Replacing the Maintenance Cartridge (iPF8400SE)


Doc ID    ART115209
Version:    6.0
Status:    Published
Published date:    08/15/2015
Created Date:    05/11/2015
 

Description

Replacing the Maintenance Cartridge (iPF8400SE)

Solution

Compatible maintenance cartridges

Maintenance Cartridge MC-08

Precautions when handling the Maintenance Cartridge

Take the following precautions when handling the Maintenance Cartridge.
CAUTION
  • For safety, keep the Maintenance Cartridge out of the reach of children.
  • If ink is accidentally ingested, contact a physician immediately.
IMPORTANT
  • Do not remove the Maintenance Cartridge except to replace it. Ink may leak out.
  • Do not remove an Maintenance Cartridge during initialization immediately after turning on the printer, during Printhead cleaning, while ink is being drawn out, or during initialization immediately after replacing the Maintenance Cartridge.
The Maintenance Cartridge may become damaged or ink may leak out.
  • To prevent ink from leaking from a used Maintenance Cartridge, avoid dropping the cartridge or storing it at an angle. Otherwise, ink may leak and cause stains.
  • Ink adheres to the top of the Maintenance Cartridge after it has been used. Handle the Maintenance Cartridge carefully during replacement. The ink may stain clothing.

Confirm the message

When the Maintenance Cartridge is almost empty, a message is shown on the Display Screen. According to the message, replace the Maintenance Cartridge or prepare a new Maintenance Cartridge. (See "When to Replace the Maintenance Cartridge (iPF6400SE/iPF8400SE)")

If a message is displayed requesting Maintenance Cartridge replacement, you can skip the step Access the menu for Maintenance Cartridge replacement. Follow the instructions in Replace the Maintenance Cartridge.

Access the menu for Maintenance Cartridge replacement

1. On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press or to select the Settings/Adj. tab ( ).

NOTE
  • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button.

2. Press the OK button.
The Set./Adj. Menu is displayed.

3. Press or to select Maintenance, and then press the OK button.

4. Press or to select Repl. maint cart, and then press the OK button.
Instructions are displayed on the Display Screen.

Replace the Maintenance Cartridge

1. Open the box, remove the plastic bag, packaging material, and Shaft Cleaner, and then take out the Maintenance Cartridge.

IMPORTANT
  • Never touch the metal contacts (a). This may damage the Maintenance Cartridge.
NOTE
  • The included Shaft Cleaner cannot be used with this printer.

2. At this point, open the Maintenance Cartridge Cover.

3. Hold the used Maintenance Cartridge by the grip (a) with one hand and put your other hand under the Maintenance Cartridge to hold it firmly on the bottom, keeping it level as you pull it out.

IMPORTANT
  • Used maintenance cartridges are heavy. Always grasp the cartridge firmly and keep the cartridge level during removal and storage. If you drop a used Maintenance Cartridge or store it at an angle, ink may leak and cause stains.
  • The remaining Maintenance Cartridge capacity is recorded on each printer. Do not install a used Maintenance Cartridge in another printer.

4. Attach the packaging material to the used Maintenance Cartridge. Keep it level as you put it in the plastic bag. Expel excess air from the plastic bag and seal the zipper.

5. Confirm the Maintenance Cartridge is right-side up, put it in the box, and store it so that it stays level.

IMPORTANT
  • Always put the used Maintenance Cartridge back in the box and store the box on a flat surface. Also, seal the zipper thoroughly. Otherwise, ink may leak and cause stains.
NOTE
  • Put the used Maintenance Cartridge in the plastic bag of the new cartridge, and dispose of it in accordance with local regulations.

6. Wipe away any soiling on the Maintenance Cartridge Cover.

IMPORTANT
  • Support the Maintenance Cartridge Cover from underneath as you wipe it.

7. Keeping the new Maintenance Cartridge level, insert it all the way in.
The printer now initializes the Maintenance Cartridge.

IMPORTANT
  • Do not remove the Maintenance Cartridge during initialization immediately after replacing the Maintenance Cartridge. The Maintenance Cartridge may become damaged.

8. Close the Maintenance Cartridge Cover.

NOTE
  • If you did not perform the operation in Access the menu for Maintenance Cartridge replacement, this is the end of the procedure and you do not need to press the OK key in the next step.

9. Press the OK button.


SIMS Doc Id

8202042800

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