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Epson 2200 - vertical lines

After the print comes out, there are numerous white vertical lines on my print...probably from the "rollers" picking up the "wet" ink. This printer was purchased used. Any solutions? Thanks!

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  • exposito May 23, 2009

    If I don´t use Epson Paper on the 2200 then the rollers grab the ink and let white line on the impresion
    I have not been able to solve it

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I don't know if this will help as my printer is a different model (the epson stylus photo r280) but I have been battling the vertical line issue for weeks, ever since getting a new imac. I am printing altered photos from photoshop on epson ultra premium matte photo paper. After trying every conceivable setting, and spending an hour with less than helpful tech support from epson (where they insisted I needed to download new drivers) I just resolved it this morning at last by increasing the dpi setting on the print function to beyond what I would normally use(1440x 1440 rather than what I had been using at 720).

The prints came out great at last!

On my older computer with this same printer the prints came out fine at the lower setting. But for some reason it appears that the higher setting is now necessary to eliminate those dreaded lines.

I hope this helps.

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I have an Epson cx6000 and I was getting the verticle whites lines. I went to the printer and did some maintenance, Clean the heads, realign the print heads, everything that I could do that I thought would correct the problem. My printer has printed out 2 reports perfectly!

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