Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern - TS6020
Article ID: ART166869 | Date published: 11/29/2016 | Date last updated: 04/09/2019


Maintenance Procedure


Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern

Print the nozzle check pattern to determine whether the ink ejects properly from the print head nozzle.


  • If the remaining ink level is low, the nozzle check pattern will not be printed correctly. Replace the ink tank whose ink is low.

You need to prepare: a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper

  1. Make sure that the power is turned on.

  2. Load a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper in the cassette.

    After pushing the cassette back, the paper information registration screen is displayed on the touch screen. Select A4 or Letter for Page size, then select Register.

    If a message is displayed on the screen, follow the directions in the message to complete registration.


    • Be sure to load paper in the cassette. Even if you load paper on the rear tray, the nozzle check pattern is not be printed.
  3. Open the operation panel, then pull out the paper output tray..

  4. Select Setup on the HOME screen.

    The setup menu screen will appear.

  5. Select Maintenance.

    The Maintenance screen will appear.

  6. Select Print nozzle check pattern.

    The confirmation screen will appear.

  7. Select Yes.

    The operation panel is opened and the paper output tray is pulled out automatically.

    The nozzle check pattern will be printed and two pattern confirmation screens will appear on the touch screen.

  8. Examine the nozzle check pattern.

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