To ensure good results,
use genuine EPSON
cartridges and do not refill
them. Other products may
cause damage to your
printer not covered by
After the cleaning cycle is complete and the Ppower light
stops flashing, you need to run a nozzle check.
3. Access the Main printer settings dialog box as described in
4. Click the
(Macintosh). You see the Utility menu.
5. Click the
instructions on examining the nozzle check pattern.
If your print quality has not improved, repeat the steps above. If
you don't notice any improvement after doing this four or five
times, check the print quality solutions in Chapter 6.
Examining the Nozzle Check Pattern
Examine the nozzle check pattern you print. It should look
something like this, with each of the six sections showing one of
the ink colors:
Each staggered horizontal and straight vertical line should be
complete, with no gaps in the dot pattern. If your printout
looks okay, you're done. If any dots are missing, clean the print
heads again, as explained in the previous sections.
Replacing an Ink Cartridge
When a B black or A color ink out light flashes, the indicated
cartridge is low on ink. This is a good time to make sure you
have a new cartridge. When the light stays on, the cartridge is
empty and you need to replace it.
Maintenance and Transportation
tab (Windows) or the
See the next section for