Aligning the Print Head from a Mac - TS3120 / TS3122

Article ID: ART168416 | Date published: 08/30/2017 | Date last updated: 04/15/2019


This article explains how you can align the print head for your printer from a Mac.



Any error in the print head installation position can cause color and line shifts. Adjusting the print head position improves print results.

Auto head alignment

  1. Select Utilities from the Remote UI.  Click here for instructions on opening the Remote UI.

  2. Click Auto head alignment.
    A message appears.

  3. Load paper in printer
    In the rear tray, load 1 sheet of plain A4-sized or Letter-sized paper.

  4. Run head position adjustment
    Check that the printer power is on, and then click Yes.
    Head alignment starts. Proceed with the operations in accordance with the messages on the screen.


    • While the printer is printing, do not open the printer cover.


  • You can print and check the current settings by clicking on Print the head alignment value.

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