The Age-Old Printer Battle: Color vs. Black and White - Printing Photos: Monochrome Images

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2008-01-03 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The day will surely come when there's no choice in printers: There will be color and color. But today, it's worth taking a fresh look at the pros and cons of color and monochrome printers. The results may surprise you.

By M. David Stone

 
 
 
Printing Photos: Monochrome Images Advantage: Color When it comes to printing B&W photos, nearly all color printers do a better job than monochrome printers. In many cases, color printers create shades of gray as a composite of cyan, yellow and magenta dots, a technique that allows much more subtle gradations--and thus better-looking photos--than a monochrome printer can deliver.
The Age-Old Printer Battle: Color vs. Black and White - Printing Photos: Monochrome Images
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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