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Printer is printing photos with visible horizontal lines

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If the inks in those cartridge are still enough for print, you need to clean the head. For this follow me :
1. From the Printing Preference window (the window where you used to set paper type, paper size .....) choose the Maintenance tab.
2. On that Tab, you will see some tools, click on the CLEANING button, load a paper in the printer, after cleaning the printer will print some patterns, repeat till you satisfied with.
3. If the problem persist, try DEEP CLEANING.
4. Also perform a PRINT HEAD ALIGNMENT by following the onscreen instructions.

Posted on Oct 13, 2010

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SOURCE: vertical and horizontal lines when printing photos - HP Photosmar

Hi,
it sounds as if you may have the picture quality set to draft, its worth a check, especially if printing is ok. Does it print colour writing well too or just black, one of the colour inks may have a block or be low, go into printer settings menu and check what print quality its set for.

Posted on Apr 26, 2009

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SOURCE: prints photos with yellow horizontal stripes.Hv downloaded HP printing diagnostic utility and no errors were reported. If just using scanner to copy photos, prints fine but copying photos in library p

go into the printer and do a test print. start>printer & faxes>right click on the printer in question>properties>printer preference button> test print ... try the printer's own test print. This is usually caused by a poor print head, low ink, poor cartridge or the need for calibration. Look in the maintenance tab in the printer properties for head cleaner, jet cleaner etc. This also happens with refill ink cartridges.

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SOURCE: Epson stylus C88 makes black horizontal lines on the print

C88 First the printing had horizontal lines incomplete printing etc. After about 20 head cleanings which did nothing to correct the problem I get a warning "service required" and it won't print at all.
I also got a warning saying "some parts of your printer are nearing the end of their duty cycle."
My solution is to teach Epson an expensive lesson for their money gouging PLANNED OBSOLESCENCE anti-consumer attitudes. I expect to kill thousands of sales.

Posted on Jan 15, 2010

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  2. Load a few sheets of letter-sized plain paper in the auto sheet feeder.

  3. Press the Open button to open the Paper Output Tray. Then open up and set the extension by pressing down the hollow on the front side.

  4. Execute automatic print head alignment.
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    2. Press <Menu> repeatedly to select [MAINTENACE].
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Manual print head alignment
  1. Press <ON/OFF> to turn on the machine.

  2. Load two sheets of Letter-sized plain paper in the auto sheet feeder or cassette.

  3. Ensure that the proper paper source is selected.

  4. Execute manual print head alignment.
    1. Press <Menu> repeatedly to select [MAINTENACE].
    2. Press the left or right cursor to select [ALIGN PRINT HEAD], then press the <OK>. (The nozzle check pattern is printed.)

  5. Check the printed patterns and use the left or right arrow to input the number of the pattern in column A that has the least noticeable streaks.

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  6. Press <OK> to move the cursor to column B, and then use the left or right arrow to input the number of the pattern that has the least noticeable streaks.

  7. Repeat the procedure until you finish inputting the pattern number for column P.

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  8. When you have finished inputting all pattern numbers, press <OK>.

    Note: For columns A through N select the patterns with the least visible vertical streaks. For columns O and P select the patterns with the fewest visible horizontal streaks.

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    <1> Example of the pattern with the fewest visible vertical streak

    <2> Example of the pattern with the most visible vertical streak

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    <1> Example of the pattern with the fewest visible horizontal streak

    <2> Example of the pattern with the most visible horizontal streak

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