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Performing the Density Uniformity Adjustment (SIQA Tool)

Article Id: x_versant80_en-O15453 | Published: 11/03/2020

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  • Xerox® Versant® 180 Press
  • Xerox Versant 280 Press
  • Xerox® Versant® 80 Press

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The purpose of this adjustment is to correct inboard-to-outboard density uniformity. This means the thickness of the toner across the page from one side of the paper to the other. At the press, you will print two Density Uniformity Adjustment targets and then scan them. One target consists of CMYK colors and the other is made up of RGB colors.

  1. Log in as the administrator. See the Related Content for additional information.
  2. Select the Machine Status button on the UI.
  3. Select the Tools tab.
  4. From the main Tools screen, select Setup & Adjustment.
  5. Select Density Uniformity Adjustment. It is also accessed by selecting System Settings > Common Service Settings > Maintenance > Density Uniformity Adjustment.
  6. Touch Semi-Auto Process Using Scanner.
  7. Touch Print Calibration Chart.
  8. Touch Paper Supply and select the Paper Supply tray and paper for the procedure. Select the type of stock that you most commonly use, and use a paper of this type with the widest width side-to-side.
  9. Touch the Save button.
  10. Touch Print.Two charts now print, one with CMYK colors and one with RGB colors.
  11. Press Confirm when the printing is complete.
  12. Touch Scan Calibration Chart.
  13. Place the CMYK calibration chart onto the Platen Glass. The CMYK chart can be recognized by the yellow color on the chart. Place the top of the chart against the top side of the glass as shown on the Touch Screen. Follow the directions that display on the Touch Screen.

    Make sure that you cover the charts with 4 or 5 blank white sheets to avoid unwanted see through.

  14. When the chart and blank sheets are in place, lower the cover and touch Scan.
  15. When scanning is complete, remove the CMYK calibration chart and place the RGB chart onto the Platen Glass, following the directions that display on the Touch Screen.

    Make sure that you cover the charts with 4 or 5 blank white sheets to avoid unwanted see through.

  16. When the chart and blank sheets are in place, lower the cover and touch Scan.
  17. When scanning is complete, touch Start. The adjustments are now calculated.
  18. When adjustments are complete, touch Confirm.
  19. You can now see the results of the adjustment procedure. To do this:
    1. On the Touch Screen window currently open, under Paper Supply, select the tray for which you created the adjustment.
    2. Touch Sample Printout.
    3. Touch Confirm after the sample prints.
    4. Examine the prints, if you are satisfied with the results, select Save. If not satisfied, touch Cancel and repeat the procedure from the beginning.
  20. Select Close three times to exit the Density Uniformity windows.
  21. Log out of Admin mode by selecting the Admin icon on the top right of the screen, and touching Logout.


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