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How to improve quality with the right paper setting

One of the most common reasons for complaints about ink-jet output quality, is that the driver is set for the wrong type of paper. Different papers require different amounts of ink and different proportions of ink colors to produce the correct final colors. Setting the paper type tells the driver which color tables to use. Some ink-jets are supposed to recognize the paper type automatically, but the feature doesn't always work. So if you're not getting the results you expect, don't give up on the printer until you've made sure you're setting the driver manually for the paper you're actually using.

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mfc 6490cw print is lightly black so print is not good whot is probalem


Black is very difficult for an ink jet printer. If you are using the wrong paper, it even is more difficult. Please use paper made for ink jet printers, because the paper can absorb the fluid better so the pigment is more visible. There are also different ink's you can buy, but please if it really should be black, only use the brand own ink. Not a cheaper version. Professional printers even use different blacks for photo paper and for matte paper (and ink jet paper). Just to microbe how difficult it is to get real dark black on different media.

Sep 16, 2014 | Brother 1 Black Ink Mfc6490cw Mfc-6490cw...

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Epson r350 printer does not print thick paper or inkjet paper


Hi, this printer is "clever" in that you don't adjust the thickness setting it does it itself.

It does this based on the paper type you set in the printer properties, see the table below for the different types of paper it will accept & the setting you need to use.

For this paper Select this paper type setting Plain paper, sheets Epson Premium Ink Jet Plain Paper Epson Bright White Ink Jet Paper plain papers Epson Ultra Glossy Photo Paper Epson Ultra Glossy Epson Premium Glossy Photo Paper Epson Premium Glossy Epson Premium Semigloss Photo Paper Epson Premium Semigloss Epson Glossy Photo Paper Epson Glossy Epson Matte Paper - Heavyweight Epson Double-Sided Matte Paper Epson Matte Epson Photo Quality Ink Jet Cards Epson Photo Quality Ink Jet Epson Photo Stickers Epson Photo Stickers Envelopes Envelope
Hope this is of help.

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Sham

Jun 01, 2009 | Epson STYLUS R350 Photo Printer

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chews up paper while printing then jams paper.


Top loader or bottom loader? Ink-jet, dot-matrix or Laser? All have different reasons. Most common are ink-jets. Most common are top loaders. Most common cause is cheap paper. Buy ink-jet paper. Most people buy cheap copy paper (20#). Buy a good 25# or heavier paper to keep that from happening (especially w/ top loaders). People always worry about that extra dollar or two for paper, but it take an average of 10ml of ink to print 300 pages. That's 1 cartridge ($10 to $20 dollars) for less than 1 package of paper ($3 to $5).

how to clear paper jam: http://www.ehow.com/how_113761_clear-printer-paper.html

Apr 05, 2009 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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set the print quality to normal from best. if on normal then set it on draft.and click-- apply--- after you set without fail.

Aug 07, 2008 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet...

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iron on transfers lexmark x1290


In your printer driver, select the highest dpi setting and the correct paper setting for your type of printer:

Iron-ons are very waxy and the ink may not adhere if not put on thickly. Bellow are some suggested printer settings. For the best results check your printer manual or with your printer's manufacture. CANON: T-shirt transfers.
EPSON: High quality glossy paper or special coated paper, depending on the model.
HEWLETT-PACKARD: High quality glossy paper.
Lexmark: T-shirt transfers.
IMPORTANT: Then set the paper thickness lever on your printer for standard paper. You want the ink nozzles very close to the page.

Jul 23, 2008 | Lexmark X1290 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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