Digital Printing

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Color Mode (space)

Many inkjet printers have adapted the Adobe RGB color space, meaning they can reproduce colors out of the sRGB (standard RGB) gamut (range), so it is recommended to keep for-print images in Adobe RGB.

Create new documents in RGB mode (space); use the Adobe RGB profile for print documents, and use sRGB if your document is only for web/digital screens.


To Print to Ricoh from your laptop do the following:

  1. First go to http://support.ricoh.com/bb/html/dr_ut_e/ra/model/spc83/spc83en.htm
  2. Locate the operating system (OS) that you are using on your computer from the list that shows up. (find OS by looking under the Apple  icon in the menu bar»About this Mac)
  3. On the following page download the appropriate PPD file that corresponds to your OS.
  4. Open the download packaged file.
  5. Install

To Print to Epson from your laptop do the following:

Look on the left side of the front panel of the printer for the printer’s model number (4000, 4800, 4880, 4900, 7800). Download the printer drivers that are for the printer you are using.

For the Epson 4900 be sure to do the following:

  • Use ISO numbers when specifying  paper size. For example, select Super A3/B (Sheet) as the paper size for 13 x 19 inch paper. 
  • If printing 12 x 18 images with bleeds to Super A3B paper (sheet), select “fit to page” under the General Print settings to print all trim marks.

For Mac:

  1. For Epson Stylus Pro 4000
  2. For Epson Stylus Pro 4800
  3. For Epson Stylus Pro 4880
  4. For Epson Stylus Pro 4900
  5. For Epson Stylus Pro 7800
  6. Click Drivers
  7. Download the file.
  8. Double-click the downloaded file to create a disk image on your desktop.
  9. Open the disk image.
  10. Double-click the installer icon to begin the installation.
  11. Follow the instructions. You may need to restart your laptop for the changes to take effect.

  12. Plug in the printer USB cable
  13. Change the document color mode/space to RGB
  14. Flatten image layers
  15. Convert type to outlines

For PC:

Epson Drivers for PC

  1. First go to http://www.drivertuner.com/installer/?seed=epson
  2. On the following page download the Epson Printer Driver.
  3. Unzip and Open the download file.
  4. Install
  5. Follow the instructions. You may need to restart your laptop for the changes to take effect.

  6. Plug in the printer USB cable
  7. Change the document color mode/space to RGB
  8. Flatten image layers
  9. Convert type to outlines


 

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