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Video: Your first prints with a new printer

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Your first prints?

What sort of prints should you print first with a newly set up printer?

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Keith Cooper looks at the very first things to print with your new photo printer. Avoiding basic printer setup problems  (9m 20s)

Keith Cooper looks at the very first prints he makes on any new photo printer (Epson, Canon or any other make), and why this step is a vital check that things are working correctly. The simple test prints that show your printer workflow and print software is configured correctly and any paper icc profiles are being properly applied.

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