How do I change the ink cartridges?
Make sure you have
your replacement cartridges handy before you begin. You must install new
cartridges immediately after removing the old ones.
Caution: Leave your old cartridges in the printer until you
are ready to replace them to prevent the print head nozzles from drying out. Do
not open ink cartridge packages until you are ready to install the ink.
Cartridges are vacuum packed to maintain reliability.
Turn on your product.
Lift up the scanner unit.
Caution: Do not move the print head by hand; otherwise,
you may damage your product. Do not touch the flat white cable inside the
- If a cartridge is low
or expended, the print head moves that cartridge to the indicator position.
button again to check for additional low or expended cartridges. When all
cartridges have been identified, the print head moves to the replacement
- If no cartridges are
low or expended, the print head does not move. If you want to replace a
cartridge before it is low or expended, press the
button for 6 seconds. The print head moves to the replacement position.
Squeeze the tab on the cartridge and lift the cartridge straight
up to remove it.
Note: Dispose of used cartridges carefully. Do not take the used
cartridge apart or try to refill it.
Warning: If ink gets on your skin, wash
it thoroughly with soap and water. If ink gets into your eyes, flush them
immediately with water. If ink gets into your mouth, spit it out and see a
doctor right away. Keep ink cartridges out of the reach of children.
Before opening the new cartridge package, shake it gently four or
Caution: Do not shake the cartridges after opening the
packages, or ink may leak.
Remove the cartridge from the package.
Caution: Do not touch the green chip or the small window
on the cartridge. Install the new cartridge immediately after removing the old
one; if you do not, the print head may dry out and be unable to print.
Remove the yellow tape from the side of the cartridge.
Caution: Do not remove any other labels or seals, or ink
Insert the new cartridge into the holder and push it down until it
clicks into place.
Lower the scanner unit.
The print head moves to its home position and the printer
starts charging the ink. This takes about 1.5 minutes. When the
light stops flashing and remains on, ink charging is finished.
Caution: Never turn off the
product while the power light is flashing or you will waste ink.
Note: If the
light is on after the print head moves to its home position or the
light is still flashing 3 minutes after replacing a cartridge, an ink cartridge
may not be installed properly. Press the
button, then press the ink cartridge down until it clicks into place.
If you remove a low or expended ink cartridge, you cannot re-install
and use the cartridge.
Caution: If you remove an
ink cartridge for later use, protect the ink supply area from dirt and dust and
store it in the same environment as the printer. The valve in the ink supply
port is designed to contain any excess ink, but do not touch the ink supply
port or surrounding area. Always store ink cartridges with the label facing up;
do not store cartridges upside-down.
Published: August 9, 2012
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