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Inkjet photo printing

I have an epson stylus photo 2200 that prints beautiful photos except for the first 1/4 to 1/2 inch coming out. This is discolored with a yellowish tint. Rest of print is beautiful - any size from 4x6 through letter size. Inks are fresh, and all lights, indicators, function OK. This is NOT a band, rather a gradual shift to the proper colors; almost like it's feeling its way to the proper color rendition. Prints from Windows (VISTA), Photoshop Elements, and Picassa all render the same result.

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This may sound idiotic, but print out a nozzle check pattern in your maintenance tab. Good chance you have a clogged printhead. Check out how to do a print head cleaning and what solutions and tools you'll need. Careful if you're using compatible inks or refilled cartridges, or long expired ink.
http://www.simplyinked.com/support/index.php?tsrc=knowledgebase&act=24&category=C5

This one works great for me. Go GENTLY, best not to use Windex or any unauthorized solutions, as they may cause damage to plastic parts.

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