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Paper rubs against the Printhead

Paper rubs against the Printhead
Paper rubs against the Printhead
Cause
The type of paper specified in the
printer driver does not match the type
loaded in the printer.
Paper has been loaded incorrectly,
causing it to wrinkle.
The Printhead is set too low in the
Control Panel menu.
You are printing on heavyweight pa-
per or paper that curls or wrinkles
easily after absorbing ink.
When you have loaded paper, the
paper you have loaded does not
match the type selected on the Con-
trol Panel.

The edges of the paper are dirty

The edges of the paper are dirty
Cause
The Platen has become dirty after bor-
derless printing or printing on small pa-
per.
The type of paper as specified on the
printer does not match the type speci-
fied in the printer driver.
The paper is wrinkled or warped.
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A cut line is printed because CutDus-
tReduct. is On in the Control Panel
menu to reduce cutting dust.
The Printhead is set too low in the
Control Panel menu.
Load paper of the same type as you have specified in the printer driver.
(See "Loading Rolls in the Printer.")
(See "Loading Sheets in the Printer.")
Make sure the same type of paper is specified in the printer driver as you have loaded in the
printer.
1.
Press the Stop button and stop printing.
2.
Change the type of paper in the printer driver and try printing again.
Reload the paper.
(See "Loading Rolls in the Printer.")
(See "Loading Sheets in the Printer.")
In the Control Panel menu, set Head Height to Automatic.
(See "Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images.")
For paper-based media such as Heavyweight Coated Paper, set the VacuumStrngth to
Strong or Strongest in the Control Panel menu. If the paper still rubs against the printhead,
set the Head Height in the Control Panel menu to a higher value than the current setting.
(See "Adjusting the Vacuum Strength.")
(See "Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images.")
For film-based media such as Tracing Paper, set the VacuumStrngth to Standard, Strong
or Strongest in the Control Panel menu. If the paper still rubs against the printhead, set the
Head Height in the Control Panel menu to a higher value than the current setting.
(See "Adjusting the Vacuum Strength.")
(See "Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images.")
When printing on paper 0.1 mm (0.004 in) thick or less, choose a VacuumStrngth setting of
Weakest 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.")
(See "Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images.")
Be sure to select the correct type of paper in the Control Panel menu when loading paper.
(See "Loading Rolls in the Printer.")
(See "Loading Sheets in the Printer.")
Open the Top Cover and clean the Platen.
(See "Cleaning Inside the Top Cover.")
Make sure the same type of paper is specified on the printer as in the printer driver.
(See "Changing the Type of Paper.")
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.")
(See "Loading Sheets in the Printer.")
If this function is not needed, set CutDustReduct. to Off in the Control Panel menu.
(See "Menu Settings.")
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In the Control Panel menu, set Head Height to Automatic.
(See "Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images.")
Corrective Action
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Corrective Action
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