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Docucolor 8000/7000 system adminstration guide.
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Version 3.1
March 2007
DocuColor 8000/7000
System
Administration
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  • Page 1 Version 3.1 March 2007 DocuColor 8000/7000 System Administration Guide...
  • Page 2 Other company brands and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective companies and are also acknowledged. While every care has been taken in the preparation of this material, no liability will be accepted by Xerox Corporation arising out of any inaccuracies or omissions.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Conventions Symbols ..........v Safety notices Electrical safety.
  • Page 4 Tab l e o f c on te n ts Tools Mode Overview......... . 1-1 Entering and exiting Tools Mode.
  • Page 5 Tab l e of c o n te nts Auditron Overview......... . 2-1 Initialization .
  • Page 6 Tab l e o f c on te n ts D oc u Co l or 8 00 0/ 7 00 0 S y s te m A d mi n i s tr a ti o n G ui d e...
  • Page 7: Conventions

    Conventions Standardized conventions have been used in this manual to assist you in visually locating and identifying information quickly. Symbols CAUTION: This symbol alerts you to an action that may cause damage to hardware, software, or result in the loss of data. WARNING: Warnings mark alert users to areas of the machine where there is a possibility of personal injury.
  • Page 8 C on v e nt i on s The 1 2 3... symbol indicates the beginning of a task or work process you should use to complete a procedure and is followed by the first step of a numbered procedure, task, or work process. NOTE: This symbol calls your attention to information that is helpful, but not essential to complete a procedure or task.
  • Page 9: Safety Notices

    Safety notices This Xerox product and the recommended supplies are designed and tested to meet strict safety requirements. These include safety agency approval and compliance to established environmental standards. Please read the following instructions carefully before operating the product, and refer to them as needed to ensure the continued safe operation of your product.
  • Page 10: Disconnect Device

    If any of the following conditions occur, immediately switch off the power to the machine and disconnect the power cord from the electrical outlet. Call an authorized Xerox service representative to correct the problem. •...
  • Page 11: Laser Safety

    This product contains laser warning labels. These labels are intended for use by the Xerox Service Representative and are placed on or near panels or shields that require special tools for removal. Do not remove any of the panels. There are no operator serviceable areas in these covers.
  • Page 12: Europe (eu) And Other Markets

    This product contains laser warning labels. These labels are intended for use by the Xerox Service Representative and are placed on or near panels or shields that require special tools for removal. Do not remove any of the panels. There are no operator serviceable areas inside these covers.
  • Page 13: Maintenance Safety

    There are no parts behind these covers that you can maintain or service. Do not perform any maintenance procedures unless you have been trained to do them by a Xerox representative, or unless a procedure is specifically described in one of the manuals included with your press.
  • Page 14: Ozone Safety

    Xerox installation procedures, ensures that concentration levels meet safe limits. If you need additional information about ozone, request the Xerox publication, OZONE by calling 1-800-828-6571 in the USA. For a French language version, call 1-800-828-6571 in the USA, then press 2.
  • Page 15: Notices

    Changes or modifications to this equipment not specifically approved by the Xerox Corporation may void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. WARNING: Shielded cables must be used with this equipment to maintain compliance with FCC regulations.
  • Page 16: Regulatory Information For Rfid

    Certifications in Europe The CE marking that is applied to this product symbolizes Xerox Declaration of Conformity with the following applicable Directives of the European Union as of the dates indicated:...
  • Page 17 Any unauthorized alteration which includes the addition of new functions or the connection of external devices may impact this certification. Please contact your local Xerox Limited representative for a list of approved accessories. WARNING: In order to allow this equipment to operate in...
  • Page 18: It's Illegal In The Usa

    N ot i c es It’s illegal in the USA Congress, by statute, has forbidden the reproduction of the following subjects under certain circumstances. Penalties of fine or imprisonment may be imposed on those guilty of making such reproductions. Obligations or Securities of the United States Government, such as: Certificates of Indebtedness National Bank Currency...
  • Page 19 No ti c e s Adjusted Compensation Certificates for Veterans of the World Wars. Obligations or Securities of any Foreign Government, Bank, or Corporation. Copyrighted material, unless permission of the copyright owner has been obtained or the reproduction falls within the “fair use”...
  • Page 20: It's Illegal In Canada

    N ot i c es It’s illegal in Canada Parliament, by statute, has forbidden the reproduction of the following subjects under certain circumstances. Penalties of fines or imprisonment may be imposed on those guilty of making such copies. Current bank notes or current paper money. Obligations or securities of a government or bank.
  • Page 21: Environmental Notices For Canada

    Currently, Environmental Choice has more than 1600 approved products and 140 licensees. Xerox has been a leader in offering EcoLogo approved products. In 1996, Xerox became the first company licensed to use the Environmental Choice EcoLogo for its copiers, printers, and fax machines.
  • Page 22: Product Recycling And Disposal

    Perchlorate Material devices, such as batteries. Special handling may apply, please see www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate. If your product is not part of the Xerox program and you are managing its disposal, please follow the instructions provided in the above paragraph. Do c uC ol o r 80 0 0/ 7 00 0 S y s te m Ad m i ni s t r at i on G ui d e...
  • Page 23: European Union

