Checking for Nozzle Clogging
If printing is faint or affected by banding in different colors, make sure the print head nozzles are clear by
printing a test pattern to check the nozzles.
• By default, nozzles are checked at fixed intervals.
Auto maintenance settings
Paper to Prepare
When Using Rolls
When Using Sheets
1. Load paper.
Loading Rolls on the Roll Holder
Loading the Upper Roll on the Printer
Loading the Lower Roll on the Roll Unit (Option)
Loading Sheets in the Printer
2. Flick Home screen and tap Maintenance.
The Maintenance screen appears.
3. Tap Print nozzle check pattern.
A confirmation message appears.
4. Tap Yes.
The printer now prints a test pattern for checking the nozzles.
5. Check the printing results.
If the horizontal lines are not faint or incomplete, the nozzles are clear.
If some sections of the horizontal lines are faint or incomplete, the nozzles for those colors are clogged.
An unused roll at least 10.00 in (254.0 mm) wide
One sheet of unused paper of at least A4/Letter size