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I print around 300-400 pages a year of letter sized, color photo one side B&W the other, on 12 point cardstock (glossy one side) (I am told it is equivalent to 100 pound paper).  I have used Staples and Office Depot.  The cost has risen.  Can anyone recommend a printer I could buy to do the job?

Dave

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This is rougly a 250 gsm stock and you are going to be limited by which printers will be rated for that weight of paper. Most HP inkjets go to a maximum of 180GSM. You can try a printer and likey when new they willl feed that stock fine, even if it exceeds their specs but after a while as rollers wear a little, it will stop providing reliable feeding. Something like the Canon Pixma Pro-200 is rated up to 380 gsm and might be one you want to look at. 

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This is rougly a 250 gsm stock and you are going to be limited by which printers will be rated for that weight of paper. Most HP inkjets go to a maximum of 180GSM. You can try a printer and likey when new they willl feed that stock fine, even if it exceeds their specs but after a while as rollers wear a little, it will stop providing reliable feeding. Something like the Canon Pixma Pro-200 is rated up to 380 gsm and might be one you want to look at. 

If you find the information provided useful or solves your problems, help other users find the solution easier by giving kudos and marking my post as an accepted solution.
I am a volunteer, offering my knowledge to support fellow users, I do not work for HP nor speak for HP.



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Thanks very much, and having looked at the specs it would be good.  However after last weeks unpleasant surprise about pricing from Staples/FedEx Kinko etc, on Wednesday I asked a local commercial printer.   They were too busy to let me have a sample or price then so I went there first thing this morning.  Great quality and their price is about 20% of the other printers. I walked away with about 6 months stock of card stock print needs, a very happy customer.  I will still do the math's to see how the Cannon would work out. They are available at $600 or less but I have to work out the ink costs.

Thanks again - very much

Dave

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