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Canon iPF5100 from my MAC get beautiful photos except bands

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Canon iPF5100 from my MAC get beautiful photos except bands of lighter colors print at the edge. Does not happen printing from Lightroom so I think it's not the printer.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 year ago.

Hi, thank you for contacting My name is Russell. I will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.

Depending upon what program or application you are printing from, there could be something wrong with the application - esp. if it is an Adobe product. Try printing a picture from something simpler, and see if it comes out without colored bands at the edges.

If the colored bands show up with *every* application, the printer may need re-aligning of the printhead - which is usually one of the Maintenance functions provided in the printer software distributed by the manufacturer.

Have you tried doing an Alignment? if not, I recommend it at this point.