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Bad printing quality

Printing quality is bad when i used both colors or black only. the lines is not complete and is blurry.

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First off, Turn on your printer, on your PC/laptop go to Printers and Faxes (you haven't said which operating system you use)
Find your printer icon, right click on it, select Properties, locate and find Maintenance tab, click cleaning/deep cleaning.

When you don't use your printer for a while, you must clean the head/nozzle , that's why you have blurry print outs.

Posted on Apr 12, 2014

  • Khalil Bigtas
    Khalil Bigtas Apr 12, 2014

    I've done it already. however, the outcome was still the same.

  • Walt007 Apr 12, 2014

    Khalil, are you using the correct cartridge or is it one of supermarkets own brand?

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SOURCE: printing in black "fuzzy"

have you replaced the ink art with a new one?
if you have time to replace the print head.

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SOURCE: Bad quality printing from the black cartridge



Select the correct Media Type setting (Windows)Print an image from another source
Change the Print Quality Settings (Windows)

try these if they dont work time for print head replacement.,

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=SupportDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=257&modelid=10236

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Are you scanning both black and white and color the same way? The ADF (automatic document feeder) uses a different scanning area than when you place the document on the scanning glass. If you open the scanner cover, look to the left of the main scanner glass to the narrow strip used for the ADF. Make sure this narrow strip is clean -- no ink or white-out or scratches. This can make your copies look dirty or smudged.

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SOURCE: Bad color. Black text prints green, red comes out

You may want to use brand ink as its mixture is more reliable. However if you have changed cartridges frequently try cleaning the print heads.
Routine maintenance and keeping full ink tanks will prevent this problem, however if you have the problem you can resolve it by doing the following:
1. Clean your ip3000 print head using denatured alcohol solvent which can be purchased from most hardware stores. If unavailable, use 91% Alcohol (isopropyl alcohol (first aid antiseptic) which is available for less than a dollar at most Walmart pharmacy departments.

*Warning: You may want to use a pair of latex exam gloves as this is a messy process and can stain your fingers.
Time necessary 45-50 minutes
Supplies needed:
Isopropyl Alcohol or denatured alcohol
paper towels
latex gloves
sink, bowls and or basin
can of compressed air
very small screw driver
tablespoon or baby bulb type syringe
warm water

PROCEDURE:
1. Lift print head from printer. It pulls out easily because it is held in with the same down lever that holds the cartridge in place.
2. Put two layers of paper towels in the bottom of a dish to protect sensitive sprayer heads.
3.Put enough solvent in dish to cover the screens on which the cartridges sit when in use.
4. Take the two small screws out that hold the white ceramic piece
5. Gently, pry the ceramic piece back and away , to reveal the underside (No need to pull away the glued points on the sides.)
6. Gently, move head up and down to slosh solvent around it the best as you can. Use a table spoon or syringe to pour solvent over all orifices in the print head, turning it upside down and then back a few times.
7. Use canned air with a plastic straw to blow into and through all orifices, alternately sloshing/swishing and pouring solvent over head (be careful not to touch any of the holes, screens, or sprayer heads with anything)
8. Empty dirty solvent from bowl and replace with paper towels and clean solvent. Soak for approx 10 minutes. Rinse again with clean solvent poured directly on all parts, letting solvent overrun and fall into dish or basin.
9. Gently shake the solvent off the head, take it outside and spray with compressed air into all orifices to clear out and help evaporate any remaining solvent. Let sit on a clean paper towel for approx 20 minutes. (There may be a little ink bleeding out of the head, but once it dries completely it does not present any problems.
10. Reinstall head, cartridges and it will print like a new printer.

SUGGESTION: For many years of problem free printing, keep a double set of ink cartridges, one set full at all times. Whenever a cartridge runs out of ink, replace it IMMEDIATELY, with a new one or a refilled one. This gives the print head no chance to dry out and create clogged heads. Routine maintenance of cleaning the heads every 24 months does wonders for keeping your ip3000 in new condition.

Hope this helps. .

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SOURCE: Black ink is not comming out well when printing?

1. try printing from another program, if it comes out good, check your software settings.

2. check your printer driver settings or reinstall/update

3. use another printer cable

4. print from/using the printer's control panel, if the output is bad, it is already a hardware failure.

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When you change the ink cartraige and clean printer and test the colours the quality of colour is not good on the test! what do you segested i try beacaue the machine has been on its 100th clean and...


