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I need to get rid of the 1/4 white strip when I print a 4 x 6 on my Up-CX1

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Usually when prints dont come right they are mostly as a result of adjustments and alignments on the documents to be printed. Although atimes the problem could be from the paper which is put in for printing not being the same size with what the printer is expecting to print on.
What you should do is check the alignment of the document to be printed on the 4 x 6 if it is aligned with the 4 x 6 as in the sizing are equal. Then also check the settings when you are about to print to ensure that the settings are intact.
Also try to view a print preview before printing this will help more. And while the print preview displays you can always set the paper type and how you want it printed.
Hope this solution has been helpful??

Posted on Jan 01, 2011

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1. Turn off the machine's power switch. Unplug the telephone line cord first, disconnect all cables, and then unplug the power cord from the AC power outlet.

2. Lift the document cover.
In the ADF unit, clean the white bar (1) and the scanner glass strip (2) under it with a soft lint-free cloth moistened with water.

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In addition to cleaning the glass strip with a soft lint-free cloth moistened with water, run your finger tip over the glass strip to see if you can feel anything on it. If you feel dirt or debris, clean the glass strip again concentrating on that area. You may need to repeat the cleaning process three or four times. To test, make a copy after each cleaning.

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• Clear the paper jam (1 p. 13-3).
? Nothing prints.
The power cord may not be plugged in securely.
• Check that the power cord is plugged securely into the machine and into the wall outlet (1 p. 2-9). If the machine is plugged into a power strip, make sure the power strip is plugged in and turned on.
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Try the following steps

1. Unplug power
2. USING THE FINGER HOLDS ON EITHER SIDE, lock scanner cover into open position
DO NOT TOUCH THE ENCODER STRIP (clear plastic strip in front of the white vinyl band)
3. Remove jammed paper/foreign objects (check under the print head; if the print head is in the middle, slide it to the either the left or the right side, & check for paper scraps underneath the print head)
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4. Move the print head to the middle
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[PERSISTENCE OF THIS ERROR MESSAGE OR NO PAPER SCRAPS/FOREIGN OBJECTS FOUND MEANS THAT THE ENCODER STRIP WILL REQUIRE CLEANING]
[IF WHEN THE SCANNER COVER WAS OPENED, THE PRINT HEAD IS ON THE RIGHT SIDE]
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8. Press Stop/Exit for approximately 5 seconds until the print head moves to the middle
9. UNPLUG MACHINE FROM POWER OUTLET
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TO CLEAN THE ENCODER STRIP... (clear plastic strip in front of the white vinyl band)
[Markings & debris can adhere on the surface of encoder strip FROM HAND CONTACT &/OR GREASE CONTACT INCURRED FROM REMOVAL OF JAMMED PAPER]
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DO NOT TOUCH ENCODER STRIP WITH BARE HANDS
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5. Clean encoder strip from left to right--stopping just before the right corner
6. Repeat steps 5 & 6 two or three times to clean thoroughly
7. After cleaning encoder strip, USE FINGER HOLDS TO close scanner cover
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