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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      613
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      3,938
      Latest: non-operation of the dryer Heidelberg CD102 S + L CHOCK, Feb 19, 2018 at 10:36 AM
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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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      1,441
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      9,294
      Latest: SORMZ with conventional dampening Thayanithi Kokulan, Feb 19, 2018 at 10:18 AM
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    3. Komori Printing Presses

      Komori Printing Press Forum - Komori Lithrone, Spica, Sprint
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      592
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      Latest: Tresu hello.vijay78, Feb 16, 2018 at 1:18 AM
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    4. Ryobi Printing Presses

      Ryobi Printing Press Forum
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      316
      Messages:
      1,740
      Latest: RYOBI 3304 ( 4 color ) problems david caddy, Feb 14, 2018 at 3:01 PM
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    5. KBA Printing Presses

      KBA Printing Press Forum - KBA Genius, Performa, Rapida
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      377
      Latest: Rapida 106 Oil Leak CHOCK, Jan 22, 2018
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    6. Man Roland Printing Presses

      MAN Roland Printing Press Forum
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      Messages:
      754
      Latest: Electrical diagrams CHOCK, Feb 8, 2018
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    7. Mitsubishi Printing Presses

      Mitsubishi Printing Press Forum
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      34
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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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    9. Ink

      Offset printing inks
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      Messages:
      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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      Messages:
      283
      Latest: Offset Printing For IML In-Mold Label RUJHSB, Feb 13, 2018 at 5:19 AM
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    12. Web-Presses

      Web-fed Offset Presses
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      Messages:
      265
      Latest: Plate Lock-Down bracket Scott Cook, Jan 29, 2018
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    13. Platemaking

      Conventional and digital CTP platemaking
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      Messages:
      550
      Latest: Primesetter 74 without RIP augustov, Feb 19, 2018 at 8:50 AM
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    14. DI Presses

      Direct Imaging Offset Printing Presses
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      Latest: Airtech powder system on QMDI-Classic augustov, Feb 16, 2018 at 10:33 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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      184
      Messages:
      606
      Latest: i2c communiaction error on hp indigo 3050 rolermanto, Feb 19, 2018 at 5:32 PM
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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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      781
      Messages:
      5,164
      Latest: Stacker not stacking :) Milo Wilson, Feb 16, 2018 at 2:07 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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      266
      Messages:
      1,183
      Latest: Xerox Versant 80 SchoolStickers, Feb 19, 2018 at 4:21 AM
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    3. Canon imagePRESS Digital Presses

      Canon imagePRESS natural gloss digital press
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      650
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    4. Kodak NexPress Digital Presses

      Production digital dry-toner 14x20 color presses
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      44
      Messages:
      132
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    5. Océ Digital Presses

      Océ VarioPrint, ColorStream, and VarioStream digital presses
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      32
      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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      34
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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:
      72
      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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      111
      Messages:
      361
      Latest: New Igen 5 operator peels, Jan 30, 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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    3. Konica Minolta Color Laser Printers & Copiers

      Discussion specific to Konica Minolta bizhub and co-branded multifunction color laser printers
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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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      Messages:
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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:
      359
      Latest: 7100 printing speed FLPNYC, Jan 24, 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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      Messages:
      419
      Latest: Oki c911 colour registration Baz, Feb 8, 2018
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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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      49
      Messages:
      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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      41
      Messages:
      96
      Latest: HW772-40 Driver needed. icestorm98, Feb 3, 2018
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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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      44
      Messages:
      176
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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
      Discussions:
      376
      Messages:
      1,068
      Latest: Need help with Canon IPF9000s gray247, Feb 1, 2018
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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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      Messages:
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    4. Dye Sub Printers

      Photographic Dye Sublimation and gloss thermal printers
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      5
      Messages:
      15
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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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      20
      Messages:
      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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      123
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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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      23
      Messages:
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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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      2,537
      Messages:
      4,233
      Latest: Heidelberg CD 74-5P3-H, Year 2005 acsdiffusionsa, Feb 16, 2018 at 9:21 AM
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    2. Indigo Presses for Sale

      HP Indigo presses, parts, and supplies for sale
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      261
      Messages:
      511
      Latest: For Sale HP Indigo 1050 Newton Digital, Feb 19, 2018 at 1:51 PM
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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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    4. Prepress Equipment for sale

      Computer equipment, proofing and color profiling equipment, plate makers, direct computer to plate systems wanted and for sale.
      Discussions:
      319
      Messages:
      534
      Latest: WantToBuy> Prinect Prepress Interface 4.5 PPI4sale, Feb 14, 2018 at 1:04 AM
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    5. Color Laser Printers & Copiers for sale

      Color copiers and production color laser printers for sale.
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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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      206
      Messages:
      295
      Latest: Canon iPF9100 inkjet printer for sale WireBids, Feb 19, 2018 at 3:02 PM
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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:
      298
      Latest: How to make personalized labels? Boki, Feb 10, 2018
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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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      1,597
      Latest: Printer Mark Width? generalbatzorig, Feb 17, 2018 at 1:13 AM
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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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      41
      Messages:
      74
      Latest: Press maintenance engineer hello.vijay78, Feb 15, 2018 at 4:02 AM
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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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      88
      Latest: Anti-offset Powder aqazi81, Mar 13, 2015
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