Doing a Nozzle Check on the Melco G3

customerAugust 22, 2018

Nozzle checks are performed to check the performance of the print head nozzles.

To perform a nozzle check:

  1. Move the table to the load position by pressing the Eject button on the table control panel.

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  2. Place a transparent film page at the top left corner of the table.

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  3. Adjust the height of the table by pressing the Auto button on the table control panel.

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  4. Move the table to the print position by pressing the Home button on the table control panel.

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  5. Use the buttons on the printer control panel to navigate the menu and perform a nozzle check.
    1. Press the menu button (right arrow)

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    2. Scroll down to "Test Print" and press the right arrow to continue.

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    3. Scroll down to "Nozzle Check" and press the right arrow to continue.

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    4. Use the right arrow to select the "Manual" option.

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    5. Press the enter key to select the "Print" option.

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  6. A nozzle check will be printed. A perfect nozzle check should look like the one below.

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Make sure that the ink assignment is correct and as shown. If you see any gaps as shown below, perform a power cleaning from the printer control panel.

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