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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      576
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      3,697
      Latest: problem sakurai color console CHOCK, Apr 24, 2017 at 8:04 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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      1,345
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    3. Komori Printing Presses

      Komori Printing Press Forum - Komori Lithrone, Spica, Sprint
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      559
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      3,588
      Latest: Lithrone S40 communication problems CHOCK, Apr 18, 2017 at 9:45 AM
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    4. Ryobi Printing Presses

      Ryobi Printing Press Forum
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      1,600
      Latest: Light toning Catfish, Apr 21, 2017 at 3:39 AM
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    5. KBA Printing Presses

      KBA Printing Press Forum - KBA Genius, Performa, Rapida
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      351
      Latest: kba perfector idrisc, Apr 24, 2017 at 10:47 AM
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    6. Man Roland Printing Presses

      MAN Roland Printing Press Forum
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    7. Mitsubishi Printing Presses

      Mitsubishi Printing Press Forum
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      32
      Messages:
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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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      765
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      4,090
      Latest: Plate Supplier Question inkyplate, Apr 21, 2017 at 6:16 AM
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    9. Ink

      Offset printing inks
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    10. Offset Papers & Stocks

      Coated and uncoated papers for offset printing.
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      Messages:
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    11. UV

      Discussion of UV Offset Printing Issues, Equipment, Tips & Tricks
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      74
      Messages:
      270
      Latest: wash up ink train with EPDM Hman1956, Apr 22, 2017 at 9:32 AM
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    12. Web-Presses

      Web-fed Offset Presses
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      72
      Messages:
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    13. Platemaking

      Conventional and digital CTP platemaking
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      175
      Messages:
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    14. DI Presses

      Direct Imaging Offset Printing Presses
      Discussions:
      797
      Messages:
      4,604
      Latest: Anti-setoff powder mantman, Apr 18, 2017 at 12:13 PM
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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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      510
      Latest: indigo 3050 Evgeny, Apr 23, 2017 at 7:31 AM
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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 Digital Presses

      Xerox toner-based color laser digital press
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      4,955
      Latest: Creating my own Spot Color and using it Milo Wilson, Apr 24, 2017 at 12:43 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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      256
      Messages:
      1,125
      Latest: Drum Scratch problem Mister225, Apr 21, 2017 at 2:23 PM
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    3. Canon imagePRESS Digital Presses

      Canon imagePRESS natural gloss digital press
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      155
      Messages:
      639
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    4. Kodak NexPress Digital Presses

      Production digital dry-toner 14x20 color presses
      Discussions:
      46
      Messages:
      146
      Latest: Nexpress Sheet Size vaughng, Nov 14, 2016
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    5. Océ Digital Presses

      Océ VarioPrint, ColorStream, and VarioStream digital presses
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      31
      Messages:
      68
      Latest: OCE VP 6320 Registration gavywill, Mar 29, 2017
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    6. Xeikon Digital Presses

      Web fed electro-photographic dry toner based imaging presses.
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    7. MGI Digital Presses

      MGI Digital Presses such as the Meteor
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      14
      Messages:
      68
      Latest: problem with overlay engellus, Feb 7, 2017
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    8. Other Digital Presses

      Other Production Digital Presses
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      342
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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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      523
      Messages:
      2,253
      Latest: Workcentre 7120 Streaks lysyr, Mar 28, 2017
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    3. Konica Minolta Color Laser Printers & Color Copie

      Discussion specific to Konica Minolta bizhub and co-branded multifunction color laser printers
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      284
      Messages:
      909
      Latest: KM C6000 vs Ricoh C651EX vs Canon C7055 Gnarled Monkey, Apr 22, 2017 at 4:54 PM
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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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      83
      Messages:
      347
      Latest: 1107ex adding a rip RogerIV, Feb 6, 2017
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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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      384
      Latest: OKI C9650n not printing color mtic, Apr 24, 2017 at 7:45 PM
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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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      33
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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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      47
      Messages:
      97
      Latest: Bootmgr error InterfaceP, Jan 30, 2017
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    2. Other RIPs

      Splash, CREO, OEM, software, and other RIPs
      Discussions:
      40
      Messages:
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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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      43
      Messages:
      145
      Latest: xerox wc 7425 Robbanai, Jun 30, 2016
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    2. 8 ½ x 11 Color Laser Printers

      Desktop and specialty small-format color laser printers
      Discussions:
      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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      354
      Messages:
      1,017
      Latest: Epson 9700 Pro help required DavidH, Mar 13, 2017
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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:
      236
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    4. Dye Sub Printers

      Photographic Dye Sublimation and gloss thermal printers
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      5
      Messages:
      14
      Latest: Are dye sub printers dead? Niallphoto, May 3, 2014
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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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      Messages:
      82
      Latest: Ruined color cartridge. gastoncc, Oct 19, 2016
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    6. Inkjet Paper

      Photographic, fine art, and specialty coated and uncoated inkjet media
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      45
      Messages:
      121
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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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      2,428
      Messages:
      4,041
      Latest: INK KEYS ballykea, Apr 21, 2017 at 3:06 PM
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    2. Indigo Presses for Sale

      HP Indigo presses, parts, and supplies for sale
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      214
      Messages:
      373
      Latest: Stock of consumables for HPI 3000/4000/5000 rolermanto, Apr 23, 2017 at 11:40 AM
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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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      598
      Messages:
      840
      Latest: Scott Tabber ballykea, Apr 24, 2017 at 2:03 PM
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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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      301
      Messages:
      487
      Latest: Flexo Post Printing Plate Scrubber ballykea, Apr 21, 2017 at 11:37 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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      454
      Messages:
      739
      Latest: OCÉ VarioStream 7650 For Sale by ZAR Corp zarcorp, Apr 20, 2017 at 6:11 PM
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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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      199
      Messages:
      287
      Latest: epson,roland mutoh print head brianhu, Mar 17, 2017
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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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      334
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      441
      Latest: Rebuilt Ink Keys ballykea, Apr 21, 2017 at 3:07 PM
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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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    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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      1,553
      Latest: Outsourcing Rodrigo Felipe, Apr 24, 2017 at 10:23 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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      37
      Messages:
      69
      Latest: 12x12 Calendar, Full Color. Photographs leorainbow, Apr 20, 2017 at 3:55 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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      Messages:
      88
      Latest: Anti-offset Powder aqazi81, Mar 13, 2015
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