Why is my Epson printer not printing good quality?
If you notice that your print quality is uneven, too light, too dark, or there are vertical or horizontal lines in the print (banding), try these solutions: Run a nozzle check to see if any of the print head nozzles are clogged. Then clean the print head, if necessary. Align the print head.
Why is my Epson printing so dull?
Your paper may be moist or damp. Do not store your paper in a humid or damp environment. The Toner Save mode may be on. Turn off the Toner Save mode using the printer driver.