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R1800 Borderless Printing Problem

Has anyone had a problem with borderless printing on the R1800. My printer leaves a very narrow white band on the trailing edge of the print with no ink. I thought it was the printer after call their Tech Support, but the new printer they sent has the same problem. Has anyone else experienced this? Any fixes? Thanks, Tom

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  • Skykingbird Aug 16, 2007

    Thanks, Inky....your last paragraph was a big help....I pulled out those little tabs on the bottom tray and that seemed to help. I also went to Paper Handling and checked "Scale to Paper Size" and unchecked "scale down only" which eliminated the white banding completely.

    I've got my fingers crossed....thanks for your help!

    Tom

  • jimt141 Dec 16, 2007

    I also have a white band on the trailing edge of borderless 4X6 prints. I also went to Paper Handling and checked "Scale to Paper Size" and unchecked "scale down only" but it has no effect. Any help is appreciated.

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Hi Tom, Have you downloaded the latest driver from the Epson web site. Also make sure the output tray is in the correct position and that you are using the correct paper. You can use the following media with this feature: Matte Paper - Heavyweight A3+, A3, A4 Premium Glossy Photo Paper A3+, A3, A4, 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 in.), 329 mm x 10 m, 210 mm x 10 m (Roll paper) Premium Semigloss Photo Paper A3+, A3, A4, 329 mm x 10 m, 210 mm x 10 m, 100 mm x 8 m (Roll paper) Archival Matte Paper A3+, A3, A4 Watercolor Paper-Radiant White A3+ Velvet Fine Art Paper A3+ Ensure the output tray is in the correct position as if the tray is too low and the paper "falls" down into the tray the weight of the paper could pull the last few millimeters of paper out of the exit rollers, causing the band.

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