Tattoo² - How to clean the interior of the printer ?

Cleaning the insides of the printer is required every 400 cards processed cards, when the cleaning LED alerts you.

  1. Switch the printer on and open the cover.
  2. Remove the ribbon, and then close the cover.
  3. Press on both sides of the feeder and detach it from the printer by lifting it up and out.
  4. Remove any card located in the feeder.
  5. Use a new cleaning card provided by Evolis and place it in the feeder.
  6. Press the control panel’s push button for one second.
  7. The cleaning process will start.
  8. As the card passes multiple times inside the printer, it cleans the card transport rollers, the cleaning rollers, and the print head as well.
  9. The used card is then ejected to the output hopper.
  10. Place back the ribbon in the printer and the cards in the feeder.