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.

Loosen the screws on the serial port by turning them counter clockwise by hand. After loosening the screws, pull the serial port out. 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.

Lift lid to its vertical position. Pull lid straight up to remove it from the scanner. 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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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.
  • 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.

Grab the plastic wire housing near the serial port. Gently pull and jiggle the wire housing until it comes free from the circuit board. 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.

Gently lift up the bulbs and remove the wires from the plastic. 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.

Conclusion

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

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