How to Disassemble a Kodak ESP7

The Kodak ESP 7 is a multifunction printer that also prints pictures and operates as a copier and scanner. The printer uses most types of flash memory that include SD, xD, CompactFlash and MicroDrive memory cards. However, you might need to perform basic repairs to the printer on occasion. Performing any type of repair on your printer means partially taking it apart to access important components. Fortunately, this can be done by the average user.

Turn off your printer, unplug the power cord and allow the printer to cool down for about 20 minutes.

Lift up on the print cartridge cover on the back of the printer. Grasp the printer cartridge, tilt it upward and lift the cartridge out of its compartment inside the printer.

Locate the print head revealed by the removed ink cartridge. Press on the print head's release button and pull the print head assemble out of its slot inside the printer.

Loosen the Phillips-head screws alone the sides and bottom of the printer's outer housing. Grasp each side of the printer's housing, and lift the top off of the printer to reveal the inside of the printer.

Things You'll Need

  • Phillips-head screwdriver
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