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What does N mean?

Can anyone please tell me the difference between Photo Paper Plus Glossy II N, Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Glossy Photo Paper N, and Glossy Photo Paper? I have some ld glossy photo paper but I am not sure which setting to use. Here's a picture of my media options:



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Re: What does N mean?

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I was told its a newer profile. I tried both but couldn't see a difference.
John Hoffman
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Re: What does N mean?

I agree with Mr. Hoffman.  I could tell no difference but I usually print on standard and not high quality.  Maybe there is a difference there.

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Re: What does N mean?

Hi khyde,


The N profile for the photo papers is the same as the "non-N" profile for the most part.  Both profiles will work with the photo papers; the "N" is just to differentiate the new profile (which was updated slightly with the recent drivers) from the original.  Both profiles were left in the drivers for those users that still preferred to stick with the original profile. 


Hope this helps!

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