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Checking And Cleaning The Print Head - Epson Stylus Pro 10600 Archival Ink Quick Reference

Epson stylus pro 10600: quick reference
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Checking and Cleaning the Print Head

Checking and Cleaning the Print Head
If you notice missing colors or horizontal banding (thin
light or dark lines) in your printouts, you may need to
clean the print head. First print a nozzle check pattern, as
described below. If dots are missing or out of place in the
pattern, then run a cleaning cycle.
1
Load a sheet of paper (or roll paper) in the printer.
2
Press the
SelecType
appears on the display.
PRINT MENU
3
Press the
button.
Item
appears on the display.
4
Press the
button. The nozzle check prints as
Enter
shown below:
If all the lines on the check pattern are complete, with
no gaps in the dot pattern, the print head doesn't
need cleaning. (You may need to use an eye loupe to
check the pattern.)
button repeatedly until
TEST
NOZZLE CHECK = PRINT
If dots are missing from the pattern, as shown below,
you need to run a cleaning cycle.
5
Make sure that all of the
printer's control panel are off. If an
flashing or on, you need to replace the corresponding
ink cartridge instead.
6
Press the
Cleaning
3 seconds. The
Pause
cleans its print head. The cleaning cycle takes about
a minute and does not use any paper.
To avoid damaging the printer, don't turn it off
until the cleaning cycle is finished and the
Pause light has stopped flashing.
7
When the
Pause
4 to run another nozzle check to make sure the print
head is clean.
4
lights on the
Ink Out
light is
Ink Out
button and hold it for at least
light flashes as the printer
light goes off, follow steps 1 through

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