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How to set up colours after they go out of sync on an Olivetti colour MFD

From time to time the colours on most Olivetti colour MFDs will wander and go darker or richer, if this happens it is a simple process to get the machine to set itself back up again. You can print out Gradation sheets and the machine will read them from the glass and adjust itself back to the correct levels.

Below I’ve detailed how to set your machines colours back up. This will work for older machines as well with the current range like the MF452 etc.

On older machines press the button marked Utility/Counter, on newer machines press the Menu button and then select Utility on the screen.

Next select Administrator Settings, enter the password 12345678 then select OK

administrator-settings

Next select System Settings, then Expert Adjustment, then Gradation Adjustment.

The screen should show Image Stabilization Only and the Print button will be lit up blue, press the print key to allow the machine to read its levels and stabalize ready for the adjustments in the next step.

stabilisation

Once it has finished stabilizing the print & copy buttons should be available, select print then choose A3 if you have this type of paper in the machine and press start to print off the Gradation Sheet for measuring. The machine will tell you which way to place the sheet on the copy board glass, don’t worry if you haven’t got A3 paper in the machine, you can choose A4 and it will print 2 sheets for measuring instead.

print-gradation-sheet

Next place the sheet(s) on the copyboard glass like a normal photocopy, close the lid then press the print key to start the measurement process. When it has finished it will go back to the screen before. Select Print again and repeat the process 2 more times. Then repeat the same process for the copy setting.

test-pattern

Once you have read the patterns 3 times for the print & copy settings then you are done! You can press close until you get back to the normal copy screen.

Your machine should now be back to normal, if you need any more info or the machine still isn’t producing the colour you normally expect then call Elmdale Maintenance on 01189821444.

How to Set Up A Receive Connector In Exchange for use with an MFD

How to Set Up A Receive Connector In Exchange for use with an Olivetti MFD

1st open the Exchange Management console on the server.

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Go to Hub Transport on the server configuration tree.

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Right click in the window labelled Receive Connectors and select New Receive Connector

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Next give the receive connector a name and select internal from the list.

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Next click on Add, then input the I.P. address of the MFD and click OK then Next, if there is already an I.P. range in the list delete it first.

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Next click New to set up the new connector.

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Then click Finish.

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Next right click on the newly set up receive connector and select properties, then go to Permission Groups, make sure that Anonymous users is ticked.

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Next go to the Authentication tab and make sure TLS is checked.

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Next go to the Network tab and check that the settings match the image below, the I.P. address should be the one of your MFD not the one in the image.

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Next click Apply to save the settings if you have had to make any changes.

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Next enter the I.P. address of the email server on the MFD, select Start TLS and enter an email address for the machine in the field Device Email Address, you don’t need to enter any info in the authentication settings as we have set the receive connector to accept Anonymous connections.

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If you need more info on how to set up scan to email on your machine then see this blog post.

If you need any more help or you need us to set it up for you then contact Elmdale Maintenance Ltd on 0118 982 1444

Olivetti Colour MF222Plus App Guide On Banner Prints

How to print on to banner paper on an Olivetti Colour MFD , this also applies to konica minolta colour bizhubs and develop ineo+ colour MFDs.

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Original Video : http://youtu.be/pEd5cBwGjDY

How To Import An Address Book In To An Olivetti MFP Using Data Administrator

Importing Addresses In To An Olivetti MF282plus or Similar Machine Via Data Administrator

In a different post I went through exporting the address book from an Olivetti colour MFP, now we want to import the same address book in to another machine. You can also use this same method to import addresses from a spreadsheet as long as you save it as a Tab delimited text file. I will go in to that in a different post, first we will import the addresses created from another similar device such as a Konica Minolta Colour Bizhub or Olivetti Colour MFP.

Before we start to import the address book that we exported in our previous post we may need to edit the text file to add the password for the SMB addresses as Data Administrator doesn’t save them when you export them.

