Entering the Service Calibrations Menu

Entering the Service Calibrations Menu
Service Calibrations
Entering the Service Calibrations Menu
1 Press the ↑ or ↓ key until the front panel displays the Set-up Menu
and then press Enter.
Set-up menu
Menu
Back
Press ENTER for
Set-up menu
Enter
2 Once inside the Setup Menu, Press the following key combination
to access the special Service Menu.
TE
-SI
N
O
RE
IR
PA
Set-up menu
Printer information
I/O set-up
Front panel
Altitude = 0-1000 m.
Log
Menu
Back
Enter
For On-site Engineers, press the Up and Enter keys
to access the complete list of Service Tests.
ES
ON
H
P
RT
PO
P
U
Set-up menu
Printer information
I/O set-up
Front panel
Altitude = 0-1000 m.
Log
Menu
Back
Enter
For Call Agents who will request the User to perform
certain troubleshooting actions, press the Down and
Enter keys to access a limited list of Service Tests.
3 Once inside the Service Tools Menu, press the ↑ or ↓ key until the
front panel displays Service calibrations and then press Enter.
Service tools
Service tests
Service calibrations
Service utilities
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Menu
Back
Enter
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Advance Calibration
The purpose of this Service Calibration is to calibrate the nominal
advance of the media. This calibration is necessary to control the
exact movement on the media type that will be used (upto 2) in
order to avoid print quality problems like banding.
Perform the Advance Calibration whenever:
n Banding is detected in prints.
n Printheads Diagnostic is OK.
Perform the Advance Calibration as follows:
1 In the Service Calibrations submenu, scroll to "Advance
calibration" and press Enter.
Service calibrations
Menu
Align printheads
Color calibration
Advance calibration
Factory advance cal.
Back
Enter
2 When the following message appears on the front panel, select
"Create pattern" and press Enter.
Advance calibration
Menu
Create pattern
Measure pattern
Restore factory
Back
Enter
3 If media is not loaded, the following message appears on the front
panel and you must load media into the Printer.
Paper not present.
Load paper to print
calibration pattern
Press ENTER to continue
4 The Printer will start to print the Accuracy Calibration Pattern and
the following message will be displayed on the front panel:
Job management menu
Calibrating
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Direction of paper while printing
(creating pattern)
5 The following drawing shows you the pattern that will be printed:
Direction of paper when loading
(measuring pattern)
6 In order to measure the pattern that has been printed, load the
pattern into the Printer with the printed side up and with the dotted
line at the top (that is, rotated 90º).
7 Re-enter the Advance Calibration and select "Measure pattern" and
press Enter.
Advance calibration
Menu
Create pattern
Measure pattern
Restore factory
Back
Enter
8 The Printer will measure the alignment marks using the line sensor
on the Carriage Assembly. The following message will be displayed
while the Printer measures the pattern:
Job management menu
Calibrating
9 Once the calibration is completed, the following message will be
displayed:
Menu
Calibration finished
successfully.
Back
Press ENTER to continue
Enter
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