Introduction

If none of the functions on the device is working, the motherboard may need to be replaced, particularly if the device experienced an electrical surge that overloaded the motherboard.

After unscrewing these 12.1mm screws, holding the control panel in place.
  • After unscrewing these 12.1mm screws, holding the control panel in place.

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Lift up the front panel from the device. Gently lift up and pull out the data cables that attach the panel to the printer. Gently lift up and pull out the data cables that attach the panel to the printer.
  • Lift up the front panel from the device.

  • Gently lift up and pull out the data cables that attach the panel to the printer.

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Before removing the unit, apply a 2 to 3 pieces of tape to secure the top and bottom of the unit. Lift the scanner unit. Gently twist the top portion of the arm. The top portion should release from the scanner unit.
  • Before removing the unit, apply a 2 to 3 pieces of tape to secure the top and bottom of the unit.

  • Lift the scanner unit.

  • Gently twist the top portion of the arm. The top portion should release from the scanner unit.

  • Rotate the arm approximately 45 degrees to remove the bottom portion of the arm from the device.

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Slide the unit either to the left or right and begin the push the unit away from the device. Once one hinge is separated from the device, begin to remove the other hinge from device. Gently place the unit on the work surface.
  • Slide the unit either to the left or right and begin the push the unit away from the device.

  • Once one hinge is separated from the device, begin to remove the other hinge from device.

  • Gently place the unit on the work surface.

  • Be careful not to pull too hard. The wires connecting the unit from the device must be removed.

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While it is not necessary to use a prying tool, use a thin prying to to lift the panels. From the back of the device, use the expose portion of the panel and gently begin to remove the panel away from the device. From the back of the device, use the expose portion of the panel and gently begin to remove the panel away from the device.
  • While it is not necessary to use a prying tool, use a thin prying to to lift the panels.

  • From the back of the device, use the expose portion of the panel and gently begin to remove the panel away from the device.

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From the back of the device, use the exposed portion of the panel to begin to lift the panel away from the device. From the back of the device, use the exposed portion of the panel to begin to lift the panel away from the device. From the back of the device, use the exposed portion of the panel to begin to lift the panel away from the device.
  • From the back of the device, use the exposed portion of the panel to begin to lift the panel away from the device.

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Before removing the cables, create a diagram of the locations of the different cables. Then, label the cables with some tape or using post-its. Remove the three power cables that connect the scanner to the motherboard. Remove the three power cables that connect the scanner to the motherboard.
  • Before removing the cables, create a diagram of the locations of the different cables. Then, label the cables with some tape or using post-its.

  • Remove the three power cables that connect the scanner to the motherboard.

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Unscrew the 12.1mm screw to remove the ground wire. Unscrew the 12.1mm screw to remove the ground wire.
  • Unscrew the 12.1mm screw to remove the ground wire.

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Gently pull the data away from the motherboard. Slide the cable out of the slots to remove the cable from the device. The scanner unit is now separated. Place the unit and ground screw in a safe part of the workspace until needed for re-assembly.
  • Gently pull the data away from the motherboard.

  • Slide the cable out of the slots to remove the cable from the device.

  • The scanner unit is now separated. Place the unit and ground screw in a safe part of the workspace until needed for re-assembly.

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Unscrew the three 14.1mm screws.
  • Unscrew the three 14.1mm screws.

  • Unscrew the 12.1mm screw.

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Pull the paper tray away from the device.
  • Pull the paper tray away from the device.

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Unscrew the 8mm screw at the center of the device. Unscrew the 8mm screw at the center of the device.
  • Unscrew the 8mm screw at the center of the device.

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Unscrew the two 14.1mm screws holding the panel in place.
  • Unscrew the two 14.1mm screws holding the panel in place.

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This cable needs to be removed to allow the removal of the device cover. Gently remove the red power cable from the motherboard.
  • This cable needs to be removed to allow the removal of the device cover.

  • Gently remove the red power cable from the motherboard.

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Gently push the upper-left tab of the cover and separate the hinged portion of the cover from the rest of the device. Once one side of free, slide the other side away from the device. Pull the cover away from the device.
  • Gently push the upper-left tab of the cover and separate the hinged portion of the cover from the rest of the device.

  • Once one side of free, slide the other side away from the device.

  • Pull the cover away from the device.

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Using a spudger, loosen the two clipped portions of the cover located at the back-center of the device. Once the clips are free the rest of the cover can be lifted up and away from the device. Once the clips are free the rest of the cover can be lifted up and away from the device.
  • Using a spudger, loosen the two clipped portions of the cover located at the back-center of the device.

  • Once the clips are free the rest of the cover can be lifted up and away from the device.

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Push the left and right clipped portion of the cover away from the device. Pull the cover away from the device. Pull the cover away from the device.
  • Push the left and right clipped portion of the cover away from the device.

  • Pull the cover away from the device.

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Unscrew the three 8.3mm screws from the mother cover. Lift the cover away from the device. Be careful, the cover may get stuck from the Ethernet port. Simply slide the cover until it clears the port.
  • Unscrew the three 8.3mm screws from the mother cover.

  • Lift the cover away from the device. Be careful, the cover may get stuck from the Ethernet port. Simply slide the cover until it clears the port.

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Gently pull the five power cables away from the motherboard. To avoid some confusion of the which cables go the which ports, label the cables with some post-its before removing the cables. To avoid some confusion of the which cables go the which ports, label the cables with some post-its before removing the cables.
  • Gently pull the five power cables away from the motherboard.

  • To avoid some confusion of the which cables go the which ports, label the cables with some post-its before removing the cables.

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Label the different cables before removing them from the motherboard. Gently lift the five power cables away from the motherboard.
  • Label the different cables before removing them from the motherboard.

  • Gently lift the five power cables away from the motherboard.

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Label the white cable before removing the cable. It will also be helpful the add a label to the port where the white power cable is inserted. Label the white cable before removing the cable. It will also be helpful the add a label to the port where the white power cable is inserted.
  • Label the white cable before removing the cable. It will also be helpful the add a label to the port where the white power cable is inserted.

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Squeeze the clips of the cover protecting the orange cable. Lift the cover away from the motherboard and set is aside. Gently lift the orange power cable away from the motherboard.
  • Squeeze the clips of the cover protecting the orange cable.

  • Lift the cover away from the motherboard and set is aside.

  • Gently lift the orange power cable away from the motherboard.

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To avoid any confusion, create a diagram of the location of the data cables and label the cables. Gently, lift the cables away from the motherboard. Gently, lift the cables away from the motherboard.
  • To avoid any confusion, create a diagram of the location of the data cables and label the cables.

  • Gently, lift the cables away from the motherboard.

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Unscrew the four 12.1mm screws. Lift the motherboard away from the rest of the device. Lift the motherboard away from the rest of the device.
  • Unscrew the four 12.1mm screws.

  • Lift the motherboard away from the rest of the device.

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Conclusion

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

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