Cleaning as indicated below will help maintain stable printer operation and extend the
Alcohol (isopropyl alcohol)
Tissue paper (Fold in half about 4 times, and use the folded side to clean.)
Cleaning kit (Option)*
Other : Cleaner pen (Option)*
*Please ask the dealer about options.
Make sure to turn off the power before cleaning.
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Turn off the power and press OPEN button to open the top cover.
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Use a cloth or tissue paper moistened with alcohol to clean the
thermal head, and wipe along the heater line three or four times.
Wipe the full length of the area (always in one direction).
Use a clean part of the cloth or tissue paper for each wipe.
Apply firm, even pressure.
Wipe only the areas shown right.
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Allow the wiped area to dry for about two minutes.
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Close the top cover, and turn on the power.
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If image quality problems are still visible on the print, repeat steps
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Do not damage the thermal head.
When the poor print quality is not corrected even if the head has been cleaned,
replacement of the thermal head may be required. Contact your dealer.
The thermal head is hot directly after printing. Wait until the head cools before
cleaning the thermal head.
THERMAL HEAD CLEANING
How to hold tissue paper
Cleaner pen (Option)
A small amount of alcohol