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Brother MFC-440CN USB Printer double prints letters

My Brother MFC-440CN USB Printer double prints letters. I tried the allignment utility several times but none of the options (1-8) are even close. What can I do to be able to print without the double letters?

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Did you use Brother Genuine Cartirdges????
ALL…. Epson & Brother Requires Genuine Epson Cartridges. !!!!!!!!
That sounds like your problem.

In Purchasing Epson's CX 5400, CX4600, & CX7400 and more, I found out that Epson does not like Generic Printer Cartridges. I also Purchased a Brother. That also does not like Generic Print Cartridges. Color that should be Yellow, will turn out Green, Blue Brown, etc. These printers have a CHIP that will detect if it is Generic or Genuine.

When they see it’s Generic Cartridges, it will print lines thru the words, mis-align the letters & put stripes across the picture and also do a mix match with the colors.

That's what these Companies do., so they can keep selling the ink cartridges. Some Printers, are able to use Generic, and some are refillable. Some you can refill them up yourself and I heard, quite MESSY.

So I learned, thru trial and error, that you must use the ORIGINAL Genuine Cartridges for these PRINTERS. Some people say some models work fine compatible, but not mine.......


I had to replace the printer, but Epson, Lexmark & Brothers are always on sale. My Brother & Epson cost me $50.00 with Rebate. Don’t waste too much ink in cleaning it.

This is the only advice I can give you. If you find this helpful, pls rate me.

Thanks and Good Luck :0)

Posted on Jan 30, 2010

  • jonathanm_ol Apr 09, 2011

    My MFC-440cn likewise prints double letters when printing from word or browser; however, when I print from the alignment menu the instructions (same font & size) do not print with double letters.

    Any advice?

  • cns assoc
    cns assoc Apr 09, 2011

    I hope this info helps you. the link is below for alot of more helpful information from brother.
    http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC...

    Setting the Alignment:

    Press the Ink or Ink Management key on the control panel.
    Press the up or down arrow key to choose Test Print and press OK.
    Press the up or down arrow key to choose Alignment and press OK.
    Press Black (Mono) or Color (Colour) start. The machine begins printing the Alignment Check Sheet.
    By reviewing this Check Sheet, you can determine if the alignment needs adjustment.
    Examine the 600 dpi and 1200 dpi test prints on the Alignment Check Sheet. If the number 5 sample of both the 600 dpi and 1200 dpi most closely matches the 0 sample, press the up arrow key or 1 or "+" to choose Yes.
    If one of the other samples is a better match for the 0 sample, press the down arrow key or "-" to choose No. The display will then prompt you to choose the sample that most closely matches the 0 sample for 600 dpi and then 1200 dpi.
    Press Stop/Exit.

    pls ratge me. and good luck.
    Thanks

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