I bought a second-hand BN 20, with a metallic cartridge installed. It never crossed my mind that a white one could not be put in. As I really only want to print white to make colours more opaque on…Continue
I think half the battle of printing is using up material to find the perfect recipe...as irving said. I love the metallic look and it definitely shows a difference, you may not be setting up right. I do want to switch to white as a lot of…"
"Karen I agree with all except not willing to use up material. With these machines and I have been around them for years and a certified tech with them - I still use a lot of material testing to get the right recipe that works. Sometimes not in all…"
"It dosen't look metallic at all, more grainy than anything. Maybe I'm setting up the file wrong. I've read that there are different ways to putting the metallic down...I'm not willing to use up all my material just to do tests,…"
"I went ahead with my purchase over a year ago on a Magenta BN-20. I wish I had metallic, ad I primarily print small stickers that use a lot of gray and silver tones - metallic would really add to it. But this machine was in great shape, well…"
"I have a similar problem too. We originally setup our BN-20 for Metallic because the owner thought it would be cool. Needless to say, I have never used it even once. The cartridges are about double the cost of the other inks, and it just sits there…"