horizontal lines in prints

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My epson 2200 printer is printing fine horizontal lines in finish prints. see attached. I have cleaned nozzles several times. Any idea what is happening? thanks
 

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Please run a nozzle check and post it here
 

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Attached is nozzle check…
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your nozzle check looks pretty clean , and without irregularities of the height of the staircase steps.
Do you see a difference between different quality settings ?
Your printer is pretty old - does the driver give you a 'microweave' option which Epson was offering for quite a while on photoprinters e.g. on the R800 or R265 ?
Do you see a difference when you use different papers - photo or matte papers when printing a photo ?
Did you do a printhead alignment recently ?
Since when do you observe the tiny white gaps - e.g. suddenly or after a particular problem ?
 

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thanks for your input. One thing i have noticed is the media setting is on "plain paper" and I cannot get it to switch to another media setting....I used enhanced matte paper and I have used plain paper...the horizontal lines show up on both prints
 

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I cannot get it to switch to another media setting.
Which system are you running ? Why can't you change over to another media setting in the driver ? Which software are you using to print ?

Can you run a printhead alignment via the driver on the mainentance tab and print your image again.
 

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Try to do driver reinstall, remove uninstall it then download newest driver and install. Seems like some files are damaged.
 

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