SERVICE MANUAL

Color Inkjet Printer

EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310

SEIJ03009

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Copyright © 2003 SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION. Imaging & Information Product Division TP • CS Quality Assurance Department

PRECAUTIONS
Precautionary notations throughout the text are categorized relative to 1) Personal injury and 2) damage to equipment. DANGER WARNING Signals a precaution which, if ignored, could result in serious or fatal personal injury. Great caution should be exercised in performing procedures preceded by DANGER Headings. Signals a precaution which, if ignored, could result in damage to equipment.

The precautionary measures itemized below should always be observed when performing repair/maintenance procedures.

DANGER
1. 2. 3. ALWAYS DISCONNECT THE PRODUCT FROM THE POWER SOURCE AND PERIPHERAL DEVICES PERFORMING ANY MAINTENANCE OR REPAIR PROCEDURES. NO WORK SHOULD BE PERFORMED ON THE UNIT BY PERSONS UNFAMILIAR WITH BASIC SAFETY MEASURES AS DICTATED FOR ALL ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS IN THEIR LINE OF WORK. WHEN PERFORMING TESTING AS DICTATED WITHIN THIS MANUAL, DO NOT CONNECT THE UNIT TO A POWER SOURCE UNTIL INSTRUCTED TO DO SO. WHEN THE POWER SUPPLY CABLE MUST BE CONNECTED, USE EXTREME CAUTION IN WORKING ON POWER SUPPLY AND OTHER ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS. WHEN DISASSEMBLING OR ASSEMBLING A PRODUCT, MAKE SURE TO WEAR GLOVES TO AVOID INJURIER FROM METAL PARTS WITH SHARP EDGES.

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WARNING
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. REPAIRS ON EPSON PRODUCT SHOULD BE PERFORMED ONLY BY AN EPSON CERTIFIED REPAIR TECHNICIAN. MAKE CERTAIN THAT THE SOURCE VOLTAGES IS THE SAME AS THE RATED VOLTAGE, LISTED ON THE SERIAL NUMBER/RATING PLATE. IF THE EPSON PRODUCT HAS A PRIMARY AC RATING DIFFERENT FROM AVAILABLE POWER SOURCE, DO NOT CONNECT IT TO THE POWER SOURCE. ALWAYS VERIFY THAT THE EPSON PRODUCT HAS BEEN DISCONNECTED FROM THE POWER SOURCE BEFORE REMOVING OR REPLACING PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS AND/OR INDIVIDUAL CHIPS. IN ORDER TO PROTECT SENSITIVE MICROPROCESSORS AND CIRCUITRY, USE STATIC DISCHARGE EQUIPMENT, SUCH AS ANTI-STATIC WRIST STRAPS, WHEN ACCESSING INTERNAL COMPONENTS. DO NOT REPLACE IMPERFECTLY FUNCTIONING COMPONENTS WITH COMPONENTS WHICH ARE NOT MANUFACTURED BY EPSON. IF SECOND SOURCE IC OR OTHER COMPONENTS WHICH HAVE NOT BEEN APPROVED ARE USED, THEY COULD CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE EPSON PRODUCT, OR COULD VOID THE WARRANTY OFFERED BY EPSON.

could result in injury or loss of life. CAUTION. or condition that. practice or condition that is necessary to accomplish a task efficiently. A D J U S T M E N T R E Q U IR E D Indicates an operating or maintenance procedure. C A U T IO N Indicates an operating or maintenance procedure. C H E C K P O IN T W A R N IN G . Be aware of all symbols when they are used. The instructions and procedures included herein are intended for the experienced repair technicians. maintenance and repair procedures of the printer. and attention should be given to the precautions on the preceding page. MAINTENANCE Provides preventive maintenance procedures and the lists of Epson-approved lubricants and adhesives required for servicing the product. or destruction of. CHAPTER 4. theory of electrical and mechanical operations. otherwise the quality of the components in question may be adversely affected.About This Manual This manual describes basic functions. DISASSEMBLY / ASSEMBLY Describes the step-by-step procedures for disassembling and assembling the product. could result in damage to. APPENDIX Provides the following additional information for reference: • Electrical circuit boards schematics Symbols Used in this Manual Various symbols are used throughout this manual either to provide additional information on a specific topic or to warn of possible danger present during a procedure or an action. or comment on the results achieved through a previous action. practice. May indicate an operating or maintenance procedure. if not strictly observed. ADJUSTMENT Provides Epson-approved methods for adjustment. Manual Configuration This manual consists of six chapters and Appendix. CHAPTER 1. CHAPTER 2. and always read NOTE. It may also provide additional information that is related to a specific subject. or WARNING messages. CHAPTER 3. Indicates an operating or maintenance procedure. equipment. if not strictly observed. practice or condition that is necessary to keep the product’s quality. TROUBLESHOOTING Describes the step-by-step procedures for the troubleshooting. Indicates that a particular task must be carried out according to a certain standard after disassembly and before re-assembly. practice or condition that.

Revision Status Revision A Issued Date October 30. 2003 First Release Description .

..................................................................................................... 45 2........................................................... 35 2...............1..................8 Offset Input for CR Motor Calorific Limitation .......................3........12 Removing Print Head ....... Paper Guide.......... 3.................................................3 Adjustment Except Adjustment Program .......................... 57 2....................................2................ 55 2.......................................1 Removing Paper Support Assy..... 80 3..............3 Disassembly .......................5 Bi-d Adjustment ........1............................................ 3... Middle .........2.............................2..................................... 49 2........... 103 5......3................................................. 14 2.....................3.................3...........3.......................17 Removing CDR Guide Assy..................19 Removing Paper Guide........... 69 2............. 51 2..........1......... 3............................................................................... ...................................................9 Removing Holder..............................................3.........................3........................................................................................ Upper .........................2... 89 Chapter 4 MAINTENANCE 4.............. 64 2.................................................................................................5 Removing Panel Board .......................14 Removing Paper Guide.........2................1 Adjustment Items and Overview ........1................. ..........2 Adjustment by using adjustment program ................... 78 Chapter 3 ADJUSTMENT 3................... 103 ........3.................................. 3................... 4......................10 A4 Photo Quality Inkjet Paper Print ....1 Servicing Adjustment Item List ................16 Removing Power Supply Unit .........................3..............................8 Removing ASF Assy.................3........... .................................................... .................2.....................................................................................................................................15 Removing Printer Mechanism/Housing.......................1..................1 Exploded Diagram .........7 Removing Main Board ....2 Electrical Circuits ........................... 85 85 85 85 86 86 87 87 88 88 88 88 Chapter 2 DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY 2................1........1 PG Adjustment ................1 Market Setting .............................................10 Removing CR Motor ........ 37 2............ 39 2.............................3........ 74 2..................3......................... 43 2.......................................................................................3...11 A4 Photo Paper/ Glossy Photo Paper print .............................................3.. 89 3....................... 2.................................................................................................. 3....................................................................................3 Unit Level Troubleshooting ....................................................... 71 3......2 Caution regarding assembling/disassembling the printer mechanism. Front/Roller EJ Assy.........................3........ 63 2.....2 Removing Housing.. 3............................................ 3................................... Shaft Assy.........................9 A4 Normal Paper Print ........................ 68 2...... 83 3..............2 Troubleshooting with LED/LCD Indications and Status Monitor 3 Message .............2......................2......................3 Pre-Shipment Checks .........1 Cleaning ........CONTENTS Chapter 1 TROUBLESHOOTING 1.......... 41 2........ .. and how to ensure the quality of reassembled product .......................2.............13 Removing Carriage Unit ..2..6 Removing Stacker Assy............................4 Head Angular Adjustment ...................18 Removing Ink System .......3..................1..........................3 Head ID Input ................................................ Upper .....................3................. 46 2..........................................................................................3. ..................................................................................................... 3............................... 2.......1 Overview ....... 44 2............2 Tools .........2..................................................................... 80 3................................1 Precautions .........................7 First Dot Adjustment ......................... 32 32 33 33 2... 4............... 3.............................20 Removing PF Motor ..................................... Lower ...................................................11 Removing APG Assy...................................... 93 93 93 95 Chapter 5 APPENDIX 5.............................................3.................... 8 1...2 Replacement Part-Based Adjustment Priorities ........6 PW Sensor Adjustment ...................... 4.............2 USB ID Input ...................... 3..............................................................3................................................2 Service Maintenance .................................................. 2...............3 Removing Housing.............. Front .....3.......... 38 2.................................................... 54 2.....3 Lubrication ..1..................... 9 1................1 Overview .................................. 56 2................. 3....................................4 Removing Porous Pad.. ..........1 Overview ...

CHAPTER 1 TROUBLESHOOTING .

the resistance among the electric poles varies.0Ω ±10% (25°C/phase) This chapter describes how to identify troubles in two levels: unit level repair and component level repair. if it is not clear. replace the motor. Sensor specification and error indication. PF Motor (Same as ASF/ Pump Motor) START Since "CR Motor" and APG Motor are DC motors. it is difficult to judge accurately. Therefore. judge if it is normal or abnormal based on if there is operation of the motor or not. Troubleshooting Flowchart TROUBLESHOOTING Overview 8 . Refer to the flowchart in this chapter to identify the defective unit and perform component level repair if necessary.4V ASSEMBLY AND ADJUSTMENT PG Sensor CN5 Pin 1 and 2 Less than 0. Motor.4V Switch mode Off : No paper On : Detect paper Off : Anywhere of PG On : In process of switching PG On : ASF mode Off : CDR mode Off : No CDR Tray On : Detect CDR Tray PE Sensor UNIT REPAIR CN4 Pin 1 and 2 Less than 0. the resistance values cannot be used to judge the abnormality. However. Sensor check point UNIT-LEVEL TROUBLESHOOTING Sensor name Location Check point Signal level More than 2. Coil Resistance Location CN9 Check Point Pin 1 and 3 Pin 2 and 4 Resistance 3. This chapter also explains motor coil resistance. Table 1-2.4V END Star Wheel Sensor CN6 Pin 1 and 2 CDR Sensor CN6 Pin 3 and 4 - Figure 1-1.1 Overview Motor Table 1-1.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A 1.4V More than 2.

Error before Initial Ink Charge Blink Ink Cartridge cannot be recognized. Table 1-3.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A 1. Yelolow: T0484 For best result. This error is detected when a defective cartridge is installed in the printer which the Initial Ink Filling is not done yet. the STM3 message and the error condition when the printer detects an error in each operation such as the power on.2 Troubleshooting with LED/LCD Indications and Status Monitor 3 Message This section describes the LED/LCD indication. TROUBLESHOOTING Troubleshooting with LED/LCD Indications and Status Monitor 3 Message 9 . the paper loading/feeding and the ink absorption operation. LED/LCD Indication and STM3 Printer status Maintenance LED indication LCD indication STM3 message Condition for error detection Communication Error -- -- This error is detected when the printer cannot communicate with the PC properly. use genuine EPSON ink.

However. Ink Low Condition Blink (Blink of Ink Cartridge Icon) Note : Printing operation can be performed until it becomes ink end condition even after the error message is displayed on STM3. TROUBLESHOOTING Troubleshooting with LED/LCD Indications and Status Monitor 3 Message 10 . if the new cartridge is defective. This error is detected when the ink consumption reaches about 90%.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Table 1-3. This error is detected when replacing the Ink Cartridge. the Maintenance LED will blink. the Head Cleaning operation may not be performed due to the Ink Low condition. However. (Note) When the Ink Low Condition is detected. LED/LCD Indication and STM3 Printer status Maintenance LED indication LCD indication STM3 message Revision A Condition for error detection Error before ink replacement Cleaning Blink Ink Cartridge cannot be recognized. use genuine EPSON ink. Yellow: T0484 For best result. this LED status will be reset (LED off) when "Carriage Unit" returns to the home position. The printer will continue to keep this LED status even if a new Ink Cartridge is installed in the Ink Cartridge replacement position.

Yellow: T0484 For best results. Paper Out Error On [Stylus Photo R310] Paper is not set correctly. then press the Maintenance button. (CSIC memory data error) (Note) If Ink Out Error is detected. 1. The rear of CD/DVD cannot be correctly detected with the Star Wheel/CDR Sensor in a CD/DVD loading. The end of paper cannot be correctly detected with the PE Sensor in a paper loading.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Table 1-3. Ink Out Error On [Stylus Photo R310] Ink out. 2. See your printer's documentation for information about clearing the jam. 1. a small amount of ink remains in the Ink Cartridge to protect the Print Head from printing operation. This error is detected when the top of paper cannot be detected with the PE Sensor in a paper loading. STM3 message Revision A Condition for error detection This error is detected in either of the following cases. 2. Paper Jam Error (Including CD/DVD) On A paper jam has occurred. Black: T0491 The genuine EPSON ink cartridges listed above are recommended for replacement. This error is detected when . Set the paper correctly. Load correctly and press Maintenance. use genuine EPSON ink. TROUBLESHOOTING Troubleshooting with LED/LCD Indications and Status Monitor 3 Message 11 . LED/LCD Indication and STM3 Printer status Maintenance LED indication LCD indication [Stylus Photo R300] Ink out. [Stylus Photo R300] Paper load error. The ink consumption reached 100%. The Ink Cartridge is faulty.

