[Openicc] Printing targets: App or driver ? Profiling RGB or CMYK

Chris Murphy lists at colorremedies.com
Tue May 17 18:52:18 PDT 2011

On May 17, 2011, at 7:49 PM, Robert Krawitz wrote:
>> I've done this test myself with the OEM driver versus various RIPs
>> that either use Epson's HTM, or implement their own driver. Only the
>> OEM consumer driver has this consistency such that the same profiles
>> really do work quite well between printers. Without it, absolutely
>> for proofing, probably for more discerning photographers, per
>> printer custom profiles are necessary.
> You realize that profiles for the OEM driver won't necessarily be any
> good at all for other drivers, right?

They will definitely not be good for other drivers. But I'm not even going so far as to use or build profiles. This is just printing numbers and measuring them between two printers for their inter-unit repeatability with a given driver. This is way before I'd build or use an ICC profile.

Chris Murphy

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