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Need replacement flexible flat cables

The flexible flat cables that fit into the print head have become damaged and need replacing.

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  • 1911A1 Apr 17, 2014

    On the Epson Stylus CX3200 print head are two flexible flat cables that just push in to make their connections, the ends of these two cables have become distorted. (probably because I took them out and had problems pushing them back in.

  • 1911A1 Apr 17, 2014

    Add a CommentSo I need either two new cables or a way to repair the ends so that they are stiff enough to enable me to push them into the connection slots!

  • Yogi B Apr 17, 2014

    You could give it a try with a long, but small pair of pliers. I'm not sure about how the exact connectors look like to receive the cables, but if I got your story right, they should be able to open partially on one side to help you insert the flat cables. If you're not sure about what you're doing, don't force anything and bring it to a certified repair shop (contact Epson customer support to help find the nearest place in your area).

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I would buy a new printer, most likely cheaper than the ribbon cables.

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