Clean Inside the Printer Pro9000 Mark II

Article ID: ART129623 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


The bottom plate cleaning function allows you to prevent smudges on the back side of the paper. Perform bottom plate cleaning before you execute duplex printing.

Also perform bottom plate cleaning if ink smudges caused by something other than print data appear on the printed page.

The procedure for performing bottom plate cleaning is as follows:

Bottom Plate Cleaning

1. Open the printer driver setup window

2. Click Bottom Plate Cleaning on the Maintenance tab

The Bottom Plate Cleaning dialog box opens.

3. Load paper in the printer

As instructed in the dialog box, fold the A4 size or Letter size plain paper in half lengthwise, and then unfold the sheet.

Load the paper into the rear tray in the landscape orientation with the crest of the crease facing down.

4. Perform the bottom plate cleaning

Make sure that the printer is on and click Execute.

Bottom plate cleaning starts.

  • Cleaning the Protrusions Inside the Printer

If protrusions inside the printer are stained, wipe off any ink from the protrusions using a cotton swab or the like.

  • Be sure to turn off the power and disconnect the power plug before cleaning the printer.
  • Do not touch (A) and (B) inside of the printer when cleaning.



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