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How to clean the OptraImage 212/222 - 312/322 scan unit

Document ID:SO643
 
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Problem

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

Environment

How to clean the OptraImage 212/222 - 312/322 scan unit; OptraImage 212; OptraImage 312; Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)

Solution

Cleaning the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)



  1. Wet a clean, lint-free cloth or cotton swab with isopropyl alcohol (95%).
  2. Open the ADF unit and wipe the upper feeding roller by moving the swab from side to side.
  3. Rotate the roller forward with your finger and repeat the above cleaning procedures until the entire roller is cleaned.
    Caution: Be careful not to snag or damage the pick springs.
  4. Wipe the pad assembly from top to bottom. Be careful not to hook the pick springs.
  5. Close the ADF unit.

Cleaning the Document Glass



  1. Wet a clean, line-free cotton cloth or swab with some isopropyl alcohol (95%).
  2. Open the ADF unit and document cover as shown above. Wipe the glass of the flatbed and ADF area by moving the cloth or swab from side to side.
  3. Close the ADF unit and document cover.


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