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Lexmark XS656

Lexmark XS656

T65x&X65x Print Quality Tool ? Very Light Vertical Stripes in Background

Issue description

Very light vertical stripes in the background could be due to doctor blade filming.

Sample printout

Recommended troubleshooting

Compare the print sample that you have with the sample image above. If the samples match, update the printer's firmware.

How to download firmware

  1. Go to

  2. Type your printer model in the “Enter Product Name” field and click

    OR click on the picture of the correct printer model shown.

  3. Locate the “Downloads” tab.

  4. Select the version of the Operating System.

  5. Click the link available under "Firmware".

Once you obtain the latest firmware, select any method below to perform the update.

Firmware Flash MethodsInformation
Embedded Web Server (EWS) RecommendedOpen a browser and enter the IP address of the printer. Select Settings >Update Firmware.
USB utility for the detailed steps.
USB thumb drive for the detailed steps.
FTP for the detailed steps.
Printer File Loader (USB-Macintosh) for the detailed steps.

Contacting Lexmark

Please contact Lexmark Technical Support if you need additional assistance.
When calling for support, you will be asked for your machine/model type and serial number (SN). If you need help locating these

Please call from near the printer in case the technician on the phone asks you to perform a task involving the printer.


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