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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      684
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      4,319
      Latest: Help - Heidelberg monitor no pointer CHOCK, Sep 19, 2020 at 8:49 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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    3. Komori Printing Presses

      Komori Printing Press Forum - Komori Lithrone, Spica, Sprint
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      657
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    4. Ryobi Printing Presses

      Ryobi Printing Press Forum
      Discussions:
      366
      Messages:
      1,997
      Latest: Gripper Nicks FFR428, Sep 20, 2020 at 3:18 AM
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    5. KBA Printing Presses

      KBA Printing Press Forum - KBA Genius, Performa, Rapida
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      465
      Latest: KBA 162a printing press Ink Rollers not Dropping CHOCK, Sep 18, 2020 at 9:47 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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      120
      Latest: Run w/o Chiller? alibryan, Aug 9, 2020
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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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      810
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      4,377
      Latest: SM74-2 doesn't work after moving CHOCK, Aug 12, 2020
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    9. Ink

      Offset printing inks
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      Messages:
      375
      Latest: EPSON XP-5100 - TankInk samkir, Jul 6, 2020
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    10. Offset Papers & Stocks

      Coated and uncoated papers for offset printing.
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      300
      Latest: Most opaque thin paper? Rerrock, Jun 12, 2020
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    11. UV

      Discussion of UV Offset Printing Issues, Equipment, Tips & Tricks
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      342
      Latest: LED UV Chalking Problem on HB Gregory Ross, Sep 16, 2020 at 8:23 AM
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    12. Web-Presses

      Web-fed Offset Presses
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      311
      Latest: Goss m600 problem MRTYMM, Aug 31, 2020
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    13. Platemaking

      Conventional and digital CTP platemaking
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      Messages:
      692
      Latest: Screen Plate Right 4300 data cable. swilson513, Sep 17, 2020 at 8:12 PM
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    14. DI Presses

      Direct Imaging Offset Printing Presses
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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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      Latest: Hp Indigo Imaging oil Marcel Lein, Sep 14, 2020 at 6:09 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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      854
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      5,529
      Latest: Power just dies. Milo Wilson, Sep 17, 2020 at 5:28 PM
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    2. Xerox Iridesse Digital Presses

      Xerox Iridesse digital production presses
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      4
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      14
      Latest: New section added XDigital, Sep 9, 2020
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    3. Xerox Digital Presses

      Xerox digital production presses such as the Color 800/1000 digital presses and Versant digital presses
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    4. Canon imagePRESS Digital Presses

      Canon imagePRESS natural gloss digital press
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      Messages:
      682
      Latest: Any Canon C7000's for sale?? mludwig, Apr 22, 2020
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    5. Kodak NexPress Digital Presses

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

      Océ VarioPrint, ColorStream, and VarioStream digital presses
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      32
      Messages:
      72
      Latest: offset stock imprinting FFR428, Aug 9, 2020
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    7. Xeikon Digital Presses

      Web fed electro-photographic dry toner based imaging presses.
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      36
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      83
      Latest: Xeikon 3030 Plus - moving michal, Mar 23, 2020
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    8. MGI Digital Presses

      MGI Digital Presses such as the Meteor
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    9. Other Digital Presses

      Other Production Digital Presses
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      122
      Messages:
      414
      Latest: Toner Konica Minolta Faysalahmed, Jul 22, 2020
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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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      2,489
      Latest: Xerox phaser 6010 - black spots on sheet Chris2501, Sep 18, 2020 at 10:09 AM
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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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      330
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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:
      109
      Latest: Xante envelope feeder issues Impodave, Aug 27, 2020
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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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    6. Other Color Laser Printers & Color Copiers

      Discussion of other production color laser printes, copiers, and production multifunction devices.
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      133
      Messages:
      478
      Latest: Which printer to purchase? SitaKriti, Sep 9, 2020
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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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    2. Other RIPs

      Splash, CREO, OEM, software, and other RIPs
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      42
      Messages:
      97
      Latest: Freeflow tabs Amy Patterson, Dec 13, 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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      49
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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
      Messages:
      39
      Latest: Cm8050 cartridges mucinhanoi365, Oct 29, 2019
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    2. Riso Forcejet

      Riso Forcejet line-inkjet digital printers (such as the HC5500)
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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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    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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      4
      Messages:
      11
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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:
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    6. Inkjet Paper

      Photographic, fine art, and specialty coated and uncoated inkjet media
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      50
      Messages:
      130
      Latest: Tetenal papers adamariastills, Aug 24, 2019
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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. Letterpress Forum

    Letterpress printing presses
    1. Letterpress

      Letterpress printing discussion including Heidelberg Windmill Platen Presses, Kludge Letterpress, etc.
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      Messages:
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  11. 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. Indigo Presses for Sale

      HP Indigo presses, parts, and supplies for sale
      Discussions:
      387
      Messages:
      815
      Latest: looking for blankets for hp indigo series Sergio Serge, Sep 18, 2020 at 9:26 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:
      780
      Messages:
      1,156
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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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      385
      Messages:
      669
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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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      Messages:
      347
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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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      458
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  12. 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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      Messages:
      198
      Latest: Epson L1800 Weird Issue saproics, Aug 27, 2020
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  13. 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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      684
      Messages:
      1,698
      Latest: holographic stickers and labels ricardo11H, Sep 18, 2020 at 11:30 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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    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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      Messages:
      218
      Latest: Out sourcing prepress?? remoteaccess17, Jun 23, 2020
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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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      89
      Latest: Cyan overhang DanRemaley, Mar 1, 2020
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