Posted on December 10, 2018 by Photo Direct in Announcement with Comments Disabled Last Modified December 10, 2018
Greetings Valued Clients / Partners / Friends,
We would like to advise you of Photo Direct’s trading hours for the Festive period:
We are operating and open all days except the official Public Holidays
As a General Rule, please allow an extra 3-4 days for stock deliveries due to increased demands on Transport Companies from Mon Dec 10th.
Please place for Christmas orders this week to avoid disappointment.
On behalf of the Photo Direct Team we wish you a safe and happy festive period and sincerely thank you for your much valued support and partnering with us over the 2018 year, we look forward to supporting you in 2019.
Beautiful image surface and fewer reprints so you save money on materials cost
Happy customers, optimizing your opportunities for repeat business
Photo Direct has been providing these quality canvas’s for a number of years, in June 2018 our DGI latex Type 5 canvas received the HP Latex Inks Substrates certificate and is now available for selection from the HP Media locator.
High volume users have commented that the canvas handles well and represents exceptional value for money.
To gain certification the canvas was put through rigorous testing by Colour Concepts in the Netherland , HPs independent testing partner who are world’s largest, independent state-of-the-art profiling and testing lab for the professional digital large format printing industry.
The tests are all objective and cover the following areas:
Image Quality including colour gamut and area fill uniformity.
Media Printer Interaction. This series of test cover marks, wrinkles , dimensional stability and rewetting
Image Handleability. This is the performance of the media when being handled and is tested for scratchability, dry rubbing , wet rubbing , water fastness and ink adhesion.
The testing is exhaustive and Photo Direct decide to submit the canvas for testing to provide a better level of support to our clients.
Posted on May 30, 2018 by Photo Direct in Announcement, Wide Format with Comments Disabled Last Modified May 30, 2018
Choosing a large format printer requires several elements to work together. There’s, of course, the print quality. But, there’s also factors like print speed, ink efficiency, and extra features that help printers, photographers, and other artists deliver high quality work with an efficient budget. With HP’s latest large format series, the company is synchronising hardware, software along with the ink and printing surface to maximise performance in all those categories.
Available beginning June 7th, the HP DesignJet Z6 and Z9+ series encompasses large format printers designed for a mix of high print quality, fast performance and efficient ink usage. How? The hardware and software were designed specifically for each other, allowing the printer to capitalise on quality, speed and efficiency. HP says the printer is designed to keep up with growth in the industry as large photo merchandising jumped by seven percent last year alone.
The HP DesignJet Z6 launches in three variations with a 24-inch, a 44-inch and a 44-inch that adds a vertical trimmer. All three are Postscript printers. The Z9+ series also launches with 24-inch, 44-inch and a 44-inch with a vertical trimmer.
So what’s the difference between the Z6 and Z9? The Z6 series is designed for photo quality prints for a number of different types of prints, while the Z9+ is a Geographical Information Systems printer that works with final images designed to resist moisture and fading. Meanwhile, the option with a vertical trimmer helps boost productivity with 2.5 times the speed.
The series encompasses some of HP’s latest technology, including HP Pixel control for truer colours and dual drop. The series also includes security software to keep data and print information safe. Watch the blog for more details on just how these technologies work together in the new series.
Call Photo Direct (03) 9894 1644 and speak to one of our trained staff members to assist you further. Personal demonstrations are available in our CBD show room – simply call to book an appointment.