Aligning the Print Head Using the Product Control Panel

You can align the print head using the control panel on your product.
  1. Make sure there are no errors on the LCD screen.
  2. Load a few sheets of plain paper in the product.
  3. Press the  home button, if necessary.
  4. Select Maintenance.
  5. Select Print Head Alignment .
  6. Select one of the following options:
    • Ruled Line Alignment if vertical lines in your printout are misaligned.
    • Horizontal Alignment if your printout contains horizontal banding.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions to print an alignment sheet.
    Note: Do not cancel printing while you are printing head alignment patterns.
  8. Check the printed patterns on the alignment sheet and select the following on the LCD screen, depending on the alignment pattern you printed:
    • Ruled Line Alignment: For patterns 1 and 2, select the number representing the pattern with the least misaligned vertical line.

    • Horizontal Alignment: Select the number representing the pattern with the least amount of separation or overlap.

  9. Select Done.
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