Adjust Print Quality : Align the Print Head

Align the Print Head
If your printouts become grainy or blurry, or you see dark or light bands across them, you may need to align the print head.
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Banding may also occur if your print head nozzles need cleaning.
You can align the print head using the control panel or your software.
Using the Control Panel
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Press the Home button until Setup is selected.
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Press or to select Maintenance, then press OK. You see this screen:
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Select Head Alignment, then press OK.
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Press Start. The alignment sheet prints.
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Press OK when you’re done.
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From the Computer
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Windows:
Right-click the printer icon in the bottom right corner of your screen (the taskbar) and select Print Head Alignment.
Macintosh:
Open the Applications folder, open the EPSON Printer Utility3, select Artisan 700 Series, and click OK. Then select Print Head Alignment.
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Do not press the Stop/Clear Settings button to cancel printing of the alignment sheet.
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If no patterns meet the criteria, choose the closest one and click Realignment. Then print another alignment sheet and check it.
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