How-To: Registration Adjustment (SG500/1000)

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Follow the procedure below to adjust where printing starts on each paper tray.

If you experience skewed or misaligned prints, it is best to perform the registration adjustment.

 

  1. Press the [Menu] button.
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  2. Press the [▲] or [▼] button to display [Printer Features], and then press the [OK] button.
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  3. Press the [▲] or [▼] button to select [List/Test Print], and then press the [OK] button.

  4. Press the [▲] or [▼] button to display [Registration], and then press the [OK] button.

  5. Press the [▲] or [▼] button to display [Print Test Pattern], and then press the [OK] button.

  6. Press the [▲] or [▼] button to select the paper tray to be adjusted, and then press the [OK] button.

  7. Press the selection key for [Print].
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    A test pattern to adjust the print start position is printed.
    Check the optimal adjustment values on the printed test pattern.

  8. Fold the test pattern sheet in half lengthwise.
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  9. The optimal adjustment value is the difference between the single vertical line and the cross's vertical line that you can see when the folded paper is held up to light. When the difference is one calibration mark in the "+" direction, the optimal adjustment value for the [Read Direction] is "+1.0".
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    Adjustment values are in 0.1 increments.

  10. Fold the test pattern sheet in half width wise, and then check the adjustment value for the [Feed Direction].
    Adjustment values are in 0.1 increments.

  11. Press the [▲] or [▼] button to display [Adjustment], and then press the [OK] button.

  12. Press the [▲] or [▼] button to select the paper tray to be adjusted, and then press the [OK] button.

  13. Press the [▲] or [▼] button to enter the adjustment values (-4.0 to +4.0) in the [Read Direction] from Step 9, and then press the [OK] button.
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  14. Press the [▲] or [▼] button to enter the adjustment values (-4.0 to +4.0) in the [Feed Direction] from Step 10, and then press the [OK] button.
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