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You would think it might be theoretically possible to create a profiling utility which uses a monochrome pattern to create a monochrome profile for a given ink-paper combination. > ---------- > From: Laurie Solomon > Reply To: email@example.com > Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2000 4:12 PM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: RE: B&W accuracy on the 1200 > > Like you Scott, I have had off and on success printing black & white > images > using both grayscale and RBG. Some of this seems to depend on the color > cast and whiteness of the paper itself as to whether or not the grays will > remain neutral. The absorbtion rate and capacity of the particular paper > also seems to have some bearing. Using the grayscale setting versus the > RBG > setting (Black vrs Color)depending on the image frequently does not > provide > as smooth a coverage as is the case with the RBG or Color setting. I > think > this has to do with the number of nossels that get used under each > setting. > Fewer are fired with a greater spread between them than is the case with > the > RBG setting. On the other had, using the RBG setting often results in a > color cast when one is printing a grayscale image. > > -----Original Message----- > From: email@example.com > [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Scott Thurmond > Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2000 2:06 PM > To: email@example.com > Subject: Re: B&W accuracy on the 1200 > > > Jerry, > I haven't had much luck with the 1200 either, although I've only > been > using Epson ink and Photo Paper. There are times when I think I have it > nailed, only to be jilted again. Maybe the Monochrome setting on the > 1270 will finally allow for neutral B&W prints. > > Jerry Olson wrote: > > > > Out of curiosity, has anybody who owns a 1200 printer EVER gotten a > truly > beautiful > > BLA CK and WHITE print off this printer? One whose gray tones are > absolutely > > neutral? I can't seem to do so, not even with the Jon Cone Profiles, > nor > with any > > tweaking I do in either the epson dialogue boxes or in Photoshop. I have > no problem > > getting neutral colors on the 3000 printer, but it seems impossible on > the > 1200. > > I'm using the media street Dual Sided matte paper, and their new > archival > glacier > > papers. I don't like glossy papers, and I'm a little afraid of the new > matte epson > > paper since it was all yellow around the edges right out of the package. > > > > Jerry > - > Please turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use > accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for instructions. > > - > Please turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use > accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for instructions. > - Please turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for instructions.
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