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The Edges Of The Paper Are Dirty; The Surface Of The Paper Is Dirty - Canon IPF8400S Basic Manual

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Cause

The edges of the paper are dirty

Cause
The Platen has become dirty after
borderless printing or printing on
small paper.
The type of paper as specified on
the printer does not match the
type specified in the printer driver.
The paper is wrinkled or warped.
A cut line is printed because
CutDustReduct. is On in the
Control Panel menu to reduce
cutting dust.
The Printhead is set too low in the
Control Panel menu.
You are printing on heavyweight
paper or paper that curls or
wrinkles easily after absorbing ink.
The Ejection Guide is soiled.

The surface of the paper is dirty

Cause
The Paper Retainer is
soiled.
You are using a paper that
does not dry easily.
(See "Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls.")➔User's Guide
(See "Keeping Track of the Amount of Roll Paper Left.")➔User's Guide
Open the Top Cover and clean the Platen.
(See "Cleaning Inside the Top Cover.")➔P.56
Make sure the same type of paper is specified on the printer as in the printer driver.
(See "Changing the Type of Paper.")➔User's Guide
Make sure the same paper type is specified in the printer driver as on the printer.
1. Press the Stop button and stop printing.
2. Change the type of paper in the printer driver and try printing again.
Straighten out the wrinkles or curls and reload the paper. Do not use paper that has
been printed on previously.
(See "Loading Rolls in the Printer.")➔P.14
(See "Loading Sheets in the Printer.")➔P.21
If this function is not needed, set CutDustReduct. to Off in the Control Panel menu.
(See "Menu Settings.")➔User's Guide
In the Control Panel menu, set Head Height to Automatic.
(See "Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images.")➔User's Guide
When printing on Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper or other paper-based media,
choose a VacuumStrngth setting of Strong or Strongest in the Control Panel
menu. If rubbing still occurs, in the Control Panel menu, use a higher Head Height
setting.
(See "Adjusting the Vacuum Strength.")➔User's Guide
(See "Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images.")➔User's Guide
When printing on CAD Tracing Paper or other film-based media, choose a
VacuumStrngth setting of Standard, Strong, or Strongest in the Control Panel
menu. If rubbing still occurs, in the Control Panel menu, use a higher Head Height
setting.
(See "Adjusting the Vacuum Strength.")➔User's Guide
(See "Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images.")➔User's Guide
Clean the Ejection Guide.
(See "Cleaning the Printer Exterior.")➔User's Guide
Clean the Paper Retainer.
(See "Cleaning Inside the Top Cover.")➔P.56
In the Control Panel menu, set Roll DryingTime to at least 1 min.
(See "Menu Settings.")➔User's Guide
When paper that does not dry easily is used for printing, it may curl during printing and
Corrective Action
Corrective Action
Corrective Action
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