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Canon MG5220 Printer quality is low. How can I fix this?

I have a new MG5220. I tried printing from the back using Photo Paper with the right settings in photoshop (paper and high quality). The print came out really messed up. I can tell it can do deep black because areas are fine. But it has strange errors all over it and looks faded.

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Tell the forum a little more.

What are you using for color calibration and control?

Many are using nothing which I suggest folk catch up by looking at the Pantone Huey and similar.

Without color calibration and control it's unsure what the output will look like versus the PC screen.
Bob

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Canon Printer quality is low....

This issues looking printer head problem. check the following Steps for cleaning printer head :Click on the Start button if you have Windows XP. If you have Windows Vista, click the Windows icon that resides in the lower left corner of your computer screen.Click on "Control Panel," then "Printers and Other Hardware." Finally click on "View Installed Printers or Fax Printers."Right-click on the name of your printer and choose "Printing Preferences." This should open a new window; next look for a tab or button marked Maintenance, or something similar.Find the button that says "Print heads" or "Clean the Print heads" and click on it. You may be asked to choose which print heads; choose them all if you are. Make sure there is paper and ink in your printer, and that it is turned on ahead of time.Take out the page your printer has printed and see if there are any grids or boxes missing. If there aren't, then you can just exit the program--your print heads are not clogged. If there are grids missing, then click on the "Cleaning" or similarly worded button.Once the cleaning process has completed, print another page to be sure that your print heads are no longer clogged. If they are still clogged, repeat Steps 1-5 until your printer is printing clearly.

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