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ITL011 Head to Head
Non-Member Price: $875.00
Member Price: $700.00
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ITL Head to Head is a set of assessment targets that compare two printers or the same printer in two different states. For example, you can use ITL Head to Head to compare one press to another, or the same press with different settings, or the same press with different papers using the same settings. If you are purchasing printing or equipment, you could run ITL Head to Head at each vendor and compare their equipment graded results. The options are up to your needs. Results are shown in a special ITL Head to Head report. More information about ITL Test Forms.

How it Works:

The customer prints from a PDF file provided via email by ITL using existing press settings, paper, and ink/toner. The customer returns the printed sample to ITL for analysis. After analyzing the printing, ITL delivers a set of reports that assigns a letter grade to various aspects of image quality and also shows the customer how his or her press compares with others in terms of print quality and lets them know where they stand.


The Image Grader results are presented to the customer as a three sheet PDF. The first is an academic-style report card. The remaining sheets offer analysis and insight, positioning major grades against histograms of the grades awarded to similar presses and against all ITL scores. Attributes of particular strength or weakness are also identified. The ITL Image Grader produces an overall grade of recognizable image attributes rather than a series of technical numbers that are, to many, arcane and open to interpretation. The ITL Image Grader compares the grades to those of other relevant presses and identifies strengths and weaknesses.

Your Report Card

  • An overall grade for your press that lets you know where you stand!

  • A comparison that stacks your press against similar machines we have tested.

  • A dozen individually graded attributes using an easy to follow A, B, C grading system.

  • Helpful hints for improving press performance.

This product is two analysis of press sheets.