OPTICROP (Optical Crop Mark Detection)
OptiCrop is the easy to use software, to perform Contour Cut on pre-printed image. The software used in combination with ImageCut provides you with diagram to preview your contour cuts. This preview will even assist you in searching registration marks and export the artwork into your machine correctly.
Optima V250 comes as standard with a camera for crop mark detection. This device, used in combination with optional software OptiCrop, can perform accurate contour cutting and creasing around pre-printed media even with print-distorted materials. Supported by included Adobe Illustrator® or CorelDraw® plug-in for Windows OS, along with various RIP manufacturer support including SAI, Caldera, and upcoming ONYX support release.
WHAT MAKES EVERYDAY THINGS EASY-TO-DO...
- SVG compatibility (Adobe Ill. & Corel Draw)
- Pen colors identification
- Square and Round registration marks compatibility
- Customizable registration marks sizes
- High tolerance to variation in brightness
- No limitation in registration marks positioning (Inside or outside artwork perimeter)
- Straightening cutting process available up to +/- 44 °
- Repositioning camera capability in case of Recognition failure
- Capability to manage object rotated 90°
READ REGISTRATION MARKS
The machine mounted camera can read registration marks and detect the position of cuts on the machine’s table. OptiCrop has an advanced feature to allow you the redrawing of the artwork according to the print skew. This feature always ensures the maximum precision when performing the contour cuts.
Plug-in to add registration marks are available for both, Corel Draw and Adobe Illustrator. OptiCrop once positioned the camera on the first registration marks, automatically detect the 2nd, 3rd and 4th marks redrawing the artwork according to the position on the cutting table.
3 registration marks correct affine transformation; 4 non-affine transformation. « Retry mode » allows you to repeat registration mark acquiring when not recognized preventing wasting time.
HARDWARE & SOFTWARE
Contour Cutting involves placing an outline around an object and makes the machine cut it.
OptiCrop works with .SVG files, and is totally compatible with Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw.
WORK WITH VECTOR FILES
Since OptiCrop works with vector files, it is possible to set-up plotting process using different pen colors on you art work. Using a black line the software will import the object as a cut. This feature also recognizes different colors and allows the user to set-up on V-Studio halftones color.
Plug-in to add registration marks are available for both, Corel Draw and Adobe Illustrator.