Adjust the print head alignment (iPF510)
Article ID: ART119505 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015
 

Solution

Adjust the print head alignment (iPF510)

Operation procedure with the printer

Adjusting the Printhead Alignment Automatically:

  1. Prepare one unused sheet A4/Letter-sized or larger when Standard Adj. is selected or five when Advanced Adj. is selected.
    When using a roll, load a roll 10 inches (254 mm) or wider.
  2. Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU.
  3. Press or to select Adjust Printer, and then press .
  4. Press the or button to select Auto Head Adj. , and then press .
  5. Press or to select Advanced Adj. , and then press .
  6. Press or to select Yes, and then press OK . A test pattern is printed for printhead adjustment.

Adjusting the Printhead Alignment Manually:

Note
If Manual Head Adj is not displayed in the menu, choose Advanced Adj. in Auto Head Adj. Manual Head Adj is displayed after you try Auto Head Adj. once.

  1. When using sheets, have an unused sheet A4/Letter-sized or larger ready.
    When using a roll, load a roll 10 inches (254 mm) or wider.
  2. Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU.
  3. Press or to select Adjust Printer, and then press .
  4. Press or to select Manual Head Adj, and then press .
  5. Press or to select Yes, and then press the OK button. A test pattern is printed for printhead adjustment.
  6. After Adj.Setting is displayed, press .
  7. Press .
  8. Examine test pattern D-1 for printhead adjustment. After you determine the pattern with straight lines, press or to choose the pattern number, and then press the OK button.
  9. Repeat steps 7 and 8 to specify the adjustment value for D-2 to D-5 and D-7 to D-11.
  10. Press .
  11. Press or to select Save Settings, and then press .
  12. Press or to select Yes, and then press the OK button.

Operation procedure with the printer driver

Windows:

  1. Select the Utility sheet.
  2. Click the Maintenance button.
    imagePROGRAF StatusMonitor starts up, and the Maintenance sheet is displayed.
  3. Click the Printhead Adjustment button.
    The confirmation screen is displayed.
  4. Load media, then click the OK button.
    The printhead adjustment pattern is printed.

MacOS9:

  1. Display the Device Settings panel.
  2. Click the Utility... button.
  3. Click the Printhead Adjustment button.
    The confirmation screen is displayed.
  4. Load media, then click the OK button.
    The printhead adjustment pattern is printed.

MacOSX:

  1. Display the Utility panel.
  2. Click the Set... button of Perform printer maintenance.
  3. Click the Printhead Adjustment button.
    The confirmation screen is displayed.
  4. Load media, then click the OK button.
    The printhead adjustment pattern is printed.

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