The entire motor/gear assembly housing should be removed before starting.


No parts required.

  1. Push on the side of the cover, and remove it.
    • Push on the side of the cover, and remove it.

  2. Remove the batteries.
    • Remove the batteries.

    • Unscrew the two 9 mm Phillips #1 screws from the top and bottom.

    • Total: 2 x Screws

    • First: To separate the top cover from the body, insert a spudger between the two halves.

    • Gently twist the spudger until the two halves separate. Do this in multiple spots around the perimeter of the cover to distribute the pressure.

    • DO NOT PULL HALVES APART. There are wired connections inside that must be disconnected before halves can be fully separated.

    • Gently separate the two covers, ensuring wires are not taut.

    • Gently grasp the ribbon wire and top cover, then gently pull the ribbon wire out of its connection.

    • Carefully pinch the top of the connector.

    • Pull perpendicular to the device until the wire is disconnected.

    • It may require more force than expected to disconnect the wires.

    • Unscrew the three 9 mm Phillips #1 screws shown.

    • Total: 3 x Screws

    • Using the metal spudger, swivel the pin so that the print roller lever loosens.

    • Gently pull the print roller lever out.


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

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