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Color Printing Forum

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  1. Offset Printing Press Forum Last Post

    Offset printing presses

    1. Sheet-fed process-color offset presses, 4-color, 5-color, 6-color, and more advanced press setups.

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      Darkest and least reflective black...

      by turbotom1052

      12-04-2016 05:43 AM

    2. Heidelberg Printing Press Forum - Heidelberg Speedmaster, GTO, GTO-S, Printmaster, SORMZ, MO, KORS/KORD, SORDZ, KARA, TOK

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      Connections for external counter/...

      by Andrew123

      Yesterday 08:47 PM

    3. Komori Printing Press Forum - Komori Lithrone, Spica, Sprint

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      Streaks......

      by matthias76

      11-24-2016 07:37 AM

    4. Ryobi Printing Press Forum

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      ryobi help

      by glenner

      11-30-2016 01:02 PM

    5. KBA Printing Press Forum - KBA Genius, Performa, Rapida

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      Kba rapida 72 colortronic si function

      by walyd

      12-02-2016 11:00 AM

    6. MAN Roland Printing Press Forum

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      Roland 305 Console Error

      by printingtx

      12-04-2016 01:07 PM

    7. Mitsubishi Printing Press Forum

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      Rubber Roller Specifications

      by Rathnakumar

      10-14-2016 08:11 AM

    8. One color, one color + t-head, shared blanket, and true two color sheet-fed offset presses

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      Ryobi 3302 2-color press
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      by ziggy33

      12-01-2016 05:18 PM

    9. Ink

      Offset printing inks

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      whats a good ink

      by Lee180

      09-19-2016 05:44 PM

    10. Coated and uncoated papers for offset printing.

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      Paper supplier Northern California

      by Sark

      11-28-2016 06:30 PM

    11. UV

      Discussion of UV Offset Printing Issues, Equipment, Tips & Tricks

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      CTP plates for UV print/inks

      by Hman1956

      11-22-2016 09:01 AM

    12. Web-fed Offset Presses

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      Image Growth on Didde web

      by Bill Borcicky

      10-31-2016 11:33 PM

    13. Platemaking

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      Conventional and digital CTP platemaking

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      Creo lotem 400

      by spikeboy

      11-01-2016 11:54 AM

    14. DI Presses

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      Direct Imaging Offset Printing Presses

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      Rip Issue

      by Michael Leech

      12-02-2016 12:24 PM

  2. Indigo Digital Presses Last Post

    Liquid electroink digital presses

    1. HP Indigo ElectroInk digital presses

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      looking for a technician that will come...

      by robvos

      11-25-2016 06:07 AM

  3. Digital Printing Press Forum Last Post

    Dry-toner-based laser imaged heat-set production, larger format, and web presses.

    1. Xerox toner-based color laser digital press

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      Sabotage or Electrical Gremlin?

      by Newsman

      Today 12:38 AM

    2. Xerox Digital Presses

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      Xerox digital production presses such as the new Color 800/1000 digital press

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      Xerox iGen3 Digital Press
      Starting new small digital print shop...

      by positiveg

      11-27-2016 02:58 AM

    3. Canon imagePRESS natural gloss digital press

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      Imagepress C750 Questions

      by guildofblades

      11-22-2016 06:24 PM

    4. Production digital dry-toner 14x20 color presses

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      Kodak NexPress
      Nexpress Sheet Size

      by vaughng

      11-14-2016 03:13 AM

    5. Océ VarioPrint, ColorStream, and VarioStream digital presses

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      Océ plotwave 300 on MAC

      by psmental85

      05-18-2016 12:21 PM

    6. Web fed electro-photographic dry toner based imaging presses.

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      Xeikon Digital Printing Press
      Xeikon 500D problem

      by jurek

      11-09-2015 09:29 AM

    7. MGI Digital Presses such as the Meteor

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      Registration and Duplex problems

      by Haiko

      10-03-2016 10:23 AM

    8. Other Production Digital Presses

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      Xerox Color C75 Press or Xerox Color...

      by cohenprinting

      11-11-2016 03:29 PM

  4. Color Laser Printer & Color Copier Forum Last Post

    Medium - High Volume Color Laser Machines offered under service / maintenance / supplies contracts for graphic, business, and production

    1. Discussion specific to Canon CLC color laser copiers, Color ImageRunner and Canon ImagePress color printers.

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      Image great on screen but faded on print

      by xfactor printing

      10-05-2016 04:53 AM

    2. Discussion specific to Xerox DocuColor copiers and multifunction printers

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      Xerox DC 250 "Connection...

