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Sentinel Dongle Driver BUG FIX for Windows 10 feature update 1803

The Windows 10 – Feature Update version 1803 caused the Sentinel Dongle Driver used by our legacy Sentinel Superpro Dongles to not work correctly. Sentinel Superpro Dongle users will be unable to start their Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress version 7.1.01 … Continue reading

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Lab & RGB Spot Colours in PDF files

Serendipity Blackmagic / Veripress 7.1+ feature improved PDF spot colour handling. Lab and RGB special colours defined in PDF files are now recognised and processed using the PDF values when the colours are not listed in the Special Colour Set. PDF … Continue reading

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Migrating version 7.0 to a new computer

How do I move an existing Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress 7.0 installation to a new computer? Users may need to move their Serendipity software v7.0 installation to a new computer for different reasons, the most common being a hardware upgrade … Continue reading

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Printer Drivers available via Install Additional Software

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress (version 6.0+) users are able to download additional software components and supported third party printer screening / HTM drivers directly from Serendipity Software via the Server > Help menu > Install Additional Software option. … Continue reading

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Rescuing a Serendipity v7.0 Dongle

In the event a Serendipity v7.0 Dongle is compromised, the software installation license directory has been deleted or has not correctly restored from an update, the following procedures are available to recover the Serendipity dongle and license information. This is … Continue reading

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Serendipity v7.0 USB Dongle

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress version 7.0+ now utilise a driverless dongle to run the software and provide users with access to licenses, input and output drivers, and features. Existing users can continue to use existing Sentinel SuperPro dongles … Continue reading

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Software Updater Cache

Update 6 for Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress 6.0.01 added a software update caching feature. Any updates or Additional Software (such as HTM printer drivers) installed after Update 6, are stored in a ‘cache’ folder within the software installation … Continue reading

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Using an SSD with a Cluster Node

Working Paths are the folders used by Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress Servers and Cluster Nodes to store and process jobs. Cluster Nodes use the following working path folders:- Spool – the folder to which jobs sent from the main … Continue reading

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Job Statistics & the Serendipity Web API

The Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip/ Veripress 6.0+ server can be configured to collect printed job statistics in an internal sqlite database file. Collected job statistics can be accessed in two different ways: The sqlite database file can be accessed directly. … Continue reading

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Serendipity Updater – Additional Software downloads

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress (6.0+) features enhanced Serendipity Updater functionality and the ability to download software components and printer screening / HTM drivers directly from Serendipity Software. The first time the Blackmagic/Megarip/Veripress server is run, it runs a … Continue reading

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