Cleaning the printhead on the SendPro C Lite, SendPro C, SendPro+, SendPro C Auto

If you clean the print nozzles and you still get a bad test print pattern, try cleaning the printhead.
Products affected: SendPro® C Lite, SendPro® C, SendPro®+ (8H10), SendPro® C Auto (9H10)

If you clean the print nozzle and you still get a bad test print pattern, try cleaning the printhead. 

  1. Tap Settings.
    Settings icon
  2. Scroll down and tap Envelope Printer Maintenance.
  3. Tap Install Printhead.
  4. Lift the cover. The ink cartridge moves to the front position.
  5. Flip the ink cartridge guard open.
    Push green lever openInk cartridge cover open
  6. Remove the ink cartridge.
    Ink cartridge being removed
  7. Squeeze the tabs on either side of the printhead.
    Printhead removal
  8. While squeezing, lift and tilt to the printhead to the right. The printhead should come up out of the device.
    Printhead withdrawal
  9. Clean off the printhead by wiping the surface of the printhead with a dry, lint-free cloth or foam swab.
    newprinthead
  10. Squeeze the tabs and slide the printhead pegs into the lower set of grooves.
    Warning: If you do not seat the printhead correctly it can damage the device.
    Insert printhead
  11. Keep squeezing the tabs and push the printhead flush against the wall. The tabs will snap outward when placed correctly.
    Push the tabs inward
  12. Install the ink cartridge and close the guard.
    Installing ink cartridge
  13. Close the cover. The ink cartridge moves back to the original position.
    Close top cover
  14. Tap Done.
  15. Print a print test pattern to be sure that your printhead is functioning properly.
  16. If the test pattern looks good, tap Done.
Related topics
Printing a test pattern on the SendPro C Lite, SendPro C, SendPro+, SendPro C Auto
 

UPDATED: 04 March 2022

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