How should I transport the product?
Transporting Your Product
If you need to ship
your product or transport it a long distance, prepare it for transportation as
Caution: During transportation and storage, follow these
- Avoid tilting the
product, placing it vertically, or turning it upside down; otherwise ink may
- Leave the ink cartridges
installed. Removing the cartridges can dry out the print head and may prevent
the product from printing.
- Do not carry the product
by its control panel; this may damage the product.
- Turn off the product.
- Lift up the scanner unit and check to see if the print head is in
the far right position (the home position). If not, turn on the product, wait
for the print head to move, then turn the product off again.
- Secure the ink cartridge holder to the case with tape.
Caution: Do not place tape on the white flat cable inside
the product; otherwise, you may damage your product.
- Lower the scanner unit.
- Remove all the paper from the product.
- Unplug the power cable.
- Disconnect any connected cables.
- Close the rear paper feed slot cover, the output tray, the ADF
input tray, and the ADF output tray extension. Then lower the control panel.
- Place the product in its original packing materials, if possible,
or use equivalent materials with cushioning around the product.
Keep the product level during transportation. Be sure to remove the
tape from the ink cartridge holder before turning on your product. If print
quality has declined when you print again, clean and align the print head.
Print Head Cleaning
Print Head Alignment
Published: March 19, 2013
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