Introduction

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

  1. 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.

  2. Locate the IEEE cover in  the back.
    • Locate the IEEE cover in the back.

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

    • Using a #2 Phillips screwdriver, remove the four 10mm screws shown.

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

    • Remove the rear housing by pulling it backwards.

    • 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.

    • Both side housings are attached by the same type of mechanism.

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

    • Lift the paper support.

    • Open the printer cover and front cover.

    • Remove the four 10 mm Phillips #2 screws from the sides of the printer.

    • Remove the three 6mm Phillips #2 screws.

    • Detach the tabs from the pins on each side by pulling it outwards.

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

    • Disconnect the cable on the side by carefully pulling it outwards.

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

    • Remove the upper housing by lifting it upwards.

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

Conclusion

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

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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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