The very first thing we seen when opening the printer carton was the standard of development of the unit, which is what you’ll anticipate from a unit manufactured in Japan. It’s pretty heavy, weighing in at 20kg with out the paper roll and ink ribbon, nonetheless the strategically positioned handles on both facet of the unit make it simple to manoeuvre. The unit has total dimensions (in mm) of 296 width x 342 top x 416 depth.
The printer incorporates a entrance loading design for simple loading of the paper roll, ink ribbon and finishing primary upkeep duties. Establishing the printer with the consumables is a breeze because of the color coordinated loading markers.
The printer accepts 6×4″ to 6×9″ media and has the power to chop 2×6″ strips (from the 4×6″ media package) which is the setting that we use for our photograph sales space. An ordinary 6×4″ paper and ribbon package has a capability of 700 copies and might print every 6×4″ photograph in as little as 7 seconds. The photograph leaves the printer horizontally at fairly a tempo so it could actually simply be mounted within a field (corresponding to a photograph sales space) to hide the printer with a easy rectangle cut-out to permit the print to exit.
The benefit of utilizing a dye sub printer is that it runs at a set value per print whatever the particular person images traits. This permits higher management over revenue margins.
Though the print outcomes should not these of an expert pictures lab you actually cannot go improper utilizing it as a printer for moveable occasion pictures and photograph cubicles and so on.
We’ve used the Sinfonia for a complete of three occasions now, every time the unit runs easily with flawless outcomes. With a capability of 700 prints per roll we by no means have to fret in regards to the media working out while at an occasion.
Total the Sinfonia CHC-S2145 is a superb selection for cell and occasion pictures given its skilled outcomes, quick print time and excessive media capability.[ad_2]