Question about Epson Stylus Photo R1800 InkJet Printer

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Shadow on prints

I have the R1800 and have been using it for my small photo business for about a year with fantastic results. Just recently it started doing something odd. When printing any photo image it leaves a faint copy on top. So everything is just slightly blurry. It is just very suttle, but enough that I have had to put my brakes on my Christmas printing for my customers. It is as if someone took the top layer of the print and shifted it down. So frustrating. Please help. I need to get these Christmas orders out! I have tried running the print head alignment and it didn't work. I didn't do the auto head cleaning because in the last week all of my ink has been replaced and I really don't think that is it?

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  • Kris5 Nov 26, 2007

    So you are recommending that I run an auto head cleaning or nozzle check or both? Is that what you mean? Or the actual ink is bad? Could you clarify please. Thank you.

  • Kris5 Nov 26, 2007

    i also performed a nozzle check and everything was perfect.

  • Kris5 Nov 27, 2007

    Called Epson and they are sending me a new printer. It will be here in 5 days free of charge. I have had the printer for 11months and it has been fantastic up until now. They said it is something faulty in the printer. I am just glad a new printer is on the way with no issues or hassles. hurray for Epson's customer service. I guess when I stick my ink in this new printer and it does it again, you can go ahead and say I told you so..:) For now I wait.

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Yes, I belive it's your ink

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