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Aligning the Print Head

If printed ruled lines are misaligned or print results are otherwise unsatisfactory, adjust the print head position.

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  • We recommend using the same type of paper for print head alignment as for printing.

  • If the remaining ink level is low, the print head alignment sheet will not be printed correctly.

    Replace the ink tank whose ink is low.

You need to prepare: two sheets of A4 or Letter-sized paper

  1. Check that printer is turned on.

  2. Select Maintenance on HOME screen.

    The Maintenance screen will appear.

  3. Select Print Head Alignment.

    The Print Head Alignment screen will appear.

  4. Select Auto.

    The confirmation screen will appear.

  5. Select Yes.

    The media type selection screen appears.

  6. Select paper to use.

  7. Load the prepared paper in the paper source specified in the message.

    If the paper source is the manual feed tray, load one sheet of paper at a time.

  8. Select OK.

    The print head alignment sheet is printed, and the print head is aligned automatically.

    This takes about 4 to 5 minutes.


    • If automatic print head alignment fails, an error message appears on the LCD.

  9. When the completion message appears, select OK.