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Welcome to the Perfect Colours Blog section, we use our blog to write about the latest industry developments, provide useful hints and tips about large format printers and keep you up to date on whats happening in the world of Perfect Colours.

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HP FB250 Magenta and HP FB250 Black ink underperforming

| Comments (0) | Jun 19, 2020

HP recently discovered that some batches of HP Scitex FB Inks (HP FB250 Magenta and HP FB250 Black) appear to be underperforming in certain circumstances where the ink may deteriorate from inadequate transport/storage conditions.

These Magenta & Black UV Ink Cartridges are used in the HP Scitex FB5X0 and FB7X0 Printers Series.

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KernowJet FloorSharK is back in stock!

| Comments (0) | Jun 19, 2020

Whether the Government finally settles on one metre or two metres, social distancing is here to stay for some time – and that means spaced out queuing and printed directions on the floor to enable people to move around safely. Luckily, we’ve now got KernowJet FloorSharK back in stock – the ideal solution to all of your customers’ floor graphics needs.

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HP and Oakley team up for 3D prototyping

| Comments (0) | May 14, 2020

If you see someone looking cool in their shades, the chances are they’re wearing a pair of Oakleys – a brand of sunglasses particularly favoured by athletes and sportsmen and women around the world. Now the company is teaming up with HP to help advance the brand’s sports performance design process by using HP’s Jet Fusion 3D printer during the development stage.

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Printer maintenance during closures

| Comments (0) | Apr 23, 2020

Due to the current situation with coronavirus (COVID-19), many businesses have had to close their doors and put a hold on work, including printing. If your business uses a large format printer, we have put together some of our top tips to help you maintain it during these closures.

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Perfect Colours customer Richard McCombe’s #socialdistancing stickers

| Comments (0) | Mar 31, 2020

When we supplied Matic Media with a new Colorado printer, we could never have imagined the important role it would go on to play in Scotland’s battle against Coronavirus. But company director Richard McCombe came up with a brilliant idea to help people maintain the correct social distance from each other – and has been supplying social distancing stickers to local businesses free…

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We're here for you during COVID-19

| Comments (0) | Mar 17, 2020

As information and updates on the evolving developments of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) are communicated by authorities, the pandemic is causing significant disruption and impacting on society and business alike. At Perfect Colours Ltd we believe that how we support and communicate with our customers is just as important as the quality of the products we deliver and we therefore wanted…

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The ONYX Thrive 221 upgrade continues

| Comments (0) | Feb 12, 2020

After rolling out the latest upgrade package in the autumn, ONYX is continuing to offer a special price deal when you upgrade your existing ONYX RIP or OEM RIP to Thrive. You’ll be able to save up to £1,900 with the Thrive 221 Special Edition, which includes two RIPs, two printers, a job editor, ICC profiling and step & repeat. It’s an amazing offer on an extraordinary product –…

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Huge trade-ins on your old HP Latex 26500 or 28500

| Comments (0) | Feb 10, 2020

If you’re still using an HP Latex 26500 or 28500, you probably know that they’ve reached the end of the line – April 2020 marks the End of Service Life for both of these printers. This means that ongoing phone and onsite support will end and that the inks and printheads will no longer be available. Spare parts availability won’t be guaranteed. In other words, it’s time for a new…

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Introducing HP 3D as a Service

| Comments (0) | Feb 07, 2020

Out with the old and in with the new – and never more so than with this new high concept offering from HP. With the advent of the new decade, 3D print is really taking off, and now HP has combined it with the latest way of marketing products. Voila! HP 3D as a Service, or HP 3DaaS, is an innovative way for you to move forward into the big market of the future.

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Connect with your customers using Xerox XMPie

| Comments (0) | Jan 31, 2020

Are you looking for a new way to connect successfully with your clients? XMPie is the future of personalised communication software – a new technology that creates customer interaction seamlessly, efficiently and at scale. You’ll be able to combine the power of variable data one-to-one marketing with web-to-print solutions and cross-media campaign management at the touch of a button.…

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Introducing the Epson SureColor SC-F6300

| Comments (0) | Jan 29, 2020

If you’re looking for an entry-level wide format dye sublimation printer, you should definitely cast an eye over the new Epson SureColor SC-F6300. This newly-available printer comes top of the heap for versatility – you’ll be able to use it to produce soft signage, promotional goods, and short runs or samples of garments. More robust and accurate than its predecessors, it represents…

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