Epson Artisan 1430 Inkjet Printer

Selected FAQ

Q:
What should I do if my printout has lines running through it?
A:
If you notice white or dark lines in your prints (also called banding), try these solutions before you reprint:

  • Clean the print head.


  • Make sure the paper type setting matches the type of paper you loaded.


  • Make sure you loaded the printable side of the paper faceup.


  • Turn off any high speed settings in your product software.


  • Align the print head.


  • You may need to replace the ink cartridges.


Related references
Print Head Cleaning
Print Head Alignment
Selecting Advanced Print Settings - Windows
Selecting Printing Preferences - Mac OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7
Selecting Printing Preferences - Mac OS X 10.4
Paper or Media Type Settings
Replacing Ink Cartridges

Published: January 24, 2012

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