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Posted: 02 Oct, 2008
by: Anderson R.
Updated: 26 Oct, 2012
by: Anderson R.
5.1.15 Auto cleaning menu
Makes various settings for the auto cleaning operation.
 
The cleaning mode reflects the settings in the operation panel.
 

 
Setup item
Setting
Description
Auto Cleaning
WaitingTime
Makes settings for the auto cleaning operation on standby. 5.1.15.1 Idol auto cleaning menu
PrintingTime
Makes settings for the auto cleaning during printing. 5.1.15.2 Auto cleaning during printing menu
Before Print
Makes settings for the auto cleaning before printing. 5.1.15.3 Auto cleaning before printing menu
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[Enter] key: saves the setting and shifts to the previous menu. [Cancel] key: cancels the setting and shifts to the previous menu. 5.1 Setup menu

5.1.15.1 Idle auto cleaning menu
Makes settings for the auto cleaning operation on standby.

 
Setup item
Setting
Description
WaitingTime
0min~<360min>~ 1440min
Select the time to perform the auto cleaning on standby. z 0min:Auto cleaning is not performed. z Others:After that the selected time has passed, the head cleaning selected at the cleaning menu is performed. 6.2.3 Head cleaning
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 [Enter] key: saves the setting and shifts to the previous menu. [Cancel] key: cancels the setting and shifts to the previous menu. 5.1.15 Auto cleaning menu

This is cleaning in standby mode, 6 hours (360 min) is the current default, 9 hours is recommended for most applications.

5.1.15.2 Auto cleaning during printing menu
Makes settings for the auto cleaning during printing.

 
Setup item
Setting
Description
PrintingTime
<0min>~5min~ 180min
Select the time to perform the auto cleaning during printing. z 0min:Auto cleaning is not performed. z Others:After that the selected time has passed, the head cleaning selected at the cleaning menu is performed. 6.2.3 Head cleaning
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[Enter] key: saves the setting and shifts to the previous menu. [Cancel] key: cancels the setting and shifts to the previous menu. 5.1.15 Auto cleaning menu

This will STOP printing DURING a print and perform a clean.
This can be useful for problems like static build up on some media, or in other cases where more cleaning or wiping can help.
5.1.15.3 Auto cleaning before printing menu
Makes settings for the auto cleaning before printing.

 
Setup item
Setting
Description
Before Print
<Off>
Auto cleaning is not performed.
On
The cleaning selected on the cleaning menu before printing is performed. 6.2.3 Head cleaning
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[Enter] key: saves the setting and shifts to the previous menu. [Cancel] key: cancels the setting and shifts to the previous menu. 5.1.15 Auto cleaning menu

This will start a cleaning BEFORE each print.
This can be useful, if AutoCleaning is not being used.
Please not that all of these use the cleaning mode chosen on the front panel.
Strong
Normal
or Economy
Which mode to choose, depends on the frequency in which cleanings are scheduled and operating environment of the printer.
For Auto Cleaning functions, Economy mode is normally recommended.
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