Introduction

This guide will show how to remove the printer's encoder strip.

Pièces

Aucune pièce nécessaire.

Open the main lid as far as it will go.
  • Open the main lid as far as it will go.

  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently pry off the hinge on the right side by pushing it to the left and off the hook.

  • Open the lid further.

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Use a T9 torx screwdriver to remove a total of ten (10) 12mm screws from the main cover by turning the screwdriver counterclockwise.
  • Use a T9 torx screwdriver to remove a total of ten (10) 12mm screws from the main cover by turning the screwdriver counterclockwise.

  • The two screws above the screen assembly are deep so you may need a long screwdriver.

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  • Grab the main cover and lift it up slightly.

  • Do not pull too—there is a cable connecting the cover to the printer.

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  • Grab the base of the white ribbon cable connecting the cover to the base of the printer and pull it out.

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  • Push the hook that is attached to the encoder strip towards the center of the printer.

  • Hold the hook pushed in and pull the strip off of the hook.

  • Repeat on the other side of the encoder strip.

  • During reassembly, the black triangle on the encoder strip should be on the right side of the printer.

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  • Carefully slide the encoder strip out from the carriage.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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