Align the print head immediately after installing the print head.
When you click Print Head Alignment, the
Prints a nozzle check pattern.
Perform this function if printing becomes faint or a specific color fails to print. Print a nozzle check
pattern, and check whether the print head is working properly.
If the print result for a specific color is fainted, or if there are any unprinted sections, click Cleaning to
clean the print head.
To display a list of items that you should check before printing the nozzle check pattern, click
Print Check Pattern
This function prints a pattern that allows you to check whether the any of the ink nozzles are
Click Print Check Pattern. When the confirmation message is displayed, click OK. The Pattern
Check dialog box is then displayed.
Left-side bitmap (good)
The print head nozzles are not clogged.
Right-side bitmap (bad)
The print head nozzles may be clogged.
Closes the Pattern Check dialog box, and returns to the Maintenance tab.
Performs print head cleaning.
Print head cleaning removes any blockage in the print head nozzles.
Perform cleaning when printing becomes faint, or if a specific color fails to print, even though
all ink levels are sufficiently high.
Turns off the printer from the printer driver.
Perform this function to turn off the printer when you cannot press the ON button (POWER button) on
the printer because the printer is out of your reach.
You must press the ON button (POWER button) on the printer to turn the printer on again after clicking
this button. When you use this function, you will not be able to turn the printer on from the printer driver.
Auto Power Settings dialog
Specify settings for operating the printer power automatically. Perform this function if you want to
change the auto power settings.
• If the printer is off or if communication between the printer and the computer is disabled, an error
message may appear because the computer cannot collect the printer status.
If this happens, click OK to display the most recent settings specified on your computer.
Start Print Head Alignment dialog box