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Mitsubishi's CP-D70DW is compact in design and measures 446 mm in depth, a mere 170 mm in height and an extremely low breadth of 275 mm. With that, it requires only 40% of the volume of space of a comparable previous model. With a space-saving front-load construction, the CP-D70DW can be quickly filled with fresh media thanks to the simple extension of the filling unit. Despite its compact design this printer can still hold substantial volumes of photo paper, for high capacity printing.
Reviewed by 3 customers
The product works great, and I'm totally happy with Mitsubishi. My problem is with Adorama: I paid full price for a new unit and was shipped a unit in a generic cardboard box that was too small for the printer, with all the accessories strewn loosely inside, and the serial number and UPC code from the original packaging were taped to an adorama catalog! Adorama claims they ship it how it comes from the manufacturer. Not true. I dont even know if the unit was used!!! They NEVER gave me an explanation of how this might have happened. Was it a demo? A floor model? They refunded my shipping cost ONLY without my consent (or my agreement for the issue to be settled). I was treated so poorly that I'll not use Adorama ever again, and I'm also contacting Mitsubishi to let them know how Adorama is treating their product.
We use this printer for our portable photo booth and for event photo printing. It is very easy to transport and can be lifted easily by anyone. It is very fast and prints quietly. When its in standby mode, it doesn't make a sound. It wakes up from standby in about 2 seconds. Loading it is very easy, but the paper can be a little difficult to mount onto the spools because the paper does not have an inner hard paper core. Cost per print for 4x6 is excellent! Do not install the CD driver it comes with, instead, install the one you download from the Mitsubishi site. If you know your going to need more than one of these printers at your event, you should really consider the double deck version instead. Print count information is found in the printer properties menu. There is no interface on the printer, but it has some kind of interface connection on the front, yet no known interface device is available at this time. This printer has replaced my Kodak 6850.
This is an amazing printer. I originally used a Mitsubishi 8000 series printer which is 10 years old, twice the size, and took 25 seconds to print a single 4x6. This equated to ~500 prints in about 5 hours. The new Mitsubishi CP-D70DW, is smaller and WAY faster. The printer does take about 2-3 seconds to buffer each print but after that it's about 8 seconds for a 4x6. I can get the same number of prints (~500) in roughly 1/3 of the time it took for the 8000 printer to print. When I first took this printer out of the box, I realized that this printer is way smaller than I realized. To protect the small printer during travel, I use a Pelican 1620, which is large enough to have a dedicated MacBook (for printing), 3 USB cables, 2 Power Strips, 2 25ft Power Extension Cords, 2 Memory Card Readers, and all accessories and manuals in one neat "to-go" box. Although expensive, it's worth its weight and will "repay" it's self in no time.Mitsubishi DOES provide on their website,-ICC Profiles-Mac OS X support (10.5 & 10.6; no word yet on 10.7)THE CON:It is a bit noisier than ink jet printers. So I recommend that whoever is doing the printing, should do it in a separate room from the event. This is so you don't bother the crowd during speeches. Its really not that noisy, but in a quiet room it is noticeable. However, with the speed at which this machine "pumps" out, you wouldn't be printing all night long anyhow.If you have any questions, you can email me at kevin_hba[@], always looking to help out fellow photogs.