LPL 7451 dichroic filter: settings?

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  1. IvoPhoto

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    Hi,

    I have a LPL 7451 with dichroic filter system. I'm using the colorsetting to print variable contrast paper. What filtering setting do I need to use? Kodak or Durst?

    Does somebody have the Y en M settings for the 0 to 5 gradation without density loss?

    Kind regards

    Ivo
     
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    You have to calibrate it for each paper you use to your environment. Try this page for a way you can do this.
     
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    There is no reason to use settings for whole or half grades. Just add magenta for more contrast or yellow for less until you get what you want.


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    You might also want to try the "Durst 170" table, since the magenta only goes up to 170 on that head.
     
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    Thanks guys, great help!