“ Sony Picture Station DPP-FP55 - Compact photo printer - colour - dye sublimation - 101.6 x 152.4 mm - 300 dpi x 300 dpi up to 1.05 min/page (colour) - capacity: 20 sheets - Hi-Speed USB „
I bought this little photo printer to go with my Sony cybershot digital camera about 2.5 years ago. I cant remember how much it was as I think I got it in a deal with the camera.
It is very easy to use and you cant really go wrong.... You can either link the camera to it via cable or you can take the memory card out and insert it into printer. The images then come onto the tiny little screen and you can edit them (red eyes, move either way, zoom in + out make black and white etc) and then select the ones you would like to print.
Printing takes a matter of minutes - it goes through 3 times (red yellow blue) and then comes out completely finished and dry and ready to snap off the excess sides.
You can also change the photos form being one big one to 2 or even 4 smaller ones - all printed on the same postcard sized peice of paper. I found this is brilliant for doing for sale adverts as you can have a tiny picture of your item for sale and then write next to it, as well of course handy for doing mini prints for pictures/cards/tiny frames etc.
I have always been very impressed with the quickness and quality of the pictures and have turned into a bit of a photographer!
The ink cartridges are incredibly easy to load - you take them out of the packet and quite literally push it the right way up into the hole in the side and that is it! Paper is again very simple, you just have to pop it in the tray the correct way up and its all ready to go.
The only downside is that as there are lots more newer printers coming out I have found the packs of ink and paper are fairly scarce - there used to be (a year ago) differnt sized packs at differnt prices the most being 120 photos for £30. Now I can only find the 120 photos pack and that is £45 in Argos.
All in all a very good little printer, suberb quality photos and very simple to work!
Your memories deserve PictureStation prints. Sony's compact DPP-FP55 delivers lab-quality photo prints at home, in about 70 seconds - with advanced dye sublimation technology that captures over 16 million colors. You can make borderless 4"x6" or 3-1/2"x5" prints for framing, mounting or sharing with family and friends. You can print from Cyber-shot or other cameras with PictBridge compatibility, print directly from either Memory Stick or Secure Digital (SD) media - and use the printer's built-in intelligence to eliminate red-eye effect, crop photos or adjust contrast and other creative features.