Ink Cartridges Decoded: What does XL Mean on Ink Cartridges?

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With the vast number of different types on the market, buying ink cartridges can feel a little like delving into a haystack looking for a needle. If you have a large-format printer, you’ll no doubt be looking to buy the most economical ink cartridge while also finding the one which will deliver the very best job. However, with confusing terminology and differing sizes, it can be hard to know which is best. Here, we’ve broken down the details so you can be more informed.

Media Spotlight: Ultraflex UltraVision Window Perf 60/40 UV

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Ultraflex UltraVision Window Perf 60/40 UV is a perforated, white gloss, calendared graphic film which is most suitable for exterior-mounted two-way window applications. These could include shop, office, restaurant or even hotel windows, as this perforated one-way vision window film allows users to transform window surfaces into stunning creative displays, while at the same time providing privacy for the interiors.

Pay-As-You-Go for the HP PageWide 4000XL MFP

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Imagine having a printer on which there were no rental payments, no lease payments but just a simple pay as you go system that included media, ink, printheads and next-day, onsite service. Like the idea? You can have it, with our new Pay-As-You-Go scheme.

Media Spotlight: Ultraflex Strip Mesh Banner

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This time we’re turning our attention to Ultraflex’s Strip Mesh Banner PVC 300gsm. This is a PVC mesh with a backing liner that allows a 25 percent air flow through. The purpose of the protective liner is to prevent ink from bleeding through onto your printer, and once printing is completed, the liner can be peeled off and discarded.

Introducing Perfect Colours Pay-As-You-Go for the HP DesignJet T3500PS

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Imagine having a printer on which there were no rental payments, no lease payments but just a simple pay as you go system that included media, ink, printheads and next-day, onsite service. Like the idea? You can have it, with our new Pay-As-You-Go scheme.

Introducing the SureColor T-series - two new large format plotters

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From September, Perfect Colours will be stocking Epson’s new T-series wireless printers – the 24-inch SC-T3100 and the 36-inch SC-T5100. Aimed at the engineering and architectural communities, the T-series of large format plotters offers speed, precision and reliability in ultra-sleek, compact design.

Media Spotlight – Seltex Digital Printable Wallcoverings

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Seltex Wallcoverings offer the UK’s widest choice of digitally embossed printable wallcoverings, with 19 varieties to choose from to create endless possibilities. Exclusive to Perfect Colours, these innovative interior products are made by a family-owned company that has been producing wallcoverings for more than 30 years. Equally ideal for contemporary or traditional designs, Seltex Wallcoverings are suitable for both the contract and residential market.

What is eco-solvent printing?

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​When you’re looking to print and produce high-quality images, there’s a never-ending number of options. Which printer to use, what type of ink cartridge to purchase and what material to print upon? A further decision you’ll need to contemplate is whether you want your printing to be eco-solvent.

Meet the new Jetrix LXiR320

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Not too many years ago, super wide printers were the reserve of the richest and largest print companies. However, over the last five years or so, many smaller businesses have taken on super wide technology. The question is why? And what has changed? Firstly, the technology has become more accessible as the purchase price has fallen, thanks to more manufacturers entering the market, and secondly, the need for businesses both large and medium size to invest in technology that helps their large format offering become more efficient and versatile.

Dye Sublimation: Taking the Plunge

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For entry-level dye sublimation, the Epson SureColor SC-F series brings all that you need in terms of speed, strength and productivity – in fact, a complete business solution that delivers innovation for superior textile, soft signage, interior and promotional printing. If you want to get into sports, fashion, home décor or promotional applications, the SureColor SC-F6200 is the answer.