Features: Panoramic Photo Printing
Printers with the ability to print panoramic photos do so using the standard media.
Panoramic Photos are becoming increasingly popular due to the ability to take them with most smartphones.
Panoramic Photo printing is not available on all printer models.
It’s now possible to print your Panoramic Photos on some photo printers .
With smartphones and some cameras now having a panoramic feature and few photo printing facilities on the high street you can now print these photos quick and easy.
The Mitsubishi D90 has the Panoramic feature built into it’s Windows and Apple Mac Drivers although you might need to update the firmware of your printer beforehand. Citizen users need to use Windows and use the Free Print Manager Software
Citizen is the only manufacturer to offer Panoramic Prints on both 6 and 8 inch media printers.
Printers that print Panoramic Photos
The Citizen CX-02 is a 6″ roll-fed Dye Sublimation Photo Printer, with the ability to produce a range of print sizes up to 6×9 and including 6×4, 5×7, 6×8 and 6×9. It also has rollback and panoramic printing ability.
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The CP-D90 is a compact quality dye sub photo printer. It supports 6×4,7×5,8×6 and 9×6 it also features rollback and panoramic prints up to 6×14 and 6×20. Works with PC or Mac and uses a variety of different media types for flexibility. It is possible to convert the D90 to a D90EV which then allows wireless printing of photos from a smart phone or tablet.
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Citizen CX-02W 8 Inch Photo Printer
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The D90EV is a standard D90 with a special add-on to allow the printing of images wirelessly from a smart phone or tablet via WiFi. It is ideal for events and weddings. Very easy to use via a web interface. Supports 6×4,7×5,8×6 and 9×6 and panoramic prints. Works with PC or Mac and uses a variety of different media types for flexibility. The printer reverts to a standard D90 with the wireless unit disconnected.
|£1,400.00 ex-vat||Info / Buy Now|
Panoramic Photo Printing – Frequently asked questions
Is Special Media Required?
Any printer with the facility to offer Panoramic Prints will be able to print them on standard media, so no special media is needed for this functionality.
What Software do I Need?
No special software is needed as the standard print driver is used to print these type of photos, so you should be able to print from almost any software package where you can create a custom page size.
How does the printer print a panoramic photo?
The print process is the same as printing any other photo except that as the print is printed it doesn’t get cut inn the usual way until the whole Panoramic Print is produced.
What is the cost of printing a Panoramic Photo?
Depending upon the size of the print a Panoramic print would only be two or three times the cost of a single print as it would use twice or three times the amount of consumables.
Is this panoramic facility available for Mac and Windows?
This depends on the printer and the drivers supplied. If you refer to the printer product information this should give you more details. Printer drivers are under continuious development.
Which printers support Panoramic Printing?
Not all printers support this facility. A list of printers which can print Panoramic Prints is shown above.