Print is faded
• Verify that neither of the print cartridges is
low on ink
If a print cartridge is low on ink, consider
replacing the print cartridge
print quality lessens.
If the print cartridge is not low on ink,
clean the print cartridge
• Verify that a black print cartridge is installed.
If the black text and images on your printouts are faded, you might be printing
with only the tri-color print cartridge. Insert a black print cartridge, in addition to
the tri-color print cartridge, for optimal black print quality.
• Verify that the protective piece of plastic tape has been removed from the print
HP Deskjet 6800 series printer
1. Plastic tape
• Consider selecting a higher print quality.