Why There Are Color Differences in Printing from your PC

Written by Paul Curran

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Monitor and printer color differences

As will be aware,repparttar printed output you receive hardly ever matches exactly that seen on your monitor 100% ofrepparttar 148753 time. This is becauserepparttar 148754 way that color is produced is different andrepparttar 148755 range of colors that are produced is different betweenrepparttar 148756 monitor and printer, as described above.

There are ways to get a closer match. You can experiment with printer driver settings or use image editing/color management software to help match uprepparttar 148757 two.

Printing Process

Most inkjet printers can't produce variations ofrepparttar 148758 three primary colors so they employ a process called 'halftoning' to representrepparttar 148759 thousands of colors needed. The two methods used for this are 'Dithering' and 'Error Diffusion'.

With 'dithering', different colored ink dots are aligned to giverepparttar 148760 appearance of neutral colors...suitable for large areas of color such as in graphs and bar charts. There are often additional settings such as 'Coarse Dithering'...for images with limited detail and shading, and 'Fine Dithering' for images with significant amount of detail.

If there is only text to print then 'No Halftoning' should be selected.

With 'error diffusion' inkjet cartridge dots are merged with surrounding color dots to produce natural colors withrepparttar 148761 possibility of subtle color gradation. Ideal for detailed images or photos.

When scanning, be aware that it will be more difficult to get a good match becauserepparttar 148762 scanner will makerepparttar 148763 image usingrepparttar 148764 CMYK data format, then RGB onrepparttar 148765 monitor and finally changed again torepparttar 148766 CMYK data format viarepparttar 148767 printer.

(c) Paul Curran, CEO of Cuzcom Internet Publishing Group and webmaster at Ink Cartridge Store, providing discounted brand name compatible ink cartridge and laser toner supplies.

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Eliminate Adware and Spyware

Written by Gary Gresham

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It is not unusual for computer firewall protection software to block hundreds of 'hacks' per day. Some users are more exposed than others torepparttar negative effects of spyware, adware, and viruses. One important factor isrepparttar 148676 type of connection that your computer has torepparttar 148677 Internet. For example, DSL 'cable' connections are replacingrepparttar 148678 old 'dial-up' connections that run over a household's normal phone lines. With a DSL connection, your computer can be connected torepparttar 148679 Internet all day, every day. This increasesrepparttar 148680 likelihood of your computer becoming infected with spyware and adware. With today's Internet, there's no such thing as too much computer privacy protection. It's important to find and eliminate spyware and adware from your hard drive because computer security is as important asrepparttar 148681 lock on your front door.

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