      by SHammer

      11-28-2016 04:31 AM

    3. Discussion specific to Konica Minolta bizhub and co-branded multifunction color laser printers

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      Konica C1100

      by powlsons

      11-16-2016 11:59 AM

    4. Xante Illumina Digital Color Printers (known for printing ability on heavy stocks)

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      Xante Ilumina EnvMC Wiring, Manual?

      by Bodi79

      11-08-2015 08:31 AM

    5. Discussion specific to Ricoh Aficio and other Ricoh color laser equipment

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      Ricoh SP C410DN "printer in error...

      by Steve @ SelectChoiceTV.co

      10-18-2016 03:22 PM

    6. Discussion of other production color laser printes, copiers, and production multifunction devices.

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      Oki c900dp envelope printer

      by UnlimitedBT

      12-04-2016 11:22 PM

    7. Normal stock and specialty media to get the most out of current laser dry-toner printing processes

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      Paper stock explain

      by Dano.61

      08-08-2016 04:02 PM

  5. RIP Forum Last Post

    RIP selection, configuration, and optimization

    1. Fiery RIPs

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      Selection, configuration, setup, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Fiery RIPs.

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      Fiery X2-CP how do I use this?

      by RCinSTP

      05-30-2016 01:44 PM

    2. Splash, CREO, OEM, software, and other RIPs

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      Need RIP software for Colorspan Esprit...

      by BayardPidgeon

      09-23-2016 07:54 PM

  6. Small Color Laser Printer Forum Last Post

    Retail Color Laser Printers for small-volume or specialty use not offered under service / supplies / maintenance contracts

    1. Discussion about Xerox Phaser, Minolta QMS, HP Laserjet 5500, 9500, 8500, Canon Color ImageClass, and other color laser printers

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      Canon ImageRunner IRC3220
      xerox wc 7425

      by Robbanai

      06-30-2016 07:28 AM

    2. Desktop and specialty small-format color laser printers

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      Color laser for printing plant labels

      by Harborseal

      06-12-2016 12:17 AM

  7. Line Inkjet Printers Last Post

    Line inkjet digital ink high-speed production and multifunction printers.

    1. HP Edgeline line-inkjet digital printers (CM8060/CM8050 multifunction devices)

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      HP CM8060 cost per print information

      by threedeeprinting

      08-06-2014 02:31 PM

    2. Riso Forcejet line-inkjet digital printers (such as the HC5500)

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      Touch screen dead on Riso HC5500

      by Joergen

      06-03-2014 07:04 AM

  8. Photographic & Fine Art Printers Last Post

    Giclee fine art, photographic, and short-run printing.

    1. Roll-fed 24", 36", 44", 60" and larger wide-carriage inkjet / giclee printers

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      Canon IPF8000 inkjet
      FTA 37 Error-any help

      by Simon S

      11-11-2016 08:42 AM

    2. 17" Wide-Carriage Inkjet / giclee printers which include both sheet cassette/tray and roll feeding capability

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      Canon IPF5000 inkjet
      Alternative Inks for Canon Pixma Pro 100

      by aureliamg

      11-30-2016 12:16 AM

    3. 13" carriage and smaller inkjet / giclee printers

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      Epson 4800 inkjet printer
      What is the best inkjet for printing on...

      by www.cintapunto.com

      10-30-2016 03:06 AM

    4. Photographic Dye Sublimation and gloss thermal printers

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      Are dye sub printers dead?

      by Niallphoto

      05-03-2014 05:06 PM

    5. CIS systems to print larger volumes of prints at reduced cost on inkjet printers.

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      Ruined color cartridge.

      by gastoncc

      10-19-2016 09:35 AM

    6. Photographic, fine art, and specialty coated and uncoated inkjet media

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      Best solution for preventing warped...

      by Bill Borcicky

      08-27-2016 10:01 PM

  9. Digital Duplicator Forum Last Post

    Ink based digital duplicators

    1. Low-cost per print digital duplicators

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      questions for UV ink alternatives

      by khobo

      10-27-2016 01:08 PM

  10. Print Finishing Forum Last Post

    Coating, trimming, cutting, scoring, folding, booklet-making, book-binding, mailing.

