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Image Edges Are Blurred Or White Banding Occurs; Setting The Blue Switch On The Platen - Canon imagePROGRAF iPF6400 Basic Manual

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Image edges are blurred or white banding occurs

When you load paper in the Front Paper
Feed Slot and print, colors may be uneven
at the leading edge of the paper.
Image edges are blurred or white banding occurs
Image edges are blurred or white banding occurs
Cause
The Platen suction is too strong.
Incorrect Printhead alignment value.
The type of paper specified in the
printer driver does not match the
type loaded in the printer.

Setting the Blue Switch on the Platen

Setting the Blue Switch on the Platen
If printed documents exhibit the following symptoms, adjust the setting of the blue Switch on the Platen.
Image edges are blurred
Image edges are affected by white banding
Always set all of the blue Switches on the Platen to the ● side for borderless printing. If the Switch are not set correctly,
the print quality may deteriorate.
Important
1
Remove any loaded paper that will not be used.
Rolls (See "Removing the Roll from the Printer.")
Sheet (See "Removing Sheets.")
2
Open the Top Cover.
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Cause
(See "Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing.")
→User's Guide
Straighten the paper if it is warped, and then load it straight into the printer.
(See "Loading Sheets in the Feed Slot.")
In the Control Panel menu, reduce the level of VacuumStrngth.
(See "Adjusting the Vacuum Strength.")
Close the blue Switch on the platen so that it matches the paper size.
(See "Setting the Blue Switch on the Platen.")
When printing fine lines or text at high precision on glossy or semi-glossy photo or proofing paper,
set the optimal Printhead height before aligning the printhead.
(See "Enhancing Printing Quality.")
In the Control Panel menu, set Head Height to a lower height.
(See "Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images.")
Load paper of the same type as you have specified in the printer driver.
(See "Loading Rolls in the Printer.")
(See "Loading Sheets in the Feed Slot.")
Make sure the same type of paper is specified in the printer driver as you have loaded in the print-
er.
1.
Press the Stop button and stop printing.
2.
Change the type of paper in the printer driver and try printing again.
Corrective Action
Corrective Action
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iPF6400
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