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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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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 DotGain Curve (version 6.0+)

DotGain Curves are assigned to a Blackmagic/Veripress proofing Pagesetup to represent or compensate for press or platesetter dot gain. DotGain Curves can be created manually by a click and drag method, by entering individual input and output points, by entering … Continue reading

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How to Calcheck a Job (version 6.0+)

The following procedure details how to Calcheck (colour verify) a job by attaching a chart to the print, then measuring it via the Calcheck Job option in the contextual (right-click) menu of the QueueManager. Select the Jobticket to be used to … Continue reading

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Jobticket Calcheck Chart does not Print (version 6.0+)

A Calcheck Chart has been assigned to the Jobticket using the Print Calcheck option in the Colour Management tab of Jobticket… …but some jobs print without a Calcheck Chart at the bottom. Why? In most circumstances, the chart doesn’t print … Continue reading

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How To Calculate Size Correction (version 6.0+)

Size Correction may be used when dimensions of printed jobs do not precisely match the dimensions of submitted files. It is used to compensate for media/paper stretch or printer feed by increasing or decreasing the width and/or height of jobs … Continue reading

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Black Point Compensation (version 6.0+)

Users may periodically find that the dark areas of a photographic print appear murky and lacking shadow detail when compared to the digital source image. The Black Point Compensation feature is useful when printing images from large gamut sources such … 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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