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Quality of photo prints is poor with mac os. The printer prints fast and light. The printer menu does not display area to choose best quality. I just purchased a new mac notebook. I previously had great prints with my former PC.

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  • bidnezz Feb 18, 2009

    Im using gutenprint with the same driver. Printing from photoshop the prints appear light (blacks are 50% grey).  I chose best quality from the printer dialog box, but to no avail.  


    Any other suggestions?

  • prinou Feb 21, 2009

    exact same problem as bidnezz, anybody has a solution ?

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Have you consulted Epson Support website's FAQ for OSX-10.5 Leopard? Apparently, the Gutenprint driver can cause light printing. Directions are given to correct this. http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supAdvice.jsp?type=highlights&noteoid=94207

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The driver is involved. try gutenprint.

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