    In accordance with European legislation end-of-life electrical and electronic equipment subject to disposal must be managed within agreed procedures. Prior to disposal, contact your local dealer or Xerox representative for end-of-life take-back information. Other countries Please contact your local waste authorities and request disposal guidance.
  • Page 24 N ot i c es x x i i Do c uC ol o r 80 0 0/ 7 00 0 S y s te m Ad m i ni s t r at i on G ui d e...
  • Page 25: Tools Mode

    Tools Mode Overview The Tools Mode enables you to establish the default settings for your digital press to fit your individual requirements. You can change the settings for a variety of features, such as the initial screen to display when the press is powered on, the language to display on the Touch Screen, special paper sizes that can be used in the Paper Trays, timers, audio tone controls, default settings for scanner features, image quality settings, and more.
  • Page 26 1. To o ls M od e Use the following procedure to enter and exit the Tools Mode: 1. Press the Access button on the Control Panel. The Access Password Screen appears. 2. Use the keypad to enter the Tools Mode password. The default password is five ones (11111).
  • Page 27 1 . Too l s M od e The Pathway Options screen appears. NOTE: It is recommended that you change the Tools password as soon as possible after installing the digital press in order to prevent unauthorized access to the Tools Mode. The procedure for changing the password is in Chapter 2 of this manual.
  • Page 28: Navigating In Tools Mode

    1. To o ls M od e Navigating in Tools Mode The following table tells you how to navigate in Tools Mode by touching buttons. Button Result Tabs Allows you to view the options available on that screen. Enter Saves any changes you made on the screen. System Default Returns the settings on the screen to the factory default settings.
  • Page 29: Machine Defaults

    1 . Too l s M od e Machine Defaults Two Machine Defaults screens are available for changing default settings. Each of the features shown on the below screen is described throughout the remainder of this chapter. NOTE: The Service Call feature is not available. Do c u Co lo r 80 0 0/ 70 0 0 S y s te m A dm i n is t r a ti o n G u id e...
  • Page 30: Machine Defaults 1

    The Machine Defaults 1 screen. NOTE: The D-MAX Setup feature may or may not be selectable with your DocuColor 8000/7000 Digital Press configuration. In either case, this feature is for the Xerox Service Representative only and is not for customer use. 1- 6...
  • Page 31: Initial Screen

    1 . Too l s M od e Initial Screen Use the Initial Screen to select the screen that displays when the digital press is powered on. You can choose from two screens: • Job Status • Machine Status NOTE: The Machine Status screen is the factory default setting. Use the following procedure to change the default initial screen.
  • Page 32 1. To o ls M od e 2. Touch the Machine Status or Job Status button. If you select the Machine Defaults screen, the screen below appears when the machine is powered on. If you change the default setting to the Job Status screen, the screen below appears when the machine is powered on.
  • Page 33: Nvm Read/write

    1 . Too l s M od e NVM Read/Write Your Xerox service representative uses this feature to change certain system settings. It also may occasionally be used by system administrators. Under most conditions, this feature is not used by system administrators;...
  • Page 34 1. To o ls M od e To switch a feature, perform the following: 1. From the NVM Read/Write screen, use the keypad on the Control Panel and enter the Chain Link Number: • The Chain Link Number for Special Media Setting for Drilled Papers is 700 545.
  • Page 35 1 . Too l s M od e 4. After entering the New Value number, press the Start button. The UI displays the following screen: 5. Touch the Close button to save and close your new setting. 6. Exit Tools Mode and run your print job. KEY POINT 1: After running your print job, reenter Tools Mode, NVM Read/Write, and the feature that is currently...
  • Page 36: Tray Priority

    1. To o ls M od e Tray Priority Select the priority order for each paper tray. If the Auto Tray Switching feature is enabled and each paper tray contains the same paper size and weight, the digital press feeds paper from the tray set at Priority 1.
  • Page 37: System Timers

    1 . Too l s M od e System Timers Use this feature to change the factory default settings for the timers in the digital press. To access the various timers, touch the System Timers button on the Machine Defaults 1 screen. The System Timers screen appears.
  • Page 38: Power Saver

    1. To o ls M od e Power Saver Use this feature to set the time that elapses until the digital press enters a reduced power consumption mode. This timer is activated when all print jobs have been completed and there are no jobs in the job queue.
  • Page 39: Screen Saver

    1 . Too l s M od e Screen Saver The Screen Saver feature allows you to protect the screen from being damaged with permanent marks if the digital press is idle for a period of time. 1. Touch the Screen Saver button on the System Timers screen. 2.
  • Page 40: Job Spacing

    1. To o ls M od e Job Spacing Use the Job Spacing feature when there are multiple jobs queued and you would like to allow seven seconds to unload prints from a finishing device before the next job starts printing. 1.
  • Page 41: Tools Off

    1 . Too l s M od e Tools Off Use the Tools Off feature to have the digital press automatically return to the printing mode when no action is taken on the Tools Mode screens after the set amount of time. KEY POINT: Jobs sent over the network will queue but will not print while the Tools Mode is active.
  • Page 42: Auto Resume Print

