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Convert DTS to AC3 the easy way (SOLVED)

Posted By: John Published: 13/06/2017 Times Read: 90 Comments 1
Convert DTS to AC3 the easy way (SOLVED)

It would seem some people are having a lot of trouble converting DTS audio to AC3 audio. So I thought I would try and help. If you follow this simple guide you will see it is not only easy but in-fact very quick, and in no time at all you can convert to AC3 and inject the file back into your movie.

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Toner Vs. Ink - Which is Best?

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 163 Comments 0
Toner Vs. Ink - Which is Best?

It’s a debate long-contested: which is better, ink or toner?

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What is Conductive Ink and How Might It Change the Way We Print?

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 187 Comments 0
What is Conductive Ink and How Might It Change the Way We Print?

In an increasingly digitalised world, when most sectors are experiencing a mass migration to new and emerging digital technologies, traditional printing methods are struggling to keep afloat — with print manufacturers having to think outside the box and develop new, creative ways to keep the technology current, obligatory and in vogue.

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How Do Printers Produce Accurate Colour?

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 127 Comments 0
How Do Printers Produce Accurate Colour?

When you think about it, full colour printing­­ — hell, printing in general — is pretty impressive. At the touch of a button it’s possible to print an image, text or graphic that accurately mimics what you see on a computer screen, both in terms of size and shape, and colour and tone.

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5 Tips to Help Students Save Money on Printing

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 143 Comments 0
5 Tips to Help Students Save Money on Printing

It’s that time of year when thousands of teens and twenty somethings fly the nest and leave their mums sobbing at the front gate whilst they hotfoot it to university.

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Which Printer Has the Cheapest Replacement Cartridges?

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 188 Comments 0
Which Printer Has the Cheapest Replacement Cartridges?

Whether you’re interested in buying a new printer for the home or office, the cost of replacement print cartridges means it’s no longer feasible to base your purchase decision solely on the initial cost of the printer.

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10 Ways to Make Your Office Printing Habits More Eco-Friendly

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 130 Comments 0
10 Ways to Make Your Office Printing Habits More Eco-Friendly

Whether printing invoices, memos or timesheets, most – if not all – businesses use a printer on a daily basis. Although necessary, too much printing can have an adverse affect on your company’s carbon footprint – not to mention your profit margin. To help you and your business take an ecological approach to printing, here are 10 ways to make your office printing habits more eco-friendly.

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How Are Ink Cartridges Actually Made?

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 157 Comments 0
How Are Ink Cartridges Actually Made?

Ever wondered how ink cartridges are actually made? No? Well you’re about to find out, as we set out to answer that very question.

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What Does Printer Cartridge Page Yield Mean?

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 191 Comments 0
What Does Printer Cartridge Page Yield Mean?

At Printhead, we’re often asked: “Mr Printhead, how many pages is X cartridge capable of printing?” To this question, our response is always the same – “It all depends on how many sheets the cartridge can print at a five per cent yield.”

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How Do Inkjet Printer Cartridges Actually Work?

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 176 Comments 0
How Do Inkjet Printer Cartridges Actually Work?

Since they were released in the 1980s, inkjet printers have become the world’s most prevalent printer type – due in part to their affordability, ease-of-use and reliable all-round performance.

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Could Empty Toner Cartridges Transform Britain’s Roads?

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 117 Comments 0
Could Empty Toner Cartridges Transform Britain’s Roads?

For decades, tarmac has been the go-to substance for building roads, footpaths and carriageways across the globe. In recent times however, environmental factors have led scientists and researchers to seek new, more eco-friendly forms of road infrastructure – with altogether varied results.

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What’s the Most Cost Effective Font to Print With?

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 161 Comments 0
What’s the Most Cost Effective Font to Print With?

From children in schools to professionals in the workplace, everyone who’s ever used a word processor will have adopted a typeface as their own. So, what’s your go-to font? Do you value the trendiness of Verdana? Like the boldness of Arial Black? How about the classic style of Helvetica? No matter what your favourite font, we’re here with some bad news – your beloved Impact, Georgia or Copperplate could be costing you a fortune in extra print costs.