". Printer parts are at end of service life. STM3 message Revision A Condition for error detection This error is detected when . See your printer's documentation for details. and "CDR Guide Assy." opens while printing. TROUBLESHOOTING Troubleshooting with LED/LCD Indications and Status Monitor 3 Message 12 . 2. 3. The Ink Cartridge is not installed to "Carriage Unit"." is open while receiving print data. Parts inside your printer are at the end of their service life. This error is detected when the value of the Waste Ink Pad Counter A set in EEPROM reaches its limit (Variable between 20000 and 46750 points). The Ink Cartridge is defective. [Stylus Photo R300] Service required. "CDR Guide Assy." is open while receiving ASF paper feed data.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Table 1-3." is open. Attempting to replace the ink while "CDR Guide Assy. See printer manual for details. This error is detected when . Maintenance Request On [Stylus Photo R310] Service required. use genuine EPSON ink. Yellow: T0484 For best result. 1. Black: T0491 The genuine EPSON ink cartridges listed above are recommended for replacement. LED/LCD Indication and STM3 Printer status Maintenance LED indication LCD indication [Stylus Photo R300] Ink Cartridge cannot be recognized. Paper is present in "ASF Assy. 2. 1. "CDR Guide Assy. No Ink Cartridge Blink [Stylus Photo R310] Ink Cartridge cannot be recognized. 4. CD/DVD Guide Error On Close the CD/DVD guide.

Reload tray and press Maintenance. 2. Reload the tray. then reconnect it. (The warning is displayed for one second every 3 seconds. This error is detected when there is no response from Bluetooth Module. On No Display Irregular external device Blink No Display [Stylus Photo R300] System error. then press the Maintenance button.) No Display This error is detected when non standardized Memory Card is inserted. This error is detected when . Memory Card Error (Non supported Memory Card) Bluetooth Module Error On The inserted card cannot be used with this printer. TROUBLESHOOTING Troubleshooting with LED/LCD Indications and Status Monitor 3 Message 13 . Simultaneously press and hold the Power and Stop buttons for 7 seconds to turn off the printer. CD/DVD Tray Error On [Stylus Photo R310] The CD/DVD tray is not set correctly.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Table 1-3. "Carriage Unit" cannot move correctly by the external force in each operation. 1. LED/LCD Indication and STM3 Printer status Maintenance LED indication LCD indication STM3 message Revision A Condition for error detection [Stylus Photo R300] CD/DVD tray load error. The connected device cannot be used. Fatal error On [Stylus Photo R310] System error. This error is detected when some non supported device is connected to the port for the external memory device. This error is detected when "CD/DVD Tray" cannot be detected while CD/DVD printing. "PF Motor" cannot rotate correctly while "PF Motor" operates. Bluetooth Photo Print Adapter error. Press and hold both Power and Stop buttons for 7 seconds. Disconnect the Adapter from the printer.

Table 1-4. * If the problem still occurs. 2. Install the Stylus Photo R300/R310 Printer Driver in the PC. Check Points for Communication Error to Each Phenomenon Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail Faulty Part/ Part Name Check Point 1. if an individual part needs to be replaced urgently. Power Supply Board At operation When turning on the power. Moreover. Following tables describe the error conditions (LED/LCD and STM3) and their possible cause. replace "Main Board". the initialization is performed correctly. (Note) When individual part that makes up "Roller EJ Assy. Example) When "Carriage Unit" is out of the home position at the power on timing. As a result. the Fatal Error may be caused by the failure of "CR Motor". a Communication Error is displayed on STM3 even transferring the printing job to the printer. At power-on Anywhere When turning on the power. 1. Check if the Stylus Photo R300/R310 Printer Driver is used for the printer job. the printer does not operate at all.3 Unit Level Troubleshooting You can identify the troubles by using the checklist in this section after confirming the LED/LCD indication on the control panel or the error message displayed on STM3 of the PC connected to the printer. Check if the correct model name is written in EEPROM on "Main Board".EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A The following is the example of how to use the tables. there are 3 possible causes on "CR Motor" failure. "PF Motor" and "Ink System Assy." is defective. Remedy 1. TROUBLESHOOTING Unit Level Troubleshooting 14 . Main Board USB Cable Printer Driver 1. 1. 1. Check if "USB Cable" is connected properly between the printer and the PC. execute the necessary operation by referring to Chapter 2 "ASSEMBLY/DISASSEMBLY". replace the Printer Mechanism with a new one basically. However. When finding any faulty parts. Replace "Power Supply Board" with a new one. you can save the whole repair time. However. 2. refer to Chapter 2 "ASSEMBLY/DISASSEMBLY" and replace them. 1. Check if "Power Supply Board Cable" is not damaged. Check if "Power Supply Board Cable" is connected to the CN2 on "Main Board". Connect "Power Supply Board cable" to the CN2 on "Main Board". 1. Write proper Market Setting in the Adjustment Program. Connect the printer and the PC with a "USB Cable". 1.".

Compression Spring. LD Roller" rotates to feed paper. 2. (We cannot check it with Adjustment Program of Sylus Photo R300/R310. 1. Replace the Ink Cartridge with a new one. Check if the Ink Cartridge is normal by installing it in another printer. 2. 2. Check if "Hopper" works properly while feeding paper. The printer does not perform any print operation and the error is displayed on LED and STM3. Replace the Ink Cartridge with a new one.51" correctly.51 At operation - "Holder. Remedy 1. Check Points for Error Before the Initial Ink Charge. 1.) 1. Write proper Market Setting in the Adjustment Program. Shaft. Replace the Ink Cartridge with a new one. 1. Table 1-6. Error Before Ink Cartridge Replacement Cleaning and No Ink Cartridge Error Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail Faulty Part/ Part Name Ink Cartridge At power-on At HP The printer does not perform the Initial Ink Charge and the error is displayed on LED and STM3. Remedy 1. Check if the correct data has been written in the address 5B<H> of EEPROM on "Main Board". Check Point 1. 1. Reassemble "ASF Frame" and "Compression Spring. Check if the Ink Cartridge is normal by installing it in another printer. ASF Assy. 2. Check if the Ink Cartridge is normal by installing it in another printer. Main Board At power-on Anywhere The printer does not perform the Ink Replacement Cleaning and the error is displayed on LED and STM3. TROUBLESHOOTING Unit Level Troubleshooting 15 . Check if ink still remains in the Ink Cartridge. Replace the Ink Cartridge with a new one.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Table 1-5. but "Hopper" does not operate. Check Points for Paper Out Error to Each Phenomenon Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail Faulty Part/ Part Name Check Point 1. Ink Cartridge Ink Cartridge 1.

2. LD Roller". Upper" to "Main Frame".". ASF Assy. but the paper is ejected without being set at the print start position. 2.143" in "Clutch Mechanism" has not come off. Reassemble "Extension Spring. LD Roller". 0.143 1. 1. Check if "Clutch Tooth" is not damaged. Shaft. 0." operates properly while feeding paper. LD Roller" with a new one. Reassemble "Paper Guide. Check Points for Paper Out Error to Each Phenomenon Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail Faulty Part/ Part Name Check Point 1. Shaft. Shaft. Check if "Paper Guide. Shaft. Extension Spring. Remedy Revision A 1. Shaft. Check if "Extension Spring.242" rotate properly. LD Roller" with a new one. (The driving of "PF Motor" is not transmitted to "Holder. TROUBLESHOOTING Unit Level Troubleshooting 16 . Upper (Only HP side) 1. Reassemble the round portion of "Clutch" on the dowel of "Shaft. Replace "Holder. Retard Assy.143" in "Clutch Mechanism". LD Roller". Retard Assy. LD Roller" 4. 0. Extension Spring. 0.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Table 1-6. 4. LD Roller Clutch Tooth Dowel of "Holder. the leading edge of paper is detected properly. Shaft. Upper" (only HP side) has not come off from "Main Frame". Replace "Holder. 3. Check if "Clutch" has not come off from the dowel of "Shaft. Paper Guide. 37.45" located the under side of "Roller. "PF Motor" and "Spur Gear. but "Holder. Check if "Roller.0.) Holder. When feeding paper. 3. Check if "Clutch" is not damaged.45 At operation - 1. LD Roller" does not feed paper. Reassemble "Extension Spring.

Shaft. Check if the tip of "Lever.242" rotate properly.0Ω with a tester. "PF Motor" and "Spur Gear. 1. Check if "Compression Spring. Remove the dust by using a soft bruch or soft cloth moistened with alcohol. 37. replace "LD Roller" with a new one.) At operation "Holder. 3.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Table 1-6. LD Roller" does not feed paper. Change Revision A Remedy 1. "PF Motor" and "Spur Gear. (The drive of "PF Motor" does not propagate to "Holder. Ink System Compression Spring. Replace "Ink System" with a new one. but "Holder. PF Motor* 1. Ink System 1. but paper is not fed. LD Roller" does not feed paper during the feeding operation. Lever. Holder. 2. Shaft LD Roller LD Roller TROUBLESHOOTING Unit Level Troubleshooting 17 . Replace "PF Motor" with a new one. 1. Refer to Table 1-1. 2. Shaft. Check if the coil resistance of "PF Motor" is approximately 3. Check if "PF Motor Connector Cable" is damaged. Shaft. * If the problem is not solved.242" also does not rotate at all.36 1. Connect "PF Motor Connector Cable" to CN9 on "Main Board". Change" does not come off.". LD Roller" rotates properly. 1. Check if "PC Connector Cable" is connected to CN9 on "Main Board". Shaft. LD Roller". Replace "Ink System" with a new one. Check Points for Paper Out Error to Each Phenomenon Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail Faulty Part/ Part Name Check Point 1. 37. Shaft. 2. At operation - "Holder. Replace "PF Motor" with a new one. Change" is not damaged. 3. "Holder. LD Roller" is not set in the ASF home position and paper is always fed from "ASF Assy.36" of "Lever. Check if the surface of "LD Roller" is contaminated with paper dust. 2.

Check if "Torsion Spring. Check if "PE Sensor Cable" is not damaged. 2.22" is not unfastened from "PE Sensor Lever". Check if "PF Motor Connector Cable" is connected to CN9 on "Main Board". Check if "PE Sensor Cable" is correctly mounted on "Holder.0Ω with a tester. 3. Connect "PE Sensor" Connector to CN4 on "Main Board". "PF Motor" does not work at all. Connect "PF Motor Connector Cable" to CN9 on "Main Board". Check if "PF Motor Connector Cable" is damaged. 3.45" located the under side of "Roller. Replace "PE Sensor" with a new one.". 0. 4. 2. Check if the coil resistance of "PF Motor" is approximately 3. PF Motor ASF Assy. 4. Check Points for Paper Jam Error to Each Phenomenon Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail Faulty Part/ Part Name Check Point 1. 3. Retard Assy. 1. LD Roller". Check if "Roller. Replace "PF Motor" with a new one. Check if "PE Sensor Cable" is not unfastened. 1. Replace "PF Motor" with a new one. 3." operates properly while feeding paper. TROUBLESHOOTING Unit Level Troubleshooting 18 . Reassemble "Extension Spring. 0. Remedy 1. Reassemble "Torsion Spring. Extension Spring. Retard Assy. 0. Refer to Table 1-1.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Table 1-7. but paper is not sent into the printer.45 1. Shaft. 0.22" PE Sensor Torsion Spring.22 2. 2. Remount "PE Sensor Cable" correctly. 1. At power-on Anywhere Paper feeding operation is performed normally. 0.

41. Remedy Revision A At operation Out of HP "Carriage Unit" moves to the home position properly when turning on the power. 0. Check if "Star Wheels" have not come off." is correctly assembled. 1. The leading edge of paper does not go through between "Roller EJ Assy." and "Star Wheels". 0.22".48 TROUBLESHOOTING Unit Level Troubleshooting 19 ." correctly." correctly onto "Printer Mechanism"." is correctly assembled. Front 1. Front" has not come off. 2. Retard Assy. the leading edge of paper is detected properly. 2. Extension Spring.22" for "PE Sensor Lever" is not unfastened. Remount "porous pad" correctly. 0. 1.48" to "Roller EJ Assy. 1. At this time. Reassemble "Extension Spring." with a new one. 1. 1.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Table 1-7. Check if "Spur Gear. Check if "Roller EJ Assy. Check if "Roller. LD Roller".45" back of "Roller. 2. When feeding paper. Reattach "Spur Gear." is not transformed toward downward. Check if "Torsion Spring. 41. 2. Reassemble "Torsion Spring. Reassemble "Roller EJ Assy. Retard Assy. 3. Check if "Frame EJ Assy. 3. 1. Shaft. Reassemble "Star Wheels" correctly. 2. Remount "PE Sensor Cable" correctly. Replace "Frame EJ Assy. Check if "PE Sensor Cable" is correctly mounted on "Holder.45 Frame EJ Assy. PE Sensor* 1. 41. 2. the next paper is fed to "PE Sensor Lever".** At operation Paper Guide. Roller EJ Assy. Check Points for Paper Jam Error to Each Phenomenon Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail Faulty Part/ Part Name Check Point 1. 0. Spur Gear. Check if "Frame EJ Assy. but the paper is ejected without being set at the print start position." ASF Assy. but paper is not sent into the printer. Check if "porous pad" of "Paper Guide. Reassemble "Frame EJ Assy." operates properly while feeding paper. 1. Then paper feeding operation is performed normally." correctly.48" has not come off.

in the next operation. 0. At operation - The leading edge of paper is not sent to "PF Roller". Upper Revision A Remedy 1. Upper * "Carriage Unit" can move to the home position even if "Extension Spring. TROUBLESHOOTING Unit Level Troubleshooting 20 . Paper Guide. Paper Guide. However. a Paper Jam Error will be detected since "PE Sensor Lever" will maintain the High signal status. Upper" to "Main Frame". Reattach "Paper Guide.22" has come off or "PE Sensor" is not set in the correct position. Check Points for Paper Jam Error to Each Phenomenon Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail Faulty Part/ Part Name Check Point 1. ** There some cases where the jammed paper may damage "Print Head" by contacting the surface of "Print Head nozzle" when a Paper Jam Error occurs in each operation. Upper" has not come off from "Main Frame".EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Table 1-7. Check if "Paper Guide.

