Epson Artisan 1430 Inkjet Printer

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Q:
What should I do if the colors in my printout don't match my monitor?
A:
If your printouts have incorrect colors, try these solutions:

  • Make sure the Black/Grayscale setting is not selected in your printer software.


  • Run a nozzle check to see if any of the print head nozzles are clogged. Then clean the print head, if necessary.


  • The ink cartridges may be old or low on ink, and you may need to replace them.


  • Your printed colors can never exactly match your on-screen colors. However, you can use a color management systen to get as close as possible. Try using the color management options in your printer software.


  • For best results, use genuine EPSON ink and paper.


Related references
Print Head Cleaning
Selecting Advanced Print Settings - Windows
Managing Color - Mac OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7
Managing Color - Mac OS X 10.4
Available EPSON Papers
Replacing Ink Cartridges


Published: January 24, 2012

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