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Artista CR Series - Cleaning Schedule

Routine Printer Cleaning

The following tables describe the recommended routine cleaning tasks for the printer.

Each time you change the ink ribbon:
Clean the printer with the isopropanol cleaning card.Use the Isopropanol Cleaning Card
Replace the cleaning sleeve (C3).“Replace the Cleaning Sleeve” on page 15
Clean the printheadClean the Printhead

Every 3 Months:
Clean the rear fan filter.Clean the Rear Fan Filter

Additional Cleaning Tasks

The following tables describe additional cleaning tasks you may need to perform to maintain your printer and print quality. Do these procedures, in addition to the routine cleaning, if you experience printing issues.

If you see particles on completed cards:
Replace the cleaning sleeve (C3).Replace Cleaning Sleeve
Clean the printer with the adhesive cleaning card. 

If you see color or white lines on completed cards:
Clean the printheadClean the printhead


If you see repeating color dots on completed cards:
Clean the printhead cam rollers.Clean the printhead cam rollers

User-added image   The type of card stock you use and the printer environment can affect how often you need to perform the cleaning procedures.  Refer to “Card Handling Information” for suggestions to help manage your card stock.
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