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It is a goodly piece of software master Grohs and of that there is no doubt. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Carl Grohs" <email@example.com> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2002 4:16 AM Subject: CoorVision experience.. > From: Alp Tiritoglu <email@example.com> > Subject: CoorVision experience.. > > Does anybody have experience with Colorvision ProfilerPro? Did using this > color calibration tool help you get more accurate colors? > > Thanks, > > ********************************* > > Hmmmmmm........"CoorVision experience". Is that anything like being drunk? > > The major difference between ProfilerRGB (now called Plus) and ProfilerPro > is that Pro offers the tools to edit the profiles after they are made. It is > generally accepted that if you want the most useable profile it needs to be > tweaked after creating it. There are some that say Monaco EZColor is better > at editing than Pro. And there are some who say neither are worth a hoot. > And there are others that use more expensive and sophisticated systems and > generally get good profiles. > > Some get good profiles right out of the box with these programs and others > never get a good profile. Profiling is not magic, nor is it consistent and > basically you pays your money and you takes your chances. Some combinations > profile easier and better than others. Some swear by it, others swear at it. > It is not a simple question to answer. > > To answer your question, IF the profile is good you will get better colors. > Profiling is not usually necessary unless you are working with non-Epson > inks and papers although some do profile the Epson combinations. (With the > PC Epson printer driver, the profiles are built in.) (With MAC systems they > are separate and in some cases have been adapted to work with a PC.) > > Many folks have profiles professionally made, each costs about $100. And > they say it is a good deal considering the possible time, effort, materials > and aggravation of making your own. > > There is a European Epson site that has individual PC profiles for some > printers. They are for the European versions of the printer but it is easy > to figure out what the US counterpart is. > > > Warmest Regards, > Carl Grohs, Jr. Design Directions Eden, NC > > Epson FAQ Site: > http://home.att.net/~arwomack01/ > (the FAQ list compliments of Alan Womack) > > Epson List Archives: > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/epson-inkjet/ > > - > Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate > subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions. > - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.