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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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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Serendipity Updater – Additional Software downloads

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress (6.0+) features enhanced Serendipity Updater functionality and the ability to download software components and printer screening / HTM drivers directly from Serendipity Software. The first time the Blackmagic/Megarip/Veripress server is run, it runs a … Continue reading

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Job Comments

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress 6.0+ adds the ability to add Comments to jobs in the QueueManager as a reference for users. A Comment is added by selecting the job, then choosing the Comment… option from the contextual (right-click) menu, … Continue reading

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Client and Server Backup / Restore

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress 6.0+ include Client and Server Backup/Restore functions in addition to standard database backup. The Serendipity Client and Server applications are able to be completely backed-up via Help menu options. Used in conjunction with the … Continue reading

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