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Onyx Graphics - 12/11/2006

ONYX Graphics Adds Support for HP® Designjet® 8000s Printer

Salt Lake City, Dec 11, 2006 -- ONYX Graphics today announced it has added support for the HP Designjet 
8000s printer.  The driver is available for all ONYX version 7.0 workflow solution software products including 
ONYX ProductionHouse(tm), ONYX PosterShop® and ONYX  RIPCenter(tm).

In alliance with HP, ONYX Graphics has optimized the HP Designjet 8000s driver and profiles to operate the 
printer at its top performance capabilities.  ONYX software solutions include key features such as PANTONE® 
Spot Color Matching, Contour Cutting Workflow and Job Nesting, which enhance the performance capabilities 
of the HP Designjet 8000s printer.  The ONYX driver includes support for the following HP Designjet 8000s 
       -  Printer Resolution:  720 x 720 dpi, 540 x 720 dpi and 360 x 360 dpi.
       -  Ink Configurations:  CMYK, CMYKcm, CMYKOG, CMYKOB, CMYKRB, CMYKSS.
       -  Media Options:  supports heater settings for front, print and rear; print direction; cutter; media feet length 
          and media feed adjust; and mode select.
       -  Superior Error Handling:  bi-directional communication support for error handling; displays select printer 
          warnings before printing.

The HP Designjet 8000s printer is a 64-inch inkjet that creates long-lasting outdoor signage.  According to HP, 
this printer will boost production and profitability, increase print volume, improve services and reduce ink and 
media costs. 

The ONYX driver includes color profiles for all HP media for the HP Designjet 8000s. Additional third-party profiles 
from media providers such as Avery®, Kapco® and Océ® will be available on the ONYX website over the coming 
weeks. ONYX continues to work closely with HP and other media providers to produce a wide range of media 

The HP Designjet 8000s printer driver is included in ONYX ProductionHouse, ONYX PosterShop and ONYX 
RIPCenter Version 7 in new software packages purchased after December 11, 2006.  Registered Version 7 
users with licenses obtained prior to December 11 can purchase the driver for US$495 or €595.

Users can download the driver and media profiles from the ONYX Graphics website.  To locate an authorized 
ONYX Authorized Reseller, visit, or call 800-828-0723 (international +1-801-954-5380).

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