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Common problems for INSTANT INK, HP+ PLANS: INK AND TONER
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LaserJet Pro M283 color issues

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LaserJet Pro MFP M283fdw
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I'm having a big problem with color correction with this printer.  Even when I go into a program such as Photoshop and make a box say "perfect blue" (RGB of 0,0,255) it looks as expected on the screen however when I go to print (either with a printer managed color profile or with Photoshop's color profiles), it does not print anywhere near the color it should.

This is what it should look like:

What it should look likeWhat it should look like

 

This is what it actually looks like:

What it looks like when printedWhat it looks like when printed

In reality, it actually looks more like this post button than the picture above...

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What can I do to correct this?  I just bought this printer a few weeks ago and this is the first time I've tried printing from Photoshop for a project...

 

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You can play with the color settings on the printer but to get matching color your need to run a color match system that will balance your monitor and printer and create a custom printer driver that will provide closer matching. This software ideally needs to be run after any cartridge change to ensure ongoing color balance. There are some settings in the driver that you can play around with. Under the advance tab you could set image color management to allow the computer to control color

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You can also try under the color tab and change the color theme

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My success with both of these has been limited but worth a try.

 

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