Introduction

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

Turn off the printer.
  • 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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Locate the IEEE cover in  the back. 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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Using a #2 Phillips screwdriver, remove the four 10mm screws shown. 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. Remove the rear housing by pulling it backwards.
  • Remove the rear housing by pulling it backwards.

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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.
  • 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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Both side housings are attached by the same type of mechanism. 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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Lift the paper support. Open the printer cover and front cover. Open the printer cover and front cover.
  • Lift the paper support.

  • Open the printer cover and front cover.

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Remove the four 10 mm Phillips #2 screws from the sides of the printer. Remove the three 6mm Phillips #2 screws. 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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Detach the tabs from the pins on each side by pulling it outwards. Detach the tabs from the pins on each side by pulling it outwards.
  • Detach the tabs from the pins on each side by pulling it outwards.

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Remove the two 10 mm Phillips #2 screws on the front of the printer. Remove the two 10 mm Phillips #2 screws on the front of the printer.
  • Remove the two 10 mm Phillips #2 screws on the front of the printer.

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Disconnect the cable on the side by carefully pulling it outwards. You may need to gently rock the cable up and down while pulling. 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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Remove the upper housing by lifting it upwards. 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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