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Horizontal bands I've cleaned and cleaned and tried every print configuration, but my prints have tiny horizontal bands in the solid color. They're tiny a mm or so. but very noticiable. I was selling prints of comics and suddenly I can't get the printer to print anymore! I'm thinking about getting a new printer should I get the same one or move to a different one? thanks! Heather

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    I also have horizontal bands in solid colors. They appear to be lighter versions of the same color s if the print head passes don't quite meet

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Is the band are white or black ????

If white, you might have a bad cartridge : replace it.

If black, you will need to clean your printhead and sometime under the carriage there's accumulation of ink....

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