Aligning the Print Head Using the Product Control Panel

You can align the print head using the control panel on your product.
  1. Load a few sheets of plain paper in the product.
  2. Press the arrow buttons to select Menu and press the OK button.
  3. Select Maintenance and press the OK button.
  4. Select Print Head Alignment and press the OK button.
  5. Do one of the following:
    • If vertical lines are misaligned, select Ruled Line Alignment and press the OK button.
    • If your printouts look blurry, select Vertical Alignment and press the OK button.
    • If you see horizontal bands at regular intervals, select Horizontal Alignment and press the OK button.
  6. Press the up arrow button to print an alignment sheet.
    Note: Do not cancel printing while you are printing head alignment patterns.
  7. Check the printed patterns on the alignment sheet and do one of the following:
    • If you printed a ruled line alignment sheet, select the number representing the pattern with the least misaligned vertical line.


    • If you printed a vertical alignment sheet, select the number representing the most solid printed pattern for each set on the LCD screen.


    • If you printed a horizontal alignment sheet, select the number representing the pattern with the least amount of separation or overlap on the LCD screen.


  8. After you have selected the number for all the sets, press the OK button.
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