3. Star Wheel/CDR Sensor 1. TROUBLESHOOTING Unit Level Troubleshooting 21 . Check if "Star Wheel/CDR Sensor" is not damaged. Middle" with "Star Wheel/CDR Sensor" is not cracked. 3. Housing. Replace "Star Wheel/CDR Sensor" with a new one. Check if "Star Wheel/CDR Sensor" cable is not cut off.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Table 1-8. Check Points for CD/DVD Guide Error to Each Phenomenon Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail Faulty Part/ Part Name Check Point 1. Main Board 1. 1. 2. Middle Contact point At power-on At HP An error occurs even if "CDR Guide Assy. Connect "Star Wheel/CDR Sensor" to CN6 on "Main Board". Check if "Star Wheel/CDR Sensor" is connected to CN6 on "Main Board". Check if the contact point of "Housing. Middle" with a new one. Star Wheel/ CDR Sensor 2. Replace "Main Board" with a new one. Check if any device on "Main Board" is not damaged." is closed when turning on the power. Remedy 1. 1. Replace "Housing. Replace "Star Wheel/CDR Sensor" with a new one.

Remedy 1. 2.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Table 1-9. Check if "CDR Tray Sensor" is not damaged. Replace "CDR Tray" with a new one. Main Board 1. Replace "CDR Tray Sensor" with a new one. 3. TROUBLESHOOTING Unit Level Troubleshooting 22 . Check if the contact point of "CDR Tray" with "CDR Tray Sensor" is not cracked. 3. CDR Tray Contact point When printing CDR/DVDR - 1. Check Points for CD/DVD Tray Error to Each Phenomenon Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail Faulty Part/ Part Name Check Point 1. Check if "CDR Tray Sensor Connector Cable" is not cut off. CDR Tray Sensor 2. Connect "CDR Tray Sensor" to CN6 on "Main Board". 1. An error occurs even though "CDR Tray" is set when printing CDR/DVDR. Check if "CDR Tray Sensor" is connected to CN6 on "Main Board". CDR Tray Sensor 1. Replace "Main Board" with a new one. Check if any device on "Main Board" is not damaged. Replace "CDR Tray Sensor" with a new one.

Replace "Main Board" with a new one. 1. Replace the Memory Card with a new one. Check Point 1. 2. Check if there is no damage on the slot pin of the loading slot for Memory Cards. Check if the Memory Card is not damaged. Check points for Memory Card Error to Each Phenomenon Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail Faulty Part/ Part Name Memory Card When inserting Memory Card The Memory Card is not detected. Replace "Main Board" with a new one. 1. Main Board 2. 2. Replace the Memory Card with a Memory Card which will be supported.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Table 1-10. Check if any device on "Main Board" is damaged. and an error is displayed on LED and STM3. 2. Remedy 1. TROUBLESHOOTING Unit Level Troubleshooting 23 . Check if the Memory Card can be supported.

Check if the resistance of "PF Motor" is approximately 3. Replace "PF Motor" with a new one.36 1. Upper At power-on Anywhere "Carriage Unit" strikes on the right side of "Main Frame" when turning on the power. 2. Ink System At power-on Out of HP Compression Spring. 3. Reassemble "CR Scale" correctly. Upper" which has come off from "Main Frame" when turning on the power. 2. Connect "PF Motor Connector Cable" to CN9 on "Main Board". Replace "CR Motor" with a new one. Check if "Paper Guide. Upper" has not come off from "Main Frame". TROUBLESHOOTING Unit Level Troubleshooting 24 . replace "Main Board" with a new one. Check if "CR Motor Connector Cable" is not damaged. "Carriage Unit" strikes on "Paper Guide. PF Motor "Carriage Unit" strikes on "Lever. 2. Refer to Table 1-1. Upper 1. Change" has not come off.0Ω using a tester. Connect "CR Motor Connector Cable" to CN8 on "Main Board". Reassemble "Paper Guide. 1. Check if "CR Scale" has not come off or it properly passes through the slit of "CR Encoder Sensor Board". 1. 1. Check if "PF Motor Connector Cable" is connected to CN9 on "Main Board". 3. Faulty Part/ Part Name CR Motor Check Point 1. 1. Change Remedy 1. Upper" to "Main Frame". 2. Check Points for Fatal Error to Each Phenomenon Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail "CR Motor" does not work at all when turning on the power.36" of "Lever. 1. CR Scale 1. 2. Check if "Compression Spring. Paper Guide. Check if "PF Motor Connector Cable" is not damaged.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Table 1-11. Lever. Paper Guide. Change" which is leaning forward when turning on the power. * If the problem is not solved. Check if "CR Motor Connector Cable" is connected to CN8 on "Main Board". Replace "Ink System" with a new one. 2. Replace "PF Motor" with a new one.

0. Faulty Part/ Part Name Carriage Unit Ink System Frame EJ Assy. Upper 1. Check if there is enough grease on "CR Guide Shaft". Any time Anywhere The bottom of "Carriage Unit" touches the surface of "Front Frame"." is not warping upward. Check Points When More Than One Paper is Fed Constantly Without LED/STM3's Error Notifications Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail Faulty Part/ Part Name Check Point 1. Check if "Frame EJ Assy. Remedy 1. Check Point 1. Reassemble "Extension Spring. 1. 0. Upper" to "Main Frame". "Carriage Unit" strikes on "Paper Guide." with a new one. Retard Assy. Retard Assy. 1. Change" moves smoothly.45 Table 1-13." At operation - The printer always feeds more than one sheet of paper without LED/STM3's error notifications. Upper" while "Carriage Unit" is working. Check if "Roller. Remedy 1. 1." works correctly while feeding paper. 1. Reassemble "Paper Guide. Replace "Ink System" with a new one. Paper Guide. Check if "Paper Guide. Extension Spring. 1. Check Points for Abnormal Sound Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail Abnormal sound is heard in spite of the normal print operation at the first power on or some other time. TROUBLESHOOTING Unit Level Troubleshooting 25 . Wipe the remaining grease off "CR Guide Shaft" and reapply some grease. Replace "Frame EJ Assy. ASF Assy.45" on the back of "Roller. Check if "Lever. Upper" has not come off from "Main Frame".EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Table 1-12.

788" has not come off from "Slider Cap". the ink is drained into "Waste Ink Pad".53 At operation - Ink System 4. in "Cap Unit".441" correctly. 2. Check if "Extension Spring. Check if "Extension Spring. Sealing rubber Remedy 1. missing dot occurs and the points where it occurs varies in every movement of the Cleaning. Faulty Part/ Part Name Check Point 1. 0. (This indicates that both of "Pump Unit" and "Cap Unit" work correctly. the ink is not drained into "Waste Ink Pad" in spite of the correct function of "Pump Unit". 0. Check if there is not any foreign matter on the sealing rubber on "Cap Unit". missing dots is not solved at certain nozzles even performing the Cleaning several times. the wiping function is not executed correctly and some different colors of ink mix together.) However. Replace "Ink System" with a new one. 3. the ink is drained into "Waste Ink Pad". [Phenomenon 2] When the printer is performing the Cleaning task. [Phenomenon 3] When the printer is performing the Cleaning task. Replace "Ink System" with a new one. 6. Contact point of Pump Tube 5. 0.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Table 1-14. (This indicates that both of "Pump Unit" and "Cap Unit" are working correctly. However. the ink is drained into "Waste Ink Pad". [Phenomenon 4] When the printer is performing the Cleaning task. the ink is drained into "Waste Ink Pad". The ink is not absorbed from "Print Head" to the Cap at all. Check if the sealing rubber on "Cap Unit" is not damaged. 0. Extension Spring. Extension Spring.441" has not come off from "Slider Cap".53" is properly attached 3. 0. Check Points for Defective Print Quality Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail [Phenomenon 1] When the printer is performing the Cleaning task. 2. Reassemble "Extension Spring.788 TROUBLESHOOTING Unit Level Troubleshooting 26 . Remove the foreign matter from the sealing rubber. [Phenomenon 5] When the printer is performing the Cleaning task. 6.) However. Check if "Pump Tube" is properly connected to the bottom of "Cap Unit". Check if "Compression Spring. 2. 2. Replace "Ink System" with a new one. some missing dots occurs while printing. 0. 4.441 5. However.788" correctly. Compression Spring. Reassemble "Extension Spring.

EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310
Table 1-14. Check Points for Defective Print Quality
Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail Faulty Part/ Part Name Ink System [Phenomenon 6] When the Cleaning is working, the ink is drained into "Waste Ink Pad". However, some missing dots and out of alignment occur while printing. They are not solved even executing the Cleaning several times. * If the problem is not solved, replace "Main Board" with a new one. At operation Ink Cartridge Check Point 7. Check if "Slider Lock Lever" is not damaged. 1. Check if ink still remains in Ink Cartridge 1. Check if there is not any foreign matter on the nozzle surface of "Print Head". 2. Check if "Head FFC" is connected to CN7 and CN8 on "Main Board", or to the board on "Print Head". 3. Check if "Head FFC" is not damaged. 4. Check if each segment prints correctly with the Nozzle Check Pattern. Remedy

Revision A

7. Replace "Ink System" with a new one. 1. Replace the Ink Cartridge with a new one. 1. Perform the wiping operation. Replace "Wiper" when "Wiper" is deformed or contaminated awfully. 2. Securely connect "Head FFC" to "Main Board" or the board on "Print Head". 3. Replace "Head FFC" with a new one. 4. Perform Head Cleaning and check the Nozzle Check Pattern. * If the problem is not solved, replace "Print Head" with a new one. 1. Remove the foreign matter on "CR Guide Shaft". 2. Replace "CR Guide Shaft" with a new one. 3. Wipe the surface of "CR Guide Shaft" with a dry soft cloth, and then apply G-63 to it. Refer to Section 4.1.3. 4. Reassemble "CR Guide Shaft" correctly.

Print Head

Banding phenomenon occurs in a direction perpendicular to "Carriage Unit" movement getting uneven print density.
Direction of CR movement

1. Check if there is no foreign matter on the surface of "CR Guide Shaft". 2. Check if there is no damage on the surface of "CR Guide Shaft". 3. Check if there is enough grease on the surface of "CR Guide Shaft". Carriage Unit 4. Check if "CR Guide Shaft" is properly connected to "Main Frame" with the fixing spring of "CR Guide Shaft".

(Note) If the problem is not solved, replace "CR Motor" with a new one.

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EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310
Table 1-14. Check Points for Defective Print Quality
Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail Faulty Part/ Part Name Frame EJ Assy. Banding phenomenon occurs in a direction perpendicular to "Carriage Unit" movement getting uneven print density. Banding phenomenon occurs in a direction horizontally to "Carriage Unit" movement.
Direction of CR movement

Revision A

Check Point 1. Check if the surface of "Frame EJ Assy." is precisely horizontal. 1. Check if "Print Head" prints correctly with the Nozzle Check Pattern.

Remedy 1. Replace "Frame EJ Assy." with a new one. 1. Perform the Head Cleaning, then check the Nozzle Check Pattern. * If the problem is not solved, replace "Print Head" with a new one. 1. Clean the surface of "PF Roller". 2. Replace "Printer Mechanism" with a new one. 3. Replace "Printer Mechanism" with a new one. 1. Use the appropriate type of paper in accordance with the Printer Driver. 1. Perform the Head Cleaning, then check the Nozzle Check Pattern. * If the problem is not solved, replace "Print Head" with a new one. 1. Reattach "porous pad".

Print Head

PF Roller

1. Check if there is not any foreign matter on the surface of "PF Roller". 2. Check if "PF Roller" is not damaged. 3. Check if "Spur Gear, 37.242" is not damaged or broken.

Printer Driver and Special Paper At operation -

1. Check if appropriate paper is used in accordance with the Printer Driver settings. 1. Check if "Print Head" prints correctly with the Nozzle Check Pattern.

(Note) If the problem is not solved, replace "PF Motor" with a new one. Banded stripes appear in a direction horizontally to "Carriage Unit" movement.

Print Head

1. Check if "porous pad" in front of "Paper Guide, Front" has not come off.

Paper Guide, Front

These stripes appear when the print paths overlap each other.

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EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310
Table 1-14. Check Points for Defective Print Quality
Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail One or more than one traces of "Star Wheels" appear in a direction perpendicular to "Carriage Unit" movement. Faulty Part/ Part Name Frame EJ Assy. Check Point 1. Check if "Star Wheels" have not come off. 2. Check if the surface of "Frame EJ Assy." is mounted horizontally. 1. Check if "Roller EJ Assy." has not come off from "Printer Mechanism". Roller EJ Assy. Remedy

Revision A

1. Reassemble "Star Wheels" correctly. 2. Replace "Frame EJ Assy." with a new one. 1. Reassemble "Roller EJ Assy." correctly.

At operation Normal printing task is performed; however, the top margin is less than usual. Holder, Shaft, LD Roller

1. Check if any paper dust has not adhered to the surface of "LD Roller".

1. Remove the dust by using a soft bruch or soft cloth moistened with alcohol. * If the problem is not solved, replace "Holder, Shaft, LD Roller" with a new one.

LD Roller

The print is light and thin.

Printer Driver and Special Paper Print Head

1. Check if appropriate paper is used in accordance with the Printer Driver settings. 1. Check if the correct Head ID has been input in EEPROM by using the Adjustment Program.

