R3000 - Help interpreting nozzle check

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R3000 - Help interpreting nozzle check

Shouldn't that empty spot at the right have a MK pattern?

I typically only print on matte paper (usually RR Polar Matte). Most of my outputs are proofs of illustration work I’m doing. Because of this, I have the printer mode defaulted for MK.

Lately, I had been letting the printer sit idle too long (bad) and had some issues when going to print again. After a few cleanings, and replacing the PK and MK (they were very low) all looked good again. I could tell by comparing the new prints against ones I had done previously.

I then did a final nozzle check.

As I have the printer set for MK, I would expect the second channel from the right (the PK) to not print, and the last channel (the MK) SHOULD print. From the results, it looks like the MK is not printing.

- Is it because it cannot print all 9 nozzle channels at once (because of the PK/MK swap)?

- Is it moving the MK to the left?

- Does any of this make sense?

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