New RIP Certification Initiative for Designjet Z6100 Printer

Offers professionals added confidence in color management.

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Hewlett-Packard has introduced a RIP certification initiative for its new HP Designjet Z6100 printer. The HP Designjet Z6100 Certification Program is designed to provide graphics professionals, print service providers, and technical designers working in color-critical environments with enhanced compatibility and confidence in the complete solution with assured levels of functionality and interoperability, HP reports. Caldera became the first company to achieve HP Designjet Z6100 Certified status, which applies to Caldera’s VisualRIP, VisualRIP+, and GrandRIP+ family of products.

RIPs that have achieved certified status are allowed to carry the "Certified for HP Designjet Z6100" designation. Certification tests for the HP Designjet Z6100 include print quality, throughput performance, and other characteristics of printer management and job handling.Certified RIPs also offer profiles for a range of HP media.