Custom VISU variants

This document explains all options available to amend a color profile variant: Further rendering intents Black generation Profile size, color boosting and viewing conditions Optical Brightener compensation Purify primary and secondary colours To start, please create a custom VISU variant by selecting + This will show up all amendments possible to the profile: Amend the Name to […]

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Profiling variants for MX and VISU

PrintFactory includes two color management engines, MX and VISU.  MX is based on GMG’s MX4 color management technology and VISU is the latest fully integrated ICC based color management engine. This document explains the different profile variances or color mapping methodologies in MX and VISU as well as all advanced tools to adjust profiles to suit […]

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Create an MX profile

Profiling steps for making an MX profile or PMM A. Define the printer profile In the Calibrator select the printer that you want to create a profile for. Fill in media name. Click Next In the Print mode setting select the driver settings you want to use for this media/printer setup, and reference this in the naming. This […]

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Full Light Ink Control

The Full Light Ink Control Splitting tool allows infinite customization of the ink splitting between light and dark inks as well as limiting the total ink usage in ICC based profiles. There are 2 option types: Over Inking Limits Limit start – Increase light ink usage and decreases dark ink limits Limit End – Limits the maximum level of total […]

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PrintFactory Visual Evaluation test form

At the end of the wizard to create a profile the option is offered to print the Visual Evaluation Test Form. The option will print the form. The actual test file has been designed to print full size at 584.5 x 444.5 mm   Download The test forms van be downloaded as PDF from the […]

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MX Visual Evaluation Test Form

At the end of the wizard to create a profile the option is offered to print the Visual Evaluation Test Form. The option will print the form. All test objects are numbered on the chart. You will find a detailed explanation for all objects in the following table: Color density bars Solid bars in the […]

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HP Latex Build-in Measurement

The HP Latex series offer an build-in measurement device for all supplied models. There is a difference in use and support between the small (baby) and large models (LX). Latex 2xx/3xx/L25500/L26xxx (baby) series The build-in measurement device of this printer can be used directly from the Calibration software to measure charts. The measurements can be […]

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Gretag iCColor Support

Gretag iCColor support has been discontinued The Gretag iCColor is supported on the following platforms: Macintosh PowerPC Windows XP / Vista 32 bits X-Rite does not offer support for other platforms for this device and recommends to exchange the device by the X-Rite iSis when support for other platforms is required.

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Eye-One / i1 / i1 iO Setup

Connection issues The i1 devices are known to be sensitive to low powered USB ports. Those port are common on MacBook and other laptop computers. Using these devices (even the separately powered i1 iO) with a low power USB port result in the following reported behavior: Blocking device : device starts calibration but fails, the light in […]

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