Question about OKI MICROLINE 321 Turbo Matrix Printer

2 Answers

When it prints there is a line through the text printed that does not print and i need to know why it started printing like that all of a sudden. So it will print a line of text but there is a part of the text that it will not print. Looks like there is a line drawn through it. i tried changing the cartridge but that did not help. it was fine one day and the next day just started printing like that. has been like that for about a month now.

Posted by arrowheadtra on

  • Kristin Michael
    Kristin Michael May 18, 2016

    replace the printhead. no tools needed

×

Ad

2 Answers

pcfixup.ca

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 269 Answers

Sounds like the print head is at fault. The print head is actually a vertical line of small wires that move in and out to form the dots as the head moves across the page printing one row of characters at a time. One of the wires has failed. While it is possible that cleaning the print head with contact cleaner will resolve the problem, it might be time to replace the print head, or likely buy a used working replacement printer at less money than the cost to repair.

Posted on Feb 15, 2010

Ad

Don Farrell

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,018 Answers

More then likely someone has enabled "Strike through mode"

Are you using Word?

Don

Posted on Jan 18, 2010

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Printer keeps skipping lines when printing. very annoying


is this a case of the dots are missing for a valid line, or do you mean a line feed is added at the end of a line, ie you get 3 lines of text occupying 4 lines of space , or 4 lines of text occupies 4 lines of space, but one line has no printed dots on it? to make it more obvious, what does a document with say text thats 3cm tall look like? as it sounds to me like contacts need cleaning.. *** note for info: do not rely on printouts from within a BROWSER as that may have unpredictable results. All text will be treated as a large block of PIXELS and Not TEXT. also Non Printer fonts could cause similar issues.

Nov 09, 2017 | HP Photosmart 2710 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Word text document not printing clearly on every line.


What version of Word do you have? What OS are you using?

Can you append a print to file to this thread so that I can see what data the printer is being sent?

May 09, 2009 | HP DeskJet 722c InkJet Printer

1 Answer

We have a HP Deskjet D1320 printer. I can print my email, pictures and items off the internet, but cannot print any word documents or notepad documents. When I print an excel document, I get an incomplete...


I have a HP Deskjet 1300n printer. I can print my email, pictures and items off the internet, but cannot print any word documents or notepad documents. When I print an excel document, I get an incomplete page-the grid lines will print,and text garbage from a adobe program but not all the text. When I do a test print page, I get an incomplete text page, but do not know how to solve this. I have removed and reloaded the printer software-no improvement. There are no new drivers to be installed.

Sep 21, 2008 | HP LaserJet 1300 Printer

1 Answer

When printing all but a couple of lines print well.The lines that don't, have a line running through the text which hasn't printed


Please check the alignment of the printer,

GO to Start --> Click --> Printer and Faxes --> Open the Printer available --> Click on the Printer -- > select --> properties -- > Print a test page,

Does it print correct?
If not, then reinstall the Catridge after shake them well.

Let me know if no goods

Regards
ELLIN

Sep 18, 2008 | Office Equipment & Supplies

1 Answer

Ptouch weak printing


You need to take a q-tip dipped in alcohol and clean the printhead. Let me know if this helps.

Lou

Sep 09, 2008 | Brother P-Touch 1180 Label Printer

2 Answers

Print quality suddenly degraded


Sounds like your print head went bad. You will have to buy another one.

Jun 04, 2008 | Canon PIXMA IP5200 InkJet Photo Printer

1 Answer

Text Not Printing


You are out of black and white ink.
Graphics are printed with the color cartrage
text is printed with the black and white.

Apr 30, 2008 | Brother MFC-8440 All-In-One Laser Printer

1 Answer

Text printing now slightly larger than it used to be


Since the printer is only doing what it is told to do, it is my opionion that the data in the stream that goes to the printer has changed slightly.

Not knowing if you use 3rd party software to produce your labels, or if you manually write your code, take a look at the reference manual for programming if it is the latter and look for the opaque setting for that type and line of text. If you use a 3rd party app, you may need to contact them about the same type of setting.

This opaque type setting should allow the space around your characters to overlap without creating that box effect. Kind of like a gif with a transparent background.

Good luck

Apr 10, 2008 | Monarch 9855 Thermal Printer

1 Answer

Scanning Problems


I need some more information are the lines horizontal or vertical? Does it print fine from the computer? Does this problem only happen when you scan an item in and then print it or copying an item then print it? Also when you get this output do you have some of the text and lines or just lines?

Jan 08, 2008 | HP LaserJet 3050 All-In-One Printer

1 Answer

Problems with Color printing


Click Start - All programs - HP - HP Solution center.

Click Settings - Print settings - Printer settings

Click on the Features tab. Set the print quality to best. Click on the Colors tab. Under color management - Enable the option Managed by Application. Click OK . close solution center. Try to print.

Dec 22, 2007 | HP Photosmart C3180 All-In-One InkJet...

Not finding what you are looking for?
OKI MICROLINE 321 Turbo Matrix Printer Logo

379 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top OKI Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

Thomas F. Schneider

Level 3 Expert

2715 Answers

Ekse

Level 3 Expert

13434 Answers

Tareq Bin Mostaq...
Tareq Bin Mostaq...

Level 3 Expert

1449 Answers

Are you an OKI Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...