How to print a test pattern on the DM400, DM500, and more

Products affected: DM400™, DM500™, DM550™, DM800™, DM800i™, DM900™, DM1000™, and DM1100™
A test pattern is useful to check the print quality of your meter. Follow these steps to print a test pattern:
  1. Press Menu
  2. Select Maintenance
  3. Select Clean printer nozzle
  4. Select Print Test Pattern
  5. To print the test pattern on tape, press Tape. To print on a piece of mail, place an envelope on the feed deck and press Start
  6. Check the test pattern to verify printer functionality:
    1. If the lines are solid and unbroken; the test pattern looks good, press Yes
    2. If the pattern looks poor (broken or missing lines) select No. The system returns to the Maintenance menu. Select Clean Printer Nozzles. Once the printer nozzles are cleaned you are prompted to print another test pattern. 
Note: Do not perform more then 3 Clean Printer Nozzles

Test prints

UPDATED: May 19, 2015