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Unusual printing issue on image, faded short band.

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IMG_20180628_144855016.jpgIMG_20180628_144912069.jpgorientation of roll as if feed out of printer and facing it, issue pointed atorientation of roll as if feed out of printer and facing it, issue pointed atA strange banding effect that runs over the image after the heads have had a rest (white area) and go onto a far end image on the roll. Its not banding, it like the heads didnt know what to do when they didnt need to lay ink down and soon as they did they went overkill. and did some crazy stuff onot teh image and faded away to normat after 3 inches. Once the heads were laying ink on full width of roll the phenomenon was gone.  


Please help , this can has caused terrible wastage.

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I suspect you have printhead problem.


print a     diagnostic print          & check what color missing.... 


Myself had similar problem this morning & the blue sky color faded & wasted me some photo papers & inks...

LC  was bad & missing light cyan  color.. Then I replaced with new lm/lc printhead...ok now.

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