I will try this. EFI is a well known company; the people that run it are experts in their field. The Ilford version is delivered to customers inside a Windows NT print server. Also, “comparable” sounds more like wishful thinking. Another advantage is that thousands are in use worldwide so you can always find someone who has one to give you a few tips. Fiery Resources and Training.

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Again, they were pleasant. Solvusoft’s close relationship with Microsoft as a Gold Certified Partner enables us to provide best-in-class software solutions that are optimized for performance on Windows operating systems. For reasons I don’t fully understand my Mac runs the Fiery from LaserWriter 8, and not from PS printer option, which does not even appear in my chooser on that printer.

How flery the Gold Competency Level Attained? With the naked eye my letterhead and a typical letter looked the same nice quality as I get from my other laser printer which actually is a true dpi QMS FX monochrome printer. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies as explained in our Privacy Policy.

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I checked in the EFI Fiery instruction book and found no clear information about this the fact the instructions were in German did not help much but I was still unable to find helpful information on how to create an 8-pass quality or a faster print yet still in photo mode. It also refused to load on my other Macintosh either. Which RIP produced the awful, sad, and useless image at the left?

Anyway, for long images such as banners, unless you get Adobe InDesign or PosterWorks or other banner layout software, you have little choice but to print from Photoshop. Unless you have text such as titles in your images; then you need a Postscript RIP to get rid of the jaggies on your text.


Now from what little I know “faster I am still trying to see where in the EFI setup tells me how to select the number of passes. However most people need a layout program to prepare their signs, banners, and posters, after all, that is why layout programs exist. Problem is that I have not yet found how to handle the options in the Fiery Downloader mode.

It should be possible to do all the settings with the comfort of your large computer monitor and full keyboard hence a main advantage of software RIPyou can do things intuitively and fidry on your regular computer or on your print server.

In the meantime a giant file dpi for 36 x 36 inches in Adobe PageMaker took 57 minutes to RIP in “disk” mode which is supposed to be the fastest. I would guess you may just as well have banding on an EncadMutohor other printer, and would welcome input from readers who have these printers.

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I was never able to find any manuals in any language on the EFI CD’s but perhaps that is because one of the CD’s could never be opened on either of my two Macintoshes. I have seen no banding whatsoever on my HP prints. United States English North America. It tells you that if you want more options to return to wfi from the file that created the image, in this case Photoshop.

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Mention of speed, productivity, and quality are dismally inadequate in the EFI manual. I fiefy tended not to do this because on earlier model computers, printers, drivers, and Photoshop versions, printing from Photoshop often took longer than printing from PageMaker.


Software A-Z Quick Finder. If EFI fixes their software so either it does not trash your Mac or at least includes the software to repair and replace what it zaps, that will eliminate that headache. This paragraph is to suggest that special care ought to be taken by a company to make the distinctions clear. Fieyr cannot ever be used as a regular computer; it is difficult to upgrade.

Banding also occurs in some situations in solid backgrounds with laser printers. HP, in distinction, sent me the English manual by e-mail within an ffiery of my asking for it. Once it was RIPed the HP printer did the actual printing flawlessly, beautifully, and acceptably quick.

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Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 Downloads: Nonetheless, being a bit irritated at the trouble loading the software I telephoned the nearest EFI office which happened to be a suburb of DuesseldorfGermanysince I was doing the test in nearby Essen. Explore Fiery Wide Format products for production, proof, photo, label and ceramic tile printing.

It took about 2 years, but at last people finally got the message that there were no advantages to hardware RIP whatsoever.