EPSON Stylus Photo R340/350
This chapter describes procedures for disassembling the main components of the Stylus
Photo R340/350. Unless otherwise specified, disassembled units or components can be
reassembled by reversing the disassembly procedure.
Procedures which, if not strictly observed, could result in personal injury are described
under the heading "WARNING".
"CAUTION" signals a precaution which, if ignored, could result in damage to
Important tips for procedures are described under the heading "CHECK POINT".
If the assembly procedure is different from the reversed disassembly procedure, the
correct procedure is described under the heading "REASSEMBLY".
Any adjustments required after reassembly of components or parts are described under
the heading "ADJUSTMENT REQUIRED".
When you have to remove any parts or components that are not described in this
chapter, refer to the exploded diagram supplied with a separate parts list.
Read the precautions described in the next section before starting.
The precautions in the two lists below (WARNING and CAUTION) must always be
followed during disassembly and assembly.
Disassembly and Assembly
Disconnect the power cable before disassembling or assembling
W A R N I N G
If you need to work on the printer with power applied, strictly
follow the instructions in this manual.
Always wear goggles to protect your eyes from splattering of
ink. If ink gets in your eye, flush the eye with fresh water and see
a doctor immediately.
Always wear gloves for disassembly and reassembly to avoid
injury from sharp metal edges.
Use static discharge equipment such as anti-static wrist straps
when accessing internal components to protect sensitive
electronic components and circuitry.
Never touch the ink or wasted ink with bare hands. If ink comes
into contact with your skin, wash it off with soap and water
immediately. If irritation occurs, contact a physician.
Make sure the tip of the waste ink tube is located at correct
position when reassembling the waste ink tube, or it will cause
When transporting the printer on which the ink cartridges have
C A U T I O N
been installed, secure the cartridges with pieces of tape to the
printer cover so that they do not move from the home position.
Use only recommended tools for disassembly, assembly or
adjustment of the printer. See
When using compressed air products; such as air duster, for
cleaning during repair and maintenance, the use of such
products containing flammable gas is prohibited.
When tightening screws, be sure to observe the specified
Apply lubricants and adhesives as specified. (See Chapter 4 for
Make the specified adjustments when you disassemble the
printer. (See Chapter 3 for details.)
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