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HP Indigo 3000/3050 Digital Press; Level 1 Experienced Operator


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Course number U8502X
Length 5 days
Delivery method Onsite dedicated training/Private (OST)
Pricing/Scheduling OST/Private - USD $17,500

Course overview

The HP Indigo press 3050 accelerated operator course focuses on the concepts, procedures, and practices required operating the HP Indigo press 3050 press safely and effectively. This five day class builds on the experience of current HP Indigo press operators focusing on those area of operation that are unique to the HP Indigo press 3050. Topics covered include operator routines, safety precautions, care and preventive maintenance, paper transport, handling of consumables, control of color, maintenance of the press, and troubleshooting common operator level printing problems.


  • Successful completion of HP Indigo press operation training or.
  • Received on the job training and has a minimum of three months experience of operating their HP Indigo press.
  • Please insure that your operator knows which press and options you have for the class they are attending.


Training is structured specifically for operators who are currently operating an HP Indigo press and will be assigned to operate the HP press 3050.

Ways to save

  • Onsite Dedicated training at your location (OST)

Next Steps

  • HP Indigo press 3050 shared maintenance.

Course Objectives

By the end of this training you will be able to:

  • Understand the safety and disposal procedures.
  • Identify the parts and function of the HP Indigo press 3050.
  • Perform daily and weekly maintenance routines.
  • Perform consumable replacement successfully.
  • Utilize the press software to print files.
  • Understand how color is controlled within the HP Indigo press 3050.
  • Successfully print on multiple substrates.

Benefits to you

Trained HP Indigo press operators will positively influence press reliability in the following areas

  • Machine stability and dependability by performing routine maintenance, on schedule and according to prescribed procedures.
  • Productivity while minimizing waste and maximizing consumable life by monitoring the printing process, recognizing output problems, and implementing the appropriate corrective actions.
  • Achieving optimum print quality by understanding the machines capabilities.

Course outline


  • Press safety
  • Removal of waste materials

System overview

  • Removal and replacement of parts
  • Overview of press software
  • Theory of electrophotography
  • Flow of imaging oil
  • Flow of ink

Handling of consumables

  • Ink
  • Imaging oil
  • Photo Imaging Plate (PIP)
  • Blanket
  • Impression film
  • SofSub
  • Corona wire

Pressure adjustments

  • 1st transfer adjustment
  • 2nd transfer adjustment

Press maintenance

  • Start of day routines
  • End of day routines
  • Weekly routines
  • Monthly routines

Color control

  • Color adjustment
  • Color Look Up Tables (LUT)
  • Color match
  • Color mapping
  • Multiple hits of color
  • High Definition Imaging (HDI)

Press software

  • On-line help
  • Job editor
  • Internal RIP overview
  • Basic press configuration

Substrate theory

  • Substrate treatment
  • Substrate certification
  • Paper properties
  • Paper handling
  • Environmental controls

Paper feed

  • Transport setup
  • Double sheet detector setup
  • Side jogger adjustment
  • Image placement
  • Front to back registration

Advanced topics

  • Chiller operation/maintenance
  • BID pressure adjustment
  • Bid engage/disengage
  • Imaging agent add bleed
  • Imaging oil flow rate
  • Ink replacement
  • Troubleshooting

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