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Re: Quadtone RIP vs. Custom Curve

Hi Jack,

It's for polymer photogravure.  I'm making my film positives on the
Epson Stylus 7800.  I've not tweaked on the printer driver level yet in
any capacity, so I'm interested in everyone's input to keep me from
having to test every approach and product out there.


On 10/5/2008, "Jack" <jefulton1@comcast.net> wrote:

>Used for what Jon?
>If it's for b/w only, and you use an Epson printer, the Epson driver
>has an advanced b/w
>place that does as well as the QT RIP, which to say is an excellent
>On Oct 5, 2008, at 10:30 AM, Jon Lybrook wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I was looking into the Quadtone RIP program a couple months ago and
>> am wondering if it's worth pursuing.  I've got a process
>> compensation curve that's working very well, so I'm tempted to let
>> sleeping dogs lie.  Another part of me is wondering how much better
>> our prints could be and if the potential quality improvement is
>> worth it.
>> Any insight from anyone who has tried both?
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Jon
>> --
>> Jon Lybrook
>> Intaglio Editions
>> http://intaglioeditions.com
>> 303-818-5187