A printer head cartridge is arguably the most important component of a printer. From time to time, the nozzle of these cartridges can get clogged due to the dried ink or the dust. Therefore, it must be cleaned regularly to ensure that your print quality is clear as crystal.
STEP 1: Printer Cartridge Removal
You must remove the printer ink cartridges from the printer. You should then set down the cartridge on a plain and stable surface. The cartridge must be placed with the nozzle facing up.
STEP 2: The Distilled Water Cleaning
Take a Q-tip. Moisten it with distilled water. All excess water from the Q-tip should be removed or wrung out.
STEP 3: Sweep across the surface of the nozzle tip with the Q-tip. This will help you wipe the surface.
STEP 4: Sustain the Process
You must keep continuing the process of cleaning till your Q-tip does not show any residue.
STEP 5: Check if it Works
For this, you need to put back the cartridge in the printer. The printer alignment function needs to be used for the alignment of the printer cartridge.
STEP 6: The Clean ‘Head’ Option
After you clean the nozzle physically, you can give the cleaning process another go by selecting the cleaning option from the printer settings. Once cleaned, you can check whether the nozzle is print-worthy or not, by giving a print command.
If the cleaning process has not been successful repeat the whole process again.
This Article is written by John C Arkin.
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