When it comes down to absolutely uniform inking over the entire sheet, you are always on the safe side with Prinect Image Control 4.

No other unit in the world spectrally scans the whole print sheet and balances out even the smallest deviations in the print image – automatically. It automatically detects not only all measuring elements but also solid areas using the prepress data and incorporates them into the control process. CMYK images and halftone areas can be perfectly corrected using print samples and proofs.

Prinect Image Control 4 is able not only to measure opaque white, but also to control it. This permits much more reliable control of the chromatic colors when printing on foils or metal surfaces. When not only perfect color but also flawlessness on the sheet must also be achieved, the option "Offline Inspection" is available for inspection at 200 dpi for PDF matching and for sheet-to-sheet inspection.

Prinect Image Control 4:

  • Standalone color measurement system for connection to up to four Speedmaster printing presses
  • Autofocus to compensate for different printing substrate thicknesses
  • Space-saving micro print control strips can be used without restriction across all formats
  • Additional display of the color deviation on the Wallscreen XL of the Prinect Press Center XL 3
  • Netprofiler for colorimetric calibration


  • Extremely high resolution of 50 million pixels or CIEL*a*b* values
  • Proof Match for faster alignment of the finished print with proofs and print samples
  • Optimum flatness from lightweight paper to cardboard due to vacuum suction
  • Automatic feedback of the measured values to the prepress from Prinect and other suppliers



Everything you always wanted to know
about color management.

Even though modern digital imaging software can automate the process of color management, certain aspects will always remain subjective. Having a deeper understanding of the principles behind color management and what choices to make helps printers achieve optimal printing results.

Get the lowdown on colorimetry, densitometry, standardization in printing, dot gain vs. dot loss and much more in our expert guide.


Our color and quality measurement systems

Prinect Easy Control

The flexible entry point into automatic spectral measurement technology, integrated into the press control station.

Prinect Image Control 4

Stand-alone color measurement system for connection to up to four Speedmaster printing presses.

Prinect Inpress Control 3

Highly automated spectral measurement systems lays the foundation for Push to Stop.

Prinect Axis Control

The fastest color measurement system in its class for packaging and commercial printing.

Prinect Inspection Control 4

Top performance for sheet inspection thanks to full integration in Intellistart 3 and the print shop’s workflow.

Dipco Elements

The Prinect print control strips are optimized for color control on Speedmaster presses and the use of Prinect color measurement systems.

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