for use of the PG Profiles in Photoshop
CS3 (Windows XP)
To use these profiles, you
should install them in the correct location
for Windows XP;Windows XP:
(boot drive) C:\Windows\System32\Spool\Drivers\Color
|The Photoshop CS3
Print dialog; there are several important
considerations and dropdown selections
that must be made correctly in this
|The CS3 Print behavior
requires that you make sure you select
the printer you wish to print to.
This behavior may be improved in
|In the Color Management
options, you should select 'Photoshop
Manages Color' in the Color Handling
dropdown menu and select the correct
profile, in this case SP3800_EFP_PK_2880.
If you are printing to a different
printer, make sure you select the
correct EFP (Exhibition
Fiber Paper) for that printer.
You should use Photoshop's Soft Proofing
Setup to help you decide which rendering
intent will best reproduce your image.
|Once you click on
'Print' in the Photoshop Print dialog
you'll be in the Epson driver. In
the Main panel of the Properties
dialog, be sure to select 'Premium
Luster Photo Paper' or 'Premium Luster
Photo Paper (260)'. Which selection
you make will depend on the printer
you are using. Click on the 'Advanced'
button to make further selections.
|In the Advanced dialog,
make sure you've selected 'Off (No
Color Adjustment)' in the Printer
Color Management section. The profiles
can be used for either 1440 or 2880,
but they were designed to provide
maximum quality when using SuperPhoto
2880dpi. With the introduction of
the Epson Stylus® Pro x800 (and
x880) series printers, you can print
using High Speed turned off if you've
properly run the auto-align procedures.
This will literally allow you to
print the highest quality even in
High Speed mode thus making your
printer capable of printing 2X the
speed than if printing in ui-directional
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