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Need ICC profile for paper

Discussion in 'Mutoh' started by Flame, Mar 8, 2007.

  1. Flame

    Flame Major Contributor

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    I'm trying to print on various different papers using my Mutoh, however my current profiles lay down the ink too think, leaving my print wet long after the print is done. On some papers, it even smears the ink around. Any idea on where to find a ICC profile to fix this?

    Or any other way to fix this? I'm using Flexi 8.0V2 and I'm printing using a Prismjet (IE Mutoh Falcon). I bought if from Sign Warehouse, and while they have many profiles to choose from, they don't have one for paper. So...... I'll ask them in a bit, but thought I'd ask here too.
     
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  2. Replicator

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    I've had great luck using a CalComp5536.icc profile for poster stock

    and making sure I choose a normal setting not super or fine setting . . .
     
  3. Gino

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    What paper are you printing to ??

    It's always easier to fix problems when one knows where to start, rather then with just one end of the equation. Kinda like shooting in the dark. You might be using a paper that your machine has no profile to match.
     
  4. Flame

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  5. Replicator

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    Check PM !
     
  6. Compilla

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    Have you try to lower the ink leves on your Rip program ? I had good luck using the Oracal3651 Profile on Glossy paper.

    Hope this helps...
     
  7. Flame

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    How do I lower my ink levels? That's the first thing that came to mind but I couldn't seem to find any settings that'd lower them... ?

    Flexi 8 BTW
     
  8. Compilla

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    Right click on your printer in the production manager list and select Default Job Properties>Color Managment> Ink Limits>
    try lower the ink levels on every ink chanel 10%

    You'll need to do some testing until you get it work right....



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  10. Rod

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    Start with a profile that is close/similar



    Start by using a profile that is as close as possible for the paper medias you have, and hopefully you'll get good results by reducing the ink volume. However, this will not necessarily obtain the best color reproduction. Ideally, a new profile needs to be created specifically for those paper media.
     
  11. Replicator

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    Flame . . . Did you get your paper printing and ink limits figured out ?
     
  12. Bradster941

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    Kind of wondered the same thing!
     
  13. Jackpine

    Jackpine Major Contributor

    I print with a Mutoh (SSK PrintTech). When I have printed on photo paper I have used a 10oz banner or a vinyl profile and it worked good. You have to adjuster your heaters so the material doesn't buckle. I go as high as I can on all material but not to buckle. I lower my ink levels in the rip. I lower the total. If you have trouble with one color (usually black) I l can lower that one more. I can send you the profiles I use if you would like to try them. Just email or PM me.They are from SSK for CiberPrint RIP. Good luck.
     
  14. Replicator

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    WELL ?
     
  15. Flame

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    LS Synthetic paper profile, from Scanvecs website. Works on coated stock only, but pretty well.
     
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