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Tips on How to Move a Home Printer

If you have a home inkjet printer or even a smaller-sized laser printer, you may think that all it takes to move a home printer  is loading it in your car, and setting sail. But you probably want to be more careful with it. Especially if it was not the cheap kind you can get for thirty-five bucks (which many of us purchase, knowing we’ll be paying for expensive ink later, anyway). So, how do you move a home printer? Here are some tips: Remove the ink and printheads before you move a home printer When you move a home printer, you want to prevent damage to entire machine, but especially the delicate parts where the ink is. The ink is going to be runny, and you don’t want it leaking to places it should not leak. When you remove the ink cartridges or toner, place them in plastic bags. For inkjet printer cartridges you also want to prevent the ink from drying out. This could be quite troublesome if they do If you have a printer where the ink cartridges are not attached to the print head, you should be able to remove the piece from your printer for maintenance and cleaning. This article explains how to solve dry printheads in detail. However, with all that said, there are advocates of leaving your ink cartridges in your printer. The logic is that printers are designed to prevent the ink from drying out when the machine sits idle. How do you know what to do now? The safest bet is to see if you can find an owner’s manual...