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Print image quality test pages from the Dell 3130cn or 3130cdn


Article Summary: How to print image quality test pages from the Dell 3130cn or 3130cdn laser printer

Table of Contents:
  1. Contamination check pages
  2. Gradation page



1.

Contamination check pages


Printing the contamination check pages will produce one page each of cyan, magenta, yellow and black at approx 20% saturation.


  1. Switch off the printer
  2. On the control panel press and hold the Up and Down arrow keys
  3. With the keys still held, switch the printer on
  4. Release the keys when Diagnosing is displayed on the screen
  5. When Customer Mode is displayed on the screen press the Down arrow until Test Print is visible on the bottom line of the display. Press Tick/Select to select
  6. Press the Down arrow until Contamination Check is visible. Press Tick/Select, the display shows Ready. Press Tick/Select again, the contamination check pages print
  7. Switch the printer off and back on to return to the normal operating mode

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2.

Gradation test page


Printing the gradation test page will produce a single page with one column each of cyan, magenta, yellow and black. The colour saturation increases from the bottom to the top of the page. The top block of each column is 100% saturation.


  1. Switch off the printer
  2. On the control panel press and hold the Up and Down arrow keys
  3. With the keys still held, switch the printer on
  4. Release the keys when Diagnosing is displayed on the screen
  5. When Customer Mode is displayed on the screen press the Down arrow until Test Print is visible on the bottom line of the display. Press Tick/Select to select
  6. Press the Down arrow until Gradation is visible. Press Tick/Select, the display shows Ready. Press Tick/Select again, the gradation test page prints
  7. Switch the printer off and back on to return to the normal operating mode

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Article ID: SLN285014

Last Date Modified: 11/22/2013 12:00 AM


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