How to calculate coverage?
Posted: 08 May 2005, 05:37
Posted: 08 May 2005, 05:50
Sorry about the above msg, i pushed the Submit button (instead of Preview) and... here we go...
Lemme ask the question now:
How do i calculate the coverage cost?
I have a laser printer using CMYK toners. each of toners are marked as lasting 10000 pages at 5% coverage. I assume that reffers to 8.5 x 11 (letter size pages,) right?
ok, I measured in a PS file and the software reported:
and the Page Total coverage density is 43.35% (8.67 compared to 5%)
how should i calculate the cost now?
should i report that the page is 43.35% covered, instead of 5% and do the math for that value?
or by individual colors and add them together?
thanx, this software is amazing
Posted: 08 May 2005, 07:11
If you want to calculate cost you should separate colors in your editor and estimate page coverage for every separated color. You'll get results on "5% covarage" page for every color. To estimate cost you can see "5% page equivalent" result - just multiple it to cost of 5% page for the same color.