About the tool
iGen® 5 Press Gamut Extension Tool has been
designed to help evaluate the predicted accuracy of Pantone Plus
color matching using one of the iGen 5's 5th color options vs
CMYK. Simply enter the Pantone Plus color you wish to match and
the tool will provide a comparison between the available dry ink
options. The highest accuracy option will be highlighted for easy
reference. Keep in mind that level of accuracy acceptability can
vary by job and client. This tool provides a guideline for these
discussions so you can make the best choices for each job you
Delta E 2000 was used as a
measurement system to determine the relative accuracy breakdowns
in this tool. As with any gamut measurement, variations could be
seen depending on paper, press settings and level of maintenance.
The achievable accuracy may require the customer to edit the spot
color formula from what the DFE color management estimates.