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Printing data parameters

Media:
DVD-ROM, CD-ROM, floppy discs, USB flash disc

FTP server:
ftp.eclipse-print.com
Contact the sales department for more information

File formats:
MAC QuarkXpress 5.0, PC QuarkXpress 6.0, Adobe InDesign cs, Adobe Photoshop cs, Adobe Illustrator cs, Macromedia Freehand v. 8, CorelDRAW! v. 11, PageMaker v. 7

For all the software listed above, we can use data filed in the version as listed or lower. If the data is given in the QuarkXPress, Illustrator or CorelDRAW formats, the (hires) images must also be attached. Fonts do not have to be attached, if the text is converted into curve format.
All colours should be in CMYK or specified according to the PANTONE scale.


Data requirements:

Large format digital machines:
documents in any aspect ratio (1:6, 1:10, 1:20 ...)
Raster data volumes:

  • up to area c. 5 m2: 20 MB/m2 (60 dpi / 1:1, 120 dpi / 1:2, 360 dpi / 1:6)
  • up to area c. 30 m2: 5 MB/m2 (30 dpi/1:1, 60 dpi/1:2, 180 dpi/1:6)
  • above area c.30 m2: 3 MB/m2(20 dpi/1:1, 40 dpi/1:2, 120 dpi/1:6)

Flat UV digital machines and Inkjet plotters:
documents in any aspect ratio (1:1, 1:2, 1:10 ...)
Raster data volumes:

  • up to A0 format: c. 100 MB/m2 (100 - 150 dpi/1:1, 200 - 300 dpi/1:2)
  • above A0 format: c. 50 MB/m2 (50 - 75 dpi/1:1, 100 - 150 dpi/1:2)

Offset and screen printing:
documents reduced in the following ratios:

  • 1:4,3 - posters up to A0
  • 1:5,8 - citylights, posters up to 180 x 120 cm
  • 1:10 - billboards
  • 1:12 - billboards 6 x 3 m and larger, megaboards

bitmap resolution: 300 dpi