    1. To o ls M od e Auto Resume Print Use the Auto Resume Print feature to restart a job automatically after a fault is cleared and a job received over the network is waiting for user instruction. 1. Touch the Auto Resume Print button on the System Timers screen.
  • Page 43: Auto Resume Stop

    1 . Too l s M od e Auto Resume Stop Use the Auto Resume Stop feature to restart a job automatically after the Pause button on the Control Panel is pressed and the job is waiting for user instruction. 1.
  • Page 44: Auto Resume Hold

    1. To o ls M od e Auto Resume Hold Use the Auto Resume Hold feature to automatically print the next job in the queue if the current job is waiting for user instruction to clear a certain type of fault. 1.
  • Page 45: Audio Tones

    1 . Too l s M od e Audio Tones There are three types of audio tones that can be activated on the digital press, as shown in the following table. Tone What the Tone Indicates Attention Tone An unselectable button has been touched. Button A selectable button has been touched.
  • Page 46: Productivity Setting

    1. To o ls M od e Productivity Setting The productivity of the digital press relates to the continuous speed of the media output as measured in prints per minute (ppm). The continuous speed is dependent on paper size, paper weight, and fuser temperature.
  • Page 47: Productivity Charts

    1 . Too l s M od e Productivity charts The following productivity charts lists the various paper weights and sizes and their related print speeds for 1 Sided and 2 Sided output. Each chart outlines the print speed parameters for both productivity settings.
  • Page 48 1. To o ls M od e Mixed Paper Weight Mixed Paper Weight Mode Paper Size(Feed Print Speed for Print Speed for direction length)[mm] DocuColor 8000 DocuColor 7000 Paper Weight Min. Simplex Duplex Simplex Duplex 182.0 216.0 60 - 105 g/m 216.1 297.0 297.1...
  • Page 49: Productivity Setting Procedure

    1 . Too l s M od e Productivity Setting procedure Use the following procedure for choosing the setting which is best for your environment. 1. Touch the Productivity Setting button on the Machine Defaults 1 screen. 2. Select the button for the type of paper you use most frequently in the digital press, either Single Paper Weight or Mixed Paper Weight.
  • Page 50: Auto Tray Switching

    1. To o ls M od e Auto Tray Switching This feature allows you to set the default settings for the following options: Default Setting What the Default Does Auto Tray Switching Allows the digital press to automatically select another paper tray, containing the (ATS) appropriate paper, if the selected paper tray becomes unusable Auto Paper Selection...
  • Page 51 1 . Too l s M od e 3. Touch the Enable or Disable button for the Auto Paper Selection option. 4. To instruct the digital press to bypass one or more of the paper trays, touch the desired Paper Tray button in the Inhibited Tray column.
  • Page 52: Oversize Paper Offset

    1. To o ls M od e Oversize Paper Offset Use this feature for media that is larger than long edge feed, 8.5x11 inch/A4 paper, such as 12 x 18 in. (304.8 x 457.2 mm). NOTE: Some color server manufacturers have an oversize paper offset feature that you can also use to adjust the position of the image on the paper.
  • Page 53 1 . Too l s M od e 3. Touch the Offset Level 1, 2, 3, or 4 button to adjust the position of the paper as it feeds. Refer to the following table for the adjustments made for each Offset Level. Paper Size Level 1 Level 2...
  • Page 54: Set Date & Time

    1. To o ls M od e Set Date & Time Use this feature to set the date and time for the system. The date and time is displayed on the Error Log screen and on the Date and Time screens. Setting the Date 1.
  • Page 55: Setting The Time

    1 . Too l s M od e 2. Select the date format you wish to use. 3. Use the up or down arrow buttons to enter the correct year, month, and day. 4. Touch the Enter button on the screen to save your selections. The next time you enter the Tools Mode, the date that you set is displayed.
  • Page 56 1. To o ls M od e 3. Touch the 12 Hour Clock or the 24 Hour Clock button. 4. Use the up or down arrow buttons to set the correct hour and minutes. If you selected the 12 Hour Clock, touch the AM or PM button. 5.
  • Page 57: Dual Language

    This feature enables you to set one of two available languages as the default for the Touch Screen. When your digital press was installed, your Xerox service representative loaded onto your system your choice of two languages that you can choose from to be displayed on the Touch Screen.
  • Page 58: Non-standard Paper Size

    1. To o ls M od e Non-Standard Paper Size You can run non-standard sized paper from any paper tray by entering the paper size on the Non-Standard Paper Size screen for the tray being used. KEY POINT: Be sure to select Non-Standard Size on the top front of the tray, and use the Paper Weight Indicator at the right side of the tray to select the paper weight being used.
  • Page 59: Machine Defaults 2

    1 . Too l s M od e Machine Defaults 2 This section describes the features available to you through the Machine Defaults 2 screen. Select the Machine Defaults 2 tab, and one of the following screens appears. If your system has an optional finishing device attached, this screen may reflect a finishing device option as shown below: Use the procedures on the following pages to make default settings for the available features.
  • Page 60: Decurler Setup And Decurler E Table Settings

