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My magicard alto prints fine except the color quality is not very great. when i use the color ribbon and print black letters with it the letters come out gray and not black and it has a problem making the hunter green color. it prints it more blue than green.

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The printer driver must be set to print text with the K resin panel.
If the text is part of a bitmap image and not a true-type font then it will print from the coloured panels and be dark grey.
To create the correct green on the card you need to change the RGB values so it prints correctly but look wrong on the badge design program. Even different printers print the same colour differently.

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