If your Mimaki printer hasn’t been used for a week or more, please complete the following procedure:

  1. Wipe over printer covers, table/bed ensuring no dust or debris remains.
  2. Check condition of any consumable filters and replace if necessary.
  3. Empty the Waste Ink.
  4. Check Ink Dates - replace if required.
  5. Perform “Disway Wash” as described in the User Guide.
  6. Perform “Daily Maintenance” as described in the User Guide.
  7. Finish with a “Normal Clean”.
  8. Print a Test Draw. If any nozzles are missing, please carry out appropriate actions as outlined below.
Step Symptom Clean Type Action
1 1 or 2 nozzles missing Normal Test Draw 
2 More than 2 nozzles missing, or Step 1 failed to resolve Hard followed by Soft Test Draw 
3 Many nozzles missing Subtank / Overflow Maintenance followed by Normal Clean Test Draw 
4 Step 3 failed to resolve Nozzle Wash 30min then repeat step 3 Test Draw 
5  Step 4 failed to resolve Email your reseller and advise that you have completed these steps. Please attach a photo of the Nozzle Test.