How to align the ink cartridge for printers DA50S, DA70S, and more

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Products affected: DA50S, DA55S, DA70S, DA75S
The printer allows black (K) to print with color cyan, magenta, yellow (CMY) at the same time (known as CMYK printing). To ensure proper printing, the black and color cartridges need to be correctly aligned. The alignment procedure should be done whenever replacing any of the cartridges. Follow this procedure to align the cartridges:
  1. Turn on the printer. When the startup completes, the "ON LINE" screen displays.
  2. Press the Cartridge/+ button.
  3. Replace the ink print cartridge if not already done. The "Press a key when print heads replaced" prompt displays. Press any button to continue.
  4. When the "Reset color (or black) Ink..." prompt displays, press the Cartridge/+ button to reset the ink if a new cartridge was installed; otherwise, press the Eject/- button if only performing the alignment procedure.
  5. When the "ALIGN INK CARTRIDGES" prompt displays, press (+).
  6. When the "--COLOR ALIGNMENT--" prompt displays, insert an envelope into the printer and press the Enter button.
  7. The "Horiz adjust" prompt displays and the sample shown prints on the envelope.
CMYK - step 7
  1. ​Press the (+) or (-) buttons to scroll through the selections and choose the number that represents the best horizontal alignment of the upper and lower lines for the color and black cartridges, respectively.
  2. Insert an envelope into the printer and press the Enter button. The horizontal adjustment prompt displays and the sample shown prints on the envelope.
Note: The number selected is underlined and all lines on the envelope should now be aligned.
CMYK - step 9
  1. Press the Menu button to return to the alignment choice window.
  2. Press (+) or (-) to move to the vertical alignment screen.
  3. Insert an envelope into the printer and press the Enter button. The vertical adjustment prompt displays and the sample shown prints on the envelope.
CMYK - step 12
  1. Press (+) or (-) to scroll through the selections and choose the number that represents the best vertical alignment of the upper and lower lines for the color and black cartridges, respectively.
  2. Insert an envelope into the printer and press the Enter button. The vertical adjustment prompt displays and the sample shown prints on the envelope.  
Note: The number selected will be underlined and all lines on the envelope should now be aligned.
  1. Press the Menu button twice to return to the normal ON LINE screen.

UPDATED: August 19, 2016