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Transporting Your Printer

When relocating the printer, make sure of the following.


  • Pack the printer in a sturdy box so that it is placed with its bottom facing down, using sufficient protective material to ensure safe transport.
  • With the FINE cartridge left installed in the printer, press the ON button to turn off the power. This allows the printer to automatically cap the print head, thus preventing it from drying.
  • After packing, do not tilt the box containing the printer or turn it on its side or upside down. Doing so may cause the ink to leak during transport and cause damage to the printer.
  • When a shipping agent is handling transport of the printer, have its box marked "THIS SIDE UP" to keep the printer with its bottom facing down. Mark also with "FRAGILE" or "HANDLE WITH CARE".

  1. Turn the printer off.

  2. Confirm that the ON lamp is off and unplugging the power cord.


    • Do not unplug the printer while the ON lamp is lit or flashing, as it may cause malfunction or damage to the printer, making the printer unable to print.
  3. Retract the paper output tray and the output tray extension, then close the paper support.

  4. Unplug the printer cable from the computer and from the printer, then unplug the power cord from the printer.

  5. Use adhesive tape to secure all the covers on the printer to keep them from opening during transportation. Then pack the printer in the plastic bag.

  6. Attach the protective material to the printer when packing the printer in the box.