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HP Designjet T3500ps
Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)

 

 

There are vertical bars of a slightly lighter color regularly spaced across the picture.  The department is not seeing anything like this with the maps and blue prints they informally print.

 

I took a photograph of the print out and used paint I selected a small portion of a much larger picture to keep the original quality and reduce the file size enough to upload to this posting.

 

 

Designjet T3500ps printed Verticle Bars on picture 20160330_105643 trimmed to fit upload.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is part of the original unprinted image,using paint I selected a small portion of a much larger picture to keep the original quality and reduce the file size enough to upload to this posting.

 

 

Designjet T3500ps Original unprinted.jpg

 

 

Any thoughts?

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For starters this isnt a photo printer. Its made for maps, blueprint ect... But you can try dropping the resolution which will improve the picture quality.
I have been an HP printer tech for over 30 years and have been out on many calls with same issue on T series.

Good luck.

Dave

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For starters this isnt a photo printer. Its made for maps, blueprint ect... But you can try dropping the resolution which will improve the picture quality.
I have been an HP printer tech for over 30 years and have been out on many calls with same issue on T series.

Good luck.

Dave
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Thank you, I will pass this on to the users.  If they insist on printing photographs in your experience is there resolution number that is best to stay below?

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600 dpi but they may have to go to 300. This is not a photo printer and I dont envy you fighting with them. Been there done that.

Dave
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Thank you for your assistance.

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Hi,

 

Make sure you are using a good quality paper, like photo or Heavy weight coated paper

Once you have a good paper loaded, print on best mode. The bands you get, if they are 1 inch apart, is because the printer is printing on fast.

 

Just by changing the quality you will see the difference.

 

As Dcpcfix mention, this is a technical printer, not photo. But you can definitely can get a better quality from what you are getting.

Best regards

Mike G

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