Settings and Resources

PDF Settings: PDFX-1a (2001)

TAC: 240%

Color Images: CMYK

Black and White Images: Grayscale

Resolution: 300 DPI

No Rich Black


Photoshop Color Setting:

North American Prepress 2

Test File


Please send us a test file one week in advance of your first printing to ensure that there are no issues when your deadline is upon you.


Technical Support


Our experienced technicians can help you with monitor calibrations, color reproduction and much more!  800.678.9785

Additional Resources


Pagination Resource Guide - Understanding page and color placement.


EJT Instructional Guide - (Electronic Job Ticket) Job order and file upload instructions.



Common Colors (CMYK)


Please note that the following examples are approximations and are not accurate depictions of the actual print colors. For an accurate sample, please contact your printing plant.

Service and Support

Support Center

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