1. Use the appropriate type of paper in accordance with the Printer Driver settings. 1. Input 15-digit ID code of the Head ID in EEPROM by using the Adjustment Program

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Replace "ASF Assy.". 1. Clean the ink adhesion on "Paper Guide. Check if there is any ink adhesion on "Paper Guide. Check if the wiping operation has been performed correctly. TROUBLESHOOTING Unit Level Troubleshooting 30 . 1. ASF Assy. Upper" with a soft cloth. Clean the ink adhesion on "PF Roller" with a soft cloth. Clean the ink adhesion on "Roller EJ Assy.". Front 2. Upper". Check if "Hopper Pad" is stuck to "Hopper" correctly." with a soft cloth. 1. The paper is stained with the ink. Paper Guide. 1. Clean the ink adhesion on "Paper Guide. 1." with a soft cloth. Clean the ink adhesion on "Frame EJ Assy. Check if there is any ink adhesion on "Print Head Cover". 1. 1. Check if there is any ink adhesion on "PF Roller". Front". 1. 1. 1. Clean the ink adhesion on "Print Head Cover" with a soft cloth. Remedy Revision A 1. At operation Paper Guide. Reattach "porous pad". 1. Front" has not come off. Check if there is any ink adhesion on "Roller EJ Assy. 1. 1. 1. 1. Check if "porous pad" of "Paper Guide. Check if there is any ink adhesion on "Frame EJ Assy. Replace "Frame EJ Assy. 1. Front" with a soft cloth." has not warped upward." with a new one. Check Points for Defective Print Quality Occurrence Timing Position of CR Phenomenon Detail Faulty Part/ Part Name Frame EJ Assy. Check if there is any ink adhesion on "Paper Guide. Check Point 1.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Table 1-14. Replace "Ink System" with a new one. Upper PF Roller Ink System Print Head The upper edge of the paper gets creased. 2. Roller EJ Assy. Check if "Frame EJ Assy." with a new one.

CHAPTER 2 DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY .

1 Overview W A R N IN G This section describes procedures for disassembling the main components of Stylus Photo R300/R310. C A U T IO N Risque d’explosion si la pile est remplacée incorrectment. When transporting the printer after installing the ink cartridge. Eliminer les piles déchargées selon les lois et les règles de sécurité en vigueur.) Make the specified adjustments when you disassemble the printer. Use the specified lubricants and adhesives. Read precautions described in the next section before starting. use static discharge equipment. "CHECK POINT" indicates points to be checked. (Refer to Table 2-1 "Tool List". consult a physician. always read the descriptions under the following headings "WARNING" and "CAUTION" carefully. be sure to pack the printer for transportation without removing the ink cartridge. "ADJUSTMENT REQUIRED" indicates required adjustments after the assembly and the disassembly.1 Precautions Before starting the disassembling/reassembling work of this product. Never touch the ink or wasted ink with bare hands. If ink gets in your eye. To protect sensitive microprocessors and circuitry. 2. injury or involving human lives if you don't take extra care. assembling or adjusting the printer.1. If you need to work on the printer with power applied.) DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Overview 32 . disassembly units or components can be reassembled by reversing the disassembly procedure. If you have a skin irritation.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A 2. Wear protective goggles to protect your eyes from ink. Ne remplacer que par une pile du même type ou d’un type équivalent recommandé par le fabricant. Fitting the ink tube in other than the specified position can cause ink leakage. "CAUTION" indicates precautions for any disassembly or assembly procedures. (Refer to Chapter 3 for details. such as anti-static wrist straps. when accessing internal components. (Refer to Chapter 4 for details. "WARNING" indicates procedures which may result in damage. assure vous que l’imprimante soit eteinte et que le cordon d’alimentation soit debranche. strictly follow the instructions in this manual. Use only recommended tools for disassembling. When reassembling the waste ink pads and tray. wash it off with soap and water immediately. flush the eye with fresh water and see a doctor immediately. Always wear gloves for disassembly and reassembly to avoid injury from sharp metal edges. "REASSEMBLY" indicates reassembling procedures which are different from the reverse order of the disassembling. Avant de commencer. always make sure that the waste ink tube is fitted correctly in the specified place.) Observe the specified torque when tightening screws. Unless otherwise specified. If ink comes into contact with your skin. Veillez a jeter les piles usagees selon le reglement local. W A R N IN G C A U T IO N Disconnect the power cable before disassembling or assembling the printer.

0) Phillips Screw Driver (No. 1) Phillips Screw Driver (No.1.3 Pre-Shipment Checks When returning this product to the user after completing printer repair. Table 2-2. Service Completion Pre-Shipment Check List Classification Item Self-test On-line Test Print Head Check Point Is the operation normal? Is the printing successful? Is ink discharged normally from all the nozzles? Does it move smoothly? Is there any abnormal noise during its operation? Carriage Mechanism Main Unit Is there any dirt or foreign objects on the CR Guide Shaft? Is the CR Motor at the correct temperature? (Not too heated?) • • • • • Is paper fed smoothly? No paper jamming? No paper skew? No multiple feeding? No abnormal noise? Status Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Paper Feeding Mechanism Is the PF Motor at correct temperature? Is the paper path free of any obstructions? Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Adjustment Specified Adjustment Are all the adjustment done correctly? DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Overview 33 . Tools Tool Name Phillips Screw Driver (No.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A 2. check that the work is complete using the following table.2 Tools Use only specified tools to avoid damaging the printer.1. Table 2-1. 2) Tweezers Acetate Tape Supplier EPSON EPSON EPSON EPSON EPSON Code 1080531 1080530 1080532 1080561 1003963 2.

Stylus Photo R300/R310 Table 2-2. Service Completion Pre-Shipment Check List Classification Item Check Point Are all the lubrication made at the specified points? Is the amount of lubrication correct? Is it the latest version? Version: Are the ink cartridges installed correctly? Have all relevant protective materials been attached to the printer? Have all of the accessories been included in the package? Status Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Revision A Lubrication Specified Lubrication Function ROM Version Ink Cartridge Packing Protective Materials Others Attachments. Accessories DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Overview 34 .

[Y-axis] • Check if the slot of "Frame.". CR" (The standards of the guide rail's perpendicular direction is on the basis of the hooks of "Carriage Unit" and "Print Head". therefore. • Check if correctly secured with the hooks (2 on the left. Main" and "Housing. • Check if there is no gap between "Frame. • Do not touch "CR Guide Shaft" and/or the surface of the head nozzle. Lower". • Assemble "Cam. Main" and "Guide Plate. remove "Support Plate. Main" and "Housing. "Frame. Main" is correctly attached to the projection of "Housing. [Support for Service] Specify the correct raising position for "Main Frame" so that it will not be deformed. remove "Roller PF Assy. and how to ensure the quality of reassembled product 35 . it is basically forbidden to remove "Housing. Then. [Z-axis] • Check if there is no gap between "Frame. This is because the strength of "Frame. • Be careful with the interconnection of "Star Wheel/CDR Sensor" connector cable. "Roller EJ Assy. Lower". it is necessary to manage the reference position for installation in X. (See below) • First. Lower". when replacing "Ink System" or "PF Motor". this chapter specifies the disassembly/assembly of "Printer Mechanism" which "Housing. Main". Main" is correctly set to the groove of "Housing. Front". For that reason. Frame. Lower". "Printer Mechanism" without "Housing. Main" and "Housing. Y and Z direction. Therefore. Lower". [Support for Service] Check if there is no gap between "Frame. For this printer.2 Caution regarding assembling/disassembling the printer mechanism. and how to ensure the quality of reassembled product For the existing Low End models. Left" while gearing with the APG gear. CR. 2.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Management of the reference position for installation [Reason] Accurate installation for each component of "Printer Mechanism" is on a basis of "Housing. Main" is not strong enough. [Reference] In order to ensure the accuracy for installation. it is recommended to replace not only "Housing. 2. it is necessary that "Housing. Lower" has been taken out in order to secure the quality of the repaired items. "Printer Mechanism" with "Housing. CR" may give some bad influence to PG or printing. Caution for disassembly/assembly of Printer Mechanism 1. 1 on the right front) of "Printer Mechanism". 1 on the right. CR" ⇒ Transforming of "Frame. Management of the perpendicular accuracy of "Guide Plate. Lower". Lower" be removed from "Printer Mechanism" when replacing "Waste ink Pads" or "Ink System". DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Caution regarding assembling/disassembling the printer mechanism. Main" may be transformed when removing/ reinstalling it from/to "Housing. Lower" • Do not hold "Guide Plate. Lower" from "Printer Mechanism". CR" may cause the defective print/operation. Lower".) [Reason] Deformation of "Guide Plate. • Make sure to manage "Waste Ink Tube". Lower" but also "Printer Mechanism"." and "Paper Guide. [X-axis] • Check if "Frame. Lower" • Manage the standard values for installation.

"Main Board" and "Paper Guide. Main". [Support for Service] Disassemble/assemble carefully "CDR Guide Assy.". 3.Stylus Photo R300/R310 How to install "ASF Assy. DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Caution regarding assembling/disassembling the printer mechanism." may cause the defective print. when installing them. it may be deformed and cause the defective print/ operation. CDR Guide Assy." [Reason] Deformation of "CDR Guide Assy. [Support for Service] Hold the opposite side of the components securely. therefore. too much force can be given to "Frame. and how to ensure the quality of reassembled product 36 . Upper" [Reason] When installing these three components.". Revision A How to secure the quality for reassembled products It can be judged that the quality for the reassembled products is guaranteed if the printing test with the Adjustment program is successful. Management of the level accuracy of "CDR Guide Assy.

69) Removing Paper Guide.9 P.3.6 P. (2. We have to remove Carriage Unit before removing Printer Mechanism. Lower (2. Front (2.2 P.3.3.3.3. Paper Guide.3.39) Removing Housing.3.51) Removing Printer Mechanism/Housing. Upper (2.46) Removing APG Assy.4 P.44) Removing Main Board (2.19 P.18 P.16 P. Shaft Assy.20 P.15 P.3.3. NOTE: When removing ’CDR Guide Assy. (2.3. Front/ Roller EJ Assy. (2.38) Removing Housing.5 P.49) Removing Holder. (2.41) Removing Panel Board (2.57) Removing Carriage Unit (2.3.3. refer to the page number shown in the flowchart.11 P.3.12 P.14 P. START Removing Paper Support Assy.3.13 P.10 P.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A 2.3.’. but the passing point for the next removing procedure.74) Removing Power Supply Unit (2.3. Middle (2.64) Removing Main Board (2. (2.7 P. Figure 2-1.3.1 P.55) Removing Paper Guide.3 Disassembly The following flowchart shows the order of disassembling procedure.71) Removing PF Motor (2.78) NOTE: indicates that the procedure in the broken-line box is NOT the shortest removing procedure.57) Removing CDR Guide Assy.3 P.13 P.68) Removing Ink System (2. Upper (2.3. When disassembling any unit.54) Removing Print Head (2.56) Removing APG Assy. (2.55) Removing ASF Assy.63) Removing Carriage Unit (2.3.11 P.7 P.3. Front/Roller EJ Assy.3.3.43) Removing Stacker Assy.’ or ’Paper Guide.46) Removing Porous Pad.17 P.8 P. (2.3. Removing Procedure Flowchart DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 37 .45) Removing CR Motor (2. (2.

". Removing "Paper Support Assy.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "Paper Support Unit" None Procedure for Removing Paper Support Assy. External View 1.1 Removing Paper Support Assy.". Release the dowels (x2) which secure "Paper Support Assy. 2." DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 38 .3. ASF Assy." from "ASF Assy. Then remove "Paper Support Assy. Dowels Figure 2-2.

3 4 1 2. C. Detach "Panel FFC" from the connector of "Panel Board" and then remove "Housing. Push up the rib of "Colour LCD Cover" and then remove "Colour LCD Cover".B. Upper" (1) DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 39 . Upper External View Printer Cover Damper Shaft Installing Hole Connector Panel FFC Figure 2-4. Push the damper shaft by putting in the tweezers or alike into the installing hole of "Printer Cover". Housing. Then.P 3x8 (4-6kgf•cm) Procedure for Removing 1. Upper". Upper" Paper Support Assy. Upper" and then lift up "Housing. Upper 2 4.3. Upper" (2) Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "Housing. Remove the screws (x4) which secure "Housing. Release the hooks (x4) which secure "Housing. 6.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A 2. 5. Upper".2 Removing Housing. 3. Upper".P 3x8 (4-6kgf•cm) Rib of Colour LCD Cover C. Release "Carriage Lock" with the tweezers or alike and then move "Carriage Unit" toward the centre.B. Removing "Housing. Removing "Housing. Carriage Unit Carriage Lock Hooks Hooks Figure 2-3. remove "Printer Cover".

Reinstalling "Printer Cover" DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 40 .Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Tighten the screws in the order as shown in the figure. Upper" into the attaching holes (x2) on "Printer Cover". Attaching Holes Dowels Figure 2-5. Make sure to put the dowels (x2) of "Housing.

Middle". Upper Procedure for Removing Housing. Removing "Housing.S 3x8 (6-8kgf•cm) Remove the screw which secures "Cover.B. Lower" and then release the hooks (x2) which secure "Housing.B.P 3x8 (4-6kgf•cm) Cover. Panel FFC Ferrite Core Hook Cover. Middle" with the flat-blade screwdriver or alike. Slots and Hook C A U T IO N Housing.3 Removing Housing. 2.P 3x8 (4-6kgf•cm) Hook 2 3. Ink Tube". Middle". Take off the two-sided tape which secures "Panel FFC" from "Housing. Middle" Paper Support Assy. Remove the screws (x4) which secure "Housing. Middle 2. 4. 5. Core".3. Middle". Lower Figure 2-6. Lay down the printer backward.5x8 (3-5kgf•cm) C. Core" and then remove "Cover. Middle" upward and remove it. Do not damage the hooks of "Housing. Middle". C. Pull out "Panel FFC" from "Ferrite Core". Ink Tube". Middle" 7. 6.B. DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 41 ./Housing. Remove the screw which secures "Cover. Then. put a flat-blade screwdriver or alike into the slot located on the bottom surface of "Housing. Ink Tube Two-sided Tape 1 C. Middle External View 1.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "Housing.B. Lift "Housing. release "Panel FFC" from the hooks (x2) of "Housing.P 2. Core C. release the hook and then remove "Cover.

