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Brother dcp115c. alignment must be out its printing double

Iittss pprriinnttiinngg ...thats what it looks like only letters are closer together.i have tried every combination on the alignment check nothing seems to change . i have done cleaning , made sure paper is in straight, can't think of anything else can you help. sonia

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  • momof3terror Apr 27, 2009

    Thanks very much. I had the same problem and turning off the bidirectional setting fixed it. =) Appreciate it!

  • momof3terror Apr 27, 2009

    Thanks very much. I had the same problem and turning off the bidirectional setting fixed it. =) Appreciate it!


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No you don't have to take it to be serviced. There is a work around for this. It is not an ideal work around but given the low cost of these printers they probably aren't worth spending the money on at a service center.

OK the Fix is, you simply turn OFF BiDirectional printing in the printer driver settings.

The printer will then print correctly.

Also I'm sure if you could obtain the service software for alignment it's probably not beyond the abilities of a back yarder. :)

Hope this helps.


Posted on Jun 11, 2008

  • vk4akp Jun 11, 2008

    OH, Forgot to mention there is a calibration feature in the printers
    console. Try running it a number of times as it seems to have a
    cumulative effect. But if this fails, just turn off bi-directional


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    Lyndon Pabia Nov 17, 2015

    Thanks its so helpful , my printer works properly :D


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You have to take the printer to a service dealer. This kind of alignment needed can only be done by service personell by help of special software and tools.

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