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Print is not straight

Hi esteemed problem solver I've often had this problem,with other printers too. It seems particularly bad on the 930 though. What happens is that the left margin on the printed page gradually gets bigger while the right margin gradually gets smaller.The result is that letters etc don't look good. Thanks for your help

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  • log120 Sep 26, 2007

    Thanks SparkGap. What you wrote was entirely sensible. I would rate your advice as excellent and myself as blooming useless! The trouble is that I inherited the printer without any documentation.I'm sure there must be some way of guiding the paper, as you wrote, but I can't see how to do it. I've tried. I think the problem lies there and not with the worn pinch rollers as the machine looks in good condition to me.

  • log120 Sep 29, 2007

    Thank you for that SparkGap. I had noticed a lever but it wouldn't move. When the manual confirmed that it was indeed the correct one, I tried harder. Eventually I realised that holding the lever and yanking was no good, you have to slide your fingers past the lever and then it glides along smoothly.

    So many thanks.



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It sounds like the paper is being pulled into the printer at a crooked angle. Check that the guides in the paper supply tray are adjusted correctly to the paper width and are tight against the stack of paper. Alternatively one of the rubber pinch rollers that pull the paper though is slipping or worn smooth. Regards

Posted on Sep 24, 2007

  • Martin B
    Martin B Sep 29, 2007

    I can definetly help with one of your problems:-
    Get your manual here.

    Hopefully you'll see the way to guide the paper properly.



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