White Streaks Appear
Check paper and print quality settings.
Print Results Are Unsatisfactory
Print nozzle check pattern and perform any necessary maintenance operations
such as print head cleaning.
Print the nozzle check pattern to determine whether the ink ejects properly from the print head nozzles.
For details on printing the nozzle check pattern, print head cleaning, and print head deep cleaning, see
Is Faint or
• If nozzle check pattern is not printed correctly:
After performing the print head cleaning, print the nozzle check pattern and examine the pattern.
• If problem is not resolved after performing print head cleaning twice:
Perform print head deep cleaning.
If the problem is not resolved after performing print head deep cleaning, turn off the machine and perform
print head deep cleaning again 24 hours later.
• If problem is not resolved after performing print head deep cleaning twice:
Ink may have run out. Replace the FINE cartridge.
When a FINE cartridge runs out of ink, replace it with a new one.
When using paper with one printable surface, make sure paper is loaded with
printable side facing down.
Printing on the wrong side of such paper may cause unclear prints or prints with reduced quality.
Load paper with the printable side facing down.
Refer to the instruction manual supplied with the paper for detailed information on the printable side.
Is FINE cartridge installed properly?
If the FINE cartridge is not installed securely, ink may not be ejected correctly.
Open the paper output cover and the head cover opens.
Push up the ink cartridge lock lever to make sure the FINE cartridge is installed properly.