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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      1,470
      Messages:
      9,518
      Latest: Swing Arm Gripper Issues junker1984, Apr 25, 2018 at 7:43 AM
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    3. Komori Printing Presses

      Komori Printing Press Forum - Komori Lithrone, Spica, Sprint
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      599
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    4. Ryobi Printing Presses

      Ryobi Printing Press Forum
      Discussions:
      322
      Messages:
      1,761
      Latest: Engineer Required Gary Beckett, Apr 18, 2018
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    5. KBA Printing Presses

      KBA Printing Press Forum - KBA Genius, Performa, Rapida
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      88
      Messages:
      379
      Latest: Lithec calibration problems Boki, Apr 23, 2018 at 4:44 AM
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    6. Man Roland Printing Presses

      MAN Roland Printing Press Forum
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      169
      Messages:
      780
      Latest: man roland 300 help CHOCK, Mar 22, 2018
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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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    9. Ink

      Offset printing inks
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      Messages:
      337
      Latest: Ink duct Foils turbotom1052, Apr 21, 2018 at 2:58 AM
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    10. Offset Papers & Stocks

      Coated and uncoated papers for offset printing.
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      273
      Latest: Show through problem on thin paper pjnestor, Apr 24, 2018 at 2:35 AM
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    11. UV

      Discussion of UV Offset Printing Issues, Equipment, Tips & Tricks
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      84
      Messages:
      299
      Latest: UV in the EU Hman1956, Apr 25, 2018 at 12:17 PM
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    12. Web-Presses

      Web-fed Offset Presses
      Discussions:
      76
      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:
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    14. DI Presses

      Direct Imaging Offset Printing Presses
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      Messages:
      4,825
      Latest: QM DI Speed Error CHOCK, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:14 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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      629
      Latest: 3050 for scrap, removal. bassjase, Apr 12, 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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      5,235
      Latest: Saying Good-bye to the iGen Soon... Maybe peels, Apr 25, 2018 at 12:13 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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      268
      Messages:
      1,188
      Latest: xerox 700 external rip change lankey, Apr 21, 2018 at 12:10 PM
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    3. Canon imagePRESS Digital Presses

      Canon imagePRESS natural gloss digital press
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      160
      Messages:
      654
      Latest: Anyone Using an imagePress 10000? CargoPantsMan, Apr 24, 2018 at 2:12 PM
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    4. Kodak NexPress Digital Presses

      Production digital dry-toner 14x20 color presses
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      42
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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
      Messages:
      93
      Latest: xeikon serviceman rolermanto, Mar 8, 2018
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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
      Discussions:
      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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      239
      Messages:
      919
      Latest: Canon not printing correctly with MP 610 Biggs, Apr 24, 2018 at 11:25 AM
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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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      302
      Messages:
      950
      Latest: Konica Bizhub C1085 dog-earing corners mcdubb, Apr 24, 2018 at 12:22 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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      Messages:
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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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      121
      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
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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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      8
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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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      379
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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
      Messages:
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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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  9. Digital Duplicator Forum

    Ink based digital duplicators
    1. Digital Duplicators

      Low-cost per print digital duplicators
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      23
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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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      2,570
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    2. Indigo Presses for Sale

      HP Indigo presses, parts, and supplies for sale
      Discussions:
      271
      Messages:
      526
      Latest: Variable data printing and lables printing. lmsmiletou, Apr 24, 2018 at 3:21 AM
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    3. Finishing Equipment for sale

      Trimmers, cutters, folders, scoring machines, mailing equipment, and coating equipment wanted and for sale.
      Discussions:
      651
      Messages:
      930
      Latest: Tec Lighting TruCoat 16 with Automatic feeder OkiTech, Apr 19, 2018 at 7:41 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.
      Discussions:
      322
      Messages:
      549
      Latest: NX Kodak Sysytem Esko System Conter, Apr 23, 2018 at 4:28 AM
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    5. Color Laser Printers & Copiers for sale

      Color copiers and production color laser printers for sale.
      Discussions:
      479
      Messages:
      769
      Latest: RICOH SP C8300DN same as XANTE Impressia OkiTech, Apr 23, 2018 at 9:16 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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      206
      Messages:
      295
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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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      360
      Messages:
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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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    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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      Messages:
      88
      Latest: Anti-offset Powder aqazi81, Mar 13, 2015
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