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Eye-One Photo, Printing, and OS X (Tiger)

This is probably an “already answered” question, but I need help.

I am trying to profile my Epson 2200 with a newly aquired Eye-One
setup. When printing the targets for the first measurement, I believe that
all color management should be turned off to get the “raw” behavior
of the printer.

So, in the print dialog box, I can turn the color management for “No
Color Adjustment”, but in the summary panel, I still see that ColorSync
has “Color Conversion” as “Standard” and “Profile” as
“SP2200 Standard_MK”.

Even with “No Color Adjustment”, is ColorSync stumbling into my way?

Thanks.

David Bearden

At 9:21 AM -0700 6/20/05, dbearden wrote:

This is probably an “already answered” question, but I need help.

sorry for the delay in my reply…

I am trying to profile my Epson 2200 with a newly aquired Eye-One
setup. When printing the targets for the first measurement, I believe that
all color management should be turned off to get the “raw” behavior
of the printer.

indeed. At least this is one of the choices and the one that offers the greatest gamut from the printer.

So, in the print dialog box, I can turn the color management for “No
Color Adjustment”, but in the summary panel, I still see that ColorSync
has “Color Conversion” as “Standard” and “Profile” as
“SP2200 Standard_MK”.

Even with “No Color Adjustment”, is ColorSync stumbling into my way?

a good question. I think I did answer this somewhere else but who can remember.

The settings in Photoshop ensure that Photoshop doesn’t convert the file on its way out of Photoshop (I can’t believe that I needed to use the work Photoshop 3 times in one sentence in order to be clear!)

Then the settings in the driver determine if it performs an conversions on the file.

Choosing “Standard” is the best choice. There are two different places to configure color management in Epson drivers:

  • the ColorSync tab - which is the OS-level stuff. “Standard” is OK here

  • the Color Management tab - which is the Epson stuff. No Color Adjustment is good here.

The summary at this stage is confusing. It is the OS speculating on what might occur even though it doesn’t know for sure what the driver is going to do. You set up the driver OK so you’re in the clear.

crazy no?

Regards,

Steve


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