Description of Problem 100000030797
My printed documents are too light, dull or not vivid. How can I improve the
print quality?Description of Solution 200000039566
Print a Print Quality Check Sheet (PQCS):
Press the 4 color columns on the touchscreen.
Press Test Print
Press START. A Print Quality Check Sheet will be printed.
the PQCS; there will be four color blocks (Black, Yellow, Cyan & Magenta)
made up of dotted lines. Check the quality of the four color blocks on the
NOTE: The overall print quality of the PQCS may appear light or dull. This
is the expected print quality. To conserve ink usage the machine is designed to
use a lesser amount of ink when printing this document.
The LCD asks you if the print quality is OK, press the red X
to return to the standby display.
If all the lines
are clear and visible, as shown under "OK", continue to STEP
If you can see
missing short lines as shown under "Poor" refer to solution:"How
do I clear white horizontal lines on printed documents?"
NOTE: Missing lines in
the color blocks can result in light print or horizontal white lines. The
troubleshooting included in solution will assist in both reported print quality
2. Light, dull print can occur when printing from the PC,
copying or printing from a media or memory card. Refer to the necessary solution
print when printing from the PC refer to solution: "When
I print a document from my computer, the text is dull, light or faded. What can
print when making copies refer to solution: "How
can I improve my Brother machine's copy quality?"
print when printing from a media or memory card refer to solution: "How
can I improve the quality of the images I print from my Brother machine's Photo