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The audit methodology and specialised measuring equipment at the disposal of our auditors, allow us to calibrate key production processes and precisely define areas for improvement. We analyse what happens after print runs, and how it impacts production re-start and quality of printing.

The benefits:

  • Improving printing quality and efficiency
  • Eliminating common errors
  • Shortening the printing process and increasing efficiency
  • Reducing usage and waste
  • Improving employee awareness

For further information regarding this product, please email michael.piercy@dennisongroup.co.uk

ColorGATE PS10 family consists of highly flexible RIP software solutions. The ability to configure individual requirements when the highest demands in quality are needed. Also all applications provide excellent Colour Management, and ensures needs are met. In addition with optimum colour rendering and consistent reproduction at any time.

Also whether large, wide, and grand format printing, digital production according to international standards, such as ISO, FOGRA, PSD, Gracol, G7. As well as campaign printing, textile, or for screen printing, and also print and cut. In addition the PS10 line up offers the optimal RIP configuration for all types of digital print services.

ColorGATE always utilises the latest Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE) in its basic solutions.

  • High quality components
  • Optimal colour reproduction
  • Consistency of reproduction at any time
  • Maximum productivity
  • Intuitive control concept and user interface

When Ink Saver Module is used, the amount of ink is reduced and as a result, printing costs are also reduced. However, there’s not any visible loss in quality. PS10 provides excellent Colour Management for colour reproduction. It is capable of standard compliant production according to international standards.

  • Easy flexible configuration, thanks to Output Management Sets (OMS).
  • Respectively to the requirements: number of printers, printer driver category
  • The latest Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE), is a permanent feature of every basic product

Operating systems (32-Bit/64-Bit):

  • Microsoft Windows 7 (Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate)
  • Microsoft Windows 8 (Pro, Enterprise)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 (Pro, Enterprise)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • (Apple Mac OS X 10.5.2 or later with Parallels Desktop 4.0 or later for Mac)

Minimum hardware requirements:

  • CPU: Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 64 3 GHz
  • RAM: ≥4 GB
  • Free disk space: 10 GB
  •  Display resolution: 1280 x 1024

Recommended for using one printer:

  • CPU: Intel i5 / AMD Dual-Core 2 GHz+
  • RAM: ≥8 GB
  • Free disk space: 40 GB
  • Display resolution: 1280 x 1024

Recommended for using multiple printers:

  • CPU: Intel i7 / AMD Ryzen 5/7 3 GHz+
  • RAM: ≥16 GB
  • Free disk space: 80 GB SSD
  • Display resolution: 1280 x 1024

Installation and operation:

  • USB port for dongle required; LAN adapter, TCP/IP for network access required

Interfaces:

  • Parallel, Ethernet, TCP/IP, USB, Serial, FireWire, TWAIN

Use in virtualised environments:

Software based licensing:

  • Operation of the ColorGATE software on virtual machines is not permitted with software based licensing.

Hardware based licensing (“hardware dongle”):

  • If the virtualisation solution supports USB, ColorGATE software can usually be operated with hardware based licensing. Please note, however, that ColorGATE cannot provide support for problems that occur in the context of the virtualisation solution. There may be restrictions when printers, measuring devices or cutting plotters are connected via USB. In addition, the hardware requirements must be exclusively available as resources for the virtual machine to ensure a high-performance operation of the software. For these reasons, we recommend using virtualised environments for testing purposes only.

Languages:

Chinese (simplified); English; French; German; Greek; Italian; Russian; Spanish. For following languages a basic localization is available: Chinese (traditional); Finnish; Japanese; Korean; Norwegian; Polish; Portuguese

file formats

BMP, TIFF, JPG, PSD and further common raster formats; Postscript 3, PDF 1.7, PDF/X-1a, EPS, DCS 2.0 Output of PDF/X-4 and PDF/X-5 files (APPE option recommended; embedded output intents useable with Proofgate Module PGM); Separated PDF data; Output of PDF/X-3 files; Selection of page and document region possible

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ColorGATE Product Configurator

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PS10 Select

An affordable, budget friendly, and entry level solution for all no matter the size of your company. ColorGATE PS10 Select is a powerful piece of software to have, it provides quality, reliability and professional results for those who have high demands, while operating on one printer.

