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Black lines on prints

I have a Epson Stylus Photo 1280 Ink Jet printer. I'm getting black lines on my prints. I'm using the custom settings and Epson's Ultra Premium matte paper. The problem occurs, regardless of the paper used.

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  • huckfinn19 Dec 11, 2008

    Black smears in lines across pictures.

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Remove the cartridge.....
using a cotton bud clean the ink nozzle area on the cartridge for excess ink..take extra care not to damage the nozzles

... while at it take a piece of rag and try to clean the..service station area(this is where the cartridge goes to the side of the printer)for ink build ups....try to clean the rubbers that wipe the ink off the head as it runs across ..this is near the service station area clean well

it just requires cleaning..try to use little bit of cleaning solution that is available for that particular model..if not use bit of alcohol but do not use it on the cartridge itself ..make sure the alcohol is properly dried as not to damage the head

do reply if this helped


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