Defining native printer resolution


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Defining native printer resolution

All inkjet printers have a native resolution. Now, this is different from 1440 or 2880 printer dot resolution numbers that you might have seen. Remember, there is not a one-to-one correspondence between printer dots and the pixels in your image. Instead, you have to group a certain number of printer dots together to get a single screen pixel. By the time you've grouped printer dots of a certain size into screen-pixel equivalents, you'll have a certain number of those screen-pixel-equivalent groups across a given distance.

This is the printer's native image resolution or just native resolution. Anytime you send a print to the printer and that print is not set to the printer's native resolution, then the printer driver will resample it to the printer's native resolution. For example, if you have your image set to 200 pixels per inch at 8 x 10 and the printer's native resolution is 300, then the printer driver will resample. It will interpolate and upscale...

Defining native printer resolution
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Defining native printer resolution provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Inkjet Printing for Photographers

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