Printing is faint (iPF680/iPF685/iPF780/iPF785/iPF670/iPF770)

Article ID: ART117322 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


Printing is faint (iPF680/iPF685/iPF780/iPF785/iPF670/iPF770)


CauseCorrective Action
The Printhead nozzles are clogged.Print a test pattern to check the nozzles and see if they are clogged.
(See " Checking for Nozzle Clogging (iPF680/iPF685/iPF780/iPF785/iPF670/iPF770) ")
Printing may be faint if [Print Quality] in [Advanced Settings] in the printer driver is set to [Standard] or [Fast].In [Advanced Settings] of the printer driver, choose [Highest] or [High] in [Print Quality]. Printing in [Fast] or [Standard] mode is faster and consumes less ink than in [Highest] or [High] modes, but the printing quality is lower.
You may be printing on the wrong side of the paper.Print on the printing surface.
Because the printer was left without ink tanks installed for some time, ink has become clogged in the ink supply system.After the ink tanks have been installed for 24 hours, run [Head Cleaning B] from the Control Panel.
(See " Checking for Nozzle Clogging (iPF680/iPF685/iPF780/iPF785/iPF670/iPF770) ")
Paper is jammed inside the Top Cover.Follow the steps below to remove the jammed piece of paper inside the Top Cover.
1. Open the Top Cover and make sure the Carriage is not over the Platen.
2. Remove any scraps of paper inside the Top Cover.
3. Close the Top Cover.
The ink was not dry when paper was cut.Specify a longer drying period in the Control Panel menu, in [Paper Details] > [Roll Drying- Time].
You are printing on paper that tends to generate dust when cut.In the Control Panel menu, set [CutDustReduct.] in [Paper Details] to [On].



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