print quality - DFWstangs Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-28-2003, 07:16 PM Thread Starter
Newb
 
lilgeezy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Irving
Posts: 1,418
print quality

I have an officejet 720 that has a very poor print quality... i've done the 'clean printer cartridges' under the maintinence (sp?) tab in the printer tools, but it didn't work. I can't get to where it shoots out the ink, so i can't tell if there is dust or hair in there. Anyway - does anyone know where to take it to get cleaned out, and cheap?

thanks
lilgeezy is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-28-2003, 07:27 PM
¯\(º_o)/¯
 
AbecX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Las Colinas
Posts: 25,373
cleaning out the deskjet is easy, first thing you want to do is get a towel with ammonia free windex style shit, or even water. Clean off the clear ribbon that goes from one side of the printer to the other thats behing the cartridge carrier. That calibrates the cartridge and tells it where its at along the page, if its just a little dusty, it can throw printing WAY off. Second, lift the lid to the printer so the cartridges came out to the midway point, then unplug the power so they stay in the middle, proceed to clean out the far right ( where the cartridges hide ) bay with the same towel, and then finish by cleaning off the bottom of the cartridges.

Has this been an on going problem or did it just start with a new set of cartridges?

After you finish, you'll want to recalibrate the printer via the control panel.
AbecX is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-28-2003, 09:12 PM Thread Starter
Newb
 
lilgeezy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Irving
Posts: 1,418
well its better, but now its every other line thats terrible, and every other line is perfect.. if i took a leaf blower to it to make sure there was no dust in there, would it knock anything loose?
lilgeezy is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the DFWstangs Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome