KODAK HERO 5.1 All-in-One Printer — Extended User Guide

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9 Maintaining Your Printer

Replacing the printhead

IMPORTANT: Replacing the printhead is not a regular maintenance procedure. Replace the printhead only if you receive a new printhead from Kodak.

  1. Make sure the printer is on.

  2. Lift the access door, and wait for the carriage to move to the access position.

  3. Remove both ink cartridges and set them aside.

  4. Unlatch the existing printhead by lifting the button.

  5. Lift the used printhead out of the carriage .

  6. Remove the new printhead from its bag.

    Do not touch the gold contacts on the printhead, as doing so may damage it.

  7. Remove the protective cap from the printhead.

  8. Place the new printhead into the carriage.

  9. Push firmly against the target label of the printhead until you hear a click.

  10. Insert the black ink cartridge into the printhead.

  11. Press down on the ink cartridge tab until you hear a click.

  12. Repeat steps 10 - for the color ink cartridge.

  13. Close the access door.

    The printer detects the new printhead. Follow the instructions on the control panel to calibrate your printer.

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