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Manually Checking And Cleaning The Print Head; Aligning The Print Head - Epson Stylus Pro 7890 Quick Reference Manual

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Checking and Cleaning the Print Head (continued)
Manually Checking and Cleaning the
Print Head
1
Make sure paper is loaded.
2
Press the Menu button.
3
Press until TEST PRINT is selected, then press .
NOZZLE CHECK is selected.
4
Press , then press OK to start printing the nozzle
check pattern.
If any dots or segments are missing or deflected, run a
cleaning cycle as described below.
1
Press the Menu button.
2
Press until MAINTENANCE is selected, then
press .
3
Press until CLEANING is selected, then press .

Aligning the Print Head

If your prints look grainy or blurry, or you see
misregistration or "ghosting," you need to align the
print head.
1
Make sure the printer is turned on. Load Epson
Enhanced Matte paper. (You can also use Epson
Doubleweight Matte or Ultra Premium Photo Paper
Luster.)
2
Press the Menu button.
3
Press the or button until HEAD ALIGNMENT
is highlighted. Then press .
4
Press and choose the type of paper you loaded.
Then press OK.
5
Press 3 times.
6
Press to highlight ALIGNMENT.
7
Press to highlight AUTO, then press again.
UNI-D (uni-directional) is highlighted. This is the
type of alignment to start with.
4
Select one of the following, then press :
NORMAL CLEANING—Press OK to start the
cleaning cycle.
CLEAN EACH COLOR—Press , select the color
pair you want to clean, then press OK to start the
cleaning cycle.
POWER CLEANING—Press OK to start the
cleaning cycle. Use only if the normal cleaning process
is not sufficient to clear the nozzles.
5
When cleaning is finished, print the nozzle check
again to confirm that the head is clean.
8
Press , then press OK to start the alignment process.
Each head alignment takes about 7 minutes.
Caution:
Make sure you don't open the front cover or
turn off the printer during the alignment process.
9
When the uni-directional alignment is finished, press
the Menu button, select HEAD ALIGNMENT,
then select ALIGNMENT.
10
Select BI-D ALL, then press OK again to start the
bi-directional alignment.
11
When done, press the
5
Pause/reset button.

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