Improving the Quality of Color Reproducibility

Perform the color matching process twice to improve the quality of color reproducibility when a large deviation in color is detected even after the color matching process is performed.

  • The precision of color matching might not improve even after performing this procedure.
  • If a message is displayed, see RICOH Auto Color Adjuster: User Guide.

To improve the quality of color reproducibility:

  1. To save the profile, select Save on the lower-right side of the Color Sample Matching dialog.
  2. Print a document using the profile that you saved. For details, see Using the Profile to Print a Document with Fiery and Using the Profile to Print a Document with TotalFlow Print Server .
  3. In the Before Color Matching section, click Delete.
  4. Place the printed document with the printed side facing up on the machine.
  5. Specify the size of the printed original in Before Color Matching.
    • If you specified Custom Size, enter the paper length along the sub scan direction in Sub Scan.
  6. Click Scan in Before Color Matching.
    Scanning starts. Wait for scanning to finish. When the scan is complete, the scanned image appears in Before Color Matching.
  7. Specify the profile that was used in step 2 in CMYK Source of Reprint After Color Matching. For details, see Matching Colors and Creating a Profile.
    • To add a profile, click the Add button (Add button), and then specify the profile to add.
  8. Click Execute Color Matching, and check the color deviation again.