How to clean the platen (iPF6100)

Article ID: ART118955 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Cleaning the platen - iPF6100

  1. Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU .
  2. Press or to select Maintenance , and then press the button.
  3. Press or to select Clean Platen , and then press the button.
  4. Press or to select Yes , and then press the OK button.
  5. Open the Top Cover .
  6. If paper dust has accumulated in the Vacuum holes on the Platen or in the Borderless Printing Ink Grooves, use the Cleaning Brush , provided with the printer, to wipe it away.
  7. Using a damp cloth that you have wrung out completely, wipe away any ink residue on the Platen as a whole, the Paper Retainer , and the Borderless Printing Ink Grooves .
  8. Close the Top Cover .


  • Do not use a dry cloth to wipe inside the Top Cover. This may create a static charge, which may attract dust and affect the printing quality.
  • Never use flammable solvents such as alcohol, benzene, or thinner. If these substances come into contact with electrical components inside the printer, there is a risk of fire or electrical shock.
  • Never touch the Linear Scale (a) or Carriage Shaft (b).



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