If you need to know the steps on aligning the print head of your Canon MX347 printer because you have just replaced the FINE Cartridge (PG-810 for black, CL-811 for colored) or because the print results are not satisfactory then below are the steps to take to do so.
Aligning Canon MX347’s print head:
1. Make sure that the printer is turned on.
2. Load a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized (8 1/2″ x 11″) plain paper in the Rear Tray.
3. Open the Paper Output Tray gently.
4. Print the print head alignment sheet.
*Press the Menu button repeatedly until Maintenance appears.
*Use the button to select Print head alignment, then press the OK button.
*The print head alignment sheet will be printed.
5. Scan the print head alignment sheet to adjust the print head position.
*Load the print head alignment sheet on the Platen Glass (see photo below).
The position of the print head alignment sheet on the platen glass
*Load the print head alignment sheet WITH THE PRINTED SIDE FACING DOWN and align the mark on the upper left corner of the sheet with the alignment mark (see photo of print head alignment sheet below).
This is what the print head alignment sheet looks like
*Close the Document Cover gently, then press the Color or Black button.
The machine starts scanning the print head alignment sheet, and the print head position will be adjusted automatically.
These steps on aligning the print head of the Canon MX347 is probably the easiest compared to other Canon inkjet printers because you won’t have to use your eyes to see which the best alignment options are and you won’t have to adjust manually because the Canon MX347 will do it for you.