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Clean glass on MP830?

The underneath of the glass on my MP830 is dirty; like smoky color. I can't help but think this would effect some scans. Has anybody ever figured out how to remove glass so all of it can be cleaned? Is this something in a manual that I'm missing? Any pointers to a website that would have this info?

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Best left alone this one, even printer technicians dont remove glass on the scanner unit they just replace the whole scanner assembly, the reason? there are a lot of plastic clips holding it together and springs and cables that are easily dislodged,

often the improvement in scan quality isn't as great as one would think.
the scanner assembly can be replaced as a unit for around $200

Posted on Jun 03, 2008

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    I'm disassembling my 830 now. It's true, there are many tabs. However, I figure that if I break it completely I'll just pick up a new scanner. If I can fix it, Ive learned an awful lot. It does seem that it would be more cost effective to trash this one and buy a Canon that is wireless network ready.

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