Cleaning the printer nozzles on the mailstation or mailstation2

If you get a bad test print pattern, clean your print nozzles to try to correct the problem.
Products affected: mailstation™, mailstation2™

If you get a bad test print pattern, clean your print nozzles to try and correct the problem.

  1. Press Menu.
  2. Press Review (down) until ink functions? displays.
  3. Press Enter/Yes.
  4. Press Review (down) until Clean Printer Nozzles? displays.
  5. Press Enter/Yes. The message Preparing ink please wait... displays while your meter performs the cleaning.
  6. When prompted, insert an envelope or tape sheet into your machine.
  7. When prompted, remove the envelope.
  8. At the prompt Is test pattern OK, select the appropriate option:
    • If your test pattern is good, without broken lines or smeared ink, press Enter/Yes. Your meter returns to the main screen.
      good  print test pattern for mailstation
    • If your test pattern is poor, press No to run the Clean Printer Nozzles? maintenance function again.
      bad print test pattern for mailstation
      1. Press Clear/Back.
      2. Return to Step 2 and repeat the Clean Printer Nozzles? function up to 3 times, if needed, to improve poor print quality.

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UPDATED: May 19, 2022

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