Calibrating Between different Printers and Media

Calibrating Between different Printers and Media When there is the need to print the same output on different printers, same printers in a pool and across different batches of media or even different substrates then VISU delivers a number of methods to achieve it. Below first the methods are reviewed and after that explaining which […]

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VISU Clean Spot Colours – improved handling

As well as being able to ‘tune’ a spot or named color, these colors can now be further ‘cleaned’ close to 0% noise removal to a maximum close to 100% cleanliness. From Calibrator a Spot Color can be selected and be independently adjusted within the black generation. Adjusted when greater than 0.5 dE2000 in the gamut they can be gradually […]

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Create a VISU PMM

Profiling steps using a VISU PMM Example   Define the printer profile In the Calibrator choose the ICC option and define the printer that you want to create a new profile for. Click Next. Set media name, new or existing. Click Next. In the Print mode setting step set the driver settings you want to use […]

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VISU Light Adaptation Tool (LAT)

VISU profiles can be adjusted to suit different lighting environments.  This function allows for shifts in hue to the grey balance to enable a neutral grey under a specific light. How to adjust for Light Adaptation Open Calibrator Select a variant within the VISU profile you wish to adjust Click the Light Adaption Tool  Select the variant and the Reference […]

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Creating and Tuning of DeviceLink profiles

About DeviceLink profiles To improve the color accuracy of your proofs, you can create and use a DeviceLink profile. A DeviceLink is a link between the reference profile and the printer profile of your queue. The DeviceLink profile directly transforms color from one color space to another, without using an intermediate, device-independent color space (CIELab). […]

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Recalibrating the Printer Profile

Recalibration is the process of adjusting the existing MX or VISU printer profile to the color shift that this printer has gone through. This color shift can have various reasons: Changing environmental conditions Degrading print heads Differences in media quality Recalibration will bring the profile back to its original ‘Golden State’ When to recalibrate You […]

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Print a purely linear file

This process allows any compatible file to be output from the linear settings of a profile. This is processed from Calibrator. Select Printer Select Mode Click Print button This launches the finder window to select the file required, then the file needs to be aligned to the media. The file will then go through the RIP to be […]

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Setup and tune named colors

 Setup a named Color Proceed as follows: In the Calibrator, Open the Mode to reveal the PrintSettings and Spot Colors. Highlight the Spot Colors icon and click Add Spot Color ‘+’. ‘Add Spot Color’ panel This gives three ways of entering the ‘value’ of the spot color. CIELab, CMYK and by measurement of an existing sample with […]

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Import and Export Color Libraries

 Import a Color Library Proceed as follows: In the Calibrator, Open the Mode to reveal the PrintSettings and Spot Colors. Highlight the Spot Colors icon and click Import Spot Color Library. Navigate through your finder to the library required. The default location is the Color Library within the PrintFactory software. Select the required Library, select Open. […]

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