How do I print a nozzle check pattern?

  • See below.

    Checking the Nozzles Using the Product Control Panel

    You can check the print head nozzles using the control panel on your product.
    1. Make sure roll paper or cut sheet paper is loaded in the printer.
    2. Make sure the correct paper type is selected.
    3. Select > Maintenance > Print Head Nozzle Check.
    4. Select Roll 1 or Roll 2.
    5. Select Start. The nozzle check pattern prints.
    6. Check the printed pattern to see if there are gaps in the lines.

      Print head is clean


      Print head needs cleaning


    7. Do one of the following:
      • If there are no gaps, select O to exit.
      • If there are gaps or the pattern is faint, select X to perform head cleaning.
    8. Follow the instructions on the screen to clean the print head, check the nozzles, and repeat the process as necessary.
    Related tasks
    Checking the Nozzles Using a Computer Utility
    Cleaning the Print Head Using the Product Control Panel
    Running a Power Cleaning Using the Product Control Panel
    Related references
    Maintenance Menu
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