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Transporting Your Printer

When relocating the printer for changing your living place or repairing it, 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 print head and ink tank 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. Check that ON lamp is off and unplug 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 trays.

  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.