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Assign Pagesize – Render Effect

Serendipity Blackmagic 7.0.01 introduced the Assign Pagesize render effect to Jobticket. The effect assigns any jobs submitted using the Jobticket to an output page size based on nearest – less than or equal to – fit according to its dimensions. Output … Continue reading

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Publishing a Pagesetup via IPP on Mac OS X

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress Pagesetups can be published as Mac OS X system printer destinations to allow jobs to be easily submitted via the Print option of third party software or design packages. Jobs printed to a published … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Borderless Printing on the Epson SC-P600 / SC-P800

To configure Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip for Borderless Printing to cut sheet paper on the Epson SC-P600 and Epson SC-P800, use the following steps:- Media settings In the Output Settings panel: tick the Cut Sheet checkbox select the paper size … Continue reading

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