    1. To o ls M od e Decurler Setup and Decurler E Table Settings When paper is exposed to heat, the paper loses moisture and curls toward the heat source. High toner coverage jobs tend to curl more due to the toner plastification effect on the paper surface.
  • Page 61: Decurler Specifications

    1 . Too l s M od e The digital press is equipped with an automatic curl control system that uses the variables listed above to determine the amount of pressure needed at different Decurlers to reduce the curl. KEY POINT: If you notice that output prints have too much curl, first try flipping over the stack of paper in the paper tray being used.
  • Page 62 1. To o ls M od e Decurler Settings A-D The default Decurler settings for Type A through Type D are shown in the following table. These settings are automatically selected by the digital press. Western Eastern All Trays Paper Types Hemisphere Hemisphere Paper Weights...
  • Page 63: Using The Deculer Setup

    1 . Too l s M od e If paper curl is a problem, using one of these preset parameters usually eliminates the problem. However, due to the broad range of paper variables, image coverage, and environmental factors, these defaults settings may not result in satisfactory performance. If paper curl is interfering with digital press performance, begin by adjusting the decurler settings by selecting an alternate Decurler Paper Type A through Type D.
  • Page 64 1. To o ls M od e 3. Select the desired Tray. • Tray 1 is the default tray. • If you have an optional SFM attached, Trays 3 and 4 also appear on this screen. 4. Select Coating: Uncoated or Coated. 5.
  • Page 65 1 . Too l s M od e 8. Exit the Tools Mode and run a few test prints to determine if the curl was reduced to a satisfactory level. • If curl remains excessive, access Tools Mode, Decurler Settings and repeat steps 3 through 8. Insure an alternate Paper Type, selected from Paper Type A through Paper Type D, has been selected each time these steps are repeated.
  • Page 66: Decurler E Table Settings

    1. To o ls M od e Decurler E Table Settings If paper curl persists, even after using a Decurler Type A-D, then you can use the Decurler E Table Settings feature to reduce the curl in our output. When you select the Decurler E Table Settings feature, the following window opens: NOTE: As stated previously, before using a Decurler E Type, you must first set up the Decurler E Type setting or settings.
  • Page 67 Before using the Decurler E Table Settings, evaluate your output for paper curl and whether or not you need to use an E Type setting. 1. Determine if Xerox has tested your paper type and weight by going to the web site and referring to the www.xerox.com...
  • Page 68 1. To o ls M od e 4. Measure the height of the sheet, in millimeters (mm), at the four corners of the sheet. Measuring the curl of Measuring the curl of a bridged (downward) sheet a cupped (upward) sheet a.
  • Page 69 1 . Too l s M od e c. Check the output for curl. d. If the curl is still persistent, try another Decurler Paper Type (A-D): e. If the curl continues after each Decurler Paper Type A-D setting is tried, continue to the Using the Decurler E Table Settings procedure on the next page;...
  • Page 70: Using The Decurler E Table Settings

    1. To o ls M od e Using the Decurler E Table Settings 1. Load the Paper Tray with the paper you wish to use for a job. Make the correct paper weight selections on the tray for the paper being used and run a few test prints. If there is too much curl, continue with step 2.
  • Page 71 1 . Too l s M od e 4. Select an E type from the E Table choices (E1-E6); in the example below, Type E1 is selected. (Type E1 will be used throughout this procedure.) 5. Select the Decurler Type: •...
  • Page 72 1. To o ls M od e 6. After you select the Decurler Type, touch the E Table Settings button. 1- 4 8 D oc u Co l or 8 00 0/ 7 00 0 S y s te m A d mi n i s tr a ti o n G ui d e...
  • Page 73 1 . Too l s M od e An E Table Settings window (for the specific Decurler Type selected) opens: • The values in the above six windows control a mechanism in the digital press that compensates for the curl formed in the fusing process;...
  • Page 74 1. To o ls M od e 7. Using your curl calculations, identify whether the paper curl is upward or downward and use the appropriate Upper or Lower windows of the E Table Settings screen. For example, if your paper is curling upwards, use the Upper windows as indicated the following screen in red: 8.
  • Page 75 1 . Too l s M od e 11. Touch the Close button to save these settings and return to the Decurler E Table Settings window. 12. Touch the Close button to save the selections and return to the Machine Defaults 2 screen. 13.
  • Page 76 1. To o ls M od e 14. From the Decurler Setup window, touch the appropriate Paper Tray and Coating buttons. 15. Select the appropriate Paper Weight. 1- 5 2 D oc u Co l or 8 00 0/ 7 00 0 S y s te m A d mi n i s tr a ti o n G ui d e...
  • Page 77 1 . Too l s M od e 16. Select the Paper Type (E1-E6) as determined earlier in Step 4 of this procedure; refer to the screen below. 1. Type E1 is selected; this is the selection made in Step 4 of this procedure. 2.
  • Page 78 1. To o ls M od e 20. Retrieve your output and assess the condition of each stack for paper curl. a. If the curl is eliminated in both stacks of the output, continue printing the job. b. If the curl in both stacks is in the opposite direction from the original paper curl, additional adjustments are required;...
  • Page 79 1 . Too l s M od e 24. Repeat Steps 11 through 19 and then proceed to Step 24a. a. If the curl is eliminated in both stacks of the output, continue printing the job. b. If the curl in both stacks is in the opposite direction from the original paper curl, additional adjustments are required;...
  • Page 80 2 mm = 25% 6 mm = 50% e. Repeat Steps 11 through 19, then skip to Step 30. 30. If you are not successful in reducing the curl, call your Xerox service representative. 1- 5 6 D oc u Co l or 8 00 0/ 7 00 0 S y s te m A d mi n i s tr a ti o n G ui d e...
  • Page 81: Custom Paper Setup

