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 Cassette 1.
  2. Press the  home button, if necessary.
  3. Select Setup.
  4. Select Maintenance.
  5. Select Print Head Alignment. You see this screen:

  6. Do one of the following:
    • If your printouts look blurry or vertical lines are misaligned, select Vertical Alignment.
    • If you see horizontal bands at regular intervals, select Horizontal Alignment.
  7. Press the  Color button to print an alignment sheet.
    Note: Do not cancel printing while you are printing head alignment patterns.
    After the alignment sheet is printed, you see a series of screens asking you to select the best square in each pattern set.
  8. Check the printed patterns and choose the number representing the best square for each set, then select Proceed.
  9. After you have selected the number for all the sets, select Done.
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