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Re: Color Calibration

How to calibrate a monitor for accurate colors + best black and white printer
  1. Use the Windows key + I keyboard shortcut to open the Settings app.
  2. Click Display.
  3. Click the Advanced display settings
  4. Make sure you're using the recommended screen resolution for your display, and click the Color calibration link to launch the utility.

Color Calibration

Product Name: VersaLink C405 Color Multifunction Printer
Operating System: Windows 10 x64

Can someone please explain the terms and procedure used for color calibration on the C405?  I can not find definitions or detail on what anything means anywhere.  The documentation doesn't really say anything.  Various tech support reps could not explain the procedure or what the steps and terms mean either.  

What is screen type?   It appears redundant to target job type.  I don't see how the selections all mesh up.  

How does this protocol work, as far as selecting the options?  

Thank you.  


Procedure in documentation:  

Product support for: VersaLink C405

Article Id: x_vlc400_en-O2779 | Published: 03/16/2018

  1. At the printer control panel, press the Home button.
  2. Touch Device > Support > Color Calibration.
  3. To select a screen to use for your calibration, touch Screen Type, then select an option.
    • To optimize color tones for copy jobs, touch Copy Job.
    • To optimize color tones for Standard print-quality print jobs, touch Print Job 1.
    • To optimize color tones for Enhanced print-quality print jobs, touch Print Job 2.
  4. To select a target job type for your calibration, touch Target, then select the type of output you want calibrated.
    • To optimize color only for copy jobs, touch Copy Jobs Only.
    • To optimize color only for print jobs, touch Print Jobs Only.
    • To optimize color for both copy and print jobs, touch Copy & Print Jobs.
    • If no adjustment is desired, touch None.
  5. To select the source paper tray, touch Paper Supply, then touch the desired tray.
  6. To begin the color calibration, touch Start. Follow the onscreen instructions.
  7. When finished, touch Close.
  8. To exit the menu, touch X.
  9. To return to the Home screen, press the Home button.


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