Onyx ProductionHouse v11 Upgrade to v18.5

Onyx ProductionHouse v11 Upgrade to v18.5

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To: $6,095.00

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Upgrade Onyx ProductionHouse Version 11 to Version 18.5, the latest version of ProductionHouse.

Upgrade contains Onyx Advantage & Phone Support, entitling you to access to the latest software releases, updates, and features.

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Onyx Advantage

  • Security - Comes from knowing you will always have the most current technology from ONYX
    • Always have access to the latest developments
  • Peace of Mind - Knowing you have access to new printer drivers, new product features or functionality, and product training which are all included in the contract price
    • Avoid surprise costs and secure your investment
  • Value - An amazing value when compared to acquiring features and services separately
    • Access to ONYX software upgrades, versions and releases
    • Availability to new and existing printer drivers*
    • Access to ONYX on-demand videos covering product training and application support
  • Live! Web-based Training - An easy way to get up to the minute training
    • Customers with active ONYX Advantage contracts receive unlimited, complimentary web-based training.


Full 64 bit platform(applications & RIP engines)

Save hours on large file processing
  • RIP output that exceeds 2GB will process in a fraction of the time
  • Average speed improvements versus ONYX 11 were nearly 5x faster
  • Testing showed some XL file processing speeds up to 23x faster (output that exceeds 4GB)
Increase productivity and improve the bottom line by processing more files in less time
  • Based on ROI calculations, printing just one more job per day can improve the profit margin in a shop by as much as 30%.
  • Measured improvements for raster file processing (JPG, TIFF, etc) up to 20x faster over ONYX 11
  • Data transfer speeds from RIP to device with many grand format and file mode printers is up to 2x faster
  • Streamlined file handling with high performance hardware such as solid state hard drives


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Simplified Process for G7

Matching color across devices and ink types is challenging
  • Get the benefits of using a G7 process for neutral gray colors with an a easy to use solution integrated into ONYX Software.
Profiling with G7 is simple as:
  • Print
  • Read
  • Next
Build confidence that everything printed will meet customer expectations
  • Use G7 correction curves in Media Manager to achieve output consistency across devices and applications
  • Immediate verification provides confidence you are meeting G7 standards
  • One click iterations dial in G7 conformance
  • Easy import of 3rd party curves
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Simplified Production

Don’t waste space on expensive sheet media
  • Full sheet view in nesting preview
  • See image previews in relation to the sheet size
  • See the media that will not be used when printing to flatbed devices
Print to Cut workflow enhancements improve predictability and accuracy
  • Support for QR Codes in Zund Cut Center
  • Intermediate cutter marks between rows for greater cutting accuracy on supporting devices
  • Available image preview for supporting 3rd party cutting software
  • Set cut file path for I-cut workflow
  • Configuration of mark sizes and shape
  • • Improved DXF support
  • Set color channel for printing cutter marks on colored media
New Device Support
  • Jingwei Cutter support
  • Mimaki CG-SRIII Support
  • AXYZ Cutter
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Application Tools: Tiling

Save time with tiling and job setup
  • Quickly create evenly divided rows and columns saving time and enabling more print applications
  • Advance feature lets you customize tile sizes
  • Choose to include bleed and trim in tiling calculations
  • Preview of cut paths around tile boundaries to verify final output
  • Print tile marks inside image area
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Quick Sets 2.0: Easy Automation

Automate tiling with ONYX Quick Sets
  • Enhanced tiling, combined with other job preparation tools within Quick Sets, can save up to 15 min/job by automating job preparation and finishing setup.
  • Use Quick Sets to automatically apply tile settings when opening a job or submitting it through automated workflows
Accurate job preview builds confidence in final output
  • Redesigned UI for Page and Tiles Setup make tile selection easy
  • Preview active and inactive tiles before submitting job to print
  • Include print label when using automated print to cut features
Process PDF images based on Media, Bleed, Trim, Art, or Crop boxes
  • Build automated workflows around custom production needs and design preferences based on the variety of supported PDF boxes
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Additional Features

Due Date and Due Time metadata field in RIP-Queue
  • Better track customer deadlines
  • Can be automated with JDF workflows via ONYX Connect
View and access profile information
  • Easy one click access to modify individual steps within a profile
  • Overview of profile data without editing
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Tools & Workflow Modules


  • Creates consistent production workflows by capitalizing on the work you have done in Job Editor and import the same job settings into all of printers in your shop
  • With CUT-Server, your cut files are automatically loaded and ready to go. After you've inserted the correct job, verify your settings and click Cut Now. It's that easy.
  • You can quickly and easily modify your images, place them on your media, and print and cut them with Layout Tool.
  • Media manager: add and create your own media to maximize speed or quality
  • White and specialty ink profiling tools: Created to handle specialty inks that are used to produce a specific effect that cannot be achieved using traditional CMYK inks.
  • Highly Automated Color Profile Generator: quickly and easily build your own ICC profiles
  • PowerChroma Ink Savings: tools for ink savings
  • Color Swatch Books help with color matching processes


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Bleed tool:
  • Extends the image content around any file
  • Automate applications such as banners, canvas wraps, billboards
  • Expand the space around a file to provide extra media for finishing
  • Easily go from file to finished print in just a few steps with specialized finishing marks
  • Combine bleed with automatic cut path generation to eliminate white space in print-and-cut jobs


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Grommets tool:
  • Create prints with grommet marks that ensure accurate grommet placement and finish-ready prints
  • Move grommet marks into bleed and trim areas for flexibility in finishing
  • Create prints with grommet marks that ensure accurate grommet placement and finish-ready prints



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  • Flatbed contour cutting support eliminates manual positioning calculation, speed throughput and reduce waste in flatbed applications.
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Additional Information

Variant 1
List price $2,395.00
Product Actual Weight 5
Physical Size (H x D x W) No
Computer OS Windows 7 (64 bit)
Warranty 1 Year Parts & Labor
RIP Features Nesting, Concurent RIP and Print, Gray Balance Optimization, Includes ICC Profiling, Spot Color Editing
Certified Color No
Epson Printers 4000, 7000, 9000, 10000, 4800, 7800, 9800, 10600, 4880, 7880, 9880, 11880, 7900, 9900
HP Printers DesignJet-L25500, DesignJet-L26500, 5000, 5500, Z2100, Z3100, Z3200, , Z6100, Z6200, FB6100, FB7600,, DesignJet-L65500, HP-Scitex LX600, HP-Scitex LX800, HP-Scitex LX820, HP-Scitex LX850
Canon Printers iPF5000, iPF8000, iPF9000, iPF5100, iPF6100, iPF8100, iPF9100
Supported Color Measurement Devices No
ICC Version v2 Compliant, v4 Compliant