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Canon i850 printer is printing striped colors

I have new cartridges in the printer and have aligned the heads (problem shows up on column B/E/G/J/K of alignment test sheet).

Getting stripy print quality-looks terrible.

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HTML clipboardIf you have lots of flashing error lights or electrical problems then it is likely to be electrical.

However, if like most... and your printer has just been left unused for some time?

Then provided it worked OK before a period of non-use? You just need to use a PRINT HEAD CLEANING KIT to unclog the tiny jets.
A Magic Inkjet Flush Kit usually works a treat on those!

Magic is ideal for unclogging the tiny jets on any Canon, Epson HP and removing those horrible white lines which usually appear in prints when dried ink clogs several jets...

So if yours appears to be a clog? all you should need to do is to use the Magic Inkjet Flush kit to soak the print head and you should be printing again like new.

You are covered by a 30 day money back guarantee if not.

Good Luck!

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