Question about HP DesignJet 1050c InkJet Printer
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After every firmware upgrade the EEPROM gets resetted, that means it doesn't has the previous alignment values. So, as and when you power on the printer, it would perform the alignment. The issue that you are experiencing is Repeated printhead alignment and the primary reason for this is either one or more printheads are faulty or defective, due to which the printer is not able to complete its alignment. Please perform the cleaning of the printheads either from the System maintance utility or by pressing the button combinations like :
When the printer is in ready mode, press and hold the Power button and while holding the power button press the cancel button twice and then resume (tick) button(i.e, Level 1 (soft recovery) , Press and hold Power and while holding power , press cancel twice and resume once (medium) or , while holding power press Cancel twice and resume twice During this process, it tries to clear the clogged nozzles of the printheads.And then try performing the alignment, check whether it completes the procedure. You would find a blue check mark towards the right hand side bottom of the page. If it doesn't completes, Please replace the printheads which gives you streaks.
That should take care of your issue.
Posted on Jul 31, 2009
Thanks for using FixYa. You'll need to clean the printheads as mentioned below--
Cleaning the printhead’s bottom outside casing edges
CAUTION: Do not wipe, rub, or clean the actual nozzle plate of the printheads (along the bottom center portion of the printhead where ink is dispensed). Debris and lint may damage or clog the print head nozzles.
To access the Printhead cleaners, lower the access door on the right-hand side of the printer and gently lift up on the front tab of the printhead cleaner and pull out each of the cleaners.
NOTE: The black printhead cleaner does NOT have a sponge. The pigment based black ink does not react well with the sponge; therefore a sponge is not used in the black printhead cleaner. In certain circumstances, users who print predominantly in black or print excessively, magenta ink will build up on the magenta printhead-cleaner sponge. If the ***** of ink surpasses the top ridge of the printhead cleaner, the printheads will have a high probability of being contaminated by the *****. If a ***** is evident, carefully clean out the ***** or replace the printhead cleaner.
After installing the printheads and their respective cleaners, the printer will run an automatic "Printhead Alignment." After the alignment has finished, print an "Image Quality Print" to verify the printer’s output.
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Posted on Jul 31, 2009
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