Printed colors are inaccurate
Has color been adjusted in the printer driver?
Follow the steps below to adjust color settings.
Adjust the color settings with Color Mode > Color Settings in Advanced Settings in the printer driver.
Main Tab Description
• Mac OS
Adjust the color settings in the printer driver Color Options.
Color Options (Mac OS)
Has the computer or monitor color been adjusted?
Take the actions below.
• Refer to the computer and monitor documentation to adjust the colors.
• Adjust the settings of the color management software, referring to the software documentation as needed.
Is the print head nozzle blocked?
Print a test pattern to check the nozzles and see if they are clogged.
Checking for Nozzle Clogging
Is Application Color Matching Priority set to Off in a Windows printer driver?
In the printer driver Layout sheet, click Special Settings, and then set Application Color Matching Priority to
On in the dialog box that appears.
Layout Tab Description
Has the print head been replaced?
Differences between one print head and another may result in a change in color after replacing a print head.
Execute color calibration.
Performing Color Calibration