Color Printing Forum

  1. Offset Printing Press Forum

    Offset printing presses
    1. 4-Color Offset Presses +

      Sheet-fed process-color offset presses, 4-color, 5-color, 6-color, and more advanced press setups.
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    2. Heidelberg Printing Presses

      Heidelberg Printing Press Forum - Heidelberg Speedmaster, GTO, GTO-S, Printmaster, SORMZ, MO, KORS/KORD, SORDZ, KARA, TOK
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      1,429
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      Latest: Gto printmaster impression problem asem alsafady, Jan 20, 2018 at 12:49 AM
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    3. Komori Printing Presses

      Komori Printing Press Forum - Komori Lithrone, Spica, Sprint
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      3,725
      Latest: Replace Ink Keys L640 1991 CHOCK, Jan 19, 2018 at 9:14 AM
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    4. Ryobi Printing Presses

      Ryobi Printing Press Forum
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      Latest: Led uv inks and coating Kelsey Holt, Jan 11, 2018
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    5. KBA Printing Presses

      KBA Printing Press Forum - KBA Genius, Performa, Rapida
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    6. Man Roland Printing Presses

      MAN Roland Printing Press Forum
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      Messages:
      750
      Latest: What is this sensor for on roland 202? CHOCK, Jan 15, 2018 at 10:01 AM
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    7. Mitsubishi Printing Presses

      Mitsubishi Printing Press Forum
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    8. 1-Color and 2-Color Offset Presses

      One color, one color + t-head, shared blanket, and true two color sheet-fed offset presses
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      Latest: Hamada 775 CDX issue FFR428, Jan 19, 2018 at 2:02 AM
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    9. Ink

      Offset printing inks
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      336
      Latest: whats a good ink Abbey Bilandzic, Nov 27, 2017
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    10. Offset Papers & Stocks

      Coated and uncoated papers for offset printing.
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    11. UV

      Discussion of UV Offset Printing Issues, Equipment, Tips & Tricks
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      282
      Latest: Stock keeps on sticking on roller. Virtuoso, Jan 18, 2018 at 4:08 PM
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    12. Web-Presses

      Web-fed Offset Presses
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      Messages:
      264
      Latest: Ink splatters Fisher, Jan 8, 2018
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    13. Platemaking

      Conventional and digital CTP platemaking
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    14. DI Presses

      Direct Imaging Offset Printing Presses
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      4,790
      Latest: DI Drying problems Rick R, Jan 15, 2018 at 8:18 AM
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  2. Indigo Digital Presses

    Liquid electroink digital presses
    1. HP Indigo Digital Presses

      HP Indigo ElectroInk digital presses
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      598
      Latest: indigo 3050 vince73, Jan 9, 2018
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  3. Digital Printing Press Forum

    Dry-toner-based laser imaged heat-set production, larger format, and web presses.
    1. Xerox iGen3, iGen4, & iGen5 Digital Presses

      Xerox iGen digital presses
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      776
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      Latest: Stacker still on vacation. peels, Jan 18, 2018 at 5:40 PM
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    2. Xerox Digital Presses

      Xerox digital production presses such as the new Color 800/1000 digital press
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    3. Canon imagePRESS Digital Presses

      Canon imagePRESS natural gloss digital press
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      157
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    4. Kodak NexPress Digital Presses

      Production digital dry-toner 14x20 color presses
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      44
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    5. Océ Digital Presses

      Océ VarioPrint, ColorStream, and VarioStream digital presses
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      Messages:
      70
      Latest: offset stock imprinting DIRK1966, Jul 17, 2017
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    6. Xeikon Digital Presses

      Web fed electro-photographic dry toner based imaging presses.
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      Latest: xeikon serviceman rolermanto, Sep 23, 2017
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    7. MGI Digital Presses

      MGI Digital Presses such as the Meteor
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      Messages:
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      Latest: MGI Meteor DP8700 machine Laserman, Aug 4, 2017
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    8. Other Digital Presses

      Other Production Digital Presses
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      Messages:
      360
      Latest: Printer for Synthetic stocks Biggs, Jan 12, 2018
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  4. Color Laser Printer & Color Copier Forum

    Medium - High Volume Color Laser Machines offered under service / maintenance / supplies contracts for graphic, business, and production
    1. Canon Color Laser Printers & Color Copiers

      Discussion specific to Canon CLC color laser copiers, Color ImageRunner and Canon ImagePress color printers.
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    2. Xerox Color Laser Printers & Color Copiers

      Discussion specific to Xerox DocuColor copiers and multifunction printers
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      Latest: Xerox Phaser 7500 refill and some questions OkiTech, Jan 17, 2018 at 10:56 PM
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    3. Konica Minolta Color Laser Printers & Copiers

      Discussion specific to Konica Minolta bizhub and co-branded multifunction color laser printers
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      300
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      Latest: Ghosting of Accuiro press C6100 Netserve, Jan 19, 2018 at 9:36 AM
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    4. Xante Color Laser Printers

      Xante Illumina Digital Color Printers (known for printing ability on heavy stocks)
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    5. Ricoh Color Laser Printers & Color Copiers

