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Hey! I've just find the solution. The only thing you need is a multi-screwdriver to take out the two screws sitted on the backside, then use a screwdriver with a plain point to separate the dark grey plastic piece from the light grey one (use a few toothpicks to keep every flap open). When you get all the flaps open just pull the light grey piece (the bottom one) and separate the dark one with the lid and the glass. Now you can clean conscientiounly the glass. Be sure to put in its right place the back little plastic piece that covers the power connector before closing your scanner when it's clean. Close it introducing the front side before and pressing over every flap. Work done! enjoy you Epson scanner!

I apologize for my english, maybe I've used any unconvenient word, but I think you'll understand it.

Regards,

Jordi (Terrassa, Spain)

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Ok. Found this question on-line as I also wanted to know the answer. Couldnt find an answer so I just decided to have a go myself. It was quite easy really. Lift the lid upwards and gently push it backwards from the hinged end and it will unclip. With the scanner facing away from you, undo the only 2 screws visible at the back. Then gently lift up and push forward towards the front. You can see thru the glass 3 plasic lugs holding the front down. With a little wiggle the cover with the glass attached will come away from the slotted holes where the plastic lugs go. Clean glass an carefully replace lid in the reverse order. Pete

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Scanners are not meant to be user serviceable. This means that to clean the inside of the scanner, its better that it be brought to the manufacturer who can do this in a safe and correct manner. Believe me, it is worth doing this than ending up having a non-working scanner.

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I have a Epson cx11 and get a black vertical line down the middle of scans and copies


Check your flat bed and Document feeder scanning glass need to be clean, if any dot or dust in scanning glass of document feeder it will appear a line, check this points first
1- Check printouts from computer or FAX if it is clean problem in scanning section
2- Check using Copying a blank paper using only Flatbed if it prints without any line its problem from document feeder Scanning glass
So solution is clean the Document feeder scanning glass using wet cloth, note careful about wet cloth switch off the machine and clean it

Feb 04, 2013 | Epson AcuLaser CX11NF Printer

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How to Clean Scanner Glass


Steps how to clean scanner glass

1. Unplug the power cord.
2. Clean the outer case with a cloth dampened with a mild detergent and water.
3. If the document table glass gets dirty, clean it with a soft dry cloth. If the glass is stained with grease or some other hard-to-remove material, use a small amount of glass cleaner and a soft cloth to remove it. Wipe off all remaining liquid.
4. Ensure that there is no dust on the glass of the document table. Dust can cause white spots in your scanned images.

*** CAUTION: Do not press on the document table glass too hard.

5. Be careful not to scratch or damage the document table glass, and do not use a hard or abrasive brush to clean it. A damaged glass surface can decrease the scanning quality.
6. Never use alcohol, paint thinner or corrosive solvent to clean the scanner. These chemicals can damage the scanner components as well as the case.
7. Be careful not to spill liquid into the scanner mechanism or electronic components. This could permanently damage the mechanism and circuitry.
8. Do not spray lubricants inside the scanner.
9. Never open the scanner case.

***NOTE: Wipe the inside of the document cover and the scanner's document table before scanning transparencies.

on Jul 19, 2008 | Epson Perfection V200 Flatbed Scanner

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MY HP 8500A HAS STARTED PRINTING WHOLE PAGE BARCODE LOOKING LINES WHEN I PRINT OR COPY IN BLACK. COLOR LOOKS GREAT. IVE CLEANED THE PRINT HEADS AND ALIGNED THEM. ANY OTHER OPTIONS? THANKS


Solution one: Reset the product If there is static interference, or loose connections with the product, this can result in bands or lines in the copy, fax, or scan output. To resolve this issue, check the product connections and reset the product Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn on the product.Disconnect the power cord from the rear of the product.Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet.Wait 30 seconds.Plug the power cord back into the wall outlet. Reconnect the power cord to the rear of the product.Press the Power utton (c01602202.gif ) to turn on the product.Try to copy, fax, or scan again.If these steps resolved the issue , you do not need to continue troubleshooting.If the issue persists , continue to the next solution.
Solution two: Clean the scanner glass and scanner lid
If the scanner glass or the white underside of the lid has fingerprints, smudges, lint, dust, or other debris, this can slow performance and affect copy and scan quality. To resolve this issue, clean the product.Before you begin, gather the following materials:Several clean, soft, lint-free cloths

