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How do I open it up?

How can I open up the scanner? It seems like there are no screws and I've tried wedging with a flathead with no luck. I got the control panel off, but cannot get to the inside. I see screws in there, but cannot access them. Is there a way to remove the glass? I do not want to accidentally break it. I already move the switch on the bottom to the unlock position.

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Bill

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  • djman64 Jul 29, 2008

    My scanner died on a power up. The power supply shows no output voltage when pluged in..so is it bad or does it need a load to have an output. Also...I do not see any screws on the bottom to get this thing opened. What am I missing?

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Remove top cover then 4 screws from bottom.

Then start by prying along middle of rear edge. There is a catch in the middle so the top needs to be pried away from the bottom as the bottom is pushed in slightly.

The front has 2 double catches about an inch from the corners. First open the sides and rear, then push sideways (not up) to open them.


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