Friday, September 19, 2014

Tips & Tricks

How to get more spot colors from the EDGE
You can print different spot colors on top of each other to achieve thousands of new colors with the EDGE.  We call this GerberColor Spectratone and it’s included in Gerber OMEGA software which includes the ability to specify, display and print new colors automatically and easily. More...

Creating Vehicle Graphics 
A list of ideas and market opportunities along with some of the EDGE Ready™ materials available to help you take full advantage of the growing vehicle graphics market. More... 

How to tell if you have enough foil for a job
All GerberColor Foils have the GerberGauge feature.  GerberGauge is actually not a gauge at all, but small printed numbers in the margin of the foil that show the amount of foil remaining in meters and yards.  In addition, the EDGE FX will indicate on the keypad if you have enough foil to complete a job. More...
Creating Labels and Decals
A list of ideas and market opportunities along with some of the EDGE Ready™ materials available to help you take full advantage of the growing label and decal market. More...          
How to make gradient fills less grainy
Gerber OMEGA has a vector halftone setting called GerberTone Fine. This offers a smaller dot and little to no banding in fades/gradients. Select the vectors that need the halftone changed, and press 4 on the keyboard. Choose GerberTone Fine for the halftone type to be used. 
Creating Signs and Graphics
A list of ideas and market opportunities along with some of the EDGE Ready™ materials available to help you take full advantage of the growing sign and graphics market. More...
How to make pictures look less grainy
Newer versions of Gerber OMEGA have an image halftone type called GerberTone STC Photo.  This type provides smaller dots for images and does not show "banding" or "contouring" in the prints. Choose GerberTone STC Photo in the Image Fill dialog box and set the LPI to 70. You can also preference this halftone so it gets used automatically.  
Creating Point-of-Purchase Graphics
A list of ideas and market opportunities along with some of the EDGE Ready™ materials available to help you take full advantage of the growing Point-of-Purchase market. More...


Fast Facts

1014 EDGE Production System At-A-Glance 4261 Strokes Maintain EDGE Registration
1022 PANTONE® Simulation to EDGE® Palette 4267 GERBER EDGE & EDGE 2 FAQ's
2000 Thermal Printhead Cleaning Instructions 4270 EDGE Foils Outdoor Durability Charts
2001 Maintenance Schedule for the GERBER EDGE 4273 Getting the most out of Gerber EDGE fonts
2011 Packaging Instructions for GERBER EDGE 4274 Removing and Replacing the Supply Roll Plate
2012 Packaging Instructions for EDGE 1 & 2 - Serial No. 492xxx - 495xxx 4275 EDGE 2 Packing and Unpacking Instructions
2027 EDGE Power Supply Update 4279 Reduce Wrinkling Issues When Reverse Printing
3005 (LPI) Settings for Process Color 4280  EDGE FX Network Configuration Instructions 
3006 Calibrating Color Scanners For Use With The GERBER EDGE 4281  EDGE FX Pauses During Printing 
3014 Calculating Image Separation File Size 4282  EDGE FX Syntax Error 
4250 Techniques to Save Your Job on the EDGE 2 4283 EDGE Print Quality Issues 
4251 EDGE foil wrinkling can be caused by uneven foil use across the roll 4284 Replacing the power supply in the EDGE LE or EDGE 2
4255 Achieving Easy Color Registration with GERBER EDGE Process Color 4290 EDGE FX Lead screw and Nut Lubrication (Z-Axis)
4257 EDGE Print with Non-GA Software 4300 Print/Cut Calibration for the Gerber EDGE® and Plotters
4260 Scan Resolution for Color EDGE Print 4301 EDGE FX “Check Cassette” error 


5100 USB-to-Parallel option for the EDGE and EDGE 2