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by zedonet
Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: Wish List & Feedback
Topic: EPSON SureColor SC-P706
Replies: 1
Views: 3

Re: EPSON SureColor SC-P706

Hello,

there is a beta version, I have just sent you the download link.
by zedonet
Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:16 am
Forum: Wish List & Feedback
Topic: Real black (blank ink(s) only)
Replies: 1
Views: 10

Re: Real black (blank ink(s) only)

Hello,

yes, this is possible by selecting "Color mode"="Grayscale" in the PrintFab driver options, tab "Color".

We recommend to try the PrintFab 30 day trial version which is available for download at www.printfab.com -> link "Download".
by zedonet
Fri Jun 04, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Printers & Applications
Topic: Epson 1400 dull black
Replies: 2
Views: 38

Re: Epson 1400 dull black

Hello, the general settings are explained in this thread (sorry, we have disabled links in the forum): https://www.turboprint.info/support/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=7534 To get solid black without halftone, don't set the "Contrast" slider below 100% (instead use the "Brightness" slider to adjust the trans...
by zedonet
Fri Jun 04, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Wish List & Feedback
Topic: epson xp8600
Replies: 1
Views: 17

Re: epson xp8600

Hello, the Epson XP8600 printer is not directly supported by TurboPrint, but should work with the existing TurboPrint driver "Epson XP8500". A dedicated driver is planned. You can test functionality with the 30 day trial version which is available on www.turboprint.info -> link "Download". If you tr...
by zedonet
Wed May 26, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Printers & Applications
Topic: Support for Canon imageprograf Pro-300
Replies: 2
Views: 82

Re: Support for Canon imageprograf Pro-300

Please excuse the late answer.

The next TurboPrint version 2.51 (planned for June) will have printer drivers for Canon imagePROGRAF Pro-4000 and Canon imagePROGRAF TM300, we have no schedule for the Pro-300 driver yet.
by zedonet
Wed May 26, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: What are ink level usage defaults in print dialog, and how can the defaults be set?
Replies: 4
Views: 112

Re: What are ink level usage defaults in print dialog, and how can the defaults be set?

Please excuse the delay.

Your UI looks different because you have a different printer. For the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 and other printers with grey inks, there is a "Photo Inks" slider instead of the "Bright Cyan" and "Bright Magenta" sliders.
by zedonet
Tue May 25, 2021 9:16 am
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: Quick Installation of Profiles?
Replies: 1
Views: 58

Re: Quick Installation of Profiles?

Hello nholtz, it is possible to copy the files of profiles directory to the second computer - the profiles should be shown there if the printer was set up with the same name. However, we need to point out that you will not get very good results when using icc profiles created for the Epson manufactu...
by zedonet
Wed May 19, 2021 8:33 am
Forum: Application specific questions
Topic: ultraseps and printfab
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: ultraseps and printfab

Hello, PrintFab doesn't create separations by itself, this must be done in the application. Eg. in CorelDraw, Illustrator, Indesign, or Photoshop, please activate "Separations" in the print dialog. photoshop-separations.png Other important settings for creating screen printing films with PrintFab: I...
by zedonet
Tue May 18, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: how to tweak colors
Replies: 4
Views: 82

Re: how to tweak colors

Hello Gian, the settings made in TurboPrint Control should work, the effect of "Color/Grey Tone Red +10" is small, you can try to increase this setting. The settings "Color Saturation +40" and "Color correction Magenta +30" should be clearly visible. The checkbox "use individual color correction" th...
by zedonet
Mon May 17, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Printers & Applications
Topic: Epson R2880
Replies: 3
Views: 77

Re: Epson R2880

Big Sur is supported by PrintFab versions 2.95 and higher.
by zedonet
Mon May 17, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: old version required
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Re: old version required

Hello Joe,

you can still download older versions of TurboPrint from our server at

https://www.zedonet.com/download/tp2/

Please keep a backup of the installation package as older versions will only be available for some years.
by zedonet
Mon May 10, 2021 8:59 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: PrintFab 2.95 with support for macOS 11 Big Sur
Replies: 2
Views: 433

Re: PrintFab 2.95 with support for macOS 11 Big Sur

Generally you can activate a PrintFab version if your license is in the free-updates period. This period is normally 6 months or optionally 24 months if you chose this option when purchasing your license. PrintFab 2.91 was released in February 2019, so your license is probably not valid for current ...
by zedonet
Mon May 10, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: Tutorials & HOWTOs
Topic: Creating Screen Printing Films (Canon Pixma ix6820)
Replies: 4
Views: 1879

Re: Creating Screen Printing Films (Canon Pixma ix6820)

Hello gaSignGuy,

the screen printing options are only available in the Pro XL license. Note that the 30-day-trial version always installs as Pro XL on macOS. When activating a license keyfile like "Pro" or "Home", these options are removed.
by zedonet
Fri May 07, 2021 11:11 am
Forum: Printer specific questions
Topic: Borderless not working with Canon Pro 9500 mk II
Replies: 3
Views: 160

Re: Borderless not working with Canon Pro 9500 mk II

I just checked Canon's specification and also the original Canon Windows driver and found that it is not possible to use Matte Black in borderless mode. So the only workaround is to select "Glossy paper" if you want to print borderless. You can create a color profile, e.g. with our profiling service...
by zedonet
Fri May 07, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: What are ink level usage defaults in print dialog, and how can the defaults be set?
Replies: 4
Views: 112

Re: What are ink level usage defaults in print dialog, and how can the defaults be set?

Hello, the default value is named "50%", of course we could also have named it "100%". It should express that not all of Cyan is printed using Photo Cyan - in a typical photo, 50% Cyan and 50% Photo Cyan will be used. The same applies to Photo Magenta. UCR Black Usage = 50% means that in a typical B...