    1. Horizontal and tower collators, booklet stitcher, folder, trimmer systems and collator-booklet maker systems (Bourg, Duplo, MBM, Plockmatic, Standard, Horizon, other)

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      Bourg Collator
      Standard Horizon MC-80a Collators

      by eddie89

      11-24-2016 02:26 AM

    2. Trifold, bifold, z-fold, barrel fold, cross fold desktop, floor, friction and air folders

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      HELP! Which Folder is better?

      by tererehh

      08-08-2016 08:45 PM

    3. Cutters and Trimmers

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      Electric and hydraulic paper cutters (baum, polar, mbm, triumph, other), stack trimmers, guillotine, and specialty paper cutters

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      Polar N115 safety bolt retracted error

      by jjbv21

      Yesterday 03:28 AM

    4. UV, Aqueous, and other gloss coating options.

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      Autoprint Fine Coat 80??

      by the_paper_pusher

      10-25-2016 01:22 PM

    5. Mailing procedures, equipment, and other distribution concerns.

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      Precision Printing And Graphics Conroe,...

      by girishsethi

      06-07-2016 08:22 AM

    6. Perfect Binding, Hard Cover Book Binding, and other Book Bindery Discussion

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      Bourg SQE module

      by Milo Wilson

      10-07-2016 01:30 PM

  11. Color Printing Marketplace Last Post

    Post color printing and finishing equipment for sale or wanted.

    1. Multi-color Offset Presses, Offset Press Equipment, Direct Imaging, and Digital Production Presses for sale

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      Used Power Press for Sale in India

      by machineadda

      12-03-2016 07:42 AM

    2. HP Indigo presses, parts, and supplies for sale

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      (2) HP Indigo 5000 press complete...

      by terrymcv

      11-25-2016 12:44 PM

    3. Trimmers, cutters, folders, scoring machines, mailing equipment, and coating equipment wanted and for sale.

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      Where to buy paper counter/tabbing...

      by impressed

      11-25-2016 03:35 PM

    4. Computer equipment, proofing and color profiling equipment, plate makers, direct computer to plate systems wanted and for sale.

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      X-rite IntelliTrax colour management...

      by DimitriG

      11-06-2016 09:44 PM

    5. Color copiers and production color laser printers for sale.

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      Xante envelope printer

      by Risu

      11-21-2016 04:30 AM

    6. Medium and Large format inkjet and other shot-run large format printers and plotters for sale.

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      wide format printer spare parts.

      by brianhu

      11-29-2016 08:34 AM

    7. General printing equipment and accessories, screen printing equipment, and printing oddments that don't fit in another specific print marketplace forum.

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      New Genuine Xerox iGen 3 and iGen 4...

      by Toner Seller

      Yesterday 05:32 PM

  12. Color Printing Workflow and Prepress Last Post

    Prepress workflow, layout, graphics, computer hardware and software.

    1. Workstation, CPU, Storage, Monitor, Network, Internet Connectivity, and other computer hardware selection, configuration, troubleshooting, and optimization.

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      Prinect Prepress Interface 4.1

      by jqgraphic

      06-04-2015 01:47 AM

    2. DTP, vector and raster Graphics software, and prepress software.

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      Uccsoft

      by hapy80

      10-22-2016 05:11 AM

    3. Color profiling , custom profiles, and software and hardware color management issues.

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      Heidelberg Speedmaster Printing Press
      Ink Saving Software - Improve quality...

      by Greg_Firestone

      05-03-2016 11:00 AM

  13. Color Printing Forum Last Post

    Color Printing Forum community and open discussion

    1. Introduce yourself, enjoy friendly discussion with fellow printers, and network with print professionals in adjacent markets and print industries.

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      Newbie could use some general...

      by vinsolation

      Yesterday 07:51 PM

    2. Print job postings. Post press positions and temporary job availability, and print positions sought / print-industry talent available.

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      Canon IPF5000 inkjet
      Need a Printing Service..

      by xfactor printing

      06-17-2016 08:01 PM

    3. General discussion about running a printing business: economics, marketing, investment, and other aspects of the business-side of printing.

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      Pricing Jobs

      by tyhoppy

      08-23-2016 09:51 PM

    4. Discussion of internet outsourcing options and experiences. Direct advertising is not permitted unless in response to a question.

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      Chinese printing quality

      by PakFactory

      07-31-2016 07:11 PM

    5. Color Printing Forum News, Announcements, and a place for suggestions for new Color Printing Forum sub-forums.

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      Canon CLC1180 Color Copier
      Ricoh mpc 5000 printing on art paper...

      by REPROGRAFIK

      08-23-2016 07:15 AM

    6. Print Glossary

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      The Print Wiki has now been merged into the Color Printing Forum to become the Glossary

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      Anti-offset Powder

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      03-13-2015 04:47 AM


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