Printing Is Faint/Faded

Article ID: ART114408 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015
 

Description

Printing Is Faint/Faded

Solution

The Overall Print Result Is Faint

<Cause 1>
The setting for the toner density is not appropriate.
<Solution>
Adjust the toner density for printing to a darker setting.
For details on the procedure for adjusting the toner density, see "e-Manual" (HTML manual) in the CD-ROM supplied with the printer.

<Cause 2>
[Toner Save] is enabled.
<Solution>
Perform the following procedure in the printer driver.
1. Display the [Quality] sheet.
2. Click [Advanced Settings].
3. Set [Toner Save] to [Off].

Printing Is Faded

<Cause 1>
The setting for [Paper Type] is not specified properly.
<Solution>
Specify [Paper Type] properly.
* If you are using envelopes, specify [Envelope H].
For details on the procedure for specifying [Paper Type], see "e-Manual" (HTML manual) in the CD-ROM supplied with the printer.

<Cause 2>
Appropriate paper is not being used.
<Solution>
Replace the paper with that which can be used with this printer. [ Usable Paper ]

<Cause 3>
The toner cartridges have reached the end of their life.
<Solution>
Check the toner cartridges status and replace the toner cartridges of the colors have reached the end of their life.
For details on installing the toner cartridge, see "e-Manual" (HTML manual) in the CD-ROM supplied with the printer.

<Cause 4>
When coarse paper is used, the toner does not fix onto paper well, and the print may come out faint.
<Solution>
Perform the following procedure in the Printer Status Window.
1. Display the Printer Status Window.
2. From the [Options] menu, select [Device Settings] [Paper Source Settings].
3. Select the [Use Rough Paper] check box.

<Cause 5>
Thin lines or text was printed.
<Solution>
Perform the following procedure in the printer driver.
1. Display the [Finishing] sheet.
2. Click [Advanced Settings].
3. Set [Special Fine Line Processing] to [On].


Unevenness/Smudge Marks Appear

SIMS Doc Id

8202025900

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