Introduction

This guide shows the owner of the scanner how to replace the two bulbs located in the upper lid of the scanner.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/3: After loosening the screws, pull the serial port out. Image 2/3: After loosening the screws, pull the serial port out. Image 3/3: After loosening the screws, pull the serial port out.
  • Loosen the screws on the serial port by turning them counter clockwise by hand.

  • After loosening the screws, pull the serial port out.

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Image 1/3: Pull lid straight up to remove it from the scanner. Image 2/3: Pull lid straight up to remove it from the scanner. Image 3/3: Pull lid straight up to remove it from the scanner.
  • Lift lid to its vertical position.

  • Pull lid straight up to remove it from the scanner.

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Image 1/3: Use tweezers to push these tabs in. Image 2/3: Gently pull the plastic covering off of the upper lid. Image 3/3: Gently pull the plastic covering off of the upper lid.
  • Notice that there are two plastic tabs that need to be pushed in to remove the plastic covering.

  • Use tweezers to push these tabs in.

  • Gently pull the plastic covering off of the upper lid.

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Image 1/3: Gently pull and jiggle the wire housing until it comes free from the circuit board. Image 2/3: Gently pull and jiggle the wire housing until it comes free from the circuit board. Image 3/3: Gently pull and jiggle the wire housing until it comes free from the circuit board.
  • Grab the plastic wire housing near the serial port.

  • Gently pull and jiggle the wire housing until it comes free from the circuit board.

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Image 1/2: After completely freeing the bulbs, buy new ones and replace. Image 2/2: After completely freeing the bulbs, buy new ones and replace.
  • Gently lift up the bulbs and remove the wires from the plastic.

  • After completely freeing the bulbs, buy new ones and replace.

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Conclusion

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

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