Changing the ribbon cassette User guide
Changing the ribbon cassette
The ribbon consists of a dense synthetic fabric saturated with ink.
When printing, the needles hit the ribbon and transfer the ink parti-
cles on to the paper. After printing several million characters, the ink
is consumed and the fabric worn out.
Remove all the paper from the printer and make
sure that the printer is switched off before opening
Press the two slide latches, raise the top cover to
an angle of 90 degrees relative to the top cover of
the printer and remove it.
Cautiously slide the print head carriage to the left
stop (viewed from the printer front).
The print head becomes hot during
printing. You should therefore let it
cool down for some time before tou-
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