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[OM] Re: Printers R1900 or B9180

Subject: [OM] Re: Printers R1900 or B9180
From: Chuck Norcutt <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 04 Apr 2008 20:45:23 -0400
My own color management kit is the Monaco (by X-rite) EZcolor Suite.  It 
consists of the Monaco OPTIX colorimeter to profile the monitor, an IT8 
target for the scanner and some software for profiling exactly as Moose 
has outlined below.

Chuck Norcutt

Moose wrote:
> swisspace wrote:
>> .......
>>
>> I am also thinking of ordering one of these to save me hours of calibrating
>>
>> <http://www.photo-i.co.uk/Colour%20Management/munki/munki.html>
>>
>> a little expensive but I think a worthwhile investment
>>   
> Looks like price overkill to me. The only thing that should cost any 
> money is the monitor calibration device. There seem to be several 
> hardware/software combos out there for under US$200.
> 
> For the printer, all you need is your flatbed scanner, IT8 target and 
> software to create an icc profile from IT8 target image. I use VueScan
> simply because I have had it for scanning for years, but there are 
> others, including freebies. <http://coloraid.de/>
> 
> An IT8 target for a scanner is 10 Euros. <http://www.targets.coloraid.de/>
> 
> The procedure is pretty simple.
> 
> 1. Scan the IT8 target and create an icc profile to calibrate the scanner.
> 
> 2. Print an electronic version of the IT8 on your printer.
> 
> 3. Scan the print using scanner and its icc profile to create a profile 
> for that printer, inkset and paper.
> 
> 4. Use the icc profile when printing.
> 
> I haven't looked into the color management systems linked to on 
> coloraid.de to know which is simplest. But all you really have to pay 
> for is the colorimeter for the screen and an IT8 target.
> 
> Moose
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