problems with certain pantone colors

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  1. peels

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    1795 U AND C both

    why cant my Igen replicate this stupid color?!

    ugh!

    lol anyone else have trouble with CERTAIN colors? and if so, what tricks did you use to get around it?
     
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    Did you edit the pantone in the custom spot color editor to change the CMYK values ?
     
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    nope. never had to do that. nobody showed me. LOL Ive always just changed percentages to fit whatever is happening at the time. the problem I have, is that we have 3 cipress inkjets that do most of the work, I have to recreate samples and proofs. Their color is so off the wall....

    im just now looking at this spot color editor thing. thanks. seems like it might work.
     
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    Do you have a pantone book that compares the pantone to CMYK? There's a whole boat load that you can't dial in no matter what you do. A lot of violets, I have trouble getting under 7 or 8 delta E.
     

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    there are just a couple that are a big problem.. and it isnt really that I cant hit the book... its that the printers I backup, (cipress) use wax ink. and their colors just come out deeper. no chance in matching.

    deep red. blue. 302U is a big one. and a few pink colors.
     
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