Aligning the Print Head Automatically - TR7520

Article ID: ART175784 | Date published: 12/02/2019 | Date last updated: 12/02/2019
 

Description

This article explains how to automatically align the print head for the PIXMA TR7520.

 

Solution

Aligning the Print Head Automatically

If printed ruled lines are misaligned or print results are otherwise unsatisfactory, adjust the print head position.‚Äč
 

 Note

  • If the remaining ink level is low, the print head alignment sheet will not be printed correctly.

    Replace the ink tank whose ink is low.


You will need a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper (including recycled paper).

* Be sure to use paper that is white and clean on both sides.
 

  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.


     Note

    • Be sure to load paper in the cassette. Even if you load paper on the rear tray, the print head alignment sheet is not be printed.
 
  1. Open the operation panel, then pull out the paper output tray.
     

  2. Select Setup on the HOME screen.

    The setup menu screen will appear.
     

  3. Select Maintenance.

    The Maintenance screen will appear.
     

  4. Select Auto head alignment.
     


     

    The confirmation screen will appear.
     

  5. Confirm the message, then select Yes.

    The print head alignment sheet will be printed.



     Important

    • Do not touch any printed part on the print head alignment sheet. If the sheet is stained or wrinkled, it may not be scanned properly.
 
  1. Confirm the message, then load the print head alignment sheet on the platen glass.

    Load the print head alignment sheet WITH THE PRINTED SIDE FACING DOWN and align the mark on the bottom right corner of the sheet with the alignment mark .



     
  2. Close the document cover gently, then select OK.

    The printer starts scanning the print head alignment sheet, and the print head position will be adjusted automatically.


     Important

    • Do not open the document cover or move the print head alignment sheet on the platen glass until adjusting the print head position is complete.
    • If an error message appears on the touch screen, select OK to release the error, then take appropriate action.
       

  3. When the completion message appears, select OK.

    Remove the print head alignment sheet on the platen glass.


 Note

 
  • To print and check the current head position adjustment values, select Print the head alignment value on the Maintenance screen.

 

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