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Professional printing tips and articles from Mir Print.

December, 2011

The New Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Desktop Printer

Canon has announced its latest entry to the 13 x 19-inch desktop printer competition, the Canon PIXMA PRO-1. Sporting a 12-color Lucia pigmented ink system, Canon’s new printer is designed to deliver vivid museum-quality prints in color or black and white.   The new printer, which is targeted toward working professionals and serious amateurs, is being […]

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HP launches new Web-connected printers

HP has launched a range of sleek, Web-connected printers featuring the latest technology, supplies and apps. The HP ENVY110 e-All-in-One printer features a sleek design that complements any interior décor, a statement said. The Web-connected printer includes HP ePrint and AirPrint technology, which enables users to print from virtually anywhere. It is priced at Dh1,149 […]

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Brother MFC-J625dw

The Brother MFC-J625dw ($130 street) has a good feature set for a low-priced multifunction printer (MFP). It’s geared primarily to business use but with some photo-centric features as well. It’s fast at business printing, with decent if unspectacular output quality. Though other alternatives, like the Brother MFC-J825dw ($150 street, 4 stars), offer additional features for […]

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A New Printer For Booklets

Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles printing company of Mir Print & Graphics has recently added a new high-end booklet making machine to its line-up of printers. The machine is a Horizon Booklet Maker which has added impressively to the Los Angeles print company’s booklet capacity. “This machine allows us to turn our booklet […]

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100lb Paper vs 14PT Cardstock

Sometimes it’s hard to decide what kind of paper to use. What is the difference, anyway? The difference is thickness, and what you’re printing. For example, if you’re printing postcards you want to go with 14pt cardstock. The reason for this is because a postcard is meant to be durable, and 14pt uv coated paper […]

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How green printing can make a good impression?

  Look around your workplace, and you’ll likely find plenty of printed material, from business cards to brochures to books. Printing words and images on paper may seem like one of the more environmentally benign things your company does, but that isn’t necessarily the case. If you examine the life cycle of printed matter — […]

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What Is Offset Printing?

Offset printing is the most commonly used printing method today. Over 40% of all print jobs are carried out using offset printing. Offset printing works in a simple manner. It uses three cylinders to transfer the image onto the substrate. The first cylinder is mounted with the printing plate. The image on the printing plate […]

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Printing From iOS Devices Made Easier

Printing from an iPad or iPhone can be done with AirPrint, but not every printer is compatible with it, and sometimes you might need to hook up to a local network with many printers. For businesses that have larger printer networks and issue iPads, Lantronix is rolling out a device called xPrintserver. xPrintserver is compatible […]

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Tips For Catalog Design Part 2

choose the typography Apart from showing pictures of products, a catalogue must include clear descriptions of them. Texts should be readable, and, to accomplish this aim, it is important to choose the right typography and body. We recommend not using more than three types of typography since this may lead to confusions. include an order […]

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Tips For Catalog Design Part 1

Create the company’s image The design of a catalogue should convey the company’s identity. Lines, shapes, pictures and typographies chosen should have a certain style that is appropriate to the values that the company represents. In order to make the corporate identity last in the minds of the customers, it is important to use the […]

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