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Compute the optimal CMYK solid densities for matching any ISO or G7 or custom print standard

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With CMYK_100% application, a basic Eye-One Pro or Eye-One Pro2 costing less than 1000 US$ replaces quite advantageously the best and most expensive proprietary pressroom spectrophotometers, for all your CMYK color printing applications.

There is no standard CMYK density for matching ISO12647-2-3-4-6 or G7/IDEAlliance standards:

CMYK_100% application allows you knowing instantly the ideal C, M, Y and K inks densities for matching any ISO12647-2 (Offset), ISO12647-3 (Newspaper), ISO12647-4 (Gravure), ISO12647-6 (Flexographic printing), or G7/IDEAlliance (US offset) standard.

These ideal CMYK densities... are the ones allowing best possible visual match with the target solid CMYK Lab colors specified by above print standards. These optimal print densities depend A LOT on the ink brand, ink reference, ink batch and paper reference and batches you are using, even if your CMYK ink set is ISO 2846-x compliant.

CMYK_100% application computes from one instant single line scan measurement of your CMYK inks printed at any density, the four density corrections to be done for minimizing the visual distance (ΔE76, ΔECMC2:1 or ΔE2000) between each ink solid colors and its standard specified color.

The computed CMYK recommended corrections are specified in terms of density (Status T, status E-DIN or status I), and in terms of ink thickness or pigment concentration, which is necessary for gravure printing. (And sometimes quite useful for offset, flexographic, and inkjet printing as well.)

Using CMYK_100% application, you can as well optimize, record, and then match your own custom CMYK or any four inks standards.

You should install CMYK_100% software module on each printing press for replacing obsolete CMYK densitometers and pressroom spectrophotometers, in order to check your CMYK inks optimal print densities and the inks superimpositions at each press setting.

CMYK_100% software has been upgraded with paper OBA correction for a better computation of the paper tint. For the purists, CMYK_100% can now measure on SB or BB, with independent display of all color and density measurement results on SB or BB!

Do not stay in the dark: Colorsource applications bring the best solutions to all your prepress and press-room quality issues, and with using an inexpensive basic Eye-One Pro or Eye-One Pro2 spectrophotometer.

Download CMYK_100% with its user's guide:

Measuring the CMYK test chart for computing the optimal CMYK print densities with CMYK_100% application
 

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