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To convert a digital data into pixel maps

Raster image
Also called bitmap image; a graphic made up of pixels or dots

Raster Image Processor (RIP)
A hardware device or program that translates commands into bitmapped info needed by a printer or output device

500 sheets of paper

Refers to the number of pixels or dots in an image expressed in pixels per inch (ppi) or dots per inch (dpi) that represents the output quality of an image


Rich Black
A darker and deeper black colour achieved by combining other ink colours with black ink. The values to create Rich Black is usually 40% Cyan, 30% Magenta, 30% Yellow, 100% Black

A drawing that shows how a printing job must be done with a specific press and sheet size; also known as Press Layout

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