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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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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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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Calcheck History

A Calcheck History feature was added to the Calcheck application in Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip version 6.0.01 When enabled, all Job and Media Calcheck results are stored in an internal database. The function enables a History button used to view previous … 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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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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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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