    1 . Too l s M od e Custom Paper Setup Different media (including paper type, weight, and coating/ uncoating) may require specific handling by the digital press as it is moving through the paper path. For example, some media types may skew or curl as they progress through the printing path of the digital press.
  • Page 82: Custom Paper Procedure

    1. To o ls M od e Custom Paper procedure Use the following procedure for creating/modifying a Custom Paper Profile. KEY POINT: Before creating or modifying Custom Paper Profiles, copy and use the chart at the back of this book to record your Custom Paper Profile settings.
  • Page 83 1 . Too l s M od e 2. The Custom Paper Setup window opens. 3. Select the specific Paper Tray for which the Custom Paper Profile will be created. If you have a SFM attached, this screen reflects the additional Paper Trays 3 and 4. Do c u Co lo r 80 0 0/ 70 0 0 S y s te m A dm i n is t r a ti o n G u id e 1-59...
  • Page 84 1. To o ls M od e 4. Select the Paper Type Switch. NOTE: The default setting is Off. • The Paper Type Switches correspond with the media buttons/switches on the paper trays: • Selecting a Paper Type Switch informs the digital press that custom paper is loaded in the tray and to use the corresponding Custom Paper Profile when those buttons/ switches are selected on the specified paper tray.
  • Page 85 1 . Too l s M od e Refer to the following example: KEY POINT: This is an example only. Do not perform these steps at this time. 1. The Paper Type Switch corresponds with the selections on the paper tray. 2.
  • Page 86 1. To o ls M od e The Paper Type Switch does not have to match the KEY POINT: actual type of paper you are loading in the tray. When creating a Custom Paper Profile, select a Paper Type that is rarely or never used as your Paper Type Switch.
  • Page 87 1 . Too l s M od e The Custom Paper Adjustment window opens. 6. Select a Custom Paper Profile button. • After selecting a Custom Paper Profile button, the Custom Paper Profile and Alignment Adjustment buttons on the right are selectable. KEY POINT: Important information about this feature includes the following: –...
  • Page 88 1. To o ls M od e 7. From the Modify/Review area, select the Custom Paper Profile button. The Custom Paper Profile window opens. These options allow you to further “fine-tune” your custom paper profile and are explained in more detail on the following pages.
  • Page 89 1 . Too l s M od e These options include: • Base Range of Paper Type: This is the actual type of paper you are loading in the paper tray. Do c u Co lo r 80 0 0/ 70 0 0 S y s te m A dm i n is t r a ti o n G u id e 1-65...
  • Page 90 1. To o ls M od e • 2nd BTB: The Second Bias Transfer Belt is a feature that is normally used with heavier weight paper (220 g/m greater, 10 pt, 12 pt). – The default settings for 2nd BTB Side 1 and Side 2 are both 100%.
  • Page 91 1 . Too l s M od e Use This feature when your: a. Prints may have mottle, which is uneven spotty toner coverage that occurs when printing large, solid areas of flat color (refer to the below illustration) No Mottle Mottle If mottle exists and it is heavy weight paper, increase one or both of the...
  • Page 92 1. To o ls M od e b. Prints have a color shift where the colors are much different than what you desire (refer to the below illustration). This test pattern represents an This test pattern represents output with the desired colors. an output with a shift in colors, and thereby an undesired output.
  • Page 93 1 . Too l s M od e • Decurler Penetration Amount: Use this feature to compensate for paper curl in your output prints. This is the same as the Decurler Setup feature. For specific Decurler information, refer to the Decurler Setup and Decurler E Table Settings section earlier in this chapter.
  • Page 94 1. To o ls M od e • Aligner NIP Pressure: Use this feature with paper types that slip and skew or have damaged edges. Examples: – Some coated paper types slip and skew, thereby having the image misregistered on the output prints. In this case, you may want to increase the NIP pressure in order to compensate for the slippage and skewing.
  • Page 95 1 . Too l s M od e • Air Assist Operation Selection: Use this feature to switch on or switch off the fans in a paper tray in order to eliminate misfeeds, paper jams, or other possible tray feeding problems. You can also select Auto if you want the digital press to decide whether or not to switch on or off the fans for a paper tray.
  • Page 96 1. To o ls M od e 8. Make the desired selections from the Custom Paper Profile selections. Select Close to save the changes and close the window. 9. If necessary, you can select or create an Alignment Adjustment Profile for this Custom Paper Profile. NOTE: For information on the Alignment Adjustment feature refer to the section later in this chapter entitled Alignment Adjustment.
  • Page 97 1 . Too l s M od e 11. After you select all the desired settings for this Custom Paper Profile, run a Test Print to ensure that the output is satisfactory. 12. If the output is not satisfactory, perform Steps 1-10 again to readjust the parameters for this Custom Paper Profile.
  • Page 98 1. To o ls M od e This returns you to the Custom Paper Adjustment screen: 14. Select the Close button to return to the Custom Paper Setup screen: 15. Select the Close button to save and close these settings for this Custom Paper Profile.
  • Page 99 1 . Too l s M od e 16. Close out of Tools Mode and return to the Machine Status screen. The Machine Status screen now displays your new Custom Paper Profile: 17. To switch off the Custom Paper Profile without going into or deleting it in Tools Mode, simply open the paper tray and select different paper type information (weight, coating, etc.) by changing the tray buttons/switches.
  • Page 100: Alignment Adjustment

