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How to Clean the OptraImage 715/725 Scan Unit

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Several documents feed at one time; Documents do not feed smoothly or easily; Scanned images have black lines and spots


How to clean the OptraImage 715/725 scan unit; Automatic Document Feeder (ADF); OptraImage 715


To clean the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF):

  1. Open the ADF.

  2. Clean the pad assembly by wiping in a downward motion using a dry cloth or a cloth dampened with isopropyl alcohol (95%).
    Caution: Be careful not to damage the pick spring.

  3. Wipe the glass lightly to clean it.

  4. Wipe the pick roller. Caution: Be careful not to damage the surface of the roller or mylar strip above it.

  5. Wipe the feed rollers and the plastic rollers. Caution: Be careful not to damage the surfaces.

  6. Wipe the sheet guide (white strip).

  7. Close the ADF.

To clean the document glass:

  1. Open the document cover.
  2. Wipe the document-holding pad and document bed with a clean cloth dampened with isopropyl alcohol (95%).

  3. Let it dry before scanning.

To clean the small plastic rollers:

  1. Open the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF).
  2. Wet a cotton swab with isopropyl alcohol (95%).
  3. Wipe the surfaces of the plastic rollers.

  4. Let all surfaces dry completely before scanning.

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