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FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting


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Date: 23/03/2017 ID: faq00002477_015

Carry out calibration to improve the color density

The output density and print position for each color may vary depending on the machine's environment, such as temperature and humidity.
Calibration helps you improve the color density.


NOTE: The screens may differ depending on operating system being used and your Brother machine.



Calibration from the control panel:

Follow the steps listed below to carry out calibration from the control panel.


  1. Press Toner(Toner) => Calibration => Calibrate.
  2. Press Yes to confirm.
    Calibration starts automatically, and will take a few minutes
  3. Press Home(Home).


Calibration from the status monitor:

Follow the steps listed below to carry out calibration from the status monitor.


  1. For macOS v10.10.x or greater:
    1. Run System Preferences, select Printers & Scanners, and then select the machine.
    2. Click Options & Supplies.... Click the Utility tab, and then click Open Printer Utility. The Status Monitor will start up.
  2. Now the status monitor is turned on.
  3. Go to the menu bar, click Control => Color Calibration.
    Status Monitor
  4. Color Calibration dialog appears. Read the message and click OK. The machine starts color calibration and then the printer driver attempt to get the calibration data from the machine.

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