Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern - TS8220

Article ID: ART171279 | Date published: 08/03/2018 | Date last updated: 02/26/2019


Maintenance function


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. Check that printer is turned on.

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

    After inserting the cassette into the printer, the paper setting confirmation screen appears on the touch screen. If the page size shown on the touch screen is A4 or Letter, select Yes. If not, select Changeand change the page size to A4 or Letter.


    • Be sure to load paper in the cassette. Even if you load paper on the rear tray, the nozzle check pattern is not printed.

  3. Select  (Setup) on HOME screen.

    The setup menu screen will appear.

  4. Select  Maintenance.

    The Maintenance screen will appear.

  5. Select Print nozzle check pattern.

    The confirmation screen will appear.

  6. 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.

  7. Examine the nozzle check pattern.

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