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    Recommendations for mac compatible large format sublimation printer

    Hi, were now on our third Epson large format printer, converted for sublimation printing, and with an ink leak I think this ones on its way out too.

    They're cheap enough for the amount of printing we do but were thinking of getting either the new Epson sublimation printer, but don't really need 42" and the 24" has tiny ink bottles that won't last us a day. Anyone else print direct from a mac and have any recommendations? Ive never used PCs so really don't want to go down the PC Rip route.

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    Which model are you currently using?

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    Epson SC t3200. We are looking at the Epson F6300 possibly. We've been told you have to work from a PC Rip on it but found a video of someone printing from a MacBook

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    Is the RIP not just an option, and you can print just with the Epson print driver direct from Photoshop?

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    Cant you use virtual box and run windows?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pisquee View Post
    Is the RIP not just an option, and you can print just with the Epson print driver direct from Photoshop?
    Thats what Im wondering, can we print direct from photoshop? Thats what we do at the moment but Xpres says its not possible on this new model, but they did say that on the last one too. I can't seem to get an answer anywhere. Print drivers are available for it for a mac but we need to know for sure.
    As macs have generally been used in print and design for years Im surprised there is such little help and knowledge about them on sublimation printing!

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    Cant you use virtual box and run windows?
    Possibly, but its not something Ive ever used. Printing personalised items so would we have to copy each finished design over to virtual PC to print? It would really slow things down the amount we print.

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    The Epson SC-F6300 doesn't even have a mac printer driver, but does seem to have software for mac, weirdly no printer driver. It comes with its own software though so maybe we might have to bite the bullet and get a PC laptop to use it through dropbox maybe? It seems so much more complicated than what we do though, such a pain!

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