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FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

How to install the rechargeable Ni-MH Battery (Optional)

Installing the rechargeable Ni-MH Battery


  1. Open the battery cover by pressing the cover latch.
    battery cover 1. Battery cover
    2. Cover latch



  2. Swing the cover open and remove it.
  3. Check the orientation of the battery connector, and then gently insert the battery connector into the terminal on the inside of the battery compartment.
    installing battery 3. Terminal
    4. Battery connector


  4. Grasp the battery removal ribbon, which is attached to the inside of the battery compartment. Make sure that enough ribbon is exposed after the rechargeable Ni-MH battery installed so that you can pull the ribbon to remove the battery.
  5. While holding onto the ribbon, tilt the rechargeable Ni-MH battery and insert it into the battery compartment. After the rechargeable Ni-MH battery passes the outer edges of the compartment, press it securely into position.
    • Make sure that the side of the rechargeable Ni-MH battery marked "Ni-MH" faces away from the battery compartment, otherwise the battery cover will not close properly.
    • The rechargeable Ni-MH battery contains a heat sensor that stops the flow of electricity if the battery overheats.


  6. Attach the battery cover to the end of the battery compartment opposite the AC/DC connector. Close and latch the cover. If necessary, gently push the cover latch towards the AC/DC connector until it latches.
    • Be careful that you do not pinch the battery connector cord.
    • The voltage supplied by the rechargeable Ni-MH battery fluctuates. The printing speed may also fluctuate depending on the voltage.


Removing the Rechargeable Ni-MH Battery


  1. Open the battery cover by pressing the cover latch.
  2. Swing the cover open and remove it.
  3. Gently pull the battery removal ribbon until the rechargeable Ni-MH battery starts to tilt out of its compartment.
    battery removal ribbon 1. Battery removal ribbon

    If the battery removal ribbon is caught behind the rechargeable Ni-MH battery,
    insert a thin metal object such as a flat-blade screwdriver between the battery and
    the case at the end away from the AC/DC connector and tilt it out of its compartment.

  4. Remove the rechargeable Ni-MH battery from the compartment.
  5. Gently pull the rechargeable Ni-MH battery connector and remove it from the terminal inside the printer.
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