Replacing the Cutter Blade

Compatible cutter blade

For details on compatible cutter blade, see "Cutter Blade."

Selecting Menu for cutter blade Replacement

  1. Flick Home screen and tap Maintenance.

     Touch 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 appear on the touch screen.


    • If you do not take action within 2 minutes, cutter blade replacement is canceled. In this case, repeat the procedure.

Replacing cutter blade

  1. Open top cover.

    The cutter blade replacement procedure appears on the touch screen.

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


    • Never touch the linear scale (A), carriage shaft (B), or ink tube stabilizer (C). Touching may damage them.

  3. Turn hex screw with hex wrench until loose.

  4. 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.

  5. Install new cutter blade while aligning A to B and C to D.

  6. Install while aligning fixing part included with replacement cutter blade with center of cutter blade.

  7. 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.

  8. Remove fixing part.


    • Always remove the fixing part. Operating with the part installed may damage the printer.

  9. Close top cover.

  10. A confirmation message will appear.

    Tap Yes.