Print Quality

Print Quality

The settings about print quality including the resolution and toner density are listed with short descriptions. Default settings are marked with a dagger ().
Asterisks (*)
Settings marked with an asterisk (*) are not displayed depending on other settings.

Resolution

Specify the resolution for processing print data.
600 dpi
1200 dpi

Image Refinement *

Enable or disable the smoothing mode in which the edges of characters and graphics are smoothly printed. <Image Refinement> is not displayed when <Resolution> is set to <1200 dpi>.
Off
On

Toner Save

Specify this setting when you want to check the finishing such as the layout before printing a large job, for example. Since this printing mode saves toner, fine lines and portions with lighter print density may become blurred.
Off
On

Density *

Adjust the toner density to apply to printing. <Density> is not displayed when <Toner Save> is set to <On>. Adjusting Print Density
-8 to 0 to +8

Density (Fine Adj) *

You can make fine adjustment of the toner density applied to printing separately for three different density areas. <Density (Fine Adj)> is not displayed when <Toner Save> is set to <On>. Adjusting Print Density
-8 to 0 to +8

Halftones

You can select the printing method to reproduce halftones (the intermediate range between the lighter and darker areas of an image). Halftones can be specified for each image data type in a single document.
Text
Resolution
Gradation
Color Tone
High Resolution
Graphics
Resolution
Gradation
Color Tone
High Resolution
Image
Resolution
Gradation
Color Tone
High Resolution

Reduce Quality

Select whether to continue printing by automatically reducing the quality when insufficient memory is available for the processing.
Continue Printing
Stop Printing
If you select <Stop Printing>, an error message is displayed and the printing is stopped when the machine runs out of memory. You can press  () to resume the printing by reducing the quality.

Adj. Prt. Line Width

Adjust this if the printed text or thin lines are faded.
-7 to 0 to +8
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