This class is ideal when you need a tailored hands-on class but don't want to bring someone to your location.
Our short 2-day class dives deep into how and why things work in Caldera color management. We cover what Caldera transitions do and how to adjust, techniques to adjust multiple printers to have a similar color appearance.
Beginners and experienced Caldera users will benefit from little understood and overlooked what to provide structure for consistent and repeatable color printing.
What you will learn:
Why does profiling matter?
Learn about custom media profiles and how to deliver the best color output.
Setting limits on ink and calibration
Learn about the significance of determining ink restriction and calibration in consistent color output.
What is ICC and why does it matter?
Examination of media profiling fundamentals
Learn how custom media profiles are built
Backing up Data
Learn how to backup essential RIP settings, such as printer drivers, media profiles, fast settings, and color libraries, including custom spot colors and jobs
Basic Caldera software understanding
Bring a PC-laptop with a minimum of 64-bit Windows 10 Professional installed with the Caldera RIP.
Access to a Spectrophotometer in order to create custom profiles. A device will be provided for the training, but you are welcome to bring your own, if you have one.
Benefits of Workshop
Learn from an Caldera color expert with years of industry and color management knowledge.
Get hands-on practice in making media profiles with relevant printers, media and color devices.
Learn how to profile using white and other specialty inks.
Discover best practices from the Caldera experts on how to best prepare files for printing, how to implement the G7 profiling standard and how to back up important RIP data.
What's the agenda?
9:00 am – Introductions * Speaker Introduction * Workshop Policies * The Notebook * Schedule of Events * Participant Introduction Basic Color Theory
9:00 am – Questions Lecture: Color Management Pyramid
10:15 am – Break
10:30 am - Lecture: Color Targets and Strategies * Color Targets
10:30 am - Hands On: Media Configuration & Profiling Breakout to RIP stations for hands-on profiling
12:00 pm – Lunch
12:00 pm – Lunch
1:00 pm – Lecture and Hands-on: Color Targets and Strategies continued * Introduction to Media Configuration and measure prints from students (feedback)
1:00 pm - Hands On: Media Configuration & Profiling continued Breakout to RIP stations for hands-on media configuration and profiling
2:00 pm – Break
2:15 pm – Monitor Calibration
3:00 pm - Anatomy of Inkjet Printing
3:00 pm – Break
3:15 pm - Hands On: Media Configuration & Profiling continued Breakout to RIP stations for hands-on media configuration and profiling
Dan Reid, President, RPimaging, Inc. RPimaging provides consulting services to brands and print service providers to maximize their profit potential by decreasing waste, improving efficiency and repeatability. A G7 Certified Expert since 2006, Dan has helped numerous businesses achieve the merits of G7 print calibration method in flexo, web, sheetfed, digital, and grand format printing. Dan is a contributing speaker at printing conferences and trade shows including SGIA. Dan is also a Color Management BootCamp instructor for PRINTING United Alliance.
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All workers will have their temperature taken before entering the building
All workers are required to have a face mask
Workers will sanitize and disinfect shared services frequently
All workers are encouraged to work from home remotely when they can
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No refunds for cancellations within 2 weeks of the scheduled class start date.
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