PS Select offers consistency every time, with optimum colour management and accuracy of colour replication. This clever piece of software is perfect to be applied, but not limited to, poster prints, displays, banner printing, and large photos. It also covers all segments in large format printing (LFP).

ColorGATE PS10 Select is highly compatible with the Ink Saver. It is also designed with expansion/upgrades in mind to meet your company’s new needs as it grows.

Expand below to see what you’ll receive in this package

PS10 Select
  • Container
  • Tiling
  • Colour Replacement
  • Linearisation Assistant
  • Media Device Synchronisation (MDS)
  • Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE)
  • 5 Hotfolder
  • 1x RIP Process

PS10 Pro

PS10 Pro is designed to accommodate two or more printers, and covers all segments in large-format printing (LFP). It includes the latest Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE) for end-to-end, automated PDF workflow in digital, offset and packaging printing. APPE can accurately replicate even the most complex designs and elaborate transparency or shadow effects.

Pro offers consistency every time, with optimum colour management and accuracy of colour replication. This clever piece of software is perfect to be applied, but not limited to, advertising and signage to tradeshow booth construction and right on up to large POS areas.

ColorGATE PS10 Pro is highly compatible with the Ink Saver. It is also designed with expansion/upgrades in mind to meet your company’s new needs as it grows.

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PS10 Pro
  • Photo FineArt Module (PHFM)
  • Quality Assurance Module (QAM)
  • Cost Calculation Module (CCM)
  • Container
  • Tiling
  • Colour Replacement
  • Linearisation Assistant
  • Media Device Synchronisation (MDS)
  • Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE)
  • 10 Hotfolder
  • 2x RIP Process

PS10 Ultimate

Accommodating four printers for very demanding, high-quality large-format printing, suitable for print-and-cut workflows. PS Ultimate includes four or more Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE) for end-to-end, automated PDF workflow in digital, offset and packaging printing.

The main feature of this software is the integrated ICC profile creation. It guarantees media flexibility along with optimum printing results at the same time. The ICC profiles can be created and controlled on the basis of industrial standards or according to the company’s own individual standards.

PS10 Ultimate supports the cutting plotters of leading manufacturers for precise and quick production in film and contour cutting. It is also highly compatible with the Ink Saver. Ultimate, is designed with expansion/upgrades in mind to meet your company’s new needs as it grows.

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PS10 Ultimate
  • Job Backup Module (JBM)
  • Access Control Module (ACM)
  • Colour Atlas Module (CAM)
  • TVI Calibration Module (TVICM)
  • Express Profiler Module (EPFM)
  • Profiler Module (PFM)
  • Print and Cut Module (PCM)
  • Photo FineArt Module (PHFM)
  • Quality Assurance Module (QAM)
  • Cost Calculation Module (CCM)
  • Container
  • Tiling
  • Colour Replacement
  • Linearisation Assistant
  • Media Device Synchronisation (MDS)
  • Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE)
  • 20 Hotfolder
  • 4x RIP Process

PS10 Campaign Printing

Incorporating all the functions, PS10 Campaign Printing includes eight Adobe PDF Print Engines (APPE) which increases the overall RIP performance, and leads to significant time savings, especially while handling several print jobs simultaneously.

Highly intricate print work can be processed in an optimal way while complying with the most important quality standards like ISO 12647 and PSD.

The Trim Nesting Module (TNM) allows an automated cut workflow (Flexa, Fotoba).

Expand below to see what you’ll receive in this package

PS10 Campaign Printing
  • Reference Profiler Module (RPFM)
  • Trim Nesting Module (TNM)
  • Device Link Profiler Module (DLPFM)
  • Proof Standard Digital Module (PSDM)
  • Multicolour Profiler Module (MCPFM)
  • Job Backup Module (JBM)
  • Access Control Module (ACM)
  • Colour Atlas Module (CAM)
  • TVI Calibration Module (TVICM)
  • Express Profiler Module (EPFM)
  • Profiler Module (PFM)
  • Print and Cut Module (PCM)
  • Photo FineArt Module (PHFM)
  • Quality Assurance Module (QAM)
  • Cost Calculation Module (CCM)
  • Container
  • Tiling
  • Colour Replacement
  • Linearisation Assistant
  • Media Device Synchronisation (MDS)
  • Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE)
  • 40 Hotfolder
  • 8x RIP Process

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