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The Edges Of The Paper Are Dirty - Canon imagePROGRAF iPF6400 Basic Manual

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The edges of the paper are dirty

Cause
The type of paper specified in the printer
driver does not match the type loaded in
the printer.
Paper has been loaded incorrectly, caus-
ing it to wrinkle.
The Printhead is set too low in the Con-
trol Panel menu.
You are printing on heavyweight paper
or paper that curls or wrinkles easily after
absorbing ink.
When you have loaded paper, the paper
you have loaded does not match the
type selected on the Control Panel.
The edges of the paper are dirty
The edges of the paper are dirty
Cause
The Platen has become dirty after border-
less printing or printing on small paper.
The type of paper as specified on the
printer does not match the type specified
in the printer driver.
The paper is wrinkled or warped.
A cut line is printed because CutDustRe-
duct. is On in the Control Panel menu to
reduce cutting dust.
The Printhead is set too low in the Control
Panel menu.
You are printing on heavyweight paper or
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paper that curls or wrinkles easily after ab-
sorbing ink.
Make sure the same type of paper is specified in the printer driver as you have loaded in the
printer.
1.
Press the Stop button and stop printing.
2.
Change the type of paper in the printer driver and try printing again.
Reload the paper.
(See "Loading Rolls in the Printer.")
(See "Loading Sheets in the Feed Slot.")
In the Control Panel menu, set Head Height to Automatic.
(See "Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images.")
When printing on Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper or other paper-based media, choose a
VacuumStrngth setting of Strong or Strongest in the Control Panel menu. If rubbing still oc-
curs, in the Control Panel menu, use a higher Head Height setting.
(See "Adjusting the Vacuum Strength.")
(See "Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images.")
When printing on CAD Tracing Paper or other film-based media, choose a VacuumStrngth
setting of Standard, Strong, or Strongest in the Control Panel menu. If rubbing still occurs, in
the Control Panel menu, use a higher Head Height setting.
(See "Adjusting the Vacuum Strength.")
(See "Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images.")
When printing on paper 0.1 mm (0.004 in) thick or less, choose a VacuumStrngth setting of
Weakest in the Control Panel menu. If rubbing still occurs, in the Control Panel menu, use a
higher Head Height setting.
(See "Adjusting the Vacuum Strength.")
(See "Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images.")
If edges of the paper curl and become soiled when printing on rolls of glossy photo paper, in
Paper Detailed Settings in the printer driver, set Near End Margin to 20mm.
Be sure to select the correct type of paper in the Control Panel menu when loading paper.
(See "Loading Rolls in the Printer.")
(See "Loading Sheets in the Feed Slot.")
Open the Top Cover and clean the Platen.
(See "Cleaning Inside the Top Cover.")
Make sure the same type of paper is specified on the printer as in the printer driver.
(See "Changing the Type of Paper.")
Make sure the same paper type is specified in the printer driver as on the printer.
1.
Press the Stop button and stop printing.
2.
Change the type of paper in the printer driver and try printing again.
Straighten out the wrinkles or curls and reload the paper. Do not use paper that has been
printed on previously.
(See "Loading Rolls in the Printer.")
(See "Loading Sheets in the Feed Slot.")
If this function is not needed, set CutDustReduct. to Off in the Control Panel menu.
(See "Menu Settings.")
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In the Control Panel menu, set Head Height to Automatic.
(See "Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images.")
When printing on Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper or other paper-based media, choose a
VacuumStrngth setting of Strong or Strongest in the Control Panel menu. If rubbing still
occurs, in the Control Panel menu, use a higher Head Height setting.
(See "Adjusting the Vacuum Strength.")
Corrective Action
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Corrective Action
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