We're due to get a new Kodak Matchprint proofing System any day now, based on the Epson 9800 Print Engine.

I'm trying to figure out the 'per proof' cost based on the new consumables, and have always been perplexed by the best way to figure out the cost of the ink. Paper's easy: so-many-inches-per-proof for a full sheet, percentage of that for 'floats' (and you know how long your rolls are).

I've always just ball-parked it based on best-guesstimate, but was wondering if anyone's ever actual done the math on it (obviously, coverage would be a huge factor).

Thanks.

- Mac

I'm trying to figure out the 'per proof' cost based on the new consumables, and have always been perplexed by the best way to figure out the cost of the ink. Paper's easy: so-many-inches-per-proof for a full sheet, percentage of that for 'floats' (and you know how long your rolls are).

I've always just ball-parked it based on best-guesstimate, but was wondering if anyone's ever actual done the math on it (obviously, coverage would be a huge factor).

Thanks.

- Mac

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