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Old Sep 24, 2007, 10:35 AM   #1
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I had been printing on an Epson 1800 using an earlier Pro version of Qimage and a custom profile for that printer and my paper. I always set up the printer driver to match the profile and had a lot of success. My CRT monitor was calibrated regularly with an OPTIX colorimeter. I recently changed to a more capable computer and an EIZO graphics monitor. The monitor was calibrated using the EIZO proprietary software and the OPTIX colorimeter. At the same time I upgraded to the current version of Qimage Pro. When I ran a test print with this combination, the resultant print was slightly lighter than an original that I had produced with the earlier combination of equipment. I didn't make any changes to the image, just printed it. I used the same custom printer profile that I had used in the past and ensured that the settings in the driver were also correct. Any suggestions where I might start looking to resolve this situation. I'm assuming that the new monitor profile wouldn't affect anything because I didn't modify the image. So the problem may be in how this latest version of Qimage is treating the profile.

Any assistance would be appreciated.

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Old Sep 27, 2007, 9:45 AM   #2
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Later versions of Qimage treat the profile exactly the same. The problem here might be that you are now using a different batch of paper or ink. Or that you've updated your print driver since you last printed. Any of those things can create the need to make new profiles.

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