Hi, Just found your site and already you have answered some of my questions! I am getting into transfers on fabric and it is going well. I have a inkjet copier but some transfer methods call for a copying machine. I have a old one that is just black and white. I am ready to purchase a new one but have no idea what to buy. Can you recommend a copy machine for this kind of work? Do they come in color? I am guessing there is a different in the ink used. Can you explain?
Hi Gloria, thanks for your question. I'm sure there are others who wonder this too, and maybe a reader will have a better answer than me. In fact, I hope they do, because my only information for you is to make sure you get a toner-based copier. Some of the newer ones use a different process, and that means that the transfer methods designed specifically for toner prints will not work! Inkjets transfer one way, and toner prints a different way...each of my image transfer tutorials specifies which one is needed, or at least they should!
As for color copies, I don't know what to tell you. They must still be toner based in order to transfer the way you've been doing it. Hopefully one of my astute readers will have a recommendation. In the absence of that, all I can suggest is that you insist of being able to do a test with a copy before you buy the machine.
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