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Epson Photo R265 Lines every 2.5 cm

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All my prints are coming out with horizontal lines across them every 2.5 cm. The lines aren't the white ones that would indicae the need for head cleaning. Nevertheless I have cleaned the heads and performed print head alignment but the problem persists. Any advice?


same problem epson stylus photo R 340

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Clogged nozzle, run the clean head then test page in this order at least 5 times in a row, you should see an improvement on each test page, sometimes you need to keep doing this clean/print until the nozzle becomes unclogged, if you don't see a difference in the 5-10 clean/test page then you need a new head


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Check if those lines matches the positions of the rollers inside the printer - you can see some of them by opening the cover

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