> What is there about the printer driver that doesn't do it justice? Is the
> Color II driver better? What other features (beyond the II) does the Pro
The Epson Stylus Color, Stylus Color II, Stylus Pro and Pro XL all
use variants of the same StylusColor driver. My comments apply to
the Mac version. There are two main problems with it: 1) There is
no color balance control, and 2) the spooler is so inefficient that
background printing isn't really practical.
If you are printing from Adobe Photoshop, or a like program that has
plenty of internal color control, then you can get fine results with
the StylusColor driver. Printing from apps like Acrobat or
Netscape, though, you have no control over the color. If it comes
out nice, great; if it doesn't, too bad.
Birmy PowerRIP generally yields much better color mixes on the
Stylus Color, Stylus Pro and Pro XL. But it costs $200 extra.