Storing print cartridges, Cleaning print cartridges, Storing print cartridges cleaning print cartridges – Sony 970C Series User Manual

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Using and Caring for Your Print Cartridges


Storing Print Cartridges

To maintain excellent print quality from your print cartridges:

Keep all print cartridges in their sealed packages, at room temperature
(60-78˚ F or 15.6-26.6˚ C), until you are ready to use them.

Once installed, leave the print cartridges in their cradle at all times to keep
them from drying out or becoming clogged.

If you store an unsealed print cartridge, do so in an airtight plastic container.

Do not unplug the printer until printing is complete and the print cartridge
cradles have returned to their home position on the right side of the printer.
The print cartridges will dry out if not stored in their home position.

Use only the Power Button on the front of the printer to turn the printer on
and off. Using a power strip, surge protector, or a wall-mounted outlet switch
to turn the printer on and off may cause premature failure.

Cleaning Print Cartridges

When Do You Need to Clean?

Clean the print cartridges if your printed page is missing lines or
dots, or if it contains ink streaks.

If You See Missing Lines or Dots...

Clean the print cartridges from the HP DeskJet Toolbox by doing
the following:


Double-click the

HP DeskJet Toolbox

icon on the computer screen.



Clean the print cartridges

and follow the on-screen directions.



Unnecessary cleaning wastes ink and shortens the life of the print

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