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Color transparencies are dark & poor color

Hi, My printer prints great color prints - on paper. However when I print a sheet with several pictures on it from MS Word, onto Epson color laser transparencies, and project it, the result is dark and color dim. Despite the fact that I am selecting "Transparencies" as the paper type in the printer settings, it is as if the printer ignores this and simply prints as if the image were to be viewed by reflection as on paper, rather than by projection as on transparencies. Any tips?

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Hello,

Nice printer.. Hope this will give hints. Considering transparency papers, please try another batch of or a piece of transparency paper. Try to adjust also the graphics preferences (dark to light) aside from transparency paper selection. Have a nice day.

Best regards,
Rosener Guyano

Posted on Feb 17, 2008

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Hi manitou344:
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Table 1-8. Tray 1 paper sizes1
Media Dimensions Weight or thickness Capacity
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So You also can improove your pictures by changing the color-profile after your needs...
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you can also improove the colors by choosing-on the profile-another type of paper.

i hope i could help

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