Epson Stylus Pro 11880

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Q:
What are the recommended Color Management Settings for Photoshop CS 2/CS 3?
A:
When printing from Photoshop CS 2/CS 3, you can manage color in the application or through the printer driver. Follow the instructions below to produce the best color output.

Using Photoshop and ICC profiles

  1. Set Color Handling in Photoshop CS 2/CS 3 to Let Photoshop Determine Colors.


  2. Set the printer profile to a choice that matches your printer and paper (e.g., Pro11880 EMP_Mk).


  3. Set the rendering intent to Perceptual or Relative Colormetric. Perceptual is recommended.


  4. Set the Printer Color Management to Off (No Color Adjustment).


Using the Printer Driver to Manage Color

  1. Set Photoshop to No Color Management.




  2. Set Printer Color Management to any of the Epson color settings except Off (No Color Adjustment).




Driver and Application Combinations:

Photoshop settingPrinter driver setting
Let Photoshop Determine ColorsOff (No Color Adjustment)
No Color ManagementColor Controls
PhotoEnhance
Colorsync
ICM
Published: January 18, 2008

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