The Quality of Printing
Several people complain that they buy a printer to get high-quality documents, still, it is not printing sheets as per expected quality. But, do you know this, a large number of factors impact the print quality. 

The issue not only relates to printer hardware or software solely, as can be due to faulty printer ink or toner cartridges. Colour contrasts, printer resolution and high printing are the biggest culprits for inferior print quality. So, let’s know some tips to improve print quality either you have a laser printer or using inkjet. These solutions will help you to print premium quality text to high-quality images.

Method#1 Adjust Printer Settings

  • If you need good quality images, set the printer speed settings to the maximum quality level. It lies in printer properties, check the printer speed and adjust accordingly.
  • Higher the speed results to reduce saturation and your images print can be bent. Whereas reducing the speed to minimum level can print documents in faded or washed out patterns. Therefore, optimum adjustment is essential for good quality printouts.
  • Always use maximum resolution patterns from software and printers, especially when taking out images printouts. This could be the same as set by the manufacturer. You can also change this setting from the control panel or device.
  • Set the highest dpi setting, it can be 72dpi to 2400dpi depending on your printer model. You can see the immediate change on the current printed documents.

Method#2 Some Other Tips to Make Better Print Quality

  • Always switch off the device when not in use. Otherwise, dust and debris will accumulate on the print head. This will directly affect your printing quality.
  • Always use paper and other consumable recommended by the manufacturer. Because sometimes specific paper may not fit as per your printer or printing purpose needs. In the end, you will get poor quality printing results.
  • Due to regular printing ink clogged on the printhead. Therefore, the printer starts printing cheap quality results. To solve this issue, it will be better to clean your printer manually once every two week or based on usage. You can also use automatic printhead cleaning feature. This will consume little high ink, but your printer will start printing good quality results.
  • There is another automated printhead alignment feature in laser and inkjet printers. It is accessed through the control panel. Performing this function, once a month will help to improve print quality.
  • Every working device needs maintenance. Same with the printer, if you are able to clean the clogged printhead, blocked nozzles, you do not need to compromise with inferior print quality.
  • Always use a high-quality printer cartridge for printing photo and graphics files. Using compatible or other alternatives can put an adverse effect on printing or even can damage the printer.
  • Always make a maintenance schedule and follow it strictly. This will protect cartridge, printhead from dust and other particles.
  • If you are not a frequent printer user, some of the printer components like head, drums, rollers, paper dish, etc. will start clogging and settle into dust. Even if you have more than one printer in the house, do not ignore other’s care and maintenance. Keep all printers in working conditions, otherwise sell the extras and buy one multifunctional printer only to get best quality results.
  • Always check whether the printer has updated drivers, outdated cartridges are also culprit of inferior print quality. So, update them regularly either from professional or directly from the manufacturer’s website.
  • Printer’s RAM has an impact on print quality. If printer RAM reaches its maximum capacity it will start delivering cheap quality results.
The role of the printer is to deliver best quality printing results. But if its performance starts to decline, read the above tips and following them will help to solve the printer problem quickly.

Once you are able to solve printer issues, share this blog with others who are struggling with inferior printing results.

Author Bio

 Jack William is a marketing specialist from Wellington, New Zealand. He works as a Digital Marketer for Printzone, which is the biggest warehouse of Printer Cartridges, Printer Inks & Brother Toner. He also writes articles on technology and business for several online magazines and websites.