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Welcome to the Perfect Colours Blog section, we use our blog to write about the latest industry developments, provide useful hints and tips about large format printers and keep you up to date on whats happening in the world of Perfect Colours.

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How to clean a printer head Step by step guide

Nov 14, 2023

The printer head, or printhead, is one of the most essential components of a printer. It is the device within a printer that transfers ink onto paper.

There are a variety of different types of printheads available depending on the printing method of your chosen printer. For example, thermal printers, inkjet printers, and…

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Different types of printers guide 2023

Oct 31, 2023

Despite living in a digital-focused world, printing remains an integral part of our everyday lives, serving a range of diverse purposes from printing work documents to creating large-scale art prints, marketing materials and even family photos. Printing technology has evolved throughout the years, with new innovations leading to a range of printer types tailored to specific needs…

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Transparency Printing Guide

Sep 06, 2023

Transparency printing has become an essential technique in various fields, from creating presentation slides to producing artwork and even crafting DIY projects. With the right knowledge and tools, you can achieve professional-looking results using transparency paper. This guide will walk you through the process of transparency printing, covering everything from understanding what…

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Best canvas printers 2023

Aug 04, 2023

In the world of digital art and photography, large-format canvas prints have become increasingly popular. These prints allow artists, photographers and enthusiasts to showcase their work in a visual and impactful way. However, to achieve the best results, it is crucial to select a high-quality large-format canvas printer. What are large-format canvas printers? Large-format canvas…

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How to add a network printer step-by-step guide

Jul 13, 2023

If you’re facing difficulties in finding or adding a printer to your network, you might feel frustrated and annoyed. With every operating system having a different connection option, it can be hard to know exactly how to connect your new printer to your computer or laptop. To help resolve this issue, we’ve put together these comprehensive instructions. How to find a printer on a…

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Printing collate ultimate guide

Jun 06, 2023

When it comes to printing, the term "collate" holds significant importance, particularly when dealing with large documents or multiple copies. This article discusses what collating entails, the differences between collated and uncollated documents, methods of collating pages during printing, and when it is appropriate to use collation. What does collate mean in printing? Collating…

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What's The Best A1 Printers in the UK 2023

May 12, 2023

If you’re looking for a large format printer, ideal for printing at A1 size, you can feel overwhelmed by the wealth of choice available. With so many A1 printers offering so many functions and capabilities, it can be hard to identify the best ones on the market. To help, we’ve rounded up some of the best A1 printers currently available.

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Printer showing offline reasons and recommendations

May 04, 2023

In today's digital age, printers are an essential part of our lives. They are used in homes, schools, and offices to print documents, photos, and other important files. However, printers can sometimes show as offline, causing frustration and inconvenience to users. In this article, we will explore why printers go offline and provide a step-by-step guide on getting them back online. Why…

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Top 5 Best Large Format Printers of 2023

Apr 03, 2023

Large format printers range from 18” to 100” in width and can be used for all sorts of print jobs, from printing posters to fabrics. The main benefit, rather unsurprisingly, is that they produce large printed documents, photos, posters, banners etc. Having a large format printer at your business reduces your outsourcing costs and gives you more flexibility in what you can print…

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How to find a printer’s IP address

Mar 20, 2023

A printer, like any device that connects to the internet, has an IP address. This article looks at what IP addresses are, why printers use them and how you can find the IP address of your printer. An IP address is a unique string of characters and is used to identify each device that communicates across a network using the Internet Protocol. Printers rely on IP addresses as a way…

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Printers at the end of the road…

Mar 14, 2023

Like faithful friends, we’d love it if our printers lasted forever… Or would we? Because we all love getting to grips with the latest printing technology and having something shiny and new to play with. Sadly, it’s a fact of life that every printer comes to the end of the road, and when that happens service and support are discontinued and spares become hard to come by.

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