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Z2100 problems with small particals on print

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HP Z2100 24"
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Hi all


I just wanted to share my experiance with my HP Z2100 problem solving 🙂


My wife a proffesional photographer in Denmark (


Started printing her own photo prints after constantly getting faulty pictures from other firms.


We bought a 5 year old Z2100 printer which had been standing still for about 1 year.


Knowing it could cause problems we bought it cheap and were ready to invest in some spare parts.




First off the printer wouldnt print black on the diagnostic page and it would later show, that it were the printhead that were clocked up.


After a rins and 50/50 water/ethanol bath and alot of "Clean printhead" it began working!


we bought a whole bunch of new ink canisters, since the printer finally started working.




Carrige belt



After a few pictures. there started to show up small black pieces... now knowing what it were or where it came from, we first thought it were dust and particales from the room.


But after a quick look inside the printer, it turned out the carrige belt were totally busted and flushed.


I new belt, a whole work day after, the belt were changed and we started the printer up. and now it works and run perfect.



Nice to be able to print your own pictures in such good quality at home. 🙂


Bjoern out!


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a new belt & clean the encorder strip, also lubricate on silver metal rod  would be good for a while....



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