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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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      Electro sprayer parts

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

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      heidelberg speedmaster 52...

      by spikeboy

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

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      Doubling on Gear Side Guide

      by mcsongor

      06-24-2016 03:19 PM

    4. Ryobi Printing Press Forum

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      RZFOB 2 Clr

      by aqazi81

      05-20-2016 01:48 AM

    5. KBA Printing Presses

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      KBA Printing Press Forum - KBA Genius, Performa, Rapida

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      Heidelberg Offset Press
      KBA 74 Karat Advice

      by mc8305

      05-23-2016 06:27 PM

    6. MAN Roland Printing Press Forum

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      Heidelberg Speedmaster Printing Press
      ManRoland 305 errors

      by jqgraphic

      06-16-2016 02:52 PM

    7. Mitsubishi Printing Press Forum

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      Helical gears on water roller wearing.

      by Mjadams

      06-01-2016 07:43 AM

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

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      Advice please

      by rotta_print

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    9. Ink

      Offset printing inks

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      Black carbonizing ink source

      by Lynden

      06-09-2016 04:19 PM

    10. Coated and uncoated papers for offset printing.

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      stock used for health insurance cards

      by jdubo79

      01-12-2016 10:43 AM

    11. UV

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

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      le /led uv :) anyone using it

      by cyberdine

      03-24-2016 02:12 AM

    12. Web-fed Offset Presses

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      web offset print + fold

      by anze300

      01-25-2016 01:52 PM

    13. Platemaking

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      Conventional and digital CTP platemaking

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      ABDICK DPM 2340 jamming at knife

      by jpfulton

      05-31-2016 02:52 PM

    14. DI Presses

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      Direct Imaging Offset Printing Presses

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      Plate curve for waterless

      by mantman

      Yesterday 05:33 PM

  2. Indigo Digital Presses Last Post

    Liquid electroink digital presses

    1. HP Indigo ElectroInk digital presses

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      manual for 1050

      by robvos

      06-24-2016 02:14 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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      X2C code

      by peels

      06-27-2016 04:27 PM

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

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      DC 252 scanner problem

      by copierpoint7

      Yesterday 06:55 AM

    3. Canon imagePRESS natural gloss digital press

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      ImagePress Server A2200, Video...

      by drackox

      04-30-2016 06:42 PM

    4. Production digital dry-toner 14x20 color presses

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      Epson 9800 inkjet
      Ricoh ink IP5000 Pigment Plus CYMK ...

      by digiMart

      03-03-2016 12:35 AM

    5. Océ VarioPrint, ColorStream, and VarioStream digital presses

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      Océ plotwave 300 on MAC

      by psmental85

      05-18-2016 11:21 AM

    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 08:29 AM

    7. MGI Digital Presses such as the Meteor

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      MGI Digital Press

      by buzzbuzz

      11-03-2015 02:52 AM

    8. Other Production Digital Presses

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      Ricoh 9110

      by deckm00

      05-26-2016 07:31 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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      Custom Staple Positioning on Canon...

      by ibruceuk

      06-09-2016 10:51 AM

    2. Discussion specific to Xerox DocuColor copiers and multifunction printers

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      Canon ImagePressC1 Digital Press
      Xerox DC260 I got an error code 042 320

      by xfactor printing

      Yesterday 06:35 PM

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

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      Canon ImagePressC1 Digital Press
      Print Quality issues with the Develop...

      by ywajihi

      05-05-2016 09:19 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 07:31 AM

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

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      Canon CLC 5000
      1107ex adding a rip

      by RogerIV

      05-15-2016 09:35 PM

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

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      too much magenta tint in colorprints /...

      by ticrcx

      06-15-2016 06:24 PM

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

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      Poll
      kromekote c1s alterantives: carolina...

      by dditzler

      02-09-2015 10:24 AM

  5. RIP Forum Last Post

    RIP selection, configuration, and optimization

    1. 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 12:44 PM

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

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      RIP 9.02 DEVOPEN()->-1 error

      by Moonprinting

      03-22-2016 03:29 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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      Xerox phaser 6130 horizontal lines

      by chakytori

      09-15-2015 05:30 PM

    2. Desktop and specialty small-format color laser printers

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      Color laser for printing plant labels

      by Harborseal

      06-11-2016 11:17 PM

  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 01:31 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 06:04 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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      Epson Stylus Pro GS6000 error codes...

      by gynejas

      06-27-2016 02:33 PM

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

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      17" Printer Questions

      by calkdist

      09-12-2015 06:35 PM

    3. 13" carriage and smaller inkjet / giclee printers

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      350gsm card print

      by hoshyar

      06-06-2016 10:07 AM

    4. Photographic Dye Sublimation and gloss thermal printers

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      Are dye sub printers dead?

      by Niallphoto

      05-03-2014 04:06 PM

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

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      Refilling my Ink Cartridges

      by candycheng

      04-18-2016 11:46 PM

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

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      Epson 9800 inkjet
      Parchment or aged texture paper?

      by Bard

      04-03-2016 09:13 PM

  9. Digital Duplicator Forum Last Post

    Ink based digital duplicators

    1. Low-cost per print digital duplicators

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      Ryobi 3304di Direct Imaging Press
      Riso GR1700 Troubles

      by the swift printer

      03-22-2016 11:09 AM

  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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      Duplo dbm120t

      by Mike1726

      06-21-2016 10:33 AM

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

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      Rosback 220

      by Steelgangsta

      05-21-2016 04:05 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 115 EM Backgauge adjustment

      by NimeshSilva

      06-25-2016 10:33 PM

    4. Gloss Coatings

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      UV, Aqueous, and other gloss coating options.

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      Rollers
      CLEAN UP GLUE from ROLL

      by Ajay Sahasrabudhe

      02-17-2016 01:51 AM

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

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      Precision Printing And Graphics Conroe,...

      by girishsethi

      06-07-2016 07:22 AM

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

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      Operators Manual for Acme-Morrison Book...

      by lindylyn

      06-27-2016 04:06 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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      Nexpress S3000 W/ HD Inks....NEW LOWER...

      by Andrew L

      06-27-2016 08:15 AM

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

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      HP Indigo 5500 for sale

      by terrymcv

      06-15-2016 02:18 PM

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

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      Horizon Colllator Vac 100 + Stitcher &...

      by Corr

      06-23-2016 09:12 AM

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

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      Creo iQSmart3 scanner for sale

      by barr405

      06-14-2016 07:27 AM

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

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      Xerox Docucolor 260 for sale

      by terrymcv

      05-17-2016 04:55 PM

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

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      Canon IPF8000 inkjet
      Ricoh Pro L4160 $5500 / OBO, Portland,...

      by sgazadi

      06-15-2016 02:29 PM

    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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      Projet 660pro for sale

      by terrymcv

      Today 11:11 AM

  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 12:47 AM

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

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      Personalized printing files

      by lmsmiletou

      06-14-2016 09:32 PM

    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 10:00 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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      Help finding this specific card stock...

      by Freds

      06-07-2016 11:29 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 07:01 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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      Low-cost color book printing in...

      by grabprinting

      06-18-2016 05:37 AM

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

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      Source for check printing

      by kingpd@businessprints.net

      05-03-2016 02:31 AM

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

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      Verizon customers may not be able to...

      by Color Printing Forum Admin

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    6. 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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