When your printer stops printing, you will know that there is a problem with the device. All types of printers like inkjet, laser, and multifunctional ones have the same components and the same system. You just need to figure out which part needs troubleshooting or you can just bring the printer to the nearest printer store and ask for professional help. Store availability is also the considerable point when we compare printers before purchasing, and we usually choose the one with better printer parts availability. Conducting several printer tests will also help you to figure out which one is suitable for digital printing and which one is not. However, when you have finally purchased one, you often ignore several things that could help you even more in using printers, here are the tips and tricks on using printers:
Save your time rearranging your printouts
Do you have laser or inkjet printers? Laser printers will always get the printout facing down while the inkjets are the opposite. When you use the laser printer, you might not need to rearrange your printouts, while you will need to do so with inkjets. Save your time by ticking the “reverse order” options at the printer utility so next time, your printouts will come in order.
Reduce unnecessary software
Multifunctional printers usually come with various add-on software, which is not all useful and sometimes, it slows your PC down. Make sure you avoid the typical installation and go for the customized one. Sort out the unnecessary software and install the essential ones.
Reduce printer clogs
Did you know that dry environment causes the printer to clog? Yes, most cases report that dry environment is more likely to cause printer clogs. To solve this problem, you can install a humidifier in the room to keep the humidity level adequately.
Avoid smeary printouts
Inkjet printers often have this problem, sometimes, the print results are smeary and become not good to read. This is mainly caused by something’s sticking to the printer head. In case you see any smeary ink, you should try to check cartridge first, and then see if there is something covering the printhead and remove immediately if you see one. If it is still the same, try to change cartridge
Improving the printing quality
After conducting several printer test and other trials, it is known that the paper you use for printing will affect the printout greatly. The better the quality of the paper, the better the printout becomes. The paper also determines how much of the ink gets absorbed into the paper and whether it bleeds into the surrounding area or stays in the spot where the drop hits paper. Other than the paper, you have to put the correct paper setting so the result will be good. The paper setting determines the proportion of the ink used on the printable area. Make sure you have chosen the correct one and then you can start printing like the ones produced by digital printing stores.