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Would You Get a Tattoo From a 3D Printer?

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 127 Comments 0
Would You Get a Tattoo From a 3D Printer?

It’s a question never before asked: would you get a tattoo from a 3D printer? While you sit and ponder that, we’re here to discuss the technology behind the latest piece of tech to emerge from the world of 3D printing – the 3D Printer Tattoo Machine.

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5 Useful Tips to Help You Choose the Right Office Printer

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 115 Comments 0
5 Useful Tips to Help You Choose the Right Office Printer

You’ve found an office, filled it with desks and are ready to set forth on the rocky road of business. But what’s missing – staff? Chairs? A friendly office pooch? Whilst these would make excellent additions to any office, what you’re really lacking is a dependable printer you and your colleagues can rely on everyday. To help you find one, here’s 5 useful tips on choosing the right printer for your business.

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8 Astonishing Truths About Printer Ink

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 113 Comments 0
8 Astonishing Truths About Printer Ink

Let’s discuss the weird and altogether wonderful world of printer ink. If you’re inclined to close this page upon hearing this – stick with us, as we guarantee the realm of ink and toner isn’t as dull as you might think. To prove it – here are 8 weird, wonderful and outright astonishing facts about printer ink for your reading pleasure. Prepare to be flabbergasted.

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Inkjet Vs. Laser Printers – Which Works Best for Offices?

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 124 Comments 0
Inkjet Vs. Laser Printers – Which Works Best for Offices?

For over two decades, inkjet printers have dominated the domestic and business print market thanks to their low initial purchase cost and affordable refill cartridges. Now however, the inkjet is being challenged by the laser printer – which has become an increasingly cost effective alternative in recent years. For domestic print use, the all-round affordability of an inkjet machine makes monetary sense – but what about business use? Here, we weigh up the pros and cons of each type of machine to find out which works best for offices.

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7 Ways to Make Your Printing Habits at Home More Eco-Friendly

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 126 Comments 0
7 Ways to Make Your Printing Habits at Home More Eco-Friendly

Some environmentalists will tell you using a home printer is harmful, destructive and downright reprehensible, but the truth is – the majority of us have to use a printer from time to time. That said, home printing can be conducted in an ecological and environmentally friendly way – provided you know how. Here, we discuss 7 ways to make your home printing habits more eco-friendly.

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How to Install Compatible Ink Cartridges

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 108 Comments 0
How to Install Compatible Ink Cartridges

Compatible ink cartridges are a cost effective way to save money on printer costs. Fitted with a modern connection chip, these third-party alternatives are compatible with a range of printer manufacturers and models – providing great results for a fraction of the cost of a standard cartridge.

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16 Creative Ways to Use Printer Ink

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 147 Comments 0
16 Creative Ways to Use Printer Ink

Ink is exciting, don’t you think? Developed thousands of years ago, humans have used ink throughout the ages as a form of communication, instruction and personal expression. But in a world growing more reliant on digital tech, how relevant is ink in the modern world and can it endure the onslaught of emerging technologies? The majority of ink used today fuels our printers; allowing us to produce documents, images and other unexciting stuff at the touch of a button. But did you know printer ink can be used to create all kinds of other things, too? From temporary tattoos to personalised placemats, conventional printer ink is capable of producing some truly exciting stuff – stuff that could help keep ink in vogue. Here, we provide 16 creative ways to use printer ink.

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The Coolest 3D Printer Technology Around - And What Makes it So Special? The Ink of Course!

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 118 Comments 0
The Coolest 3D Printer Technology Around - And What Makes it So Special? The Ink of Course!

technology behind the world’s most innovative 3D printer, and find out what makes it such a dramatic leap forward in printer technology.Since developers fondled with the idea of 3D printing, the technology has come a long way, and now even the average consumer can get their hands on such tech. From children’s artwork and wearable garments, to working guns, foetuses, and the face of long-lost king, Richard III – 3D printing technology can be used to produce a seemingly endless range of objects, whether it’s ethical to do so or not. And now US start-up, BioBots, has taken 3D printing to a whole other level: they’ve perfected a method of printing real human body parts from living tissue. Sound bonkers?

