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Strip down to the bare essentials with Datacolor - Datacolorís SPYDER3PRINT SRô is the latest standalone accessory for ICC printer profiles, a great addition for photographers and graphic designers currently using any monitor calibration systems.
Datacolor, a global leader in colour management solutions, today announces that it will begin shipping its new Spyder3Print SR™ (Strip Reader) spectrocolorimeter as a standalone product. The new product will support photographers and graphic artists currently using the company's Spyder3™ monitor calibration systems. Initially introduced as part of Datacolor's innovative Spyder3Studio SR™ system, which offers an end-to-end calibration solution for image capture, digital desktop image manipulation, and print output, the new Spyder3Print SR will be available at photo retail and specialty outlets by mid-December and has a suggested retail price of £279.00.
Spyder3Print SR is a new spectrocolorimeter that incorporates significant advancements in ICC printer profile technology; this along with new software algorithm ensures fast, easy and accurate measurements for outstanding colour and black-and-white prints. Users with all levels of expertise will now be able to easily and quickly create ICC profiles in minutes by using Datacolor's Strip-Reading Spectrocolorimeter and SpyderGuide™. The Spyder3Print SR provides outstanding results with any combination of ink, paper, and printer. Users will see noticeable improvements in their colour prints, as well as outstanding results when producing black-and-white and fine art prints.
"Datacolor's Spyder3Print SR provides photographers with the most advanced ICC printer profile technology for producing outstanding colour and black-and-white prints the first time around," says Christoph Gamper, Vice President, Consumer Business Unit Datacolor. "The option to purchase it as a standalone product gives photographers and printers the flexibility to improve their overall calibration system without the expense of purchasing an entire kit or an expensive all-in-one calibration system. The Spyder3Print SR was designed to do one thing and does it extremely well" Sophie Schwery, Consumer Business Unit Manager EMEA, Datacolor added.