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Replacing the Cutter Blade

Compatible Cutter Blade

For details on compatible cutter blade, see Cutter Blade.

How to Replace Cutter Blade

  1. Tap (Setup) > Maintenance on HOME screen.

    The Maintenance screen appears.

  2. Tap Replace cutter blade unit.

    A confirmation message appears.

  3. Tap Yes.

    The carriage moves and after it stops moving, instructions for the cutter blade replacement procedure appear on the touch screen.

  4. If cutter blade is dirty, use damp cloth that you have wrung out completely to wipe it clean.


    • Do not use tissue paper, paper towels, rough-textured cloth, or similar materials for cleaning so as not to scratch the surface.
  5. Turn hex screw with hex wrench until loose.

  6. Remove cutter blade while holding A.


    • Never touch any part other than A. This may stain your hands or cause injury. Additionally, this may damage the printer.
    • Do not disassemble the cutter blade. Touching the blade may cause injury.


    • Dispose of the used cutter blade in accordance with local regulations.
  7. Install new cutter blade while aligning B to C and D to E.

  8. Turn hex screw until securely fixed.


    • After the cutter blade is secured, check that the cutter blade does not come off. If the cutter blade comes off, this may damage the printer.
  9. Tap Done.

  10. Tap Yes.