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Review Summary For : ELLI Print
Reviews: 110MSRP: US70 + $US30 ship if not EU
Glossy photo QSL cards
Product is in production
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OH0GRY Rating: 2004-12-30
Just as expected Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
Very professional looking cards, nice printing, paper thin enough for direct printing, delivery within stated time. Very nice.
OH0GG Rating: 2004-12-21
VY PSED WID QSL CARDS Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
Got the cards I ordered ahead of schedule, in good shape after transport, and in exellent glossy printing quality that works fine with my HP6L laser printer.
DC1RJJ Rating: 2004-12-20
ufb Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
Good work Elli!

Send a CD with the fotodata and rcvd 2 weeks later fine qsl cards. No problems.

vy 73 de Hans, DC1RJJ
OE1SOW Rating: 2004-12-01
well done ! Time Owned: more than 12 months.
It's now the 4th time that I order
QSL cards from Elli.(OE50SOW spec. call in 2005)
Nice price, great quality !

I'm sure my next orders will also go
to Elli Print !

73 !
Othmar, OE1SOW OE50SOW (2005)
PI4DEC Rating: 2004-10-03
Excellent again! Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
This was already the third time that I ordered QSL cards from Elli Print. Not only the quality is perfect also the service for special requests and delivery is excellent. No doubt were to order next time!
DK8WW Rating: 2004-09-08
Very good Quality ! Time Owned: N.A.
I have just received my new QSL-cards from ELLI Print.
This is my first order from ELLI and I am quite pleased.
Quality is excellent with my photo and custom content.
Next time the cards will be again from ELLI Print.


73 de DK8WW
AH6RH Rating: 2004-08-20
Satisfied Repeat Customer Time Owned: more than 12 months.
Made a new order of cards. This time, it was for the Kalaupapa County DXpedition. Pretty much the same experience as the last time (see Dec 29, 2002).

Great turnaround on the proofs, getting little things corrected. This time, the finished product was done from a 300 DPI scan of 4x6-inch photo, emailed to ELLI. No mailing of a photo was necessary. The bitmap was 24-bit color, 1193 pixels high x 1776 pixels wide, 5.2 Mbytes compressed TIFF file, plus a few misc bit map graphics. A 600 DPI file would have been 21 Mbytes, but it was not necessary.

Last order, I received it in seven days. This time, the first shipment was lost in the international mail. The second shipment took 28 days, and it appears that the US postal service sent the international airmail package via bulk mail surface ship (4 days transit) from San Francisco to Hawaii. Why the airmail package would be sent surface ship is unclear. So allow ample time (1 to 4 weeks) for airmail from CZ to USA.

Elli wanted to ensure that we received our cards, so Lubos and the crew had prepared a third batch. However, the package from the second shipment arrived that very afternoon, so the third shipment was not necessary. For their willingness to ensure customer satisfaction even though the shipping is outside of their control, plus a superb finished product, they get a "5+" rating.

A great card. Quite accurate color reproduction printed on the card even though the colors looks a little dark and muddy on a TFT laptop display. I almost want to go on another DXpedition so I can get another card made! It's well worth the wait, and it made an ELLI believer out of my DXpediton partner. I hope you'll give them a try and see.

73 and aloha,

Ron Hashiro, AH6RH

Earlier 5-star review posted by AH6RH on 2002-12-29

What more can I say? I corresponded with them over e-mail, sent them a scanned, marked up photo of what I had in mind for the front, a .GIF file of the layout made from Visio, and a couple .GIF files of the special logos desired. I also sent the photo via mail for scanning by them, which they received in a week.

E-mail correspondance was interesting. I could correspond with them before or after work. Because of the time zone difference half way around the world, if I responded as soon as I got home in the evening, I might be able to exchange an extra round of e-mails before I turned in for the night.

Five days after receiving the photo, I got e-mail proofs of the front and back. After correcting a couple typos, they started printing while we settled the payment via credit card. They use a payment service called Matrix, which requires you to FAX (not e-mail or web) the info to them. Within a couple of days, the order was ready to ship. I received the shipment in one week later, and it included my original photo.

Overall, it was 37 days, with about a week delay on my side getting the fax to them. And the result?

Beautiful postcard-like photo QSL cards, with the back side graphics exactly as requested -- including the two black and white logos. They included red ink at no extra charge -- which worked out really well on the photo side. The text stood out on the white clouds, blue sky and green grass, and was a real good design choice on their part.

The 1,000 cards will tie me over for a little while, and they'll be getting a refill order for me shortly. Great doing business with them, and they have my whole hearted thanks!
Aloha, Ron from Hawaii
OE8VIE Rating: 2004-08-15
VERY GOOD Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
I ordered many thousend different QSLs from ELLI during the past years, allways very pleased with the printing quality. Just received a package with my new fold QSLs within a very short delivering time, again I can say ELLI offers very good quality for a low price in printing and shipping.
I enjoy it very much, 73 de Jo OE8VIE (ex DF6VI)
F1URL Rating: 2004-08-02
GREAT JOB !!! Time Owned: more than 12 months.
This is my second order from ELLI,and once again I am very pleased.
Very good quality,fast shipping,reasonable price.
So if I need more cards,than I will order them at ELLI print.

Jean-Marc F1URL

Earlier 5-star review posted by F1URL on 2002-08-03

I ordered qsl cards during Ham-Radio in Friedrichshafen.I got the proof within one week,and I received the cards in less than a month.The printing quality is excellent and the prices very fair.
Very good job,thanks Lubos and congrats to all at ELLI PRINT.
AJ4BB Rating: 2004-07-14
OUTSTANDING QUALITY Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
I am really delighted with the quality of the finished cards. As expected (this was my second order).
The result is that you get really beautiful postcard-like QSL's. You can even customize the back side using your own graphics and not simply some standard graphics and tables like many QSL shops do.

By the way: I corresponded with them via email only but it's really a pleasure because Lubos always answers your emails very very fast.

73's !!! MATT KC8WOL / DL6ZM from Lake Constance, Germany