Registering a Color Profile for Printing

Registering a color profile on the machine allows the registered colors to be reproduced during printing. Administrator or DeviceAdmin privileges are required to specify these settings.
You can register up to 9 profiles.
Always perform auto gradation adjustment (full adjustment) before using the machine. Adjusting Gradation

Registering Specific Colors

You can register specific colors to be reproduced using a chart. You cannot use registered profiles with the PS, PDF, or Imaging (CMYK) page description languages or file formats.
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Download the “Color Chart for Assigning RGB Values to Output Colors in Color Chart” from the online manual Web site.
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Print the chart with the machine.
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Open the chart and display the print setting screen of the printer driver.
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Select the machine and click [Detailed Settings] or [Properties].
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On the [Basic Settings] tab, select [A4] or [Letter] for [Page Size] and [1-sided Printing] for [1-sided/2-sided/Booklet Printing].
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Clear the [Manual Scaling] check box on the [Page Setup] tab.
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Select the [Manual Color Settings] check box on the [Quality] tab, and click [Color Settings].
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On the [Matching] tab, select [No Driver Matching] in [Matching Mode], clear the [Application Color Matching Priority] check box, and then click [OK].
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Click [Print] or [OK].
The chart is printed.
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Press  (Settings/Registration)  <Adjustment/Maintenance>  <Adjust Image Quality>  <Register Color Profile> <Assign RGB Values to Output Colors in Color Chart>.
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Create a profile to register the colors you want to reproduce.
Select one of the existing registered profiles and press <Duplicate>. Next, enter the profile name and press <OK>.
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Select the created profile and press <Next>.
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Press <Add>.
To edit the registered colors, press <Edit>.
To edit the registered colors, press <Delete>.
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Enter the values for the color to be registered.
Enter the RGB values for the color you want to create in <Target RGB> and enter the <Sheet No.>, <Row>, and <Column> for that color from the chart printed in step 2.
You cannot register a color that has the same values for R, G, and B.
E.g.: White (R,G,B)=(255,255,255), Black (R,G,B)=(0,0,0)
You cannot register an additional color with RGB values that are already registered.
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Press <OK>.
The output color is added.
You can register up to 168 colors.
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Press <OK>.
The output color information is registered in the profile.
The registered profile will be enabled by performing one of the following operations:
Press  (Settings/Registration)   (Settings/Registration)  <Apply Set. Changes> <Yes>.
Restart the machine. Restarting the Machine

Reproducing Colors from Another Machine

You can register colors to be reproduced that are used on another Canon machine. This function may not be available on some models, such as those not equipped with feeders.
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Download “Color Chart for Reproducing Colors from Other Device” for the machine chart from the online manual Web site.
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Print the chart with the machine.
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Open the chart and display the print setting screen of the printer driver.
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Select the machine and click [Details] or [Properties].
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On the [Basic Settings] tab, select [A4] or [Letter] for [Page Size] and [1-sided Printing] for [1-sided/2-sided/Booklet Printing].
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Select the [Manual Scaling] check box on the [Page Setup] tab, and set it to 100%.
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Select the [Manual Color Settings] checkbox on the [Quality] tab, and click [Color Settings].
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On the [Matching] tab, select [No Driver Matching] in [Matching Mode], clear the [Application Color Matching Priority] check box, and then click [OK].
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Click [Print] or [OK].
The chart is printed.
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Download “Color Chart for Reproducing Colors from Other Device” for the other machine chart from the online manual Web site.
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Print the chart on the other machine showing the colors to be reproduced.
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Open the chart and display the print setting screen of the printer driver.
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Select the other machine, and click [Details] or [Properties].
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On the [Basic Settings] tab, select [A4] or [Letter] for [Page Size] and [1-sided Printing] for [1-sided/2-sided/Booklet Printing].
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Clear the [Manual Scaling] check box on the [Page Setup] tab.
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On the other machine, print using the settings on this machine for the color to be reproduced.
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Press  (Settings/Registration)  <Adjustment/Maintenance>  <Adjust Image Quality>  <Register Color Profile> <Reproduce Colors from Other Device>.
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Load the respective charts into the feeder stacked so that the 4 sheets from the other machine are on the bottom and the 4 sheets from this machine are on the top, and then press <Start Scanning>.
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When scanning is complete, enter the <Profile Name> and press <OK>.
The registration of a profile is completed.
You cannot register the name of a profile that has already been registered.
The registered profile will be enabled by performing one of the following operations:
Press  (Settings/Registration)   (Settings/Registration)  <Apply Set. Changes> <Yes>.
Restart the machine. Restarting the Machine

Printing Using a Registered Profile

If you want to print using a registered profile, perform the following operations in the printer driver.
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Acquire the device information to store in the printer driver.
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Click [] → [ Settings]  [Devices].
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Click [Printers & scanners] and select the printer driver to use from the list.
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Click [Manage]  [Printer properties].
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Click [Device Settings] Tab  Device Information: [] and follow the on-screen instructions to acquire the device information.
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Click [OK] in [Printer properties].
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Open a document and display the print setting screen of the printer driver.
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Select the machine, and click [Details] or [Properties].
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Select the [Manual Color Settings] check box on the [Quality] tab, and click [Color Settings].
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On the [Matching] tab, select [No Driver Matching] in [Matching Mode], clear the [Application Color Matching Priority] check box, and then click [OK].
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Select a registered profile in [Matching Method], and click [OK].

When using PS Printer driver

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Acquire the device information to store in the printer driver.
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Click [] → [ Settings]  [Devices].
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Click [Printers & scanners] and select the printer driver to use from the list.
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Click [Manage]  [Printer properties].
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Click [Device Settings] Tab  Device Information: [] and follow the on-screen instructions to acquire the device information.
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Click [OK] in [Printer properties].
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Open a document and display the print setting screen of the printer driver.
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Select the machine, and click [Details] or [Properties].
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On the [Color] tab, select [Device Link Profile] in [RGB Matching Mode].
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Select a registered profile in [RGB Input (Light+ClrSpace)], and click [OK].
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