Fuji Xerox DocuColor 1450 GA Configuration Obtains the First Japan Color DDCP Machine Ability Certification

December 21, 2011

TOKYO, December 21, 2011 — On December 1, 2011, the configuration of DocuColor 1450 GA, PX140 Print Server series and JD Coat 127 provided by Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd., became the first to receive DDCP (Direct Digital Color Proof) Machine Ability Certification of the Japan Color Certification SystemNote1 organized by the Japan Printing Machinery Association.

The Association certified Fuji Xerox DocuColor 1450 GA configuration in recognition of the print device's capability of stable and even reproduction of colors that are closer to the Japan Color Standard; the printing simulation performance for image procession by the color management system software of PX140 Print Server; and JD Coat paper's light resistance with minimal color fading on exposure to light.

DDCP Machine Ability Certification is designed to certify devices with a capability of high-quality and stable color proof outputting. The certification evaluates the configurationNote2 of a proof device, Raster Image Processor (RIP)Note3 and proof papers.

Fuji Xerox will continue its contribution for the improvement and expansion of its customers' business in the graphic arts market.

Note 1
The System certifies print devices and related systems based on printing standards for the offset sheet-fed printing in Japan, and consists of four certifications; Process Control Ability Certification, Color Reproduction Accuracy Certification, DDCP Machine Ability Certification for proof device manufacturers and vendors, as well as DDCP Machine Management Certification for design and printing companies. For more details:
Note 2
The configuration that obtained the certification is the following;
  • Proof device: DocuColor 1450 GA
  • RIP: PX140 Print Server U or L (Configurable PostScript Interpreter)
  • Paper: JD Coat 127
Note 3
The hardware to convert PostScript® data into bitmap data for printing and displaying