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How To Adjust The Color Registration On The 3110cn Dell Laser Printer


Article Summary: This article provides information on adjusting the color registration on the 3110cn Dell Laser Printer




Table of Contents:
  1. Print The Color Registration Chart
  2. Determining Values
  3. Entering Values



1. Print The Color Registration Chart


Use the operator panel to print the color registration chart

  1. Press Menu
  2. Press Down until Admin Menu appears, and then press the Checkmark
  3. Press Down until Maintenance appears, and then press the Checkmark
  4. Press Down until Color Reg Adj appears, and then press the Checkmark
  5. Press Down until ColorRegi Chart appears, and then press the Checkmark

The color registration chart is printed


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2. Determining Values


From the lines to the right of the Y (Yellow), M (Magenta), and C (Cyan) pattern, find the values of the straightest lines


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3. Entering Values


Using the operator panel, enter the values that you found in the color registration chart to make adjustments

  1. Press Menu
  2. Press Down until Admin Menu appears, and then press the Checkmark
  3. Press Down until Maintenance appears, and then press the Checkmark
  4. Press Down until Color Reg Adj appears, and then press the Checkmark
  5. Press Down until Enter Number appears, and then press the Checkmakr
  6. Press Up or Down until you reach the value (for example, +3) displayed on the chart
  7. Press Right once and move the cursor to the next value
  8. Repeat steps 6 and 7 to enter all the digits of the Enter Number, and then press the Checkmark
  9. Press Down until ColorRegi Chart appears, and then press the Checkmark
  10. Color registration adjustment is complete when the straightest Y (Yellow), M (Magenta), and C (Cyan) line are next to the 0 line

Caution: After printing the color registration chart, do not turn off the printer until the printer motor has stopped running

Note: If 0 is not next to the straightest lines, determine the values and adjust the printer again


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Article ID: SLN291280

Last Date Modified: 04/14/2014 12:00 AM


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