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What would cause light 'dots' to appear when printing to canvas using a ipf6100. these dots only appear on some colours

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Solution for "I have a Epson Aculaser c1100 and four coloured dots have appeared when printing. These dots are approximately 5cms from the left side of the page and print in a small vertical group. Each...


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