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Poor print quality

No matter how many times I clean the nozzles, the print quality is awful, and I can't print in colour without it being streaky.

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  • Anonymous Aug 02, 2008

    Installed new black cartridge and print is now all blurred

  • Anonymous Nov 05, 2008

    Also had the same problem where the pictured looked all split up. 
    shame about haveing to buy an new one.

  • quinnski Dec 30, 2008

    replaced blk cartridge and the canon ip1500 doesn't print properly.  It did before, so what could be the problem.  I cleaned the nozzles per the Utility info on the machine, did an alignment and now it leaves a few sentences streaky.  

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Your heads are defective due to a mumber of reasons. cheaper to buy new one

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