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Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-2000 / PRO-4000 Driver Setup

Canon’s imagePROGRAF PRO-2000 / PRO-4000 (PRO-520 / PRO-540) printers store driver settings, paper type and print mode information internally. Before Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip can use the printer drivers, this media configuration data needs to be collected from the printer. … 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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Paper Profile – Ink Separation Control

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip 6.0.01 includes an improvement to Ink Separation Control in Paper Profiles, allowing greater control over the influence of light and standard inks across printer process ink channels. Separation Control tab The Separation Control tab displays graph … Continue reading

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Touch Console – Mac OS X settings

Serendipity Blackmagic / Veripress users wishing to use the Touch Console application and touch screen on a Mac OS X platform will need to configure the operating system desktop environment. After installing and calibrating the touch screen and setting it’s … Continue reading

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Printer Status Monitor

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip 6.0+ adds a Printer Status Monitor option to the Serendipity Client, allowing the QueueStatus module to display the current status, ink levels, warnings and error messages of a printer. Green, Orange and Red indicators show if the … Continue reading

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Jobticket

Jobticket is a new database item added to the Workbench database in Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress version 6.0. Existing users upgrading to v6.0 should also refer to the Pagesetup changes in version 6.0 knowledge base article. Jobtickets consist of … Continue reading

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Pagesetup changes in version 6.0

Existing users upgrading to Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress 6.0 will notice changes to Pagesetups in the Workbench database and the addition of a new Data Type – Jobticket. Jobtickets consist of the configurable options, formerly part of Pagesetup, … Continue reading

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How to create a Calcheck Chart (version 6.0+)

Calcheck Charts are used by the Calcheck and Displays applications in Blackmagic and Veripress to colour verify printed output or displays for softproofing. The two most common methods used to create a Calcheck Chart are to either import a defined … Continue reading

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How to Calibrate a Printer (version 6.0+)

The following is a step-by-step guide to the methods used to achieve ISO calibrated output using Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip version 6.0+. The setup described below is for an Epson 7900 being calibrated to a Fogra 39 standard. Linearisation Curves will be generated using … Continue reading

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Running the Serendipity Agent as an Admin Service

Serendipity Blackmagic / Veripress users in certain Windows operating system environments may find the Serendipity Polling Agent service will not start at login or after installation. A common reason for this is the Windows user account login not having access … Continue reading

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