Maintain good print quality by keeping printheads clean. During printing, ink spray, paper fibers, and dust build up on the printheads. This buildup eventually degrades print quality. If you notice problems with print quality, or to prevent a buildup from occurring, wipe the printhead with a wet fiberless, lint-free cloth.
Cloth should be:
Cloth should not be:
Moistened with water
Made of small fibers
Dry or contain chemical additives
Wipe slowly across the long axis with the printhead facing down (as shown). DO NOT apply excessive force, as this could scratch the nozzle area.
UPDATED: 14 August 2021