Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Monitor to Printer colour mismatch

  1. #1
    Member
    Join Date
    May 2004
    Location
    Tauranga, New Zealand
    Posts
    71

    Default Monitor to Printer colour mismatch

    Can anyone help me please.

    I am using Paintshop 7 prior to printing, i believe that would be sRGB, and then printing thru a Brother Laser, which is CYMK. There is oversaturation of reds and greens and much darker overall. Converting to CYMK in Paintshop just crashes the system when I attempt to print.

    Thanks in advance

    Murray Smith

  2. #2

  3. #3
    ClubSNAP Admin Darren's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2002
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    8,510
    Blog Entries
    2

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Murray Smith
    Can anyone help me please.

    I am using Paintshop 7 prior to printing, i believe that would be sRGB, and then printing thru a Brother Laser, which is CYMK. There is oversaturation of reds and greens and much darker overall. Converting to CYMK in Paintshop just crashes the system when I attempt to print.

    Thanks in advance

    Murray Smith
    I believe that printers use the RGB space to print and not necessarily require conversion to CMYK prior to printing.

    The important step to note is that your monitor should be "calibrated" either with software and your eyeballs, or with a hardware device. Obviously, hardware will be more accurate.

    Also, because of the different mediums (Monitor which is light-emitting, paper which is light-reflecting), images will appear much brighter on the monitor (necessitating an over-compensation on the monitor to make prints which are not too dark)

  4. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Location
    Outside the Dry Box.
    Posts
    16,268

    Default

    i believe the problem lies with the laser printer (brother), if he tries to print with paintshop, is there any emulation for the printer in the 1st place, and laser printer as we know is never as good in color reproduction as compared to inkjet photo printer (comparison based on low end laser)
    Logging Off. "You have 2,631 messages stored, of a total 400 allowed." don't PM me.

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •