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A new Selphy DS700 printer - Manual page 5 and 6 not clear on how to install print head and printhead holder. How do thie orange pieces fit?

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  • gosborne383 Feb 07, 2010

    Thank you. Do I assume the two orange plastic components are packing materials ?

  • gosborne383 Feb 07, 2010

    Many thanks. Most helpful.

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Hello,

I will try to explain. At the end, I will leave you with a link to this procedure (from Canon support).

1) With the printer power On, slide the "cover open" switch to the right to allow the cover to open. The carriage will move to the center.

2) Press in and lift on the printhead holder latch lock to open the printhead

3) Take the printhead out of its packaging. Remove and discard the orange cap that protects the bottom of the printhead. (Be careful not to touch the printhead nozzles).

4) Install the printhead in the printhead holder, and lock down the holder latch from step 2 (above). It should click.

5) Remove the ink tank from the packaging. Lift, remove and discard the orange cap from the ink tank. Be sure not to touch the ink outlets.

6) Insert the ink tank into the printhead at an angle, aligning the mark on the tank with the mark on the printhead. Push in and down until the ink tank clicks into place.

7) Close the cover

Your printhead and ink tank is now installed. The printer may go through a routine to get ready for use.

Here is a link to Canon support for your model. You will need to type in a question into the box, "How do I install the printhead?" and click the "search" button. The results will display. Click the first result entitled "How do I install the printhead?" and view the procedure.

Canon Selphy DS700 Printhead Installation

I hope this is helpful. Thanks for your question.

Posted on Feb 07, 2010

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    Semi-Driver Feb 07, 2010

    Yes, the two orange plastic caps are packaging materials that are designed to protect the printhead and ink tank.

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Untitled Document How to install / replace the ink tanks
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