7-2-4. Cleaning the CR (carriage) plate
Clean the carriage plate when it is contaminated with ink.
You can use an already-used clean stick R.
Make the clean stick R, cleaning cup, gloves and cleaning solution, which come standard with the printer, available
Never touch the tip end of clean stick R with your hand. If any sebaceous matter is attached to the head nozzle, it may
result in a printer malfunction.
From the menu, select [Maintenance] > [Maintenance Part Clean/Replace], and press
If any other error or message is displayed on the operation panel or warning message window, follow the message to solve
the problem, then perform the cleaning.
Follow the on-screen message and turn off the power.
Please complete the task within 20 minutes, in order to prevent the print heads from drying up.
When the task will take more than 20 minutes to complete, close the front cover and turn on the power, then select
[Maintenance Part Clean/Replace] again to restart the task. Then, a head cleaning will be performed to prevent any ink
from drying up.
Open the front cover.
Put a proper amount of cleaning solution into the cleaning cup.
Precautions to keep good printing quality/use printer over the long term
causes the platen to start moving. Do not put anything around the platen.