Standard Finishing
4OverXerox

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Platesetter RIP vs. Corner Office RIP

Collapse
Canon
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Platesetter RIP vs. Corner Office RIP

    Why is the corner office printer so accomodating with printing almost any client-supplied file, whereas our quarter million dollar platesetter is so strict and unbending about what it will allow to be output? Shouldn't it be the other way around? Isn't a RIP a RIP? And shouldn't an expensive one be more convenient than a cheap one?

  • #2
    Re: Platesetter RIP vs. Corner Office RIP

    Paul,
    It's not the platesetter that's unbending, it's the clients of the final printed product. They expect:
    - The right colour
    - In Register, with every dot in the right place
    - at very high resolution
    - At the right price
    - at the right time (like yesterday)
    - with no file problems; e.g. font substitutions, missing fonts, wrong PMS spot colours etc
    - At a competitive price.

    You can't win Indy in a standard Ford Mondeo - RIPs are the V8 engines of CTP print workflow.

    You corner office printer does not have to do anywhere near the number of algorhtymic calculations that a colour-managed CTP RIP does; and it's doing it in A4 or A3 maybe, not 8-up impositions.

    Comment

    4OverStandard FinishingDuploSmartsoft (Presswise)CanonKBATharsternAvantiXerox

    Presswise Article

    Collapse

    Automated Order Status Tracking
    In PressWise Workflow Solution


    Presswise order status
    Quick overview of the order status tracking feature on PressWise’s automated workflow solution

    Link to Video

    4OverStandard FinishingDuploCanonSmartsoft (Presswise)TharsternKBAAvantiUltimateXerox

    What's Going On

    Collapse

    There are currently 5699 users online. 96 members and 5603 guests.

    Most users ever online was 6,597 at 10:25 AM on 04-20-2018.

    Working...
    X