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Re: green-yellow

Man you're making me envious. Should I sell my HP9180 or what!? ;) That's
a hard one -> since this printer does positive prints very very well, and
that's with best inks currently around... Sigh...

15 Nisan 2009, Çarşamba, 9:07 pm tarihinde, Clay yazmış:
> I'm glad it is working for you. I haven't looked back since I figured
> out how to use it. There is no doubt that it is a little tricky to
> learn, but once you figure out what the driver is doing, it offers you
> perfect control over the printer, and keeps weird non-linear things
> from happening. The odd thing to me is that the Windows QTRgui
> interface is so much better than the mac version! I use VMware windows
> emulation on my mac at home and create all my ink description files in
> windows, then drag them over to the mac for actual printing.
> On Apr 15, 2009, at 12:43 PM, Marek Matusz wrote:
>> Clay,
>> Thanks for the tip. I looked into this system a while back when my
>> 2200 was giving me problems, but it seems so complicated. I gave it
>> anothe trial yesterday and in a few hours I was printing stepwedges
>> to test ink densities for differrent processes. Once you get a hang
>> of the program and spent some time messing with the different
>> controls it is actually quite simple for printing diginegatives and
>> gives you absolute control. I never liked the fact that light inks
>> were used for printing negatives, as they contibute a lot of solvent
>> but not much ink density.
>> I printed using black (no light balck) and yellow (there is only one
>> yellow to begin with) inks with outstanding results. No ink puddling
>> on very thin crystal clear transparency, which I use for gum
>> negatives. I like black because it allows for easy registration, and
>> also black's visual density is a god indicator of UV density.
>> Addition of yellow ink smooths already excellent tonal gradations. I
>> will try to print some more dense negatives on Pictorico today for
>> palladium and carbon.
>> Thanks once again
>> Marek
>> Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 13:36:53 -0500
>> From: wcharmon@wt.net
>> Subject: Re: green-yellow
>> To: alt-photo-process-l@usask.ca
>> Sure, you can set up the profile to use just one or as many inks as
>> you choose.
>> On Apr 13, 2009, at 1:16 PM, Marek Matusz wrote:
>> Clay,
>> Is it possible with the QTR RIP to print on Epson printer (in my
>> case 3800) with black ink only (NO light or light light black) or
>> black and yellow ink only?
>> Marek