Printing is too light/dark from a Windows computer - MF640 series - MF740 series
Article ID: ART178982 | Date published: 01/20/2021 | Date last updated: 01/20/2021
 

Description

This article covers how to adjust the toner density and toner save settings in the Window's Generic Plus UFRII driver.

The following models are covered in this article.
  • MF641Cdw
  • MF642Cdw
  • MF644Cdw
  • MF741Cdw
  • MF743Cdw
  • MF745Cdw
  • MF746Cdw

 

Solution

Adjusting the toner density

1. Select the print menu of the application.

2. On the displayed print screen, select the device you are using → click [Preferences].
"Printer properties" or "Properties" may be displayed, depending on the application.

3. Display the [Quality] sheet of the print settings screen.

4. On the [Quality] sheet, click [Advanced Settings].

5. In the [Advanced Settings] dialog box, select [List of Settings]   [Toner Density]   [Adjust] → click [Details].

6. Adjust the density for each color → click [OK].
When performing black-and-white printing, only [Black] can be adjusted.
In [Fine Adjust Density], you can adjust the toner density for each density level.


7. In the [Advanced Settings] dialog box, click [OK].

Changing the toner save mode


1. Select the print menu of the application.

2. On the displayed print screen, select the device you are using → click [Preferences].
"Printer properties" or "Properties" may be displayed, depending on the application.

3. Display the [Quality] sheet of the print settings screen.

4. Click [Advanced Settings].

5. In the displayed dialog box, set [List of Settings]   [Toner Save]/[Draft Mode].
Printing becomes lighter when either of these modes is used. To make printing darker, do not set them.


6. In the [Advanced Settings] dialog box, click [OK].