This is a wonderful location to converse with the community, get assistance and find tips! If, after repeated printhead cleaning, the Print Quality Diagnostic page shows white lines across the color blocks in Test Pattern 2 but no white lines in the gray blocks in Test Pattern 3 , one or both of the printheads will have to be replaced. Now insert the ink cartridges and then try to print a test page and check if it works. If you are not satisfied with your printed page quality, or want more densely printed prints, increase the print quality. HP has scanned your product but currently has no suggestions for driver updates. He just kept telling me “it’s an old printer and you should replace it.
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The procedures in this document should help with streaked or faded printouts, color or black ink not printing, documents with blurred or fuzzy text, ink streaks or smears, and other print quality problems. If there are no defects on the page, then you do not need to continue. Paper that does not accept ink well is also prone to print defects.
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Download list – Download multiple files at once View, edit and download your entire list of software and drivers here. HP papers, inks, and printers are designed to work together. Replace one or both printheads If you have completed all of the troubleshooting steps and are still experiencing a problem, replace the printhead. Try using a different paper. Some media may not absorb ink as well as others. Close the cover, and then wait while the device initializes the printheads and prints the alignment pages.
I am wondering if, since there is an electronic component to these cartridges, if HP began to manufacture the model differently at some point, and therefore it is no longer compatible with my printer. Message 4 of 6.
That wasn’t spite, just availability. Do hl proceed until the carriage is on the left. Use an automated tool to calibrate the linefeed Follow these steps to calibrate the linefeed.
Click OKand then click OK again to start the print job. The Print Quality Diagnostic page shows which printhead should be replaced. Select your operating system and versionChange Detected operating system: If you have trouble viewing the video or to view the video in a different size, click here to play the video on YouTube.
Mind you, this is not the solution I want. How does HP install software and gather data? If the grey blocks in Test Pattern 3 display dark lines or white gaps where the arrows are pointingfollow the steps to calibrate the linefeed. If you see no defects on the print quality diagnostic report, the print mechanism and ink supplies are working correctly.
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I don’t see my operating system. Print Quality Diagnostics Page.
Video of how to replace a printhead. Tell me what you’re looking for and I can help find solutions. Press the Setup button. If the ink cartridges, printhead, or printer is replaced under warranty, the support agent will request the print sample. If you want color printouts, make sure Grayscale is not selected if the option does not appear, it is not available for the printer.
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If the grey blocks in Test Pattern 3 do not display dark lines or white gaps where l7708 arrows are pointingskip to the next solution to check the image. If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum’s private message capability works, you can learn about that here. This product was sold by a third party. The product shown in the video is the Officejet Pro L