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Paper Rubs Against The Printhead - Canon imagePROGRAF iPF6400SE User Manual

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Paper rubs against the printhead

Cause
Printing may be faint if Print
Quality in Advanced Settings in
the printer driver is set to Stand-
ard or Fast.
You are printing on paper that
tends to generate dust when cut.
Paper rubs against the printhead
Paper rubs against the printhead
Cause
The type of paper specified in the print-
er driver does not match the type loa-
ded in the printer.
Paper has been loaded incorrectly,
causing it to wrinkle.
The Printhead is set too low in the Con-
trol Panel menu.
You are printing on heavyweight paper
or paper that curls or wrinkles easily af-
ter absorbing ink.
When you have loaded paper, the pa-
per you have loaded does not match
the type selected on the Control Panel.
Since the leading edge of the paper
curls strongly or ripples, the leading
edge of the paper rubs against the
printhead.
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In Advanced Settings of the printer driver, choose Highest quality or High in Print Quality.
Printing in Fast or Standard mode is faster and consumes less ink than in Highest quality or High
modes, but the printing quality is lower.
(See "Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing.")
In the Control Panel menu, set CutDustReduct. in Paper Details to On.
(See "Reducing Dust from Cutting Rolls.")
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 Feed Slot.")
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 Feed Slot.")
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.")
If edges of the paper curl and become soiled when printing on rolls of glossy photo paper, in
Paper Detailed Settings in the printer driver, set Near End Margin to 20mm.
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 Feed Slot.")
Set Cutting Mode to Manual on the Control Panel menu, and select Do not perform for the
paper leading edge detection setting.
(See "Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls.")
(See "Keeping Track of the Amount of Roll Paper Left.")
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