Printing a test print – Canon BJC-5100 User Manual
Maintaining the Printer
Clean especially well around the platen area. Be careful not to touch the
Clean the exterior of the printer with a soft cloth moistened with
water. Clean away smudges and dust.
Do not use paper products (such as paper towels or tissues) to clean the
inside of the printer.
Printing a Test Print
If your print quality is not what you expect, or if you want to check
whether a BJ cartridge or BJ tank is out of ink, you can print a test print.
You can start a test print as follows.
❍ Make sure the printer is off and plain paper is loaded in the sheet
feeder. Press and hold the
button until the printer beeps
once. This test print shows the version number of your printer’s
ROM and a nozzle pattern that indicates whether the nozzles on
your BJ cartridges are firing. If the pattern is not crisp and clean,
try cleaning the print heads (see page 4-6).