Mild glass cleaner
CAUTION: Use only glass cleaner to clean the scanner glass. Do not use cleaners that contain abrasives, acetone, benzene, or carbon tetrachloride. These substances can damage the product. Avoid isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) because it can leave streaks on the glass.
  1. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn off the product.
  2. Disconnect the power cord from the rear of the product.
  3. Lift the scanner lid. Figure 3: Lift the scanner lid
  4. Spray a clean, soft, lint-free cloth with mild glass cleaner.
    CAUTION: To protect the scanner, do not spray the glass cleaner directly on the glass.
  5. Clean the scanner glass with the lint-free cloth. Figure 4: The scanner glass
  6. Clean the glass strip next to the scanner glass with the lint-free cloth. Figure 5: The glass strip
  7. Dry the scanner glass and the glass strip thoroughly with a clean, dry cloth or chamois to prevent spotting, and then dry the white underside of the scanner lid.
    NOTE: Do not use paper-based wipes or tissues that can leave fiber residue.
  8. Clean the white underside of the scanner lid. Figure 6: The underside of the scanner lid
  9. Close the scanner lid.
  10. Reconnect the power cord to the rear of the product.
  11. If the product does not turn on by itself, press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn it on.
  12. Try to copy, fax, or scan again.
  • If these steps resolved the issue , you do not need to continue troubleshooting.
  • If the issue persists , continue to the next solution.
Solution three: Clean the automatic document feeder (ADF) Use the following steps to clean the automatic document feeder. Step one: Clean the ADF rollers and separator pad
  1. Gather the following materials:
    • A clean, lint-free cloth, or any cloth that will not come apart or leave fibers
    • Distilled, filtered, or bottled water (tap water might damage the product)
  2. Remove any documents from the document feeder tray.
  3. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn off the product.
  4. Disconnect the power cord from the rear of the product.
  5. Lift the cover of the ADF until it stops. Figure 7: Lift the ADF cover
  6. Find the pick rollers and separator pad. Figure 8: Locations of the pick rollers and separator padLightly dampen a clean lint-free cloth with distilled or bottled water, and then squeeze any excess liquid from the cloth.
  7. Use the damp cloth to wipe any residue off the separator pad.

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Lines on copy's when using auto document feeder on epson artisan 800


You don't say exactly, but I'm guessing that scanning when laying the document flat on the glass (ie, not using the document feeder) you get a printout that is fine. It's only when you use the document feeder that you get the vertical lines on the printout?
Epson repair tech in my area says this is a common problem. It is due to the aging of the calibration strip (the white strip at the underside of the flat bed glass near the "home" position). It shrinks after years and can't provide correct calibration.
This is a problem only with the pages fed through the document scanner. It sounded weird to me, but the tech said he stocks lots of replacement glass and does lots of these repairs to Epson scanners.
It might be cheaper to buy a new scanner rather than get yours fixed. He said it's pretty inexpensive to do this repair, but scanners are also pretty cheap.
Good luck.

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Cleaning underside of glass on 610 scanner glass has mildew on underside


Ok. Found this question on-line as I also wanted to know the answer. Couldnt find an answer so I just decided to have a go myself. It was quite easy really. Lift the lid upwards and gently push it backwards from the hinged end and it will unclip. With the scanner facing away from you, undo the only 2 screws visible at the back. Then gently lift up and push forward towards the front. You can see thru the glass 3 plasic lugs holding the front down. With a little wiggle the cover with the glass attached will come away from the slotted holes where the plastic lugs go. Clean glass an carefully replace lid in the reverse order. Pete

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Streaks when scanning and the glass needs cleaned how do I get in to clean the glass on the underside


Here's a link to the instructions for opening the top of the scanner:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&cc=us&docname=c00553775&dlc=en&product=90809


BG

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Underside of document table needs cleaning


Hey! I've just find the solution. The only thing you need is a multi-screwdriver to take out the two screws sitted on the backside, then use a screwdriver with a plain point to separate the dark grey plastic piece from the light grey one (use a few toothpicks to keep every flap open). When you get all the flaps open just pull the light grey piece (the bottom one) and separate the dark one with the lid and the glass. Now you can clean conscientiounly the glass. Be sure to put in its right place the back little plastic piece that covers the power connector before closing your scanner when it's clean. Close it introducing the front side before and pressing over every flap. Work done! enjoy you Epson scanner!

I apologize for my english, maybe I've used any unconvenient word, but I think you'll understand it.

Regards,

Jordi (Terrassa, Spain)

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Underside of scanner bed needs cleaned


Start by taking the back cover off. Then the 2 side covers, being careful not to break the speaker wires.
There will be 2 screws holding the sanner into the machine, you need to remove them. Carefully disconnect the ribbon cable, remove the ground screw, and all the connectors to the scanner and document feeder. It will have to be popped backward to unlatch it from the frame.
Remove the document feeder, take notice how you remove the wires so you can route them properly when reassemling.
Remove the screws holding the control consol and the scanner together.
There also will be some plastic tabs holding it snapped together. Seperate the glass frame from the remainder of the scanner.
disasseble the scanner head carefully being cautious not to break the lamps so you can clean the mirrors. Then clean the underside of the glass.
Then in reerse order, taking your time, reasseble the machine. Make sure to route the wires properly and carefully.
A bit time consuming, but the scanner must be removed and disassembled to clean it.

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Cleaning


Unfortunately, cleaning dirt or debris from under the glass requires disassembly of the scanner and must be done by an Authorized Epson Servicer. Please refer to the Epson Customer Care Centers. if its still within the warranty period call epson.

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