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Re: 3rd party inks



Now you have it BUT........

Get ready to spend your hard earned on some profiling gobbledegook.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Ray Waddington" <rayw2@ctc.net>
To: <epson-inkjet@leben.com>
Sent: Friday, May 10, 2002 5:43 PM
Subject: Re: 3rd party inks


> Thanks again for all the input. I'm beginning to understand all this.
After
> reading the comments I
> re-scanned a slide in Adobe RGB and printed it ICM and it does look better
> than the old
> sRGB/sRGB print. I'm targetting the web also, so now I'll leave the sRGB
> scans that way for
> the web, but use the new combination for prints. It sure would have been
> nice if the manual had
> explained all those printer driver options!!!
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Paul D. DeRocco" <pderocco@ix.netcom.com>
> To: <epson-inkjet@leben.com>
> Sent: Friday, May 10, 2002 1:03 AM
> Subject: RE: 3rd party inks
>
>
> > sRGB doesn't solve any problems with uncalibrated monitors. There is no
> > profile that will accurately represent all uncalibrated monitors--that's
> > what it means to be uncalibrated. Indeed, you might just as well use
your
> > monitor profile for your color space, because that's equivalent to using
> no
> > color management at all--the condition you have when you use a web
> browser.
> >
> > sRGB isn't that good a color space because it has a narrow gamut. The
> gamut
> > of a typical computer monitor is generally wider than sRGB, as is the
> gamut
> > of a digital camera or scanner. What this means is that these devices
are
> > capable of greater saturation of at least some colors. sRGB is sort of a
> > least common denominator between input devices and printers, but it
clips
> > the most vivid colors.
> >
> > To say that a printer is "optimized" for sRGB input doesn't really mean
> > anything if it supports ICM. If you turn off ICM, the driver may very
well
> > assume sRGB, but if you turn it on, it will obey the profile associated
> with
> > the image just as well as it would obey the built-in sRGB profile if you
> > turned it off, so you might as well turn it on and use a better color
> space.
> >
> > --
> >
> > Ciao,               Paul D. DeRocco
> > Paul                mailto:pderocco@ix.netcom.com
> >
> > > From: Bernie Epstein
> > >
> > > Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard think sRGB solves a lot of problems with
> > > un-calibrated RGB. Personally, I find sRGB perfect for web
> > > imaging and printing
> > > on my PhotoSmart and Canon S800 photo printers. In fact both of
> > > these printers
> > > are optimized for sRGB input. I've been told that the Epson photo
> > > printers are
> > > also optimized for sRGB.
> >
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