Printing a test pattern on the DM100i and DM125

Learn how to print a test pattern on the DM100i and DM125.
Products affected: DM100®i and DM125™
  1. Press Options.
  2. Press Page Down twice.
  3. Select Advanced Features.
  4. Select Maintenance mode.
  5. Select Printer maintenance.
  6. Select Test Print.
  7. Insert an envelope as you normally would to print postage.
  8. The test pattern should appear as a grid with no broken lines or smears in the pattern:
    • If the test pattern looks good, press Enter/Yes. Then press Home to return to the Home screen.
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    • If the test pattern looks incorrect, with broken lines or smears in the pattern, or if there is no print at all, select No and your meter performs a print system purge. Repeat this function up to three times, if needed, to improve poor print quality.
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  9. Press Home to return to the Home screen.
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UPDATED: 14 January 2022

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