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Old 11-22-2014, 06:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a Brother DCP195C printer that has served me well. I recently had its printer head replaced last month at the service center because got broke and it was cheaper than buying a new one. Last week I printed a lot of pages. When I printed again this morning, the pictures were fuzzy. I used Print Check and this is the result.

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But I guess it should be visible enough that the boxes for magenta aren't align. Any idea? Bad printer head? Or something that can be fixed?
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Old 11-22-2014, 09:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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whats your ink level at?
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Old 11-22-2014, 08:06 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Levels are above 50% for all. Here's a better picture of the magenta problem.

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As you can see, the boxes don't seem to be in the correct alignment.
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Old 11-23-2014, 07:56 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Have you used the printers software to clean and align the print heads yet?
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Tried it already. More boxes appeared but they still aren't aligned. Weirdly the others are perfectly aligned, except for magenta.
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I think it's the fuser. How long have you had the printer?
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Around 5 years. I tried running the cleaner again, and it appeared that the boxes lined up a bit better and more were visible. I'll try running it a few times again over a couple of days. I can print grey scales clearly though. LOL. Since most of my printing are just lecture notes I guess that'll do. I can look at my tablet for the pdf file when the file has a picture or something.
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Ok. So cleaning didn't work. Any other ideas
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