Adjusting Line Misalignment (Head Inc. Adj.) (iPF815/iPF825)
Article ID: ART107116 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 12/22/2015
 

Description

If printed lines are misaligned, try adjusting the angle of the Printhead.

Solution

If printed lines are misaligned, try adjusting the angle of the Printhead. Even slight misalignment can be corrected. Adjust the Printhead orientation by printing and reading a test pattern.

 

Paper to Prepare

 

  • Rolls

 

An unused roll at least 10 inches wide

 

  • Sheets

 

One sheet of unused paper of at least A4/Letter size

Execute Head Inc. Adj. as follows.

1.Load the paper.

 

note:

 

  • When loading paper, specify the type of paper correctly. Using paper that you have not specified on the printer may cause feeding problems and affect the printing quality.
  • We recommend loading a type of paper that you use often.

 

 

2.Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU.

 

 

3.Press or to select Adjust Printer, and then press the button.

4.Press or to select Head Inc. Adj., and then press the button.

5.Press or to select Yes, and then press the OK button.

After the Printhead is moved, a message is displayed requesting you to open the Top Cover.

6.Open the Top Cover.

 

 

7.Align the Angle Adjustment Lever with the red square and close the Top Cover.

 

 

A test pattern is printed for adjustment.

 

important:

 

  • Do not touch the Linear Scale (a), Carriage Shaft (b), or Ink Tube Stabilizer (c). Touching these parts may damage them.

 

 

 

8.Examine the test pattern for adjustment. Determine the straightest set of lines.

 

 

9.Open the Top Cover and move the Angle Adjustment Lever to match the number (or the square) of the straightest set of lines.

If no single set of lines is perfectly straight, move the Angle Adjustment Lever to a position between the numbers (or between the number and the square) of the two sets of lines that are least misaligned.

 

 

10.Close the Top Cover.

The Printhead is now straight, and adjustment is complete.

 

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