Mounting "Panel FFC" DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 42 . Make sure that "Panel FFC" is securely set and it is not reaching the upper edge of the rib of "Housing. Rib Figure 2-8. reattach it to its original position referring to the following figure. Reattaching the Ground Spring Make sure to mount "Panel FFC" passing under the hooks as shown in the figure and then secure "Panel FFC" with a twosided tape. Grounding Spring Groove Connector Cable Figure 2-9. Lower". Middle". Middle". Middle" in the order as shown in the figure. If this occurs. Middle" as shown in the figure. Make sure to tighten up the screws on the back of "Housing. Make sure that "Panel FFC" is not stuck under "Housing.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A When removing "Housing. Mounting the Connector Cable Figure 2-7. Keep some clearance here. Make sure that the connector cable of "Power Supply Board" is securely set in the groove of "Housing. the grounding spring may detach and drop from "Main Board Unit".

Support Folding Points Figure 2-10.0mm. Gluing Point of "Porous Pad. Paper Guide. Front. Front External View Vertical Direction: 4 ± 1mm Horizontal Direction: 1-2mm Horizontal Direction : 3-4mm Horizontal Direction : 5-6mm Vertical Direction: 4 ± 1mm Horizontal Direction: 2-3mm Porous Pad. Front. Front" Reinstalling "Porous Pad. Front. Front" cleanly as it is glued. Front" so that they will fit securely.5 . Reinstalling "Porous Pad./Housing. Do not apply too much adhesive when using some. Removing "Porous Pad. Paper Guide. Adjust the clearance between "Porous Pad. Front Figure 2-11. Paper Guide. Apply ThreeBond 1401 to the 6 points shown in the figure above. Upper"/"Housing. Remove the following 3 types of porous pads from "Paper Guide. and check if it is securely fit. Front" Pars/Units which should be removed before removing "Porous Pad. Front". Support". put them under the rib and check if it is securely fit. Front. Paper Guide. Make sure to take "Porous Pad. C A U T IO N Porous Pad. Paper Guide. Front. Paper Guide.4 Removing Porous Pad. Put it under the rib. Middle Procedure for Removing 1. Make sure that the 3 porous pads are fit securely. Support" with the adhesive. Front. Install "Porous Pad. Paper Guide. Front. Paper Guide. Front. Paper Guide. Support" Insert the foot-parts into the holes of "Paper Guide. Front" Paper Support Assy. Paper Guide. Front • Porous Pad. • Porous Pad. Support" Fold perpendicularly left and right sides of "Porous Pad. Paper Guide. Front.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A 2. Install "Porous Pad. Front" approximately in 0. DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 43 . Make sure that the slit engages with the rib located on the side of "Paper Guide. Paper Guide. Paper Guide. Do not contaminate "Porous Pad. Front"/"Porous Pad. Front" and "Paper Guide.3. Left C A U T IO N Do not damage "Porous Pad. Front. Left Porous Pad. Paper Guide. Paper Guide.1. Front" immediately after applying the adhesive. Left Porous Pad. Support • Porous Pad. Support" at the marks and install it to "Paper Guide. Front" in piles. Paper Guide. Then. Paper Guide. Paper Guide. Paper Guide. Paper Guide. Paper Guide. Front" using the tweezers. Front".

Upper". Remove the screws (x4) which secure "Board Assy.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "Panel Board" Paper Support Assy. Upper". Panel" in the order as shown in the figure.5 Removing Panel Board External View 1. Panel". Removing "Panel Board" DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 44 . LCD When removing "Panel Board Unit". reinstall it referring the figure. When looking at back side of "Housing. Remove the screw which secures "Panel Board". remove "Panel Board" from "Shield Plate. 4 C. Panel". LCD". Match the rib of "Shield Plate.S 3x8 (4-6kgf•cm) Shield Plate. Switch Rib and Adjusting Hole C. Upper Procedure for Removing Board Assy. the switch may detach and drop.. Then. Upper" securely comes to the position shown in the figure..B. Then.B. Take off the two-sided tapes (x2) which secure "Cover. remove "Cover. make sure that the line mark of "Housing. LCD". 2. Panel 2 2.. LCD" and the positioning hole of "Panel Board"./Housing.. Screw "Board Assy. If this occurs. LCD" from the back of "Housing. 3. LCD Figure 2-12. Do not damage "LCD Panel".P 3x8 (4-6kgf•cm) 3 1 C A U T IO N Panel Board LCD Panel Line Mark Two-sided Tapes Cover. remove "Board Assy.3. Then.

" by using a flat-blade screwdriver or alike." Dowel Figure 2-13.3.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "Stacker Assy. Upper/Housing." Paper Support Assy. remove "Stacker Assy.6 Removing Stacker Assy." and the installing holes (x2) of "Housing. Middle Procedure for Removing 1. Match the dowels (x2) of "Stacker Assy. Installing hole Dowels Installing hole Figure 2-14. 2./Housing." DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 45 . Then. Release the dowel which secures "Stacker Assy.". Lower". Removing "Stacker Assy. External View Stacker Assy. Reinstalling "Stacker Assy.

P 3x8 (6-8kgf•cm) 3 CN6 CN7 4 C. M/B CN5 C. CN3 CN4 Colour White White Black Red White Black White Number of Pins 10 3 3 4 2 4 4 14 15 15 Where to Connect Power Supply Board PE Sensor PG Sensor Star Wheel/CDR Sensor PG Motor CR Motor PF Motor CSIC Board/CR Encoder Sensor/PW Sensor Print Head Print Head Two-Sided Tape Connector Cable Shield Plate.S 3x6 (6-8kgf•cm) Main Board Assy. M/B Housing.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "Main Board" Paper Support Assy.". 6. Middle Procedure for Removing 2. Remove the screws (x5) which secure "Main Board Assy. 3. Support Slot Assy. Then. Figure 2-15. Take off the two-sided tape which secures "Panel FFC" from "Shield Plate. Dowel 1 Dowel C.B. Remove "Panel FFC" from the connector of "Main Board". M/B".B. Support Slot Assy. remove "Housing. Then. M/B" from "Main Board Assy.P 3x6 (4-6kgf•cm) Connector 2 5. Removing "Main Board" (1) DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 46 .". C.B./Housing.P 3x8 (6-8kgf•cm) Grounding Spring. Support Slot Assy.3. Upper/Housing.".".7 Removing Main Board External View Main Board Panel FFC 1. Remove "Grounding Spring.B. 4. Remove the screws (x2) which secure "Housing. Disconnect all the connectors from "Main Board".". remove "Main Board Assy. 5 CN8 CN9 CN10 CN11 CN12 2 1 2. Table 2-3. Connectors connected to "C536 Main Board" Connector No.

M/B" and then attach it to "Main Board Assy." Match the dowels (x2) of "Housing. M/B" Screw in the order as shown in Figure 2-16.B. remove "Main Board".P.S 3x4 (4-6kgf•cm) 1 3 2 6 8 9 C. Remove the screws (x9) which secure "Shield Plate. M/B Revision A 7. Then.P.S 3x6 (4-6kgf•cm) 6 4 7 C. Reinstalling "Main Board"/"Shield Plate. 8. Remove the screws (x7) which secure "Main Board".B. M/B". Screw in the order as shown in Figure 2-15. 3x4 (3-5kgf•cm) C. M/B".S 3x10 (4-6kgf•cm) 2 7 C. Two-sided Tape Positioning Point 3 Main Board 5 1 Figure 2-16.5x6 (3-5kgf•cm) 4 5 Shield Plate. Reinstalling "Panel FFC" Make sure to match "Panel FFC" and the lateral face of "Shield Plate. remove "Shield Plate." with a two-sided tape. Support Slot Assy.Stylus Photo R300/R310 External View C. Reinstalling "Housing.B.S 3x6 (4-6kgf•cm) C.B. 2.B. M/B"." and the positioning holes of Shield Plate. Support Slot Assy.S 3x4 (4-6kgf•cm) C. Removing "Main Board" (2) Figure 2-17. Then. Mounting "Panel FFC" DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 47 .

Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A A D J U S T M E N T R E Q U IR E D When having replaced "Main Board". implement the adjustment in the following order. EEPROM data copy When impossible to read from the old board 1. First Dot Adjustment 7. PW Sensor Adjustment 8. Waste Ink Pad Counter 5. Head Angular Adjustment 9. (To count the amount of the waste ink) 2. Market Setting 3. Head ID Input 6. (Refer to Chapter 3 "ADJUSTMENT") When possible to read data from the old board 1. Offset Input for CR Motor Calorific Limitation DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 48 . Replace "Waste Ink Pads" with new one. USB ID Input 4. Bi-D Adjustment 10.

".45 Roller.B. 0. Support Plate. Retard Assy.51 C. Open "Hopper" and then remove "Compression Spring.B.B. 0. C. Frame. C.3. remove "ASF Assy.45". release the connector cables of "PF Motor" and "PG Motor" from the hook of "ASF Assy. 2. Then. C.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "ASF Assy. When removing "Paper Back Lever".".B. ASF C. ASF (4-5kgfcm) 5 Acetate Tape 4.". 2 Dowel Hooks 1 Dowels Spring Washer Remove the screws (x2) which secure "Support Plate. Removing "ASF Assy." DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 49 .8 Removing ASF Assy.P 3x6 (3-5kgf•cm) Paper Back Lever Figure 2-18. Then. 2. Remove the screws (x5) which secure "ASF Assy. 4 Screw. 2.51".P 3x8 (5-7kgf•cm) Compression Spring. Upper/Housing. the spring washer will detach and drop." for the back of the printer. 6. Then. Release the hooks (x2) which secure "Extension Spring. 2 . Retard Assy. Take care not to lose it.S 3x6 (5-7kgf•cm) 1 C A U T IO N 5. Frame.S 3x6 (5-7kgf•cm) 3 Take off the acetate tape. remove "Roller. Middle/Main Board Unit Procedure for Removing ASF Assy." Paper Support Assy.S (P4) 3x6 (5-7kgf•cm) 2 Hook 2. Hopper Extension Spring. External View 1. 3./Housing. remove "Paper Back Lever". Bow slightly down "Paper Back Lever" and release the dowels (x2) on the both sides in the order of 1 .B. Then. ASF".

" move smoothly.45" is hooked on "Frame." Make sure that "Extension Spring. Check if "Torsion Spring. Reinstalling "ASF Assy. then check if "Hopper" moves smoothly.". 6. Removing "Torsion Spring.51" on "Hopper". Main". ASF".45 Figure 2-19. Screw in the order as shown in the figure. A D J U S T M E N T R E Q U IR E D When having replaced "ASF Assy.".Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A When reassembling "ASF Assy. Retard Assy." Install "Compression Spring. implement the adjustment in the following order.45" is correctly installed on "Paper Back Lever" and "Frame. 2. (Refer to Chapter 4 "MAINTENANCE") When having replaced or removed "ASF Assy. 6. 0." and "Frame. DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 50 . 6. Make sure that there is no gap between "ASF Assy. First Dot Adjustment Torsion Spring.45" Check if "Paper Back Lever" and "Roller. ASF" and "Roller. Retard Assy.". (Refer to Chapter 3 "ADJUSTMENT") 1. apply G-46 grease to the specified points in adequate dose. Do not touch the cork of "Hopper".

Head Procedure for Removing 1. 1 Release "Cable." by sliding it to the right. Then. 4.9 Removing Holder. Be careful not to damage "PE Sensor Lever" and "Paper Guide.3." upward and release the hooks ( 1 : x2) with the tweezers or alike. Head" from the hooks ( 2 : x7) of "Holder.B. and release "PE Sensor Lever" from the slot. 3. 2 2. C A U T IO N Figure 2-20. Upper" when removing them since "PE Sensor Lever" contacts with "Paper Guide. Shaft Assy. Carriage Unit Ribs 2 Holder. Shaft Assy.". Move "Carriage Unit" toward 80-Place Side. Upper/Housing. Removing "Holder. Upper" on the left./Housing.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "Holder.". Pull "Holder. Remove "Holder. Shaft Assy. Upper". Head". Shaft Assy." Paper Support Assy. C A U T IO N 5. Shaft Assy. Release the dowel from "Ink System Frame". Shaft Assy. Do not damage "Cable. External View Cable. Shaft Assy. Remove the screws (x2) which secure "Holder. Middle/Main Board Unit/ ASF Assy. press down "Paper Guide. Looking at the printer from its back side. 80-Place Side Dowel Paper Guide. Upper PE Sensor Lever C." (1) DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 51 .S 3x6 (6-8kgf•cm) 2. Shaft Assy.

