Photoshop :: Colors Do Not Print Correctly With Epson

May 30, 2009

I am using the Adobe Master Collection CS4, and use an Epson RX650 printer, but for the life of me I cannot get Photoshop to print what is on the screen.The prints are dark, and no where near the ones on the screen. I am using genuine Epson Ink, and Premium glossy paper, so as to remove this issue, is this a case of my screen needing to be calibrated?I have considered buying the Spyde Studio calibrator to ensure that this is correct, (do I need to?) and I have read as much as I can about setting up Adobe to manage the print settings and colours, but still no luck.My current settings are as followsIn Adobe Bridge, my creative suit color settings are set to Europe General Purpose 2The in Adobe Photoshop (version 11.0.1) I am selecting under colour management, Document Adoby RGB (1998), Photoshop handles colours, Printer profile is Epson sRGB Colour Space, Rendering intent is Relative Colourimetric, and I have ticked the following boxs, Blackpoint compensation, Match print colours, Gamut warning and Show paper white.

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Photoshop :: Unable To Get Epson Printer To Print Same Colors On Monitor

May 10, 2012

Why can't I get my Epson Printer to print the colors on the monitor>   First time this is happening.   Printer is new...ink okay...and history with the printer has been okay.   Took some photo's yesterday...blue heron, picking up a fish in a pond.   Water is blue...heron is grey and white and has other yellowish and maroon coloring as well.  The fish he caught was a gold fish.   The colors on the monitor are wonderful.
 
The photo's were cropped severely.   But are still clear.    Now the water is pink...and the heron is a disgusting color of grey green.   Have chosen ICM...chosen Adobe color profile.  Used premium glossy white papers,  Epson inks.  
 
Tried printing it out without ICM and with different papers....still the same...Either everything is hot pink, or dull gray brown. This was my first ever heron photo that had any merit, and I so want to print it out for everyone to see.  I was so lucky to catch the fishing capture.  Does the cropping have anything to do with the printing of the photo?

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I can print documents and images from Preview and Pages and the web on the 4900 so I know the printer can print.  I have reloaded CS4 several times from my disc and the Epson driver several times to no avail.

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I have a problem with CS3... When I want to print a 100x300cm or longer banner with Epson 9800 the print preview of Epson doesn't show the complete document. A1 to B0 jobs has no problem. At the print preview 1/3 or 1/4 of the banner is blank...With CS2 there is no problem.

I install the updates for CS3 but problem is still on.

I sellected the PDF printer as default.(I read this in a forum)

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With CS3: If I save the banner in PSD, PDF, JPEG, TIF format doesn't matter. Same problem.

I try the job on Corel X3 as JPEG it doesn't read anything on some PC's, the print preview is blank. Some PC's read the document with Corel X3.

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I am trying to print a 22"x40" print on canvas using CS5 with the Epson 7600.  The image prints fine until about 2/3 of the way thru and then it just stops. This has happened 3Xs now. 
 
On first attempt the resolution was set at 300dpi and the file was about 400+mb.I've flattened the image and reduced the resolution to 200 making the file about 120mb. Same problem!
 
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