Set Ink Drying Wait Time (Mac OS X)

Article ID: ART157548 | Date published: 06/09/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Setting Ink Drying Wait Time (Mac OS X)


Set Ink Drying Wait Time (Mac OS X)

When the next page is ejected before the ink on the preceding page has dried, the page may be soiled. In this case, set the Ink Drying Time to a longer time.

  1. In the Apple menu select System Preferences

  2. Open Print & Fax.

  3. Make sure the correct printer is selected and, depending on OS version, click 'Open Print Queue...' or 'Print Queue...'.

  4. Click the Utility / Printer Setup icon.

    Note: In Mac OS X 10.6, select 'Utility' at the top of the screen, and then click the 'Open Printer Utility' button.

  5. Select the printer, then click 'Maintenance'.

  6. The BJ / IJ Printer Utility is launched.

  7. Select 'Custom Settings' using the drop-down menu.

  8. Drag the 'Ink Drying Wait Time' slide-bar to change the setting. Moving the 'Ink Drying Wait Time' slide-bar to the right extends the amount of time to allow ink to dry.

  9. Click 'Send'.

  10. When the confirmation message is indicated, make sure that the printer is powered on, and click 'OK'.

  11. After the following message is indicated, the BJ Printer Utility is displayed.



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