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I have a CX7800 printer and need to know how to clean the printer head. Can't locate my booklet of will print about two lines and then blur the next....perhaps it is not advancing correctly? THought cleaning might help...

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If you open the printer so the cartridges move to the center and lift the gray handle so you are able to pull the printer head out. Chances are when you do... you will see all the corrosion. Just clean it off and you should be good to go.

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Print heads for nearly all printers are rated at 2 years. You may also need to clean the tube from the resevoir at the ink supply to the cartridge and clean the working resevoir on the cartridge as well. If you are up to this challenge there is a how-to at your manufacturer's web site or you can have a tech do it. Most people, when they realize how inky you will be getting choose to have a tech do this.

It is best to use 100% denatured alcohol, from your hardware store, to clean these parts and tubing. But, you must take precautions.


I'm not kidding about the precautions. I do all this stuff outside when there is a breeze in the air and then I stay up wind of my work.

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Posted on Jun 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Cleaning printer heads

go to your start menu/settings/printers and faxes,right click on your printer and go to printer preferences and to your maintinence tab. youll be able to clean your heads from there. just to warn you might have to keep cleaning untill it runs clear and it does use a lot of your ink.

hope it helps

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SOURCE: Epson R230 printing unwanted lines

The problem is waste ink around head sprayer (at (bottom plate of head). Turn of printer. Move head to center. Put wet tissue (with hot water) at head cleaning mechanic pad. Move head to parking position. wait till 10 minutes. check it. You can repeat 3 times.

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SOURCE: my new epson r230x printer is printing text and images blur

pls download the latest drivers software version of the printer that you use... then after that reinstall the old drivers software that you install previously.

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1. Turn on the Epson Stylus CX7800

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3. Windows: Right-click the printer icon on you taskbar (in the lower right corner of
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Macintosh OS X: Open the Applications folder and select Epson Printer Utility.
Select your Expson Stylus CX7800 in the printer list, click OK,
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3 main things are used to determine printer quality:
1. Ink - this you have. I would consider replacing the black cartridge to eleiminate this.
2. Printer heads - these are built into the printer and could be blocked on the black section of the print head. Sometimes deep cleaning is not enough and the heads need to be replaced or the unit must be serviced.
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Did you follow the instructions on the printer instructions for cleaning? Did you try deep cleaning? I'm not sure exactly what type of cleaning you are talking about. I can guide you through the steps, once I know what you need.

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As a last resort.... you could pull the cartridges and place a drop or 2 of alcohol into the holes where the cartridges connect to the printheads. Don't put the alcohol in the cartridge themselves as this will dilure the ink.

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