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There are horizontal lines on the print. Even after realigning the print head it is still coming. What do i do?

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If it's an inkjet printer, the print head is surely dirty. try wiping the bottom sides of the print head gently with a dry piece of cloth without touching the actual print nozzles, which can easily be damaged.

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How to realign prints


Hi!

Go to printer settings in Control Panel and print a test page and do head cleaning cycle for the nozzles.

Hope this helps

Nov 04, 2011 | Epson STYLUS R230 InkJet Photo Printer

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My MP600 printer prints horizontal stripes on glossy photo paper. Also, a single line of black dots prints vertically. I have deep cleaned the nozzle and realigned the printing. The wide black cartridge...


First your white horizontal lines are due to you not printing in the best quality. Go into the printing preferences and change the quality to best/quality.

The dots printed vertically are possibly due to ink getting onto the star wheels on the doc exit rollers. Also its possible that the printing media is a bit on the thin side and may need to be supported when exiting the machine.

Those should solve your problem. A new printhead wont make any difference.

Good luck

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Canon PIXMA MP510 : When I print something in colour, I get alternating dark and light 3mm lines printed horizontally down the page. I've tried cleaning, deep cleaning and realigning the print...


Hello

what you need is to clean, you need to clean the prnt head and ink cell, you open the top part let the ink carrier move to the center then UNPLUG the power cord ,now you can easily clean ink cell.

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Canon MP980 prints horizontal pink lines across


try to change the color ink. horizontal banding (the pink or other color lines appearing means horizontal banding) when there is a problem on one of the heating element of the printer head. since almost all canon printers have head built in the inks, replacing the faulty ink will solve the problem. if not then the controller of printhead on the carriage and mainboard needs to be checked.

Feb 12, 2010 | Canon PIXMA MP980 All-In-One InkJet...

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Horizontal lines when printing


Remove the cartridge(s) and use an alcohol swab to reach inside and clean the print head surface where the ink comes out.You may have to move the head with the power turned off to get at it or turn the printer on it's side to be able to reach under the head to clean. Q-tips work fine for that and it will likely take quite a few.Clean until there is no more ink on the q-tips. Also clean all rollers and surfaces where ink can collect. A defective head will also do that as it sometimes leaks excessive ink when printing.

Aug 29, 2009 | Epson Stylus C46 InkJet Printer

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Epson Stylus r220 prints with white lines... i installed a CIS and it worked fine for about 6 months, now i'm getting prints with white lines (or fine spots) i tried nozzle check, which comes out good......


Nozzle check must perfect for perfect output. There are tranversal lines at vertical straight lines that represent same point of head micro piezo. If tranversal lines no clog at all, but vertical straight lines not perfectly straight, the result not good (like horizontal white banding). Check it? Head aligment is for vertical banding. If your result is horizontal banding, you don't need to realign head. It's caused by some residual at the output of head sprayer. So, the spray of ink not straight to paper. Try to print with photo/best photo.

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Epson Stylus T10: Horizontal bands when printing cyan


With I could post a solutions but I have the same problem! Cyan has horizontal gaps, rest of the colors seem to be ok. I've realigned and cleaned the heads many times.

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Horizontal colored lines through grayscale printed photos


Hi George,

It sound's like an ink-feed issue:

1) Dirty heads, even after cleaning
2) No-ink or poor quality ink
3) Damaged head: some are part of the cartridge, some are not
4) Air bubbles in ink

The test page is typically not as hi-res nor as saturated as a
photo print. The hi-res photo puts the greatest demand on the print head.

The color lines you see are actually lines of missing color,
where the head has failed to deposit ink, so one or two primary
colors are missing from the complete picture.

For example missing yellow will make a blue line.
Missing magenta will make a green line
Missing cyan will make a red line.... etc..

Clean the heads again and again, print again and again,
hoping to flush the system.

BUT, keep in mind that cleaning wastes huge amounts of
ink and tiny little cartridges of ink cost more than many new printers.

Martin

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Horizontal Color alignment will not align


Green color means that there is contanimation from the blue and yellow inks. Try to look inside the printer to where the printhead rests when not in use and see if there is alot of ink there. There may be green ink on the sponge there that may be attaching itself to the bottom of the printhead.

Hope this helps!

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