    1. To o ls M od e Alignment Adjustment When printing duplex jobs and using different media types (including paper type, weight, and coating/uncoating), the output may require specific handling by the digital press as it is moving through the paper path. With certain media types and duplex jobs, the images on Side 1 and/or Side 2 may be misregistered, skewed, perpendicularly misaligned, or stretched.
  • Page 101 1 . Too l s M od e When creating Alignment Profiles for Side 1 and/or Side 2 prints, be aware of the following: • Side 1/Side 2 images may be misregistered because the paper is not the exact same size. It may vary slightly, with differences of plus or minus 1mm, causing the image to be misregistered.
  • Page 102: Alignment Adjustment Profile Procedure

    1. To o ls M od e Alignment Adjustment Profile procedure Use the following procedure to create/modify an Alignment Profile for adjusting Side 1/Side 2 image output. KEY POINT: Before creating or modifying Alignment Profiles, copy and use the chart at the back of this book to record your Alignment Profile settings.
  • Page 103 1 . Too l s M od e 2. Select a Paper Tray. KEY POINT: If you are creating an Alignment Profile in affiliation with a Custom Paper Profile and have arrived here from the Custom Paper Setup procedure, then this screen will not reflect any Paper Tray information.
  • Page 104 1. To o ls M od e 3. Select a Profile number from 1-20 by touching the desired button. The Modify/Review button is now selectable, as shown above. 1- 8 0 D oc u Co l or 8 00 0/ 7 00 0 S y s te m A d mi n i s tr a ti o n G ui d e...
  • Page 105 1 . Too l s M od e 4. Touch the Alignment Profile buttons; the Alignment Profile window opens. Do c u Co lo r 80 0 0/ 70 0 0 S y s te m A dm i n is t r a ti o n G u id e 1-81...
  • Page 106 1. To o ls M od e 5. Touch the Test Print button; a new window opens. a. Touch the 2 Sided button. NOTE: If you want to check the registration for 1 Sided prints only, touch the 1 Sided button. b.
  • Page 107 1 . Too l s M od e 6. Evaluate the test prints by holding your 2 Sided output at eye level near a light source. This will allow you to see the registration marks for both Side 1 and Side 2 of the output. a.
  • Page 108 1. To o ls M od e • Lead Registration: Use this feature to adjust the lead edge of the image for Side 1 and/or Side 2 registration. – The factory default setting is zero (0). – The arrows on the right side of the illustration show the paper feed direction.
  • Page 109 1 . Too l s M od e • Side Registration: Use this feature to adjust the side edge of the image for Side 1 and/or Side 2 registration. – The factory default setting is zero (0). – The + sign, the up arrow, and the red lines shows the direction the image will move on the paper when the value is increased.
  • Page 110 1. To o ls M od e • Perpendicularity: Use this feature to adjust the image digitally on the drum so that it will align with the paper for both Side 1 and Side 2. – The factory default setting is zero (0). –...
  • Page 111 1 . Too l s M od e • Side Skew: Use this feature to adjust the paper so that the image for Side 1 and/or Side 2 are not skewed but aligned with each other. – The factory default setting is zero (0). –...
  • Page 112 1. To o ls M od e • FS Direction Image Magnification: Use this feature to correct for image stretch from Side 1 to Side 2. The image may be enlarged or reduced as necessary. – FS stands for Fast Scan and it enlarges or reduces the image in the direction shown in the illustration above.
  • Page 113 1 . Too l s M od e • SS Direction Image Magnification: Use this feature to correct for image stretch from Side 1 to Side 2. The image may be enlarged or reduced as necessary. – SS stands for Slow Scan and it enlarges or reduces the image in the direction shown in the illustration above.
  • Page 114 1. To o ls M od e 8. Make the desired adjustments for one the Alignment Profile features (Lead Registration, Side Registration, etc.). NOTE: It is recommended that you choose only one Alignment Profile feature until you run another set of Test Prints and evaluate the registration on that output.
  • Page 115 1 . Too l s M od e 9. Select Test Print to ensure that the output is satisfactory. a. Touch the 2 Sided button. NOTE: If you want to check the registration for 1 Sided prints only, touch the 1 Sided button. b.
  • Page 116 1. To o ls M od e 11. Once your output is satisfactory, select Close to save these settings and return to the Alignment Adjustment window. 12. Select Close to save all the settings for this Alignment Profile and return to the Machine Defaults 2 screen. 13.
  • Page 117 1 . Too l s M od e Deactivating an Alignment Adjustment Profile To switch off or deactivate an Alignment Profile, perform the following steps: 1. Reenter Tools Mode. 2. Select Alignment Adjustment from the Machine Default 2 screen. 3. Refer to your Alignment Adjustment Profile Chart where you recorded the selections made for the profile you want to switch off/deactivate.
  • Page 118: Finishing System Module Profile (dfa Device)

