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The VueScan Bible by Sascha Steinhoff

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Printer profiling for true color output

While scanner profiling is complex, it is nothing compared to printer profiling. The quality of a printed image depends on a variety of factors such as the image file itself, its color space, the printer driver, the printer model, the paper brand, and the ink, to name a few. If you are printing from VueScan, however, you can implement a printer profile with little effort. Just be aware that every time you change paper or ink, you should create a new profile. Actually it is not a printer profile, but a profile for printer model + specific paper + specific ink!

Before you profile your printer, you must profile your scanner. This is mandatory, as you will need the scanner profile to create the printer profile. ...

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