2. December 2015 08:01
To maintain consistent print quality, clean your Fargo HDP5000 printer regularly, at least every 3,000 cards.
Steps to Cleaning the HDP5000 Retransfer Printer
- Open the printer door and remove the printer ribbon and card input hopper. Close the door.
- Open your Fargo 89200 printer cleaning kit and use the adhesive back cards to clean the printer. Clean the printer after every 1,000 cards to maintain consistent print quality.
- Remove the adhesive backing from both sides of the card. Note: If your printer uses a magnetic encoder, make sure you leave the small liner strip along the top.
- Power the printer on. Once powered up, place the cleaning card on the printer input hopper.
- From your computer, click the Start menu and select Devices and Printers.
- Right-click the DTC 1250e card printer icon and click Printing Preferences on the pop-up menu.
- In the Card tab, click the Toolbox button.
- Select the Clean Printer tab and click the Clean button.
- This procedure will clean the printer and the card print rollers inside the printer. When the adhesive cleaning card ejects, this cleaning step is complete.
- Next remove the long alcohol cleaning card.
- Open the front panel.
- Insert the long alcohol cleaning card into card hopper infeed rollers.
- Hold the cleaning card in place with one hand while holding the Forward button for 10 seconds.
- Continue holding the card in place and hold the Back button for 10 seconds.
- Perform this procedure approximately every 3,000 cards.
- Then feed the card through the printer by holding the Forward button until the card exits.
- Disconncet the printer power supply.
- Next remove the print head cleaning swab from its packaging and squeeze to saturate the tip.
- Open the front panel and wipe the swab firmly back and forth across the surface of the print head. Allow it to dry.
- With the cleaning pad included in the printer cleaning kit, clean the printer casing and LED display. Do not use other cleaning pads, sprays, or solvents.
- When dry, reinstall the ribbon, film cartridges, and input hopper and close the front door.
- You are ready to print.
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