This guide introduces the usage of Barbieri Spectro LFP spectrophotometer in combination with neoStampa Calibration Wizard. The full process of Calibration Wizard is described in the Calibration Wizard knowledge base.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Device Configuration
The Barbieri Spectro LFP will be installed automatically when is connected to the computer and switched on. If you have trouble with the automated installation of the driver, follow the description below.
Connect the Spectro LFP to the computer using the supplied USB cable and switch the device on.
Open Control Panel | Device Manager. In the list, open Other Devices and select Barbieri Spectro USB Driver.
Click right and select Update Driver Software…
From the new window chose to Browse my computer for driver software to locate the driver. Browse to and select C:\Program Files\Inedit\neoStampa 10\required\Barbieri Spectro USB Driver\WIN-VERSION. Click on Next to continue. The installation of the driver starts and when is completed, click on Close.
Configuration in Calibration Wizard
Start Calibration Wizard. Open from the bottom of the window.
Select the Barbieri device from the list.
Select Illumination (D65 or D50) and Observer (2 or 10). By default is D65, 2º.
Start the Calibration as usual until the point to measure printed Single Ink Cut chart, Linearization chart, and Printer profiling target chart.
Single Ink Cut/Linearization chart measurement
Print the charts as Calibration Wizard requires in the manual.
Place the print chart on the target holder. For accurate measurements, the device must be calibrated before use. The measuring head is equipped with a switch that allows manual insertion of the white reference. The calibration is required with each new printed chart.
To fix the fabric on the holder, switch on the electrostatic attraction with the button ON until the light flashes white.
Press the Measure… button to read the chart. It opens the measurement dialog and is connecting to the device.
Once the connection to the device is established the positioning options are open. By default use Automatic. The parameters are configured automatically by default. Continue with OK.
The corners of the target will be located and the target's position calculated. After the process, the target gets measured automatically.
Simultaneously in Calibration Wizard, the lines are completed with each measures line. Verify the measurement results and if necessary repeat or make measurement averages.
Profiler target chart measurement
Print the charts as Calibration Wizard requires in the manual. Once again repeat the device calibration as described above.
Using the large target chart of 1530 patches contains 5 pages of targets with different measuring apertures.
Press the Measure… button to read the chart. Once the device connection is established it opens the measurement position. Continue with OK.
You must make the position configuration of the measurement target. It will open three position configurations that you must confirm with OK until the positioning is completed. After the process, the target gets measured automatically.
Simultaneously in Calibration Wizard, the lines are completed with each measures line. When done, click on OK in the measurement dialog and finish the calibration.