Performing Colorimetry

To perform colorimetry:

  1. Click Colorimetry on your computer.Clicking Colorimetry
  2. Check the Chart ID of the chart to be used for colorimetry.Checking the Chart ID
  3. On the printer to be measured for the colors, print the PDF that is stored in the folder for each Chart ID under C:\RicohAutoColorAdjuster\ReferenceChart\CMS.
  4. Place the chart for colorimetry with the side to scan facing up on the machine. For details, see Placing an Original or Color Chart on the Paper Tray.
  5. Select the checkbox of the chart for colorimetry, and then click Scan.Selecting the chart and clicking [Scan]
  6. In the Measurement and Saving Settings dialog, specify the measurement conditions, save location of the measurement result, and other settings, and then click OK. Selecting options in the Measurement and Saving Settings dialog
    1. In the File Name field, enter the name under which to save the measurement result.
      • You cannot specify the name when more than one chart for colorimetry is specified.
      • Names of (chart name)+(mmdd) are assigned to the files automatically.
    2. Click Browse..., and specify the destination folder to save the files.
    3. Select the Lighting Condition from M0(A), M1(D50), and M2(A+UV cut).
    4. In the Color Space for Measurement field, select the color space for measurement from Lab, LCh, XYZ, Spectroscopy, Density (Status T), and Density (Status E).
    5. In the Saving File Format field, select the file format in which to save the measurement result from IT8 (*.it8) and CGATS.txt (*.txt).
  7. Click Start Scan.Clicking [Start Scan]
    The machine starts scanning the chart for colorimetry, and creates a file in the specified folder.
    • If a message is displayed, see RICOH Auto Color Adjuster: User Guide.