0.Stylus Photo R300/R310 External View Paper. Position of "Torsion Spring.7" DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 52 . LD Roller PE Sensor Board Clutch LD Roller Extension Spring. LD Roller". LD Roller" and the direction ( Mark) indicated on the back side of "LD Roller". Then. 36. Block Revision A Removing "LD Roller" 1. Then." (2) Figure 2-22.22 Lever Sensor. LD Roller" and "Clutch" together from "Holder. 0. Release the dowels (x2) which secure "Shaft. Hook mark on "LD Roller" Shaft.143 Spur Gear. LD Roller". Remove "LD Roller" from "Shaft. remove "Shaft. C A U T IO N Dowel Dowel Holder. 2. Do not touch "LD Roller" with bare hands. LD Roller". 137. LD Roller Reinstalling "LD Roller" Make sure to match the direction ( Mark) indicated on "Shaft. Shaft. 3. Shaft Assy. LD Roller" Figure 2-21. Block". Removing "Holder. Block". Shaft. remove "Paper.8 Torsion Spring. Dowel Dowel Release the dowels (x2) which secure "Paper. PE mark on "Shaft.

the dowel and the ribs (x5) of "Holder. Shaft Assy.143" is securely set on the hooks of "Clutch" and "Shaft. Position of "Torsion Spring. Head" are installed at the correct position of "Holder. Shaft Assy. 0. Check if the straight part of "Torsion Spring. LD Roller" Do not touch "LD Roller". 36. Do not damage the teeth of "Spur Gear. implement the following adjustment.8" and "Combination Gear.". 137. "Spur Gear. Reinstalling "Shaft.2 Spur Gear. 19. LD Roller".Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Reinstalling "Clutch" Make sure that the dowel of "Shaft. 19. Check if the connector cable of "PE Sensor" and "Cable. 19. 137.2" Make sure that the straight part of "Torsion Spring. Torsion Spring. LD Roller". Do not set "Extension Spring.7" is set between the 2 cams of "Shaft. apply G-46 grease to the specified points in adequate dose.7" When having replaced "Shaft. 27.2. LD Roller". Do not touch "LD Roller".".8 Figure 2-24. 27. 137.2". Make sure that "Extension Spring. Make sure that "Clutch" rotates correctly. Shaft Assy. Shaft Assy.2." are correctly secured. 0. (Refer to Chapter 3 "ADJUSTMENT") First Dot Adjustment DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 53 . 36.143" in twisted form.8" and "Combination Gear. 36. 27." Check if the hooks (x2).7 Reinstalling "Holder.2. (Refer to Chapter 4 "MAINTENANCE") When having replaced or removed "Holder. 137. LD Roller A D J U S T M E N T R E Q U IR E D Figure 2-23. LD Roller" is fitted in the installing hole of "Clutch". Combination Gear.7" is set between the two cams.

First dot Adjustment PW Sensor Adjustment Head Angular Adjustment Bi-D Adjustment Offset Input for CR Motor Calorific Limitation (When Replaced) DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 54 .5-4. 4./Housing. remove "Timing Belt" from the pinion gear of "CR Motor". Middle When having removed or replaced "CR Motor". CN8 4.C 3x4 (3. Removing "CR Motor" Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "CR Motor" Paper Support Assy. A D J U S T M E N T R E Q U IR E D Figure 2-25. Carriage Lock C A U T IO N Puller. Timing Belt CR Motor Make sure that there is no gap between "CR Motor" and "Frame. Remove the screws (x2) which secure "CR Motor". Then. 2. 3. Driven C. Upper/Housing. Make sure that the part on which "CR Motor" Lot number is printed is face-up.10 Removing CR Motor External View Disconnect the connector cable of "CR Motor" from the connector (CN8) of "Main Board". 2. Do not damage the pinion gear when removing "CR Motor". then move "Carriage Unit" to the centre of the printer. (Refer to Chapter 3 "ADJUSTMENT") 1.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Procedure for Removing 1. Release the carriage lock with the tweezers or alike.3. remove "CR Motor". Then. Main".5kgf•cm) 1 2 Make sure to screw "CR Motor" in the order as shown in the figure. 5. 3. implement the adjustment in the following order. Push "Pulley. Driven" in the direction of the arrow and loosen the tension of "Timing Belt". Carriage Unit 2.

11 Removing APG Assy. Check if the part indicated in the following figure is inserted in the slits of "Frame." DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 55 . Acetate tape Hook of "ASF Assy. Upper/Housing. Removing "APG Assy.S 3x6 (6-8kgf•cm) It has to be inserted in the slit of "Frame. External View 1./Housing. Disconnect the connector cable of "PG Motor" from CN7 of "Main Board"." Tab of "Paper Guide. 2.3. Main"." APG Assy.". Then. APG Assy. Dowel Figure 2-27. Reinstalling "APG Assy."." are securely attached to "Frame. remove "APG Assy.B. Remove the screw which secures "APG Assy." Paper Support Assy. Lower" 3. C. Main" Hook Figure 2-26. CDR" (x2) CN7 Screwing Tab Screwing tab of "Housing. Make sure that the hooks (x2) and the dowels (x2) of "APG Assy. Middle Procedure for Removing Hook Tab Acetate Tape 2.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "APG Assy. Release the connector cables of "PF Motor" and "PG Motor" from the following points. Main".

Middle Procedure for Removing 1. IC". remove "Holder. Ink Charge (When Replaced) Head ID Input (When Replaced) PG Adjustment First Dot Adjustment PW Sensor Adjustment Head Angular Adjustment Bi-D Adjustment Figure 2-28.5x8 (3-5kgf•cm) When having removed or replaced "Print Head". C A U T IO N Holder.3. FFC Carriage Lock C.5x6 (3-5kgf•cm) Hooks Cable. IC Print Head A D J U S T M E N T R E Q U IR E D C. then move "Carriage Unit" to the centre of the printer. Remove the screw (x1) which secures "Holder. Head" from the connector of "Print Head" while slightly lifting "Print Head". Removing "Print Head" Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "Print Head". and remove "Holder. Then. 7. Remove all the ink cartridges from "Carriage Unit". (Refer to Chapter 3 "ADJUSTMENT") 1. Paper Support Assy. 4. Release "Carriage Lock" with the tweezers or alike.P 2. IC" upward. Release the hooks (x2) which secure "Holder. FFC" with the No.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A 6.B (P2) 2. Slightly inflect the lower part of "Holder. Head Check if "Head FFC" is correctly connected to the connector of "Print Head". 4. Do not touch and/or damage the nozzle surface of "Print Head" when handling it. 3. 7. implement the adjustment in the following order. 5. Then.B. Upper/Housing. release the hooks (x3) by sliding it downward. remove "Print Head". Hooks 2. 6. Holder./Housing.12 Removing Print Head External View Carriage Unit Remove the screws (x2) which secure "Print Head" with Phillips screwdriver (No. 1 driver. 5. FFC". Check if "Print Head" is correctly set to "Carriage Unit". DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 56 .B. 3. Disconnect "Cable. FFC".1). 2. 2.

CR Shaft. CR". Then. Left" first. remove "Timing Belt" from the pinion gear of "CR Motor" first. Left Hook 2 C. 3. Scale Left Hook Hook CR Scale Holder. and next release "Extension Spring.289 Pulley. Release the hooks (x3) which secure "Cover. CR Shaft.289" from "CR Scale". CR". Remove "Extension Spring. Remove the right side of "CR Scale" from "Holder. Pull out "CR Scale" from the back of "Carriage Unit" to the left.13 Removing Carriage Unit External View Carriage Unit Dowel Cover. release "CR Scale" from one of two hooks of "Holder.3.B.289" from the other hook. 6. Holder. CR" while stepping aside the hook which has secured "Fixed Spring. Left". Scale. CR Shaft. Then. Remove "Fixed Spring. CR Hooks 4. Loosen the tension of "Timing Belt" by pushing "Pulley. remove "Guide Plate. Then. and then from "Pulley.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "Carriage Unit" Paper Support Assy. 3. Upper/Housing. Middle/Main Board Unit/ APG Assy. 8. 2. 7. 2. Guide Plate. Remove the screws (x6) which secure "Guide Plate. Driven" to the right. Release the ribs (x2) which secure "Guide Plate. Guide Plate. CR Fixed Spring.S 3x6 (7-9kgf•cm) 3 Rib 6 4 Rib 5 1 5. Driven". 3. 3./Housing. Main"./Print Head Procedure for Removing 1. CR". CR". Removing "Carriage Unit" (1) DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 57 . then remove "Cover. Scale Right Hook Pinion Gear Extension Spring. Guide Plate. Driven Timing Belt Figure 2-29. Left" by releasing it from the hook of "Frame. Guide Plate. Scale Right".

Then. 12. Main". Scale. Right E Ring CR Guide Shaft Hooks 15. Head Holder.Stylus Photo R300/R310 External View Holder. Left" 14. Pull out "CR Guide Shaft" from "Carriage Unit". CR. remove "Bushing. Right" from "CR Guide Shaft". Then.". Remove the E ring. Right Hook E Ring Flat Washer Spring Washer Cam. Parallel Adjust.P. Parallel Adjust. Remove the screw which secures "Bushing. "Holder. remove "Holder. Removing "Carriage Unit" (2) DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 58 . Remove "Fixed Spring. CR Shaft. Cam. Shaft Assy. C. remove "Carriage Unit" and "CR Guide Shaft" together. CR. Right Revision A 9. Right" from the hook of "Frame. Remove "Fixed Spring.S (P4) 3x6 (6-8kgf•cm) Fixed Spring. Head" from the hooks (x7) of "Holder. Parallel Adjust. CR Shaft. Scale. left". Right". 13. Scale Left E Ring Flat Washer Leaf Spring Bushing. Then. CR. Remove the E ring. Scale. the flat washer and the leaf spring which secure "Holder. Left CR Guide Shaft Hooks Figure 2-30. Slide "CR Guide Shaft" to the right and pull it out from "Cam. 11. Scale Right" and "Cam. Right" from the right side of "CR Guide Shaft". CR Shaft. Left". the flat washer and the spring washer from the left side of "CR Guide Shaft". CR. Right". Shaft Assy. Remove the E ring. Right Holder. 10. 16. Release "Cable. Cable.

7x5 (1. 18. Removing "CR Encoder Sensor Board" CR Encoder Sensor Board CSIC Board Connector Hooks 2.5kgf•cm) Revision A 17. Main" by using a flat-blade screwdriver. Ring" (x2). B". Remove the screw which secures "CR Encoder Sensor Board" with Phillips screwdriver (No. Driven CR Encoder Sensor Board PW Sensor FFC 2 1 C.5-2. Ring" (x2). 26. Holder Pad. Then. Right C. Remove the screw which secures "Bushing. Then.46 Pulley. Then. Timing Belt Removing "Pulley. 26. Disconnect "PW Sensor FFC" from the connector of "CR Encoder Sensor Board". Then.S (P4) 3x6 (6-8kgf•cm) Holder.7x5 (1. Driven" in the direction of the arrow.46". Removing "Carriage Unit" (3) DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 59 . remove "Holder Pad. Remove the screws which secure "Holder. Left". remove "Extension Spring. B". Remove "Timing Belt" from "Carriage Unit". Remove "Extension Spring. Extension Spring. Then. B C. Parallel Adjust. FFC. Slide "Pulley.46" from "Pulley Driven" and the hook of "Frame.0). Ring" (x2) and "Oil Pad. Parallel Adjust.5-2. Left". Remove "Cable. Then.P. remove "Frame. Ring Oil Pad. Main" from the slot. Driven" 1. 20.P. Ring Hooks 1. FFC . remove "CR Encoder Sensor Board".5kgf•cm) Connector Slot Figure 2-31. remove "Holder. Then. remove "Cable Head" from "Carriage Unit". Parallel Adjust. 19.Stylus Photo R300/R310 External View Bushing. Head" from the connectors of "CSIC Board" and "CR Encoder Sensor Board".P.B (P1) 1. 26. Release the hooks (x2) from "Holder Pad. remove "Bushing. FFC. 21.B (P1) 1.

then release the hook with the tweezers. remove "CSIC Board". IC". Remove the dowel of "Lever. IC Lever. PW Sensor".5x8 (3-5kgf•cm) Electric Pole Hooks C A U T IO N Hook CSIC Board Slot Figure 2-32. Then. Then. Cartridge. 2. take care not to damage "PW Sensor Board". 3. PW Sensor".P 2. Lever. remove "PW Sensor FFC" from the connector of "PW Sensor Board" and remove "PW Sensor Board" and "PW Sensor FFC". Pull out "PW Sensor Board" from the slot of "Carriage Unit". Remove the screws (x2) which secure "Guide. remove "Cap. IC" by using the tweezers. Cartridge" from the slot on the right side of ""Guide. "PW Sensor Board" will be free. Cartridge Slot and Dowel 4. When removing "Cap. Dowel Guide. Removing "CSIC Board" Torsion Spring. then push up "CSIC Board" from the slot located on the bottom of "Carriage Unit" with a flatblade screwdriver or alike. Then.Stylus Photo R300/R310 External View 1. remove "Lever. Cartridge 1. IC". Cartridge" from the hook and the dowel of "Guide. Do not damage the electric pole with the flat-blade screwdriver or alike when removing "CSIC Board". Removing "CR Unit" (4) DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 60 . PW Sensor". Therefore. Release the hooks (x2) which secure "CSIC Board". Finally. IC".B. Hook Remove "Torsion Spring. Lever. C A U T IO N Hooks 2. PW Sensor PW Sensor Board Connector Revision A Removing "PW Sensor Board" Release the hooks (x3) which secure "Cap. Cap. C. And remove "Guide.

Make sure to pass "CR Scale" through the slit of "CR Encoder Sensor". Otherwise. Reinstalling "CR Scale" Reinstalling "Guide. fatal error may possible occur because ’CR Lock Lever’ is not moved. Head Figure 2-34. Installing Position of "Grounding Plate. Check if "Grounding Plate. 3. C A U T IO N Do not adhere the grease at the contact point of ’Carriage’ and "CR Lock Lever". Cut-Part Slider. Right (Left)" Check if "Slider. Check if "PW Sensor Board" is correctly secured with "Cap.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Reinstalling "CSIC Board" Check if "CSIC Board" is secured correctly. Holder. Reinstalling "CR Encoder Sensor Board" Check if "CR Encoder Sensor Board" is correctly secured. Grounding Plate. Holder. Scale. Check if "CR Encoder Sensor Board" is correctly connected. Scale" is set. PW Sensor". Make sure to install "CR Scale" the cut-part on the left edge up. Head" Reinstalling "CR Scale" Make sure that "Extension Spring. Reinstalling "PW Sensor Board" Check if "PW Sensor FFC" is correctly connected. CR" Screw in the order as shown in the figure. Reinstalling "Carriage Unit" Check if "Timing Belt" is correctly set to the installing groove of "Carriage Unit". DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 61 . Scale Figure 2-33. Scale" Figure 2-35. Reinstalling "Holder. Head" is installed to the proper position of "Carriage Unit". Holder.289" is not twisted. Reinstalling "Slider.

