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Maintenance and Transportation

Replacing the Paper Cutter

When the paper cutter does not cut cleanly, it may be blunt and require replacement.

Warning:
Be careful not to cut yourself while replacing the paper cutter.

To confirm the product code of the Auto Cutter Spare Blade, see Consumable Products.

To replace the paper cutter, follow these steps.

Make sure that the printer is on.

Press the Menu button to enter SelecType mode.

Press the Paper Feed or Paper Feed button to display MAINTENANCE on LCD.

Press the Menu button, and press the Paper Feed or Paper Feed button to display CUTTER REPL.

Press the Menu button to display EXEC. Press the Menu button again. The paper cutter holder moves to the replacement position.

Caution:
Never move the paper cutter holder by hand. Otherwise, damage to your printer may occur.

When the print head stops at the replacement position, OPEN TOP COVER is displayed. Open the top cover.

When REPLACE CUTTER is displayed on the LCD, push in the side pin and turn the paper cutter cover to the right to open the casing.

Slowly take your finger off the side pin, and carefully remove the old cutter from the printer.

Remove the new paper cutter from its package.

Fully insert the new cutter into the paper cutter holder. Make sure the cutter slide pin is set to the left.

While pushing in the side pin, turn the paper cutter cover to the left to close the casing.

Note:
Make sure that the paper cutter cover is set correctly. Otherwise, the paper may not be cut.

Make sure that CLOSE TOP COVER is displayed, then close the top cover. The cutter holder moves to the home (far right) position.

Wait until READY is displayed on the LCD.


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