    1. Print a Print Quality Check Sheet.

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      (B) Most of the short diagonal lines are missing from one or more color blocks:

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    4. The display will then ask you if the print quality is OK for Color. Press the down arrow key or 2 or "-" to choose No for color with the problem.
    5. The display will then show Start Cleaning? Yes No.
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    Print head is not printing seems to be clogged from non-use. Have tried test printing through several new cartridges and still not working. Can the old - dryed ink be cleaned off of the print heads?


    Hi, below is from the brother website for your model. Very common for the ink heads to become clogged /dry out. You probably have done this but here it is anyway. your print head is part of the machine, so it will need to be disassembled to clean it, That can be very difficult. Try the following anyway, it might help you. also, you could try using a Q-Tip wet with vinegar water to get under to the bottom of the print heads, if you can get the head to move off its dock and then unplug it when its moved over. anyway here is the Brother link info (without pictures-see the link above if you need the pictures)
    • Print a Print Quality Check Sheet.

      1. ress the Ink or Ink Management key on the control panel of the machine.

      2. Press the up or down arrow key to choose Test Print and press OK.
      3. Press the up or down arrow key to choose Print Quality and press OK.
      4. Press Color (Colour) start. The machine begins printing the Print Quality Check Sheet.
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    2. Compare the print quality of the Check Sheet you just printed with the three examples listed below:

      (A) One or more complete blocks of colors are missing:
      (B) Most of the short diagonal lines are missing from one or more color blocks:
      (C)Some parts of the short diagonal lines are missing from one or more color blocks:

    3. The display will then ask you if the print quality is OK for black. Press the down arrow key or 2 or "-" to chooseNo for black with the problem.
    4. The display will then ask you if the print quality is OK for Color. Press down the arrow key or 2 or "-" to chooseNo for color with the problem.
    5. The display will then show Start Cleaning? Yes No.
      Press the up arrow key or 1 or "+" to choose Yes and the machine will start cleaning the color ink cartridges.
    6. When the machine completes cleaning the print head, press Color(Colour) Start. Another Print Quality Check Sheet will print.

    7. Repeat the cleaning and the quality check process following the Step 4-7.

    8. Compare the second or third Print Quality Check Sheet with the first one you printed in step1:


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      • If the print quality on the first Check Sheet matched Example (C) and you do not see any improvement on the second or third Check Sheet, repeat the cleaning and the quality check process three more times (totally five times).
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    Aug 29, 2010 | Brother MFC-5460CN InkJet Printer

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    Toubleshooting and routine maintainance is what comes oout on myscreen


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    http://www.brother-usa.com/ModelDocuments/Consumer/Users%20Manual/UM_MFC_210C_420CN_EN_286.PDF

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    To ensure good print quality, the MFC will regularly clean the print head. You can start the cleaning process manually if needed. Clean the print head and ink cartridges if you get a horizontal line in the text or graphics on your printed pages. You can clean Black only or three colors at a time (Cyan/Yellow/Magenta), or all four colors at once.
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    1 Press Ink.
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    There are a number of single issues that can cause your problem in this case. The most common are listed below:
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    From your statement above. I would suggest it is both item 1 and 2. Since, we are doing this assistance via chat mail, I can't come to your aid and witness myself what the results are and what your settings are for the paper type.

    When you end up with a red hue over all over the print area the cause it usually a bad print head and selecting the wrong paper type.

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    Please do not hesitate to give me as much feedback as possible on any issues and results you discover. You can use the comment text area below to respond to these instructions and give me the results of your tests and procedures.

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    3. Gently hold the cloth against the nozzles for about three seconds, and then wipe in the direction shown below.


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    4. Using another clean section of the cloth, gently hold the cloth against the contacts for about three seconds, and then wipe in the direction shown.

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    Overview This article outlines various techniques for resolving a blurry print issue. Cleaning the print cartridge nozzles is necessary when:
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      2. Open the Lexmark Solution Center (go to Start, Programs, Lexmark XXXX Series, Lexmark Solution Center).
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      4. Click Print. A nozzle page prints, forcing ink through to clean the clogged nozzles.
      5. Print the document again to verify that print quality has improved.
      6. If print quality has not improved, try cleaning the print cartridge nozzles up to two more times.
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    2. When this step is complete, try to run the clean print nozzles (CPN) operation again.
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      4. Click Print. NOTE: Discard the page after it prints.
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    2. In the Print dialog, click the Properties (or Preferences, or Options, or Setup) button. The Print Properties screen appears.

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    3. Press the up or down navigation key to select PRINT QUALITY and press Menu/Set or Set.
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    try these if they dont work time for print head replacement.,

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