After replacing the Auto-registration mark sensor or the main board on the FC-8000 (Q24, 30, 42, 54, 64), operators need to calibrate its positioning.

How to Adjust the Auto-Registration Mark Sensor

  1. Enter the adjustment menu.
    • Turn on the power while pressing the FAST and ENTER keys; or after turning on the power, press the FAST key and the ENTER key simultaneously within 2 seconds.
    • Load a sheet of paper in the plotter
    • The plotter displays the menu shown below.Adjusting Offset_pic1
    • Press the MENU key to display the menu shown below. Adjusting Offset_pic2
    • Press the Right Position key to display the adjustment menu shown below. Adjusting Offset_pic3
  2. Load an A2 or larger size sheet of paper in the plotter. The paper color must be white, and it is recommended that high-quality paper made for ink-jet printers be used.
  3. Mount a fiber tip pen in the pen holder.
  4. Press the UP arrow or Down arrow key until the menu shown below is displayed.Adjusting Offset_pic4
  5. Press the F1 key to display the menu shown below.Adjusting Offset_pic5
  6. Press the F2 key to select the fiber tip pen.Adjusting Offset_pic6
  7. Press the ENTER key to set the fiber tip pen.
  8. Press the UP arrow or Down arrow key until the menu shown below is displayed.Adjusting Offset_pic7
  9. Press the F1 key to display the menu shown below.Adjusting Offset_pic8
  10. Press the F1 key to display the menu shown below.
  11. Use the ARROW keys to move the pen to an open area to plot the adjustment pattern.Adjusting Offset_pic9
  12. Press the ENTER key to plot the adjustment pattern shown below.Adjusting Offset_pic10
  13. The plotter immediately adjusts the registration mark sensor position automatically, and adds a vertical line and a horizontal line to the scanned plotted pattern.
  14. Measure the offset between the lines and confirm that they are within 0.25 mm.Adjusting Offset_pic11
  15. Press the ENTER key to store the setting.
  16. Turn off the power to exit from the adjustment menu.

 

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