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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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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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A Océ Colorado Success Story

| Comments (0) | Oct 24, 2019

Based in Barcelona, Spain, Teletransfer provides large format digital printing services in the form of vehicle graphics to the owners of more than 600 buses. With fast turnarounds as standard, they use an Océ Colorado roll-to-roll to ensure that they can start installations within 24 hours without compromising on quality or the brilliance of the colours.

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Printers reaching the end of the road

| Comments (0) | Oct 17, 2019

Once again, it’s time for fond farewells to a number of printers that have served us well over the years. HP will be withdrawing support for a range of second generation Latex printers in April 2020, and by the end of that month, they will no longer be supplying parts, printheads and inks for the printers affected.

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An extraordinary surprise from Xerox

| Comments (0) | Oct 15, 2019

In what has been referred to as an astonishing ‘game changer’, Xerox has revealed a development that will allow its new entry-level PrimeLink production printers to augment the usual CMYK capabilities with fluorescents, gold, silver, white and clear embellishments. The implications are clear – this will bring exciting new opportunities for creative printing within the reach of printers…

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Printers at the end of the road…

| Comments (0) | Oct 10, 2019

Like faithful friends, we’d love it if our printers lasted forever… Or would we? Because we all love getting to grips with the latest printing technology and having something shiny and new to play with. Sadly, it’s a fact of life that every printer comes to the end of the road, and when that happens service and support are discontinued and spares become hard to come by.

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Help the environment with HP’s Ecosolutions training

| Comments (0) | Oct 08, 2019

With the planet in crisis, we all need to do our best to be as environmentally sustainable as possible. With this in mind, HP created Ecosolutions training to help raise awareness of environmental issues among HP Latex printing technology users. Take this course and you’ll learn real-world strategies for improving the environmental sustainability of your business – then put them…

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It’s time to upgrade to Caldera V12

| Comments (0) | Oct 03, 2019

Caldera’s brilliant visual communications workflow software, VisualRIP+, has reached its twelfth incarnation – and there are plenty of good reasons to go for an upgrade. Not only does this award-winning package unify your workflow from prepress to print & cut, it ensures reliable colour reproduction while saving on media and ink. So what are you waiting for?

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PrintFactory – 30 minutes for a 30% discount

| Comments (0) | Oct 02, 2019

Join us at 2.30 on October 8th for a 30-minute presentation on PrintFactory’s benefits, followed by a live Q&AYes, you did read that right! Just take 30 minutes to attend our PrintFactory webinar, and we’ll reward you with a 30% discount code for PrintFactory’s market-leading workflow software. AND you’ll learn how you could knock 20% off your ink bill without reducing your print…

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Are you using the new HP Print Beat Dashboard?

| Comments (0) | Sep 27, 2019

“No” is definitely the wrong answer to this question – because it can make a real difference to how you run your day-to-day production operations. The HP Print Beat Dashboard puts you in the driving seat, even if your running from site to site, meeting to meeting. When you can’t be physically in front of your printers, the Print Beat Dashboard puts you there virtually, giving you…

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Epson launches two new technical plotters

| Comments (0) | Sep 25, 2019

The good things keep coming from Epson – now with the unveiling of two new professional technical plotters. The SureColor SC-T3100x and the SureColor SC-T5400M have both been designed to enable higher productivity and open up new opportunities for print providers – and of course they both feature Epson’s market-leading print technology for outstanding results.

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Attention PrintFactory users

| Comments (0) | Sep 24, 2019

Mac are rolling out a new operating system at the moment. It's called Catalina. It's impressive. But there are some elements of that new system that our Editor doesn't support - not yet.

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