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Inkjet Printable Vinyl

Inkjet vinyl, often referred to as Inkjet Sticker Papers are synthetic man-made material which has an adhesive backing. Not a day goes by without someone emailing or calling us to ask if his or her Inkjet home or office printer can print on vinyl.

The Photo Paper Direct of Inkjet Printable Vinyl suits any make, any model of Inkjet printer using ordinary inks. It means that any Epson, HP, Canon, Kodak as well as other makes of Inkjet printer ARE perfectly suitable using any standard inkjet inks, dye based or pigmented.

Once you have prepared your design and you are ready to print, simply load the Vinyl and set your printer settings to the following settings depending on the Vinyl finish (Gloss, Matte or Clear). Depending on the brand of Inkjet Vinyl you have bought, if both sides of the vinyl look the same and you are unsure which way to lay the Vinyl, print on the chalkier looking side.


Inkjet Glossy Vinyl Printing instructions

Epson® Inkjet Printers: Media type: Photo quality Glossy Film Under custom and advanced setting please make sure the resolution is 1440 dpi or higher.

HP® Inkjet Printers: Media type: Other photo papers or simply photo paper. Quality: Best.

Canon® Inkjet Printers: Media type: High Glossy photo film Print quality high under custom, set to maximum fine

Other Inkjet Printer Makes Such as Kodak®, Samsung®, Sharp® etc. Also supported Select similar settings as listed above.

Inkjet Matte Vinyl Printing instructions

Epson® Inkjet Printers: Media Type - Epson Matte or Photo Quality Inkjet Paper Print Quality - Photo or Best Photo Colour Control - Epson Vivid

HP® Inkjet Printers: Media Type - HP Premium Paper Print Quality - Normal or Best Colour Control - ColourSmart/sRGB or defaults

Canon® Inkjet Printers: Media Type - High Resolution Paper Print Quality - High Colour Control - Auto

Other Inkjet Printer Makes Such as Kodak®, Samsung®, Sharp® etc. Also supported Select similar settings as listed above


Inkjet Clear Film Printing instructions

Epson® Inkjet Printers: Media Type: Photo Quality Glossy Film or "Ink Jet Transparencies Print Quality: High print quality of at least 1440 dpi or optimal photo For an Epson printer using Claria inks set "Epson matt" and "optimal photo".

Canon® Inkjet Printers: Media Type: Photo high gloss film Print Quality: High print quality.

HP® Inkjet Printers: Media Type: HP Premium high gloss film Print Quality: Optimal quality setting

Other Inkjet Printer Makes Such as Kodak®, Samsung®, Sharp® etc: Also supported Select similar settings as listed above

If you have any questions about printing onto the Photo Paper Direct range of of Inkjet Printable Vinyl, please get in touch.