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macOS Mojave 10.14 – 64-bit only

IMPORTANT – read this before upgrading to macOS Mojave 10.14 Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress versions 5.4.03 and above are compatible with macOS Mojave 10.14 macOS 10.14 is a 64-bit only operating system and no longer supports 32-bit software. As such, … Continue reading

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Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-2000 / 4000 / 6000 Driver Setup

Canon’s imagePROGRAF PRO-2000 / PRO-4000 / PRO-6000 (PRO-520 / PRO-540 / PRO-560) 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 … 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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Epson HTM drivers for Mac OS X 32-bit mode only

Certain legacy Epson HTM printer drivers for Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip on Mac OS X are only available when the Server is running in 32-bit mode*. Here is a list of the drivers:- Epson Stylus Pro 11880 / PX-20000 with … Continue reading

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Server will not run – new Mac OS X 10.11 dongle driver

Serendipity Blackmagic /Megarip / Veripress were affected by a Sentinel dongle driver incompatibility that prevented the Server from running on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. A new driver compatible Mac OS X 10.11, 10.10, 10.9 and 10.8.5 has been … Continue reading

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Configuring a FUJIFILM Workflow XMF (PGSQL) RIP

This article explains how to configure a FUJIFILM Workflow XMF 5.5+ (PGSQL) RIP setup in Serendipity Blackmagic/Veripress 5.4+, allowing it to poll the PGSQL database and the XMF/genstore/ for proofing jobs. It is assumes Workflow XMF and it’s PGSQL database … Continue reading

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Paper Profiles for Canon “Printer Screening” Drivers

Blackmagic and Megarip include manufacturer printer screening or (HTM – half tone module) drivers as part of printer output suites provided with the software. Printer screening drivers utilise manufacturer designed LUTs (look up tables) specific to individual media, resolution and … Continue reading

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Java Error on Mac OS X Lion 10.7

Users on Mac OS X Lion 10.7 and Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 may encounter a pop up message when they open a Serendipity Client window or Application containing a list of Spectrophotometer instruments, e.g. the Lineariser. The message … Continue reading

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Spectrophotometer driver missing from the Instrument drop-down list

My spectrophotometer is missing from the instrument drop-down list. Users may find their spectrophotometer missing from the available instrument driver options in the Lineariser, Spectro, Calcheck and Displays applications or from Workbench Data Types such as Paper Profile. Firstly, check … Continue reading

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Epson HTM and/or Canon (Printer Screening) Drivers missing

I’m licensed to use Epson and/or Canon printers with my Serendipity Blackmagic/Megarip, but the HTM/printer’s screening drivers are missing. The Epson HTM (half tone module) and Canon (Printer’s screening) drivers are made up of large sets of look up tables … Continue reading

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