Introduction

To get to the inside parts of the printer, the housing components must come off.

Image 1/1: Disconnect all data connections coming into the printer such as USB, networkd cables, firewire, etc. as well as removing the power cord.
  • Turn off the printer.

  • Disconnect all data connections coming into the printer such as USB, networkd cables, firewire, etc. as well as removing the power cord.

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Image 1/2: Gently slide cover to the right to unlatch then pull to remove it. Image 2/2: Gently slide cover to the right to unlatch then pull to remove it.
  • Locate the IEEE cover in the back.

  • Gently slide cover to the right to unlatch then pull to remove it.

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Image 1/2: Remove the 6mm screw that holds the rear housing in place. Image 2/2: Remove the 6mm screw that holds the rear housing in place.
  • Using a #2 Phillips screwdriver, remove the four 10mm screws shown.

  • Remove the 6mm screw that holds the rear housing in place.

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  • Remove the rear housing by pulling it backwards.

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Image 1/3: Release the two tabs of the side housing by lifting the tool in an upward motion Image 2/3: Remove the side housing by pulling it outwards. Image 3/3: Remove the side housing by pulling it outwards.
  • Insert the flathead screwdriver or plastic pry tool into the cutouts of the lower housing.

  • Release the two tabs of the side housing by lifting the tool in an upward motion

  • Remove the side housing by pulling it outwards.

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Image 1/2: Using the same method, remove the other side housing. Image 2/2: Using the same method, remove the other side housing.
  • Both side housings are attached by the same type of mechanism.

  • Using the same method, remove the other side housing.

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Image 1/3: Open the printer cover and front cover. Image 2/3: Open the printer cover and front cover. Image 3/3: Open the printer cover and front cover.
  • Lift the paper support.

  • Open the printer cover and front cover.

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Image 1/3: Remove the three 6mm Phillips #2 screws. Image 2/3: Remove the three 6mm Phillips #2 screws. Image 3/3: Remove the three 6mm Phillips #2 screws.
  • Remove the four 10 mm Phillips #2 screws from the sides of the printer.

  • Remove the three 6mm Phillips #2 screws.

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Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • Detach the tabs from the pins on each side by pulling it outwards.

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Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • Remove the two 10 mm Phillips #2 screws on the front of the printer.

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Image 1/3: You may need to gently rock the cable up and down while pulling. Image 2/3: You may need to gently rock the cable up and down while pulling. Image 3/3: You may need to gently rock the cable up and down while pulling.
  • Disconnect the cable on the side by carefully pulling it outwards.

  • You may need to gently rock the cable up and down while pulling.

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Image 1/2: It's easier to lift  the housing by gripping it from the bottom. Image 2/2: It's easier to lift  the housing by gripping it from the bottom.
  • Remove the upper housing by lifting it upwards.

  • It's easier to lift the housing by gripping it from the bottom.

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Conclusion

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

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Larry Huang

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Thank you so much, Larry! I am repurposing my 1400 for sublimation printing and need to get the print head a little easier than standard methods! Much appreciated!

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