If you open up Microsoft Excel or a similar spreadsheet application, then open the address book file. You will need to select all files to be able to do this. Then select Tab delimited, click next 2 more times.

choose delimiter type

Next find the column labelled SMB:Password and add the password next to any SMB addresses, once you have done this you can save and exit.

type in smb password

Now we have edited the text file we can import the data in to the machine via Data Administrator.

First you will need to connect to the device like in previous posts, then you need to expand the tree on the left hand side for the address book.

address book data admin

Next select File, import, import each data from the file.

import each data from the file

Browse through to the file you need, it should then ask you to choose what type of addresses you want to import, in this case I am doing Email & SMB.

select address type

Click Next then make sure that Tab Delimited is checked and click Next again.

Then click next until you get to the section where it asks you to match the fields on the right hand side with the columns on the left hand side. You will need to scroll through each column and match the correct fields, see below.

select columns

match up columns

Once you have matched the columns up with the fields click next. On the next screen of the wizard you will need to highlight all the adresses and click on select, make sure you don’t include the column headers as you won’t want to export that to your machines address book.

select addresses

Next click Import and the addresses will appear in Data Administrator, you will then need to highlight all the addresses and click edit on the right hand side. This so that we can select Edit Search Key and check the box marked Main. If we don’t do this the addresses will not appear on the Favourites tab on the front screen of the machine when you select scan.

edit search key

main column populated

The next step is to click export to the device and then click write, this will then push the data on to the MFP.

export to device

Once you have written the data to the machine It should look like this.

Address Book On MFP

If you should require any more assistance then please call Elmdale Maintenance on 0118 982 1444

 

How To Export The Address Book From An Olivetti Colour MFP Using Data Administrator

Exporting The Address Book From An Olivetti Colour MFP Using Data Administrator

Exporting the address book from Konica Minolta based Olivetti MFPs is relatively easy using the Data Administrator tool provided with the machine, it can be found on the user disks. If you can’t find it or want the latest version you can download it from our support page just click on the driver downloads on the right hand side of the page. The go to the Data Administrator folder to download the latest version.

google drive - data administrator download

 

The first step to exporting the address book from your machine is to connect to the machine, if you are not sure how to do this then see our article on adding and accessing a machine via data administrator .

Once you are connected, expand the tree on the left hand side and select the address book.

Open Address Book Of Machine

Next you will need to click on File at the top, then export, then save as tab text type.

Save As Tab Text Type

I suggest you save the file somewhere on the desktop in its own folder so you can find it easily.

Save The File Some Where Safe

 

That’s it you have exported the address book, you can now import it in to another machine. I will cover that in another post as you need to edit the text file as the software does not export the password for SMB scanning.

For more information the please call Elmdale Maintenance on 0118 982 1444

 

 

 

Olivetti Colour Print Driver Settings

These are our Standard Print Driver Settings for the Olivetti range when we install a machine at a client. They cover most of the current range and each driver has many of the same features and the settings are in the same place but may just be labelled differently. If you get stuck the contact us and we will try to fill in the gaps.

1. Turn off Auto in “Obtain Settings” this is under the Configuration tab in the printer properties. This is important to do as the driver will constantly query the printer if it isn’t turned off and will cause a delay when the user wants to make any changes to print settings.

Obtain Settings

2. Next we turn off “My Tab” this is under the settings tab, click the box that says “My Tab Settings” then un check the radio button that says “Display My Tab”

My Tab Settings

3. Next go to “Advanced” then “Printing Defaults” change the quality from Auto Colour to Grayscale, unless you want everything to print as colour then leave this setting alone. If this is a driver that is held on a server and shared out to clients you will have to repeat this setting under the “General” tab in “Printing Preferences” otherwise when the driver is loaded on the client computer the setting will not be transferred across correctly.

Quality Settings

4. Under the same 2 tabs in the properties of the driver you will need to alter the duplex setting if you do not want all your prints to come out 2 sided. If you do want everything 2 sided then again you can leave this setting.

Duplex Settings

If you need any more information then please contact Elmdale Maintenance on 01189821444