6. Scale. 4. CR. apply specified grease in its adequate dose. PW Sensor Adjustment DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 62 . When having removed or replaced "Carriage Unit" or "CR Guide Shaft". (Refer to Chapter 3 "ADJUSTMENT") 1. PG Adjustment First Dot Adjustment PW Sensor Adjustment Head Angular Adjustment (Only "Carriage Unit") Bi-D Adjustment Offset Input for CR Motor Calorific Limitation (When Replace "CR Guide SHaft") When having removed or replaced "PW Sensor". Right/Left Pulley. implement the adjustment in the following order. 2. Driven Assy. (Refer to Chapter 4 "MAINTENANCE") Cam.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A A D J U S T M E N T R E Q U IR E D When replacing the following parts or components with new ones. 5. implement the adjustment in the following order. Right/Left CR Guide Shaft Holder. 3. (Refer to Chapter 3 "ADJUSTMENT") 1.

2" (x3) from the hook ( 1 : 1 each) of "Frame. Then. release the dowels (2 each) while slightly holding up "Paper Guide.". Lower" and pull out "Paper Guide.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "Paper Guide. Middle/Main Board Unit/ ASF Assy. Installing Position of "Paper Guide. Upper 1. Upper". Paper Guide.14 Removing Paper Guide. 2. Upper" (x3) to the front while stepping it aside the ribs (2 each) of "Frame. Put a transparency between "Paper Guide. Press down "Paper Guide. 122.2 2. Upper" DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 63 . 122. Removing "Paper Guide. Upper/Housing. Rib Dowels Rib Figure 2-36. 3. Upper" and "Roller PF Assy. Install them as shown in the following figure. 2 Hooks 1 Hook 5./Housing./Holder. Upper". Upper" Driven Roller (Grey) Driven Roller (White) Figure 2-37. 4. Shaft Assy. Release "Torsion Spring. Upper External View Paper Guide. Upper" (x3) to upward. Transparency Move "Carriage Unit" to the home position. Procedure for Removing Torsion Spring. then pull it out to the front. Lower Roller PF Assy. Main". Main" There are 2 types of "Driven Rollers" of "Paper Guide.3. Upper" Paper Support Assy. Release the hooks ( 2 : 2 each) which secure "Paper Guide.

B./Housing. Middle/Main Board Unit/ ASF Assy. 6. Removing "Printer Mechanism"/"Housing. Cut off the wire band and release the connector cable. Frame. CDR C.3. Lower" (2) Screw. Change Wire Band Figure 2-38. 19. Lower" (1) 5.B. Upper/Housing. Removing "Printer Mechanism"/"Housing. Take off the acetate tape and release the connector of "Star Wheel/CDR Sensor". Combination Gear. Remove the screws (x5) which secure "Printer Mechanism". DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 64 . Release the hooks (x4) which secure "Printer Mechanism". hold the both right and left upper edges of "Frame.B. Procedure for Removing 1. Then.P 3x10 (6-8kgfcm) C. Shaft Assy. 2. 3./Holder. CDR". Lower 2 ± 1mm C.S 3x6 (6-8kgf•cm) C. Main (6-8kgf•cm) Hook (Under the tube) Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "Printer Mechanism"/"Housing. Remove the screws (x3) which secure "Paper Guide. 4.B. Lower" Paper Support Assy.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A 2.B. Main" and remove "Printer Mechanism" to upward. 27.2. Move "Carriage Unit" to the centre of the printer.P 3x10 (6-8kgf•cm) 4 3 5 Figure 2-39.S 3x6 (5-7kgf•cm) 2 1 Hooks Acetate Tape Handling Position Hook External View 1 C.2 Lever.P 3x8 (5-7kgf•cm) 2 3 Paper Guide.15 Removing Printer Mechanism/ Housing.

Main" is installed correctly to the groove of "Housing. Installing "Waste Ink Tube" Hooks Hooks X-axis : Y-axis : Z-axis : (4 points) (1 point) (4 points) Figure 2-41. 27. Y and Z direction as shown in the figure below. "Lever. [Z-axis] • Make sure that there is no gap between "Frame. [Y-axis] Make sure that the slot of "Frame. it may cause the ink leakage. lower". Main" DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 65 . Main" installation in X. 19. Main" and "Housing.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A C A U T IO N When lifting up "Printer Mechanism". [X-axis] • Make sure that "Frame. do not lift "Printer Mechanism" holding the places which are not specified to hold. Upper.2. Support Hook Waste Ink Tube Figure 2-40. Lower" • Make sure that the left side of "Printer Mechanism" is correctly secured with the hooks (x2). take care not to leak and drip ink from the end of "Waste Ink Tube" ("Waste Ink Pads" side). it is necessary to manage the reference position for "Frame. Lower". "Printer Mechanism" can be secured with the hooks (x4). When lifting up "Printer Mechanism". Take care not to drop and damage them.2" may detach and drop. Left Right W A R N IN G When installing "Printer Mechanism" to "Housing. Ink Eject. Reference position for installing "Frame. To prevent "Frame. "Housing. Reinstalling "Printer Mechanism" For this printer. Support" will not float from the tube. Porous Pad. Lower". Lower". If installed insecurely. so that "Porous Pad. • Make sure that there is no gap between "Frame. Change" and "Combination Gear. Main" from warping. Lower" is the standard to correctly install each part of "Printer Mechanism". Main" and "Housing. In order to ensure the accuracy for installing. If every part is set correctly. and securely set it in the groove. Main" is correctly installed to the projection of "Housing. pass "Waste Ink Tube" through the hook indicated in the figure below. Upper. Ink Eject.

Ink Pad. Ink Pad. Lower. Lower (Bottom) Figure 2-43.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Make sure that "Waste Ink Pads" (x6) are set correctly to the rib and the dowel of "Housing. Support" Cap. then install "Porous Pad. Lower Jig Adjusting Point Figure 2-44. Ink Eject. Ink Eject. Support". Large (Bottom) Figure 2-42. Ink Eject. Support Waste Ink Pad. Installing "Waste Ink Pads" (1) DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 66 . Lower". Small (Top) Cap. Upper. Lower. Small Waste Ink Pad. Upper. Waste Ink Pad. Upper. Lower". Installing "Porous Pad. Porous Pad. Installing "Waste Ink Pads" (2) After checking "Waste Ink Tube" is under "Waste Ink Pad. Upper (Top) Waste Ink Pad. put the jig on the indicated points in the figure below.

Lower" Front Figure 2-45. Lower". (Refer to Chapter 3 "ADJUSTMENT") Waste Ink Pad Counter DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 67 . implement the following adjustment. Check if "Cap Assy.) Ink Tube (Image) Left Groove of "Housing. Position for installing "Ink Tube" Make sure that "Waste Ink Tube" is not squashed or pressed. (Also make sure that it is not twisted.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Screw "Printer Mechanism" and "Paper Guide. CDR" in the order as shown in the figure. then make sure that the line mark on the tube is facing to the left." moves smoothly. Check if "Waste Ink Tube" is secured in the groove of "Housing. A D J U S T M E N T R E Q U IR E D When having replaced "Waste Ink Pads" with new ones.

Middle/Main Board Unit/ ASF Assy./Holder. (Refer to Chapter 3 "ADJUSTMENT") Offset Input for CR Motor Calorific Limitation 4 Hooks 3 2 Figure 2-46./Printer Mechanism DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 68 .B. and then remove "PSB/PSE Board". Upper".3.B. Upper/Housing.S 3x6 (6-8kgf•cm) C./Housing. Upper" 2. Make sure to screw in the order as shown in the figure.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Procedure for Removing 1. Remove "Power Supply Unit". Shaft Assy. Shield Plate.P 3x10 (6-8kgf•cm) C.S 3x6 (6-8kgf•cm) 1 4 C. 3 Power Supply Unit C. Upper" is correctly installed. Remove the screws (x5) which secure "Shield Plate. Check if "Shield Plate. implement the following adjustment. Reinstalling "Shield Plate. Then. 3. When replacing "Power Supply Unit" with a new one. Upper". Reinstalling "PSB/PSE Board" Make sure to screw in the order as shown in the figure. 4. Remove the screws (x4) which secure "PSB/PSE Board".16 Removing Power Supply Unit External View Remove the screw which secures "Power Supply Unit". and then remove "Shield Plate.B. Upper 2 1 2.B. Upper".S 3x6 (6-8kgf•cm) 5 A D J U S T M E N T R E Q U IR E D Check if the "Power connector cable" is in between the two shield plates. Removing "Power Supply Unit" Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "Power Supply Unit" Paper Support Assy. Release the hooks (x2) which secure "Shield Plate.

Removing "CDR Guide Assy. After that."."." through the right edge." (2) Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "CDR Guide Assy. Figure 2-47.17 Removing CDR Guide Assy. 3 Ribs 2. Frame. Lower". Remove the screws (x2) which secure "CDR Guide. Remove "Link.B. Remove the screws (x3) which secure "CDR Guide Assy.S 3x6 (6-8kgf•cm) 1 2 Ribs Link. then remove "CDR Guide Assy. Remove the screws (x2) which secure "Support Plate. Remove the flat washer which secure "Link.B. Slide "CDR Guide. Main C. C." (1) DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 69 . Removing "CDR Guide Assy. remove "Support Plate. Flat Washer 6. Then. Ribs 5.P 3x6 (5-7kgf•cm) Hooks Support Plate. Lower". External View C.". CDR Right C. Then. 7./Housing.S 3x6 (6-8kgf•cm) CDR Guide. Frame. Lower" and then release the hooks (x7)./Holder./Print Head/Carriage Unit/ Printer Mechanism Procedure for Removing 1. Main"." Paper Support Assy. Middle/Main Board Unit/ ASF Assy.B. CDR Left (Right)" with the tweezers. Lower Hooks Figure 2-48. CDR Left (Right)" from "CDR Guide Assy. Shaft Assy. CDR Left 3. Take off the acetate tape and release the connector cable of "Star Wheel/ CDR Sensor"./APG Assy.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A 2. Upper/Housing. remove "CDR Guide.S 3x6 (7-9kgf•cm) 1 2 Acetate Tape Connector Cable CDR Guide Assy.B. Main". Release the ribs (x7) which secure "CDR Guide Assy. 4.3. Frame. Flat Washer Link.

Check if "Link." and moves smoothly. Remove "Compression Spring. Upper" and "CDR Guide." in the order of left edge. Stacker" from "CDR Guide.1" and "Lock.1 Lock. Revision A Release the connector cable of "Star Wheel/CDR Sensor" from the groove of "CDR Guide. CDR Left (Right)" is correctly installed.1". Upper". Lower"." and the ribs (x6) of "Frame. Upper". Reinstalling "CDR Guide Assy. CDR Right". Match the slot (x6) of "CDR Guide Assy. Reinstalling "CDR Guide. Upper" is securely secured with the hooks (x7) of "CDR Guide." (3) 8. 5. Removing "CDR Guide Assy. DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 70 . 5. Check if the connector cable of "Star Wheel/CDR Sensor" is not interrupting "Link." works with "CDR Guide Assy. Main". Lower" and there is no gap between "CDR Guide.Stylus Photo R300/R310 External View 9. Check if "Frame. Compression Spring. Upper" Groove Star Wheel/CDR Sensor Make sure that the hooks (x2) of "Lock Stacker" are properly secured by the tension of "Compression Spring. EJ Assy. Make sure that "CDR Guide." Install "CDR Guide Assy. Upper" and the positioning hole of "Star Wheel/CDR Sensor". Mount correctly the connector cable of "Star Wheel/CDR Sensor" referring to the figure. Reinstalling "Star Wheel/CDR Sensor" Match the Shaft (x2) of "CDR Guide. right edge and middle. 5. Stacker Hooks Shaft and Positioning Hole Figure 2-49.

2" from "Pump Assy. Remove the screws (x2) which secure "Support Plate.3.2". Middle/Main Board Unit/ ASF Assy. "Spur Gear. Dowel Ribs Cleaner Head C A U T IO N Lever. Change Spur Gear. Remove the screw which secures "Cap Assy. 24 Dowels Lever. Frame./Housing." since it is secured with silicon material for the following reasons. 24". 1 Dowels 2. 27.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Procedure for Removing 1. Remove "Compression Spring. 19. Change Assy.B. 25." from the ribs (x2) of "Frame Main". 19. Spur Gear." and "Pump Assy.". To adjust the length of the ink tube extended from "Pump Frame". Change Assy. Dowels 5.P 3x8 (5-7kgf•cm) Pump Assy. Main".".2 Silicon Material Part Compression Spring. Frame. Shaft Assy.2 Combination Gear.". Slide "Cap Assy." inward "Printer Mechanism" and release the dowels ( 1 : x2"). Main Acetate Tape Take off the acetate tape.6 6. then remove "Cap Assy.6" from "Lever.36" from the dowel of "Lever./Printer Mechanism DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 71 . To prevent "Pump Assy. 27. Removing "Ink System" (1) Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "Ink System" Paper Support Assy. Cap Assy. Upper/Housing. 2. Then. 20.82. and remove "Support Plate. 20. 25." together." and "Combination Gear." and "Pump Assy. Frame. Release the hooks (x3) and the dowels (x3) which secure "Pump Assy. Change Assy. 27.2.".82. 8. Hook Sealing Rubber Part 4.S 3x6 (7-9kgf•cm) 1 C.B. "Lever. Do not remove the ink tube which is connected to "Cap Assy. Change". 7. Hooks Combination Gear. 3. and hold on "Lever. 2 C. remove "Cap Assy. Remove "Spur Gear. The ink tube cannot be removed from "Pump Assy. 27.18 Removing Ink System External View Support Plate. then release the connector cable of "Star Wheel/ CDR Sensor"." and all the gears in order not to let them drop. 2. Change"." from ink leakage. 2.36 Figure 2-50.2. Remove "Combination Gear. Main"./Holder.

