CR500 Cleaning ScheduleClean parts of the printer using the schedule in the following table.
When the printer is not in use, turn off the power, let the printer cool, and cover the printer with the plastic shipping bag to keep dust and other debris out of the printer.
|*Card Cleaning Rollers/Cleaning Unit||Every 200 cards or when you change the ink ribbon||Wash the blue cleaning rollers with water. Then clean using the dualsided cleaning card and cleaning swab if debris remains on the rollers. Refer to “Clean the Card Cleaning Rollers and Cleaning Unit” on page 20.|
|*Card Cleaning Rollers/Cleaning Unit||Yearly||Replace the cleaning unit yearly, or more often if it is no longer cleaning effectively.|
|*Multi-hopper||Every 200 cards or when you change the ink ribbon||Clean as described in “Clean the Multi-Hopper” on page 24.|
• Card Load Roller
• Card Feed Roller
• Heated Roller
|Every 200 cards or when you change the ink ribbon||Clean every time you change the ink ribbon. With heavy use, clean more frequently. Refer to “Clean the Print Unit” on page 26.|
|*Magnetic Stripe Head||Every 200 cards or when you change the ink ribbon||Clean the magnetic stripe head as described in “Clean the Magnetic Stripe Head” on page 30.|
|*Thermal Printhead||Every 200 cards or when you change the ink ribbon||Clean as described in “Clean the Thermal Printhead” on page 32.|
|*Printer Fan Filter||Clean regularly; replace yearly||Wash the filter as described in “Clean the Print Unit Fan Filter” on page 34. Replace the filter every year, or whenever the foam begins to deteriorate.|
* May need to be cleaned more often depending on the type of card stock used and the environment.