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Troubleshooting

The Printer Is Vibrating

Problem
Possible Cause
The Printer Is
The printer is
Vibrating
shaking the ink
tanks

Print Results Not Satisfactory or Contains Errors

Problem
Possible Cause
Printing is Blurred/
Print Head nozzles are
Colors are Wrong/
clogged
White Streaks
appear
The particle
concentration of the
ink becomes uneven
in the ink tank, and
this is not the
optimum condition of
the ink for printing
The input profile in the
printer driver is
incorrect
Print Head is
misaligned
Paper loaded wrong
side up
Incorrect paper type
68
When the POWER lamp flashes blue and the printer vibrates, the printer is shaking
the ink tanks.
This is not a malfunction, so wait until the POWER lamp stops flashing and stays
lit, and the printer stops vibrating. Do not open the Top Cover while the printer is
operating (the POWER lamp is flashing blue).
Open the Top Cover and check if all ink lamps are lit.
See
"Replacing an Ink Tank"
Print the nozzle check pattern to check for uneven ink output.
See
"Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern"
When a specific color is missing from the nozzle check pattern, clean the Print
Head.
See
"Print Head Cleaning"
The particles of the ink may settle toward the bottom of the tank.
Perform Print Head Cleaning.
See
"Print Head Cleaning"
Press the RESUME/CANCEL button on the printer to shake the ink tanks.
See
"Shaking the Ink Tanks Periodically"
To maintain optimal print quality, press the RESUME/CANCEL button on the
printer about once a week to shake the ink tanks.
If printout color of photographs that are taken in Adobe RGB mode is not
satisfactory, configure the input profile and then try printing again. It may
improve the quality of printout color.
1. Open the printer properties dialog box.
See
"Opening the Printer Properties Dialog Box Directly from the Start
Menu"
on page 31.
2. On the Main tab, select Manual for Color/Intensity, and then click Set.
3. Select ICM [Windows Image Color Management] for Color Correction.
4. Select Adobe RGB(1998) for Input Profile.
If Adobe RGB(1998) is not displayed, install the Adobe RGB(1998)
following the procedure described in your setup sheet.
Perform Automatic Print Head Alignment.
See
"Aligning the Print Head"
If this does not solve the problem, refer to "Routine Maintenance" of the
User's Guide
on-screen manual and align the Print Head manually.
Check the print side of the paper.
Follow the instructions packaged with your specialty media for
loading and handling.
On the Main tab of the printer driver, ensure that the Media Type selected
matches the paper loaded.
In the Print dialog box of the printer driver, select Quality & Media from the
pop-up menu, and then ensure that the Media Type selected matches the
paper loaded.
Try This
Try This
on page 34.
on page 47.
on page 52.
on page 52.
on page 33.
on page 60.

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