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Printer Part: Carriage Unit

Written By admin on October 25, 2009 | 3:51 PM

Carriage unit (carriage part) is one of main inkjet printer part. Act as house of cartridge (print head) , it plays important role in an inkjet printer . Most of major brand of inkjet printer manufacturer such as Hewlett-Packard (hp), Epson, Lexmark, Canon , etc; adopt this part in all of their product. The carriage unit is driven by a carriage motor to move the cartridge right and left to exact position of ink drop zone on media surface. Smooth carriage unit movement ensure good printing quality due precise ink dropping position.
Any disturbance on carriage unit movement may cause some bad print out,even in some cases it may cause error code 5100 shows in monitor or LCD of the printer.