[argyllcms] Re: Number of patches - well behaved printer?

  • From: Pascal de Bruijn <pmjdebruijn@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 08:34:51 +0100

On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 11:19 PM, Terry Ritz <t.ritz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I’m working with a ColorMunki, profiling papers for my new Canon 8300. The
> 8300 has built in calibration technology and as such, it should be
> reasonably well behaved. I’m printing on cotton rag matte papers, a fine art
> baryta gloss paper and canvas.
> How many patches would you suggest using in my targets?
> Out of curiosity, how many patches would you use for a less well behaved
> printer, say an older pigment ink printer?

I've been able to make due with two sheets of A4 paper, in double
density mode, so that's ~500 patches. But considering you're printing
on high end paper, you might want to go for 1000 patches or so.

I don't have such highend hardware. So do follow other folks' advice
over mine :)

Pascal de Bruijn

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