    1. To o ls M od e Finishing System Module Profile (DFA device) If your digital press has a third-party, Digital Finishing Architecture (DFA) device, connected, enabled, and powered on, the option entitled “Finishing System Module Profile” is displayed on the Machine Defaults 2 tab.
  • Page 119 1 . Too l s M od e Touch the Finishing System Module Profile button to display the Profile List. To view the settings for a Timing Tab or a Finishing System Profile, touch that button. The settings for a DFA device can only be viewed on the digital press Touch Screen.
  • Page 120 1. To o ls M od e 1- 9 6 D oc u Co l or 8 00 0/ 7 00 0 S y s te m A d mi n i s tr a ti o n G ui d e...
  • Page 121: Auditron

    Auditron KEY POINT: Some features or options described in this chapter may not display or be selectable depending on the configuration of your machine. Overview The Auditron Mode enables you to: • Change the Tools Mode password • Establish a separate password for access to the Auditron Mode •...
  • Page 122: Initialization

    2. A u d it r o n Initialization User Accounts are individual accounts that can be set up with print limits, color limits, a password, and copy volume limits. The Initialization screen allows you to reset information in User Accounts.
  • Page 123 2 . A ud i tr o n Whenever you perform one of the above options, a confirmation screen asks if you are sure you want to initialize the Auditron: Responding with a “Yes” deletes all the established accounts, and returns the Tools Mode password to the factory default of five ones (11111).
  • Page 124: Create/modify User Accounts

    2. A u d it r o n Create/Modify User Accounts The Create/Modify User Accounts screen enables you to create user accounts, passwords, or review existing account privileges. You are also able to change the default password for entering the Tools Pathway and to create a new password for the Auditron Mode, if so desired.
  • Page 125: Creating A User Account

    2 . A ud i tr o n Creating a User Account Use the following procedure to create a User Account. NOTE: To undo the last change that you made, touch the Undo button at the top of the screen. The last setting that you changed is returned to its previous value.
  • Page 126 2. A u d it r o n 3. Set the level of access for the individual using the account by touching the Access Rights button. 4. Touch one of the following buttons: – Key Operator Access – Auditron Administrator –...
  • Page 127 2 . A ud i tr o n 5. Touch the Close button to return to the Create/Modify User Accounts screen. 6. Touch the Input Password button. a. Use the Control Panel keypad to enter the unique five-digit password for this account. b.
  • Page 128: Modifying A User Account

    2. A u d it r o n Modifying a User Account Use the following procedure to modify a User Account. NOTE: To undo the last change that you made, touch the Undo button at the top of the screen. The last setting that you changed will be returned to its previous value.
  • Page 129: Changing The Tools Mode Password

    2 . A ud i tr o n Changing the Tools Mode Password Use the following procedure to change the Access password for the Tools Mode. 1. Touch the Create/Modify User Accounts button on the Auditron Administration screen. The Create/Modify User Accounts screen appears.
  • Page 130: Creating A Password For The Auditron Mode

    2. A u d it r o n Creating a Password for the Auditron Mode Use the following procedure to create a unique password for accessing the Auditron Mode. 1. Touch the Create/Modify User Accounts button on the Auditron Administration screen. The Create/Modify User Accounts screen appears.
  • Page 131 2 . A ud i tr o n 5. Touch the Access Rights button at the top of the screen. The Access Rights screen appears. 6. Touch the Auditron Administrator Access button. 7. Touch the Close button. 8. Touch the Enter button on the Create/Modify User Accounts screen.
  • Page 132: Review Printer Job Account

    2. A u d it r o n Review Printer Job Account Use the Review Printer Job Account screen to determine the number of print jobs sent from the color server connected to your digital press. The meters show volumes for the following copy types: Depending on your digital press configuration, you may or may not have an additional printing volume meter on this screen.
  • Page 133: Charts

    Charts E Table Settings Chart: Type E1 E Table Settings Paper Type E Table Decurler Type Lower Lower Lower Upper Upper Upper (10 mm) (6 mm) (2 mm) (10 mm) (6 mm) (2 mm) Single Type E1 Simplex: Paper Straight Weight Type E2 Simplex: In...
  • Page 134: E Table Settings Chart: Type E2

    E Table Settings Chart: Type E2 E Table Settings Paper Type E Table Decurler Type Lower Lower Lower Upper Upper Upper (10 mm) (6 mm) (2 mm) (10 mm) (6 mm) (2 mm) Single Type E1 Simplex: Paper Straight Weight Type E2 Simplex: In Reverse...
  • Page 135: E Table Settings Chart: Type E3

