How often should I clean the printer?
To keep your printer in good operating condition, you are advised to clean it regularly.
Set the Power Switch to OFF and disconnect the power cable from the printer before cleaning the printer.
Keep the Top Cover closed to avoid the possibility of detergent entering the printer. Clean the exterior of the printer as required, but at least every six months or 300 hours of operation, whichever comes first.
1. Moisten a piece of cotton cloth with diluted neutral detergent and carefully wipe the printer exterior.
As the print head becomes hot during printing, allow it to cool before carrying out any cleaning inside the printer.
Do not use any flammable solvents for cleaning the printer to avoid the risk of fire or electric shock.
Clean the interior of the printer every 6 months or 300 hours of operation, whichever comes first.
Using a soft cloth, cotton swabs and a vacuum cleaner, clean the interior of the printer as follows:
WHERE TO CLEAN WHAT TO CLEAN
The carriage (1) and the area around it
The paper travel surface (2) Clean and remove paper waste, dirt, dust and ribbon shreds.
When you clean the interior of the printer with a vacuum cleaner, do not attempt to clean any parts smaller than the
Do not clean any interior working parts with the suction nozzle to avoid possible damage to the printer.