Question about HP Photosmart C3180 All-In-One InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Getting vertical lines on matte pictures. Do I need to clean the Platen? HOW dow I do that if that is the solution?

Getting vertical lines on pictures. Do I have to clean the platen? HOW to I do that?

Posted by on

  • lokedaughter May 22, 2009

    Messing with the ink cartridges is not a good idea at all.

    Better to go to settings/properties and adjust print quality

    from 'fast' to 'normal' and / or increase the ink flow. If the

    cartridges are dirty, they can be cleaned using the utility.



    Thanks for answering.

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 68 Answers

Clean the cartridge, use soft clothe then wipe the cartridge.

Posted on May 20, 2009

  • Aldrin May 22, 2009

    i think you are too much knowledge than me..thank you also

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Black vertical line prints on the right side of every page.


Good Day Tkidwell!

Better check and clean the ADF platen glass and the flatbed scanner glass.

Use a lint clothe moistened with alcohol or water and gently wipe the dirt in the glasses of the ADF platen and flatbed scanner.

You can also try cleaning the roller by performing the deep cleaning.

Jul 12, 2011 | HP Photosmart C7280 Printer

1 Answer

I am scanning a photo. I have translucent lines running horizontal through the picture before i print it.


Documents scanned/copied from the document feeder pass over a thin glass area where scanning occurs. Clean this area if sent faxes, copies or scans have black or white vertical lines.
  1. Lift the document cover to expose the platen glass.

  2. Wipe the ADF scan area (C) with a clean, soft, lint-free cloth moistened with water.

    scannerarea.jpg

  3. Then wipe with a clean, soft, dry, lint-free cloth making sure there are no residues left, especially on the platen glass.

  4. Close the document cover and make a copy of a text document to confirm the black line has disappeared.

Dec 20, 2010 | Canon PIXMA MP780 All-In-One InkJet...

2 Answers

Getting a black vertical line on paper when using top feed, does not do it when placed on scanner


Hi,

1. Check the Automatic Document Feeder for any debris (paper, lint, etc.)
2. Open the top cover to reveal the platen glass.
3. Look to the far left, you'll see a thin strip of platen glass seperate from the bigger plate where you place flatbed scans on.
4. Check the thin strip of platen glass for any marks (correction fluid, marker ink, etc.)
5. Wipe glass with a damp cloth and some Window cleaning detergant.

Does the line still appear now when you scan using the ADF?

:)
BD

Sep 22, 2010 | Brother DCP-7020 All-In-One Laser Printer

1 Answer

I have a canon pixma mp 470 printer/scanner that i am using for the first time to print pictures. The first one printed out beautifully, but every picture since then has visible vertical lines in it. I...


rrenor,

You will find that the ink in the cartridge is low or almost out. If you haven't printed pictures for some time than the unit has still purged, which means to have sucked ink through the head, everytime you have turned it on. The long and short of this is that over time it has been emptying your cartridges. Nothing you can do about it, it is just the wayy these machines operate. Try checking the ink levels and if they are all full, leave the print head in park overnight and try again tomorrow, see what happens. If it is still giving you lines than it may need to have the print head replaced.
Don't do any more cleans now, you are just wasting your ink. Allow it to sit and you may find it will fix itself.

Gremlin11

Dec 11, 2008 | Office Equipment & Supplies

1 Answer

Colored Vertical Lines when ADF Scanning


the scanner system using ADF is not the same as in using from the platen glass, (CIS usually called contact image sensor) reads your document and sends the info to be printed, chances are your CIS assembly could be dirty and have some dirt on its surface, try opening this area on the top of ADF and clean with a moistened cloth, especially the affeced left margin, it should work!

Jul 14, 2008 | HP OfficeJet 7310 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Vertical line on page


i have the same problem although its a horizontal line

Jun 19, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MP830 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Verical line(s) problem with canon mp780


Hi Nick, It's ONLY when you copy? I start by cleaning the platen glass. Wipe the Platen Glass with a clean, soft, lint-free cloth moistened with water. Then wipe with a clean, soft, dry, lint-free cloth making sure not to leave any residue, especially on the Platen Glass. If you have trouble getting the scanning area clean, wipe with diluted mild detergent (for dish washing). Do the same thing for the white area under the platen lid. If this does not resolve the problem let me know. His Dudeness

Nov 15, 2006 | Canon PIXMA MP780 All-In-One InkJet...

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP Photosmart C3180 All-In-One InkJet Printer Logo

Related Topics:

78 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

Seeker5211
Seeker5211

Level 3 Expert

1089 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Are you a HP Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...