    E Table Settings Chart: Type E3 E Table Settings Paper Type E Table Decurler Type Lower Lower Lower Upper Upper Upper (10 mm) (6 mm) (2 mm) (10 mm) (6 mm) (2 mm) Single Type E1 Simplex: Paper Straight Weight Type E2 Simplex: In Reverse...
  • Page 136: E Table Settings Chart: Type E4

    E Table Settings Chart: Type E4 E Table Settings Paper Type E Table Decurler Type Lower Lower Lower Upper Upper Upper (10 mm) (6 mm) (2 mm) (10 mm) (6 mm) (2 mm) Single Type E1 Simplex: Paper Straight Weight Type E2 Simplex: In Reverse...
  • Page 137: E Table Settings Chart: Type E5

    E Table Settings Chart: Type E5 E Table Settings Paper Type E Table Decurler Type Lower Lower Lower Upper Upper Upper (10 mm) (6 mm) (2 mm) (10 mm) (6 mm) (2 mm) Single Type E1 Simplex: Paper Straight Weight Type E2 Simplex: In Reverse...
  • Page 138: E Table Settings Chart: Type E6

    E Table Settings Chart: Type E6 E Table Settings Paper Type E Table Decurler Type Lower Lower Lower Upper Upper Upper (10 mm) (6 mm) (2 mm) (10 mm) (6 mm) (2 mm) Single Type E1 Simplex: Paper Straight Weight Type E2 Simplex: In Reverse...
  • Page 139: Custom Paper Setup Chart

    Custom Paper Setup Chart Custom Profile 1 Alignment Custom Paper Adjustment Adjustment Paper Paper Type Switch Tray # Decurler Air Assist Refer to Aligner NIP Base Range of Paper Type 2nd BTB Penetration Operation Alignment Profile Pressure Amount Selection Number: 60-80 g/m Uncoated Side 1:...
  • Page 140: Custom Paper Setup Chart

    Custom Paper Setup Chart Custom Profile 2 Alignment Custom Paper Adjustment Adjustment Paper Paper Type Switch Tray # Decurler Air Assist Refer to Aligner NIP Base Range of Paper Type 2nd BTB Penetration Operation Alignment Profile Pressure Amount Selection Number: 60-80 g/m Uncoated Side 1:...
  • Page 141: Custom Paper Setup Chart

    Custom Paper Setup Chart Custom Profile _______ Alignment Custom Paper Adjustment Adjustment Paper Paper Type Switch Tray # Decurler Air Assist Refer to Aligner NIP Base Range of Paper Type 2nd BTB Penetration Operation Alignment Profile Pressure Amount Selection Number: 60-80 g/m Uncoated Side 1:...
  • Page 142: Custom Paper Setup Chart

    Custom Paper Setup Chart Custom Profile _______ Alignment Custom Paper Adjustment Adjustment Paper Paper Type Switch Tray # Decurler Air Assist Refer to Aligner NIP Base Range of Paper Type 2nd BTB Penetration Operation Alignment Profile Pressure Amount Selection Number: 60-80 g/m Uncoated Side 1:...
  • Page 143: Alignment Adjustment Profile Chart

    Alignment Adjustment Profile Chart Alignment Profile 1 Lead FS Direction SS Direction Side Registration Perpendicularity Side Skew Registration Image Magnification Image Magnification Side 1: Side 1: Side 1: Side 1: Side 1: Side 1: (-2.0 to +2.0) (-2.0 to +2.0) (-1.2 to +1.2) (-2.0 to +2.0) (-0.400 to +0.400)
  • Page 144: Alignment Adjustment Profile Chart

    Alignment Adjustment Profile Chart Alignment Profile 2 Lead FS Direction SS Direction Side Registration Perpendicularity Side Skew Registration Image Magnification Image Magnification Side 1: Side 1: Side 1: Side 1: Side 1: Side 1: (-2.0 to +2.0) (-2.0 to +2.0) (-1.2 to +1.2) (-2.0 to +2.0) (-0.400 to +0.400)
  • Page 145: Alignment Adjustment Profile Chart

    Alignment Adjustment Profile Chart Alignment Profile_______ Lead FS Direction SS Direction Side Registration Perpendicularity Side Skew Registration Image Magnification Image Magnification Side 1: Side 1: Side 1: Side 1: Side 1: Side 1: (-2.0 to +2.0) (-2.0 to +2.0) (-1.2 to +1.2) (-2.0 to +2.0) (-0.400 to +0.400) (-0.400 to +0.400)
  • Page 146: Alignment Adjustment Profile Chart

    Alignment Adjustment Profile Chart Alignment Profile_______ Lead FS Direction SS Direction Side Registration Perpendicularity Side Skew Registration Image Magnification Image Magnification Side 1: Side 1: Side 1: Side 1: Side 1: Side 1: (-2.0 to +2.0) (-2.0 to +2.0) (-1.2 to +1.2) (-2.0 to +2.0) (-0.400 to +0.400) (-0.400 to +0.400)

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