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14 Ways Small Businesses Need to Rethink How They Use Ink

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 100 Comments 0
14 Ways Small Businesses Need to Rethink How They Use Ink

Whether invoicing, drawing up contracts or producing business admin, the majority of small businesses use a printer everyday. But with ink prices at an all time high and environmentalists urging people to print less – is it time businesses took a step back and thought about how they use ink in the workplace? Here we’ll discuss fourteen simple ways businesses can print green and save themselves some serious cash in the process.

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11 Foolproof Ways to Save Money on Printer Ink

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 101 Comments 0
11 Foolproof Ways to Save Money on Printer Ink

Whichever way you look at it, replacing ink cartridges costs a packet – especially for those who use ink on a daily basis. But, with a bit of stinginess and a little thought, it is possible to cut print overheads. So without further ado, here are 11 foolproof ways to save money on printer ink.

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5 Free Printing Apps You Need In Your Life

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 110 Comments 0
5 Free Printing Apps You Need In Your Life

Recently, the popularity of mobile devices has risen astronomically, with many choosing to surf the web and view documents on their smartphone or tablet rather than switch on the PC. But what does this mean for printing, and how effective is it to send files to your printer via a smartphone or tablet? We’re here to find out, by taking a look at 5 of the best free printing apps you need in your life.

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How to Clean Your Laser Printer

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 115 Comments 0
How to Clean Your Laser Printer

In this article, we’ll give you a step-by-step guide to cleaning a laser printer, as well as a list of the tools required to do so safely.

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Do You Know You Can Print Your Own Stamps at Home?

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 141 Comments 0
Do You Know You Can Print Your Own Stamps at Home?

Using your home computer and printer, it’s now possible to buy stamps and postage labels for a range of letters and parcels – before printing them at your leisure. The system is great news for those who regularly send letters and parcels, as it means no more unnecessary trips to the Post Office, and no more waiting to send those precious letters.

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How to Print Photos At Home

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 95 Comments 0
How to Print Photos At Home

To help you get the best results from your printer, here’s a step-by-step guide on how to print high quality photographs.

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How to Clean Your Inkjet Printer

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 114 Comments 0
How to Clean Your Inkjet Printer

Although we would recommend having your machine cleaned annually by a trained printer technician, there are a few things you can do at home to keep your printer in tiptop condition – so let’s get to it.

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What Is Printer Ink Made From?

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 110 Comments 0
What Is Printer Ink Made From?

Long before the printer, the quill and the ballpoint pen became part of everyday life, ink was very different to the substance we use today. Tannin from tree bark, blood from shellfish and defensive secretions from cephalopods such as squid and octopus were all used in the development of modern ink. Thankfully, time has moved on, but the question remains: What is ink - specifically printer ink - made from? Read on to find out more...

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What Are the Different Types of Ink Cartridges?

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 110 Comments 0
What Are the Different Types of Ink Cartridges?

To help you navigate the often perplexing world of the printer cartridge, we’ve come up with a need-to-know guide that’ll help you make an informed buying decision when purchasing your next printer cartridges.

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What’s the Difference Between Printer Ink and Toner?

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 112 Comments 0
What’s the Difference Between Printer Ink and Toner?

To help you get to grips with ink and toner, we’ve put together a handy guide on their main differences and how each can be used to improve printer quality.

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9 Top Tips to Save You Money on Printing

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 101 Comments 0
9 Top Tips to Save You Money on Printing

There are a number of things you can do to reduce printing costs – here’s 9 top tips on how to do just that.

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Welcome to the new Printhead blog

Posted By: John Published: 30/12/2015 Times Read: 95 Comments 0
Welcome to the new Printhead blog

This is the new Printhead blog. We will update it regularly with the latest news and updates about the world of printer ink.

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