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- Apr 19, 2007
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- Canon MB5120, Pencil
That does not speak about Plain Paper. ISF wrote about Matte and Glossy papers.you explained there what the advantage is of pigment on normal paper. Basically this part:
I think you are getting a bit stuck on plain paper and pigment inks. An image will generally be significantly better appearing on photo paper and not plain paper whether you use dye-based or pigment inks.. Do not expect high quality prints using plain paper and pigment ink unless printing text. There is no free lunch with plain paper and image quality.
Advantages of aftermarket pigment ink over dye-based ink is fade resistance and water resistance. Use of quality inks, papers, printers and appropriate printer profiles increase the opportunity to make good looking and fade resistant prints with Pigment ink. Again, no free lunch. Use quality printing products to maximize results.
However, like many things in life, it is YOUR perception that counts since it will be for YOUR entertainment. If you are satisfied with images printed on plain paper using pigment ink then OK. Your opinion is the one that matters for you.