This guide introduce the usage of Barbieri Spectro LFP spectrophotometer in combination with neoStampa Calibration Wizard. The full process of Calibration Wizard is described in the separated user manual. Please refer to neoStampa - Calibration Wizard.
The Barbieri Spectro LFP will be installed automatically, when is connected to the computer and switched on. If you have trouble with 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 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 bottom of the window.
Select Barbieri device form 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 the use. The measuring head is equipped with a switch which 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 button ON until the light flashes white.
Press 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 opening. By default use Automatic. The parameters are are configured automatically by default. Continue with OK.
The corners of the target will be located and the targets 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, it contains 5 pages of targets with different measuring apertures .
Press 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 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.