Mapping PrintFab Colorprofiles to Printer mediatypes

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jcb
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Mapping PrintFab Colorprofiles to Printer mediatypes

Post by jcb » Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:02 pm

Can you clarify the relationship between the paper type in the included and additional PrintFab-colorprofiles (xxx.pfprofile) one the one hand, and the mediatype (papertype) wich has to be set in the printer itself (Epson SC-P600) ?

Examples :
The additional generic PrintFab-color profile Hahnemuehle Photo Pearl is defined as glossy in PrintFab.
Hahnemuele's advice is to set Epson Premium Luster in the printer if printed with their (non-PrintFab) profile and with Photo Black ink.
How do you map PrintFab-glossy to Epson-mediatype ?
Epson Glossy ?
Epson Premium Glossy ?
Epson Premium Luster ?
... ?

Hahnemuehle FineArt Photo Rag is defined as fineart in PrintFab.
It's a paper from the Matt FineArt smooth series, and their advice is to set Velvet Fine Art in the printer if using their own icc-profile.
But SC-P600 knows yet another Fineart-paper : UltraSmooth Fine Art.
So, how do you map PrintFab - fineart to Epson - mediatype?
Velvet Fine Art ?
UltraSmooth Fina Art ?
... ?

Hahnemuehle Photo Rag Baryta is a paper from their glossy fineart series.
It can be printed with PK and with MK using the generic profile included in the PrintFab-driver. There is no PrintFab - papertype documented.
Wich mediatype has to be set in the printer if printed with PK and if printed with MK ?

In other words, how do you translate the generic PrintFab-papertypes into the mediatypes known by the printer itself ?

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Re: Mapping PrintFab Colorprofiles to Printer mediatypes

Post by zedonet » Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:42 am

The following table shows the mapping of PrintFab media types to the media type that should be set at the printer

PrintFab media type setting -> SC-P600 printer front panel media type setting

Plain paper -> Plain Paper
Epson Inkjet Paper -> Photo Quality Inkjet Paper
Archival Matte -> Archival Matte Paper
Epson Photo Glossy -> Premium Glossy Photo Paper
Epson Premium Glossy -> Premium Glossy Photo Paper
Epson Premium Semiglossy -> Premium Semiglossy Photo Paper
Epson Premium Luster -> Premium Luster Photo Paper
Epson Proof Paper -> Premium Semiglossy Photo Paper
Name=Hahnemuehle Smooth Fineart -> Archival Matte Paper
Name=Hahnemuehle Canvas -> Archival Matte Paper
Name=Ilford Omnijet -> Premium Semiglossy Photo Paper
Name=Hahnemuehle PhotoRag Baryta -> Premium Semiglossy Photo Paper
Name=CD printable -> CD
Name=CD verbatim glossy -> CD premium

Custom media types (created in the "Profiles" dialog)

Plain Paper -> Plain Paper
Matte Inkjet -> Archival Matte Paper
Glossy/Semiglossy -> Premium Glossy Photo Paper
CD -> CD premium
Fineart Paper -> Archival Matte Paper
Other Paper -> Premium Glossy Photo Paper

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