Setting the Blue Switch on the Platen (iPF8400SE)

Article ID: ART115001 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


Setting the Blue Switch on the Platen (iPF8400SE)


If printed documents exhibit the following symptoms, adjust the setting of the blue Switch on the Platen.
  • Image edges are blurred
  • Image edges are affected by white banding
  • Always set all of the blue Switches on the Platen to the side for borderless printing. If the Switch are not set correctly, the print quality may deteriorate.

1. Remove any loaded paper that will not be used.

2. Open the Top Cover.

3. Remove the Cleaning Brush (a).

4. Using the back of the Cleaning Brush, move the first Switch to the side opposite .

5. Refer to the following table to confirm the number on the Platen (a) that corresponds to the size of paper for printing.

2254.0 mm (10.00 in)
3355.6 mm (14.00 in)
4431.8 mm (17.00 in)
5515.0 mm (JIS B2 or B3)
6594.0 mm (ISO A1 or A2) or 609.6 mm (24.00 in)
7841.0 mm (ISO A0 or A1)
8914.4 mm (36.00 in)
91030.0 mm (JIS B0 or B1)
101066.8 mm (42.00 in)
111117.6 mm (44.00 in)

6. Using the back of the Cleaning Brush, move the Switch to the side opposite , corresponding to the size of the paper for printing.
In this case, note that you will move the switch in the opposite direction from the direction in step 4.
  • The Switch only moves number 1 and the number that matches the paper size. Set all of the switches where the number does not match the paper size in switches number 2 and higher to the side.

7. Close the Top Cover.



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