Monthly Archives: April 2012

  • Onyx ProductionHouse X10.2 and PosterShop X10.2 Has Been Released

    ONYX ProductionHouse X10.2

    Onyx ProductionHouse X10.2

    The Onyx ProductionHouse X10.2 is Onyx's premiere RIP (Raster Image Processor) software. Seamlessly create custom color media profiles and use a combination of inks and output devices such as grand-format, large-format and flatbed printers, as well as cutters.

    ProductionHouse X10.2 Promotion

    For a limited time when you purchase an Onyx ProductionHouse X10.2 you will receive a free i1 Basic Pro Spectrophotmeter. The i1Basic Pro is a professional spectral color measurement solution that's easy to use, and includes everything you need to create professional, custom profiles for your monitors. It also includes PANTONE Color Manager for managing digital color libraries and color picking.

    Promotion expires April 30th.

    ONYX ProductionHouse X10.2

    Onyx PosterShop X10.2

    The Onyx PosterShop X10.2 offers support for all your production printers allowing a singular and uniform approach to controlling color printing. Onyx PosterShop includes 2 wide format (up to 60in) print drivers out of the box, with the option to add extra printer licenses. Simplify printing in your shop with one RIP for all of your printers and get back to production!

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    WHAT’S NEW IN X10 BUILD 10.2

    1. Color Technologies

    New GCR Plus addition to ONYX’s PowerChroma™ Black Generation technology

    • Maintains Smoothness in Highlights while saving ink in shadow areas
    • Using ONYX’s PowerChroma™ technology users can save up to 30% in Ink use.

    “Vivid Color” gamut mapping

    • New option to build profiles with brighter tone mapping (more colorful) especially with mid to low gamut ink and media combinations

    Other Enhancements

    • Improved Balance CMY Gray
    • Improvements to CMYKOG and CMYKRGB separations (will effect new halftone modes for printers with these ink configurations.
    2. Better Spot Color Control

    Ability to replace name spot colors with device user defined ink combinations

    • Take full advantage of new printers with specialty ink and deliver unique and high impact images to clients
    • Automate User defined replacement with Color Filters and Quick Set for increase production efficiency
    • Will work with automated spot color replacement

    Easily identify all named spot colors in a file

    3. Better Multi-Page PDF file handling

    Submitting Multi-Page PDF files

    • Increase production times by processing multiple pages at one time (Requires more than one RIP License)
    • Streamline prepress to production handoff by honoring individual page sizes in PDF documents
    4. “Reduce Size to Fit” workflow option added to ONYX Quick Sets

    Reduce manual intervention by setting workflows to automatically reduce size to fit media

  • X-Rite’s i1 Pro 2 Solutions Have Been Released

    X-Rite i1 Pro 2 Color Management Solutions

    X-Rite i1 Pro 2 Spectrophotometer

    After being well known as the industry standard for more then 10 years it comes as no shock to see the release of the i1 Pro 2 Spectrophotometer. X-Rites new i1 Pro 2 Spectrophotometer is the most versatile, accurate, and easy to use spectrophotometer out there. It has already been awarded the "Red Dot Award: Product Design", competing against over 4500 other competitors. The i1 Pro 2 Spectrophotometer accompanies X-Rite's 3 i1 professional color management solutions.

    X-Rite i1 Pro 2 Color Management Bundles

    These i1 Pro 2 bundles are the ultimate solutions for color perfectionists. They are specifically designed for professionals working in a color-managed ecosystem. Each i1 Pro 2 Solution includes the following:

    • The Award Winning i1 Pro 2 Spectrophotometer
    • The Redesigned i1 Profiler Software
    • PANTONE Color Manager

    X-Rite i1 Publish Pro

    i1 Publish Pro 2

    The i1Publish Pro 2 is X-Rite's most powerful i1 professional color management package. Its professional-level ICC (International Color Consortium) profiling solution is specifically designed for imaging professionals attempting to color manage their entire prepress workflows. With X-Rite's updated QA (Quality Assurance) validation and verification functionality color experts can rest at ease knowing the color they are viewing is the truest possible.


    X-Rite i1 Photo Pro 2

    i1 Photo Pro 2

    The i1 Photo Pro 2, as its name states, is designed for photographers. X-Rite's i1 Photo Pro 2 ensures the highest caliber photographs possible. Easily profile your camera display projector and printer for the highest-caliber quality. Create customized profiles to compensate for specific lighting conditions. Target shadow details and produce the most accurate colors imaginable from the moment you take the picture to printing it out. With the new OBC (Optical Brightener Compensation) photographers can now optimize their photographs by taking into account optical brightening agents often found in photographs.


    X-Rite i1 Basic Pro

    i1 Basic Pro 2

    The i1 Basic Pro 2 is a professional-level color management solution designed to fit the needs of an imaging professional. It's the ideal solution for an effective workflow in a color-managed environment. It offers display and projector profiling, monitor and print QA, and spot color measurement. Don't let its name you fool you though, other then its price there is nothing basic about it.


    i1 Publish Pro 2 Upgrade

    The i1 Publish Pro 2 Upgrade allows users with previous versions of X-Rite products to upgrade to the i1 Publish Pro 2 at a discounted price. Users with any of the following X-Rite products qualify for the upgrade:

    • OEM Device
    • i1Basic
    • i1Design LT
    • i1Photo
    • i1Photo LT
    • i1Photo SG
    • i1Proof
    • i1XT
    • i1XTreme
    • ProfileMaker 5
    • MonacoPROFILER 4


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