Adjusting the Print Head
If printed documents are affected by the following problems, try adjusting the print head.
• Printing is faint or affected by banding in different colors
Execute Print nozzle check pattern in the touch screen menu to check for print head nozzle clogging.
For instructions, see
• Printed vertical lines are warped or colors are out of alignment
Execute Print head alignment in the touch screen menu to adjust the print head alignment.
Normally, execute Auto (standard) or Auto (fine). However, when printing on special paper or if
printing is not improved after Auto (fine), try Manual.
Automatic Adjustment to Straighten Lines and Colors
Manual Adjustment to Straighten Lines and Colors
• Paper rubs against the print head, or image edges are blurred
Setting Paper Thickness (Head Height) in the touch screen menu and changing the height of the print
head may improve the situation.
Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images
"Checking for Nozzle