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Posts: 4
Registered: ‎05-03-2014

Canon Pixma Pro-1 dull colour

I have a Canon Pixma Pro-1 which I use regularly to print photos for competitions.  

I operate an iMac 27" with OS X Sierra Version 10.12.  I use Photoshop exclusively for my photo processing.

I only print on Canson papers primarily Bartya, Platine Fibre Rag and Rag Photographique.

I have installed the colour profiles for these papers.

I calibrate my monitor every month with a Spyder4Pro.

At first I seemed to get excellent colour reproduction from this printer but lately I have found that the colour in the printer dialogue box looks much duller than it does in Photoshop especially if orange/yellow tones are present in the image.  The images do actually print quite 'subdued' compared to the Photoshop image.

Do you have any advice for me???


Thanks in advance.




Product Expert
Posts: 1,736
Registered: ‎07-28-2014

Re: Canon Pixma Pro-1 dull colour

Hi Deerfield,


A test should be performed of your PIXMA PRO-1.  Please follow the steps outlined in the following Knowledgebase Article:


Does your nozzle check print correctly?



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