[argyllcms] Re: Is it possible to calibrate a printer using a scanner?

  • From: Graeme Gill <graeme@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 10:22:14 +1000

Jean-Michel Pouré - GOOZE wrote:
My question is: spectrometers are expensive tools, is there a way to use
a scanner to calibrate a printer?

Yes it is, but people have rarely found this to be satisfactory.

If you are interested in good color, then there is no substitute for
using good instruments. An alternative for print devices is
to use a profiling service to read the chart.

Graeme Gill.

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