Epson 9600 Ink Cartridge Sensor Connectors

You must execute ink discharge ("Ink Blowing" in 5.2.3.20 Clean Head on page 256) before removal of the I/H ASSY and ink charging ("Initial charge" in 5.2.4 Cleaning on page 259) after reinstallation. If no ink tube is to be removed, there is no need of executing ink discharge.

When removing and installing the front cover switch holder, the following adjustment should be made. ■ Refer to "5.1.4.9 Cover Sensor ASSY Adjustment" (p.216)

5. Disconnect the seven FFCs (ink cartridges), two FFCs (Main Board/Maintenance Tank) and the connector for the Release Sensor (I/H Lever) on the C472_SUB-B Board found at the left side of I/H Frame. (See Figure 4-62)

6. Remove two black screws (M3 x8) securing the Ink Tube Cover and remove the cover. (See Figure 4-63)

7. Disconnect the connector of the Cover Sensor ASSY at the right side of the I/H Frame.

(See Figure 4-64)

8. Remove one screw (CUPS: M3x6) and one screw (CUPS: M4x6) securing the I/H Frame on the right side.

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Figure 4-63. Ink Tube Cover Removal
Figure 4-64. I/H Frame Removal 1/2

9. Remove one screw (CUPS: M3x6) and one screw (CUPS: M4x6) securing the I/H Frame on the left side. (See Figure 4-65)

10. Remove seven screws (CUPS: M3x6) and two screws (CUPS: M4x6) securing the I/H Frame on the top.

11. Lift the I/H Frame and disconnect the connector of the Release Sensor (I/H Lever). (See Figure 4-66)

12. Remove the I/H Frame while paying attention to the connectors of the Cover Sensor and Release Sensor (I/H Lever).

Before installing the I/H Frame, make certain that the gear of the I/H Lever is engaged with the gear of the Cartridge Lock Shaft and also that the Cover Sensor turns ON and OFF.

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When installing the I/H Frame, make sure that the projections on the I/H ASSY are fitted in the seven holes in the top plate properly.

If the I/H ASSY is not installed properly, the ink cartridges may not be recognized.

When installing the I/H Frame, make sure that the projections on the I/H ASSY are fitted in the seven holes in the top plate properly.

If the I/H ASSY is not installed properly, the ink cartridges may not be recognized.

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Figure 4-65. I/H Frame Removal 2/2
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Figure 4-66. Release Sensor (I/H Lever) Removal

13. Disengage the two hooks on the back of the relevant Ink Holder ASSY and draw out the CSIC Relay Board. (See Figure 4-67)

If you push in the CSIC Relay Board as a whole unit, the CSIC Contact Spring will be deformed. Be sure to install the CSIC Relay Board by the following procedure:

1. Disassemble the Holder ASSY to the units as shown below.

2. Remove the CSIC Contact Spring. (2 hooks)

3. Install the CSIC Relay Board.

4. Hold and inset the CSIC Contact Spring with care not to deform it with the edge of the Relay Board.

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5. Remove the screw in the joint connecting the Ink Holder ASSY and the pipe (M6), then remove the O-ring from its inside.

6. Take out the two screws (CPS: M3 x 12) holding the Ink Holder ASSY to the I/H Base, then remove the Ink Holder ASSY. (See Figure 4-68)

When installing the ink tube to the Ink Holder ASSY, first make certain that there is the O-ring. Then insert the ink tube into the innermost position properly and tighten the coupling screw.

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Figure 4-67. CSIC Relay Board Removal
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Figure 4-68. Ink Holder ASSY Removal

7. Take out the two screws (CUPS: M3x6) holding the Needle Frame ASSY. (See Figure 4-69)

8. While disengaging the hook of the Needle Frame ASSY, slide the Ink Holder ASSY downward to separate the Needle Frame ASSY from the Ink Holder ASSY.

(See Figure 4-70)

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Figure 4-69. Disassembling the Ink Holder ASSY 1/2

Needle Frame ASSY

Needle Frame ASSY

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Figure 4-70. Disassembling the Ink Holder ASSY 2/2

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