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Print Quality is Poor or Contains Errors

Problem
Possible Cause
Ink does not eject
Ink tank is not seated
properly/Printing is
properly
Blurred/ Colors are
Print head nozzles
Wrong / White
clogged
Streaks appear /
Printed Ruled Lines
are Displaced
Media not loaded with
the print-side up
Incorrect paper type
Print Quality not set
properly
Printed Paper Curls
Paper being used is
or Ink Blots
too thin
Color Intensity setting
is too high
Paper feed roller is
dirty
Printed Surface is
Inappropriate paper
Scratched
type used
Check that the ink tanks are firmly seated in the print head and reseat them if
necessary.
Print the nozzle check pattern to check for uneven ink output.
See "Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern
Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern" " " " on page 26.
Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern
Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern
When a specific color is missing from the nozzle check pattern, clean the print
head.
If ink supply is uneven: See "Print Head Cleaning
Check that your paper is loaded with the correct print side facing up.
Note
Follow the instructions packaged with your specialty media for
loading and handling.
On the Main
Main tab, confirm that the Media Type
Main
Main
loaded.
In the Print
Print dialog box, confirm that the Media Type
Print
Print
paper loaded.
Be sure to set the Print Quality
Print Quality setting to High
Print Quality
Print Quality
Macintosh.
On the Main
Main tab, click High
High for the Print
Main
Main
High
High
1. Select Manual
Manual
Manual in the Print Mode
Manual
Print Mode pull-down menu in the Print
Print Mode
Print Mode
then click Details
Details.
Details
Details
2. Click the Quality
Quality
Quality icon and then drag the Print Quality
Quality
end.
Use High Resolution Paper or Photo Paper Pro to print images that require a
lot of ink (i.e. pictures with intense colors or photographs).
Reduce the Intensity setting in the printer driver and try printing again.
1. Open the Printer
Printer Properties
Properties dialog box.
Printer
Printer
Properties
Properties
2. On the Main
Main
Main
Main tab, select Manual
3. Drag the Intensity
Intensity slide bar to adjust the intensity.
Intensity
Intensity
1. Open the Print
Print
Print dialog box.
Print
2. In the Print Mode
Print Mode pull-down menu, select Manual
Print Mode
Print Mode
3. Click the Color
Color
Color
Color icon, then drag the Intensity
Clean the paper feed roller.
See "Paper Does Not Feed Properly
Paper Does Not Feed Properly" " " " on page 45.
Paper Does Not Feed Properly
Paper Does Not Feed Properly
Check to see if the paper you are printing on is too thick or curled.
See "Print Media to Avoid
Print Media to Avoid" " " " on page 4.
Print Media to Avoid
Print Media to Avoid
Note that smudging may occur at the top and bottom edges of the paper when
using Borderless Printing. Ensure that the paper you are using is compatible
with Borderless Printing.
See "Media Types Suitable for Borderless Printing
Media Types Suitable for Borderless Printing" " " " on page 21.
Media Types Suitable for Borderless Printing
Media Types Suitable for Borderless Printing
See "Media Types Suitable for Borderless Printing
Media Types Suitable for Borderless Printing
Media Types Suitable for Borderless Printing" " " " on page 23.
Media Types Suitable for Borderless Printing
Try This
Print Head Cleaning" " " " on page 28.
Print Head Cleaning
Print Head Cleaning
Media Type selected matches the paper
Media Type
Media Type
Media Type selected matches the
Media Type
Media Type
High for Windows or Fine
High
High
Print Quality
Quality setting.
Print
Print
Quality
Quality
Print Quality
Print Quality slide bar to the Fine
Print Quality
Manual
Manual for Color Adjustment
Manual
Color Adjustment
Color Adjustment, and then click Set
Color Adjustment
Manual and then click Details
Manual
Manual
Intensity
Intensity slide bar to set the intensity.
Intensity
Troubleshooting
Fine for
Fine
Fine
Print
Print dialog box and
Print
Fine
Fine
Fine
Set.
Set
Set
Details.
Details
Details
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