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Prints in 1 hour from Ted's Cameras!

Prints in 1 hour from Ted’s Cameras!

Easily print from your phone with the all new Ted’s Photo Prints App!

Download for iPhone:
apps.apple.com/app/apple-store/id1487870685?mt=8

Download for Android:
play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.meamobile.tedsphoto&hl=en_US

Download for Windows 10 Mobile:
windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/lifepics-order-view-photos/c59e432c-c033-e011-854c-00237de2db9e

Introducing the Ted’s Photo Prints App!

Introducing the Ted’s Photo Prints App!

Easily print from your phone with the all new Ted’s Photo Prints App!

Download for iPhone:
apps.apple.com/app/apple-store/id1487870685?mt=8

Download for Android:
play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.meamobile.tedsphoto&hl=en_US

Download for Windows 10 Mobile:
windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/lifepics-order-view-photos/c59e432c-c033-e011-854c-00237de2db9e

Visit Photo Direct at Printex19

We’d love you to see you on stand E06 at Printex19 this August. We will be showcasing our newest products as well as all the popular favourites.

Come and meet the team, grab some samples and chat to us about how we can help your business grow.

Check out our product range here.

Any questions simply call (03) 9894 1644 or email us today

Click Software Update - Hp Designjet Printers

Click Software Update – Hp Designjet Printers

HP have released the latest version of their simple to use CLICK software for use with Designjet Printers.

Make sure you click on the link here to update your software as soon as possible to utilise all the benefits of  your CLICK software.

EASY—Radically simple  printing

  • Enables one-click printing
  • Simple settings
  • Real-print preview
  • Drag and drop multi-page PDF

SAVE—Optimize media  usage and costs

  • Auto-orientation
  • Resizing and alignment
  • Automatic nesting
  • PDF error check

DO MORE—Produce a  wide range of applications

  • From posters and roll-up banners  to CAD drawings and maps
  • Print from Windows, Mac OS  to HP DesignJet and HP PageWide    XL 3900, 4×00 and 5×00 Printer series

Any questions please call us on 03 9894 1644 or email today

photo kiosk receipt printer

Improving our support process

We are always looking for ways to improve our customer service to this end we have implemented a support ticketing process , nothing will change in terms of service delivery.

The ticketing system will record all support requests allowing us to prioritise and close out requests more efficiently.

Email your support request to support@photodirect.com.au  you will receive a confirmation with a ticket number . Once the support item has been action you will receive confirmation it has been closed.

You can reopen a ticket at anytime just by replying to the email confirmation you receive.

 

 

Photo Direct Xmas Trading Hours Announcement

Photo Direct Xmas Trading Hours Announcement

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.

Ho Ho Ho!

– The Photo Direct Team

DGI Type 5 Canvas Certified for HP Latex

DGI Type 5 Canvas Certified for HP Latex

Photo Direct was requested by a high-end print provider to the professional photographic and art reproduction sectors, to create a canvas for the Australian and New Zealand markets.

The Brief

  • Suitable for use in the photographic and fine art reproduction markets for both Aqueous and Latex ink sets
  • Greater detail in the lowlight and highlight areas of the Image
  • Enhanced durability so it may be wrapped on the frame without cracking
  • Reduced optical brightener for greater longevity
  • Reduced cotton seed husks
  • Smooth with zero bumps (husks, retied cotton threads)
  • A white canvas to give a neutral colour balance (not yellow)
  • Low price was the last of the requirements

The Result!! Photo Direct’s DGI Premium Canvas Range

Features

  • Durable Polyester/Cotton Blend so it can be wrapped on the frame without cracking and it won’t shrink when printed
  • Acid free coatings and water resistant surfaces to suit pigment inks.
  • Reduced optical brighteners for longer lasting images
  • Greater detail in the black and white areas of the image (detail in the bride’s wedding dress without compromising detail in the groom’s suit jacket)
  • A beautiful weight of 380gsm that works hand in glove with the IG Wrap system to produce a perfect tension across the image

Benefits

  • Premium canvas to suit the high standards required by the professional photographic market
  • Low cost high quality = better margin
  • 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.

Yes, quality, speed and efficiency can co-exist: A look at the new HP DesignJet Z6 and Z9+

Yes, quality, speed and efficiency can co-exist: A look at the new HP DesignJet Z6 and Z9+

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.