Check if "Cap Assy. Revision A Remove "Extension Spring. Cap" by using the tweezers. then remove "Lever. 0. DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 72 . Cap" from the slot of "Frame. Make sure that the line mark of the ink tube is not twisted. Removing "Ink System" (2) Do not touch the sealing rubber part and "Cleaner Head". Frame. Slider. Extension Spring. Connecting Point for the ink tube Shaft Figure 2-51. Cap Slider. Slider" and "Frame. Lock. 0. 0. Lock." moves smoothly. If it is not connected properly. it may cause ink leakage. Slider 10. Remove the shaft of "Slider.788 Extension Spring. Cap" and "Frame. Lock.441" from the hooks of "Slider. Cap Make sure that the ink tube is correctly connected to the point of "Frame. Slider. 0. Cap Lever. Slider" Check if it works properly working with "Slider. Remove "Porous. Cap" by using the tweezers. Cap". Cap".788" from the hooks of "Lever. Slider".Stylus Photo R300/R310 External View 9. Cap" shown in the figure below. Hook Figure 2-52. Lock. 12.441 Reinstalling "Lever. Cap" from the hook of "Slider. Remove "Extension Spring. Reinstalling "Ink System" Hooks Porous Pad. Cap". 11.

" is correctly secured. Make sure that the ink tube is not squashed or pressed. 27. Figure 2-53.2". "Combination Gear. "Spur Gear. Change". Installing Point for the ink tube Reinstalling "Ink System" Check if "Pump Assy.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Set all of the gears on the shaft of "Pump Frame" correctly. Install the ink tube to the grooves (x2) at the bottom surface of "Cap Frame". and then check if they move smoothly. DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 73 . 24" drop and break them.82. 20. 27.2" and "Combination Gear. Do not let "Lever.2. 19.

Shaft. External View Spur Gear. Then. Plate. and then remove "Frame EJ Assy. Upper/Housing. Left Flat Washer Hook Hooks 7. Left 1 2. Left Hooks 6.". 1 Link EJ. Then. Shaft. Remove the flat washer which secures the right side of "Frame EJ Assy. Procedure for Removing 1. Extension Spring. Then. Front/Roller EJ Assy. 9. Shaft. Holder./Print Head/Carriage Unit/ Printer Mechanism/CDR Guide Assy. Frame EJ.27 Remove the screws (x2) which secure "Support Plate. also in the order indicated in the figure. 5. Left (Right)". Front"/"Roller EJ Assy. Shaft. Frame EJ. Removing "Paper Guide. Push Up. 1. Remove "Compression Spring.27" and "Holder. Release the hook of "Link EJ. remove "Support Plate." in the direction of the arrow. Idle Roller" together with "PF Timing Belt". Release the hooks (Left x2. C A U T IO N 2 Frame EJ Assy. Figure 2-54./Housing. Front"/"Roller EJ Assy. Plate.3.S 3x6 (7-9kgf•cm) Guide.48 Guide. Frame. Remove "PF Timing Belt" from "Spur Gear.". 8. Middle/Main Board Unit/ ASF Assy.B. Main". Left" and "Frame.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "Paper Guide. 2. 41.242". right x1) which secure "Guide.19 Removing Paper Guide. 41. Frame EJ. Push Up./Holder. Frame EJ. 2 C.37." (1) DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 74 . Frame EJ. Right" from the groove of "Guide. remove "Link EJ. Main".". Right". remove "Guide. Frame. then remove "Spur Gear. 1. When removing "Frame EJ Assy. Idle Roller 3." Paper Support Assy. Right". Left (Right)". Right Support Plate. Main Hook Compression Spring. Shaft Assy. then Slide "Link EJ. Main". Remove "Extension Spring. Frame EJ. Remove the flat washer which secures "Link EJ./APG Assy. 37. Shaft. take care not to damage or transform "Star Wheels" of "Frame EJ Assy. Left". Move back "Carriage Unit" to the home position. Left" from the hooks of "Guide. Right Flat Washer Link EJ. Left" to the right. 4.242 PF Timing Belt Spur Gear. Shaft.48". Frame.

C A U T IO N Do not touch "Porous Pad. Plate. Frame EJ. Front Figure 2-55. Right Hooks Revision A 10. Hook Extension Spring. Front. Release the hook which secures "Paper Guide. then remove "Paper Guide." (2) DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 75 . Front" (x4) and "Porous Pad. Remove "Porous Pad. Remove "Extension Spring. Paper Guide. Paper Guide. Front"/"Roller EJ Assy. Front". Right" from the hooks (x2) of "Guide. Frame EJ. Front". Right". Push Up. Shaft. Shaft. Front" by using the tweezers. Paper Guide. 12.". Left Roller. Front".Stylus Photo R300/R310 External View Guide. Plate. Front". Paper Guide. 11. PF Assy. Push Up. Take care not to damage the surface of "Roller. PF Assy. Support" from "Paper Guide. Removing "Paper Guide. Do not damage the rib located on the upper surface of "Paper Guide.

then turn them in the direction of the arrow. EJ Left (Right)" from "Roller EJ Assy.". and pull out the left edge of "Roller EJ Assy. C A U T IO N Dowel Grounding Spring.Stylus Photo R300/R310 External View Revision A 13. 5" which secure "Roller EJ Assy. Bushing.". Roller EJ Assy. do not damage the rubber rollers." (3) DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 76 . 5 Rubber Rollers Bushing. 14.". Front"/"Roller EJ Assy. Remove "Grounding Spring." from "Frame. Release the dowels of both left and right "Bushing. Grounding Spring. EJ Left Dowel 15. EJ Right When removing "Roller EJ Assy. 5 Figure 2-56. Main" through its left side. 5" rightward. Removing "Paper Guide. Pull out the right "Bushing.

5" are correctly secured. Support" are facing straight to downward through the slots of "Paper Guide.48". Left" and "Porous Pad. Front. Main". When removing or replacing "PF Timing Belt"." moves smoothly. Make sure that "Roller EJ Assy. implement the tension adjustment with the digital tension gauge. Front". If any ink leaks on the rib of "Paper Guide. Front" of "Paper Guide. Front" Make sure that the dowels and the hook of "Paper Guide. apply G-26 grease in the adequate dose to the specified points. When installing "PF Timing Belt". Paper Guide. A D J U S T M E N T R E Q U IR E D When replacing "Roller EJ Assy.". 41. DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 77 . 3. When having removed or replaced "Paper Guide. implement the following adjustment. Front. Main". First Dot Adjustment PW Sensor Adjustment Head Angular Adjustment Bi-D Adjustment Dowels Hook Figure 2-57." Make sure that both left and right "Bushing. take care not to touch "Porous Pad. clean it with a cotton swab. Front" are correctly secured to "Frame. Paper Guide.) Reinstalling "Roller EJ Assy.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Reinstalling "Paper Guide.". EJ Left (Right)" is correctly attached to the both ends of "Roller EJ Assy. (Refer to Chapter 3 "ADJUSTMENT") 1. Front" with the cotton swab. Reinstalling "Paper Guide. (At this time. Front". do not damage the teeth of "Spur Gear. Front". 2. Front" and "Frame. Make sure that "Grounding Spring. Front" Make sure that the tabs of "Porous Pad. Make sure that there is no gap between "Paper Guide. Paper Guide. 4.

When removing "PF Motor".3./Holder.48". Make sure that there is no gap between "Spacer.Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Procedure for Removing 1. 1. then remove "PF Motor". do not damage the pinion gear. 4 C A U T IO N 2 Compression Spring. Be careful not to lose it.53 (Only this point) Spacer Insulator Reinstalling "PF Motor" Make sure to tighten the nuts of "PF Motor" in the order shown in the figure. 3. 2. then remove "Spur Gear.27" and "Holder.242".48 Pinion Gear 1 PF Motor 2. 41.27 Holder. PF Figure 2-58.53" may detach and drop.242 PF Timing Belt Spur Gear.20 Removing PF Motor External View Spur Gear./Housing. Motor. 1. 1. M3 (5-7kgf•cm) Compression Spring. Removing "PF Motor" Parts/Units which should be removed before removing "PF Motor" Paper Support Assy. Middle/Main Board Unit/ ASF Assy. "Compression Spring. Idle Roller" together with "Timing Belt"./Printer Mechanism DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Disassembly 78 . Main". Remove "PF Timing Belt" from "Spur Gear. 1. Shaft Assy. 37. Upper/Housing. Insulator. Remove the nuts (x4) which secure "PF Motor". Idle Roller 3 Hexagon Nuts. Remove "Compression Spring. Insulator" and "Frame. When removing "PF Motor". 37. 41.

CHAPTER 3 ADJUSTMENT .

D4 Setting (USB.) Select this function in the exclusive servicing program and print the adjustment pattern. Exclusive servicing program Photo Paper / Glossy Photo Paper (A4) ADJUSTMENT Adjustment Items and Overview 80 .) and PG (-)) Non-target Head ID Input Adjustment items Non-target Head Angular Adjustment Photo Quality Ink Jet Paper (A4) Plain paper (A4) Bi-D Adjustment PW Sensor Adjustment This adjustment is made to correct the mounting position of the PW Sensor on a software basis to minimize the paper detection error caused by the variations of the mounting position. This adjustment is made to correct the error in the Print Head mounting position (angle of the Print Head to the paper surface) to keep the nozzle intervals uniform in the CR main scanning direction. (Supplement: Read the QR code label from left to right on the top row and from top to bottom in due order. First Dot Adjustment fixed value. Print the exclusive pattern again and adjust the displacement amount. The correction value is saved to the specific EEPROM address on the Main Board. Method Outline Select and execute this function in the exclusive servicing program to save the following data into the EEPROM. Check the displacement amount of the pattern. This adjustment is made to correct the print timing in the go and return paths in bi-directional printing. 3. For details of the adjustment items. Enter the ID of the Head QR code label applied to the Print Head into the exclusive servicing program to save it to the EEPROM on the Main Board.1 Servicing Adjustment Item List The adjustment items of this product are as follows. refer to the detailed procedures and sketches of the adjustment items. Adjustment Items Function Item Market Setting Purpose At the time of Main Board replacement. this adjustment is made to correct head manufacturing variations and eliminate the individual differences of print quality. The correction value is saved to the specific EEPROM address on the Main Board. Parallel). Select this function in the exclusive servicing program and print the adjustment patterns to check the displacement amounts of the patterns. and enter that number in the program. Tool Exclusive servicing program Exclusive servicing program Exclusive servicing program Exclusive servicing program Exclusive servicing program Used Media Non-target USB ID Input This adjustment is made to allow the PC to recognize the connected printers individually when multiple printers of the same model are connected and used with the PC via a USB hub. this adjustment is made to write the board common information on a destination basis.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A 3. Table 3-1. At the time of Print Head replacement. Select the pattern number 5mm away from each edge.1 Adjustment Items and Overview This chapter describes adjustments to be made after the disassembly/reassembly of this product. (This printer carries out printing with PG (typ.1. Print the exclusive patterns again and adjust the displacement amount. Select/enter the pattern number that has the smallest displacement amount in the program. Select this function in the exclusive servicing program and enter the serial numbers of the printers. Market ID. CSIC Printer ID. Select this function in the exclusive servicing program and print the adjustment patterns. The correction value is saved into the EEPROM.

This function is used together with the Nozzle Check Pattern to confirm the Cleaning effects. Adjustment Outline Select this function in the exclusive servicing program. select this function in the exclusive servicing program after Waste Ink Pad replacement. and prevent the motor from being damaged by CR Motor heat generation. read/display the current data from the specific EEPROM address on the Main Board. utilize the motor capability to the maximum for motor heat generation control. For the reset function. this adjustment is made to measure the manufacturing variations of the CR Motor and PSB/PSE Board. this adjustment is made to write the maximum offset to prevent the occurrence of damage to the motor at the time of CR Motor heat generation. Select and execute this function in the exclusive servicing program to save the offset into the EEPROM. After that. The correction value is saved to the specific EEPROM address on the Main Board. when the CR Guide Shaft is changed together with the above part.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Table 3-1. Method Outline Select and execute this function in the exclusive servicing program. and reset the corresponding data at the specific address in the EEPROM on the Main Board. Non-target Table 3-2. This function is used after repair to read the Waste Ink Counter. This function is used to drain the Shipping Liquid in the ASP Print Head flow path and simultaneously fill ink in the head flow path to make all nozzles printable and stabilize the ink in the Print Head.g. Non-target EEPROM Data Copy Exclusive servicing program Non-target ADJUSTMENT Adjustment Items and Overview 81 . and execute the ink sucking operation equivalent to the Initial Charge. Non-target Waste Ink Pad Counter Select this function in the exclusive servicing program. change the Main Board and then write the read data to a new board. This function is used to read the above necessary information from the EEPROM of the faulty Main Board using the D4 function to reduce the auxiliary adjustment items at the time of Board replacement. The reset function is used to reset the Waste Ink Counter from the exclusive program after Waste Ink Pad replacement. and check whether the current counter value is close to the upper limit or not. Adjustment Items Function Item First Dot Adjustment Purpose This adjustment is made to correct the First Dot Position in the CR main scanning direction. e. However. CR Motor or PSB/PSE Board is changed individually. Tool Exclusive servicing program Exclusive servicing program Revision A Used Media Plain paper (A4) Adjustment items Offset Input for CR Motor Calorific Limitation When the Main Board. Tool Exclusive