      Discussion specific to Ricoh Aficio and other Ricoh color laser equipment
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      Messages:
      358
      Latest: Ricoh 651 / 751 experience ArthurRox, Jan 11, 2018
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    6. Other Color Laser Printers & Color Copiers

      Discussion of other production color laser printes, copiers, and production multifunction devices.
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    7. Color Laser papers and stocks

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

    RIP selection, configuration, and optimization
    1. Fiery RIPs

      Selection, configuration, setup, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Fiery RIPs.
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      103
      Latest: DIY Fiery RIP MstrXplodR, Nov 16, 2017
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    2. Other RIPs

      Splash, CREO, OEM, software, and other RIPs
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      40
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  6. Small Color Laser Printer Forum

    Retail Color Laser Printers for small-volume or specialty use not offered under service / supplies / maintenance contracts
    1. 11 x 17 Color Laser Printers

      Discussion about Xerox Phaser, Minolta QMS, HP Laserjet 5500, 9500, 8500, Canon Color ImageClass, and other color laser printers
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    2. 8 ½ x 11 Color Laser Printers

      Desktop and specialty small-format color laser printers
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      43
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  7. Line Inkjet Printers

    Line inkjet digital ink high-speed production and multifunction printers.
    1. HP Edgeline Printers

      HP Edgeline line-inkjet digital printers (CM8060/CM8050 multifunction devices)
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    2. Riso Forcejet

      Riso Forcejet line-inkjet digital printers (such as the HC5500)
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      7
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  8. Photographic & Fine Art Printers

    Giclee fine art, photographic, and short-run printing.
    1. Large Format Inkjet Printers

      Roll-fed 24", 36", 44", 60" and larger wide-carriage inkjet / giclee printers
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      375
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      1,067
      Latest: FTA 37 Error-any help Jennifer Calhoun, Jan 17, 2018 at 8:01 PM
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    2. Medium Format Inkjet Printers

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

      13" carriage and smaller inkjet / giclee printers
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    4. Dye Sub Printers

      Photographic Dye Sublimation and gloss thermal printers
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    5. Continuous Ink Systems

      CIS systems to print larger volumes of prints at reduced cost on inkjet printers.
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      83
      Latest: CISS with HP 3635 color issue Labroy, May 2, 2017
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    6. Inkjet Paper

      Photographic, fine art, and specialty coated and uncoated inkjet media
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  9. Digital Duplicator Forum

    Ink based digital duplicators
    1. Digital Duplicators

      Low-cost per print digital duplicators
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  10. Color Printing Marketplace

    Post color printing and finishing equipment for sale or wanted.
    1. Offset & Digital Presses for sale

      Multi-color Offset Presses, Offset Press Equipment, Direct Imaging, and Digital Production Presses for sale
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      2,523
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      4,211
      Latest: ROLAND R 305 P from 2002 trustprint, Jan 18, 2018 at 5:23 AM
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    2. Indigo Presses for Sale

      HP Indigo presses, parts, and supplies for sale
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    3. Finishing Equipment for sale

      Trimmers, cutters, folders, scoring machines, mailing equipment, and coating equipment wanted and for sale.
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      636
      Messages:
      907
      Latest: Polar em92 guillotine Risu, Jan 11, 2018
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    4. Prepress Equipment for sale

      Computer equipment, proofing and color profiling equipment, plate makers, direct computer to plate systems wanted and for sale.
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      317
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    5. Color Laser Printers & Copiers for sale

      Color copiers and production color laser printers for sale.
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      761
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    6. Medium and Large Format Printers for sale

      Medium and Large format inkjet and other shot-run large format printers and plotters for sale.
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      Messages:
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    7. Other Printing Equipment for Sale

      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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      359
      Messages:
      472
      Latest: Anajet MP10 vanhorngraphics, Jan 9, 2018
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  11. Color Printing Workflow and Prepress

    Prepress workflow, layout, graphics, computer hardware and software.
    1. Computer Hardware, Networking, and Connectivity

      Workstation, CPU, Storage, Monitor, Network, Internet Connectivity, and other computer hardware selection, configuration, troubleshooting, and optimization.
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    2. Layout, graphics, and prepress Software

      DTP, vector and raster Graphics software, and prepress software.
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      Messages:
      296
      Latest: Help printing mini-booklet xfactor printing, Jan 17, 2018 at 3:02 AM
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    3. Color Management

      Color profiling , custom profiles, and software and hardware color management issues.
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  12. Color Printing Forum

    Color Printing Forum community and open discussion
    1. Print Community General Printing Discussion

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

      Print job postings. Post press positions and temporary job availability, and print positions sought / print-industry talent available.
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    3. Printing Business Practices

      General discussion about running a printing business: economics, marketing, investment, and other aspects of the business-side of printing.
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    4. Internet Outsourcing Options & Experiences

      Discussion of internet outsourcing options and experiences. Direct advertising is not permitted unless in response to a question.
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    5. Forum Announcements & Suggestions

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

      The Print Wiki has now been merged into the Color Printing Forum to become the Glossary
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      Latest: Anti-offset Powder aqazi81, Mar 13, 2015
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