Cleaning the printhead on the SendPro C, SendPro+

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Products affected: SendPro® C, SendPro®+ (2H20)

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

  1. Tap Settings on the toolbar.
    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.
  6. Remove the ink cartridge as shown on the label to the right of the cartridge holder.
  7. Squeeze the tabs on either side of the printhead.

    Printhead tabs, location

  8. Lift and tilt the printhead gently to the right.

    Orient printhead for removal

  9. Pull the printhead up and out of the holder.

    Removing the printhead

  10. Note the location of the plastic alignment tabs and the orientation of the printhead so that you can reinstall it properly after cleaning.

    Printhead alignment tabs

  11. Clean off the printhead by wiping surface of the printhead shown here with a dry, lint-free cloth or foam swab.
    Printhead surface
  12. Examine the printhead holder and find the location of the lower printhead alignment slots.

    Printhead alignment slots

  13. Reinsert the printhead by squeezing the tabs on either side of the printhead and sliding the plastic alignment pins into the lower slot of the printhead holder.

    Reinsert printhead

  14. Gently push the printhead into place until it snaps into position.
  15. Install the ink cartridge (see the label to the right of the cartridge holder).
  16. Rotate the guard back to the closed position.
  17. Close the cover; the ink cartridge moves back to the original position.
  18. Tap Done.
  19. Print a print test pattern to be sure that your printhead is functioning properly.
  20. If the test pattern looks good, tap Done.

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UPDATED: 06 May 2021