Manuals for Amstrad Printers
Below you can find all models Amstrad Printers for which we have manuals available. Also view the frequenty asked questions at the bottom of the page for useful tips about your product. Is your model not on the list? Please contact us.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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My ink cartridge is new, but it won't print, why is that? Verified
New ink cartridges always come with a sticker on the print head, preventing that they dry out inside the packaging. Remove this sticker to make sure ink can come out the cartridge.
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I want to print something full-page, but whatever I do, there will always remain a white edge. Why is that? Verified
Most printers are not able to print borderless, because the printer needs a place to hold the paper. Because of this there will always be a white edge.
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What is the difference between an inkjet and a laser printer? Verified
The biggest difference between these two types of printer is the technology. An inkjet printer places extremely small droplets of ink on the paper. Because the ink is liquid, the printhead can dry out over time. Regular printing is needed to prevent this. A laser printer applies toner (black or coloured powder) to the paper. The powder can't dry out, making regular printing unneccesary. Also, on average laser printers work faster than inkjet printers.
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My ink cartridge has dried out, what can I do? Verified
There are cartridges with and without print head. Only the cartridges with printhead can be declogged yourself. Take a cotton swab and dip it in luke warm water. Carefully rub over the print head, without making it too wet. Repeat if necessary.
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What does DPI stand for? Verified
DPI stands for Dots Per Inch and indicates how sharp prints will be. More DPI results in sharper prints.
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The printed documents are crooked, what can I do? Verified
There are several things that can cause this. The paper could be loaded incorrectly. It is possible that the paper does not have the correct specifications to match this printer. It could be that the selected paper size does not match the actual paper. If none of this solves the problem, contact the manufacturer.
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Can every printer print on photo paper? Verified
No, this is a special feature that some printers have. This partly due to the thickness of the photo paper.
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What does SD stand for? Verified
SD stands for Secure Digital. SD cards are the standard storage medium for many digital cameras.
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What is paper thickness? Verified
Paper thickness is indicated by weight, for example 80 grams paper. This is the weight of the paper at one square meter. Heavier paper is ticker and sturdier.
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What paper thickness can I best use in my printer? Verified
A normal consumer printer generally uses 80 grams paper thickness. Other standard weights that are often used are 120 grams and 160 grams.
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