[argyllcms] Re: Gutenprint and ink limits.

  • From: Milan Knizek <knizek@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 20:03:15 +0200

On Wednesday 08 August 2007, Lars Tore Gustavsen wrote:
> On 8/8/07, "Gerhard Fürnkranz" <> wrote:
> My conclusion is that the gray step mentioned in previous e-mail is
> printed correctly, and I have to figure out how to calibrate
> gutenprint, or accept a lab value around 11-13.

I am no expert, but did you consider the possible limits of ink and paper 
combination? E.g. matte papers do not produce so rich black like glossy ones.

My matte papers produce lab value around 15, if I recall correctly. I am not 
sure to which extent the black would become darker if I start playing with 
the ink limits. Searching the web confirmed this value, hence I take it as a 

best regards,
Milan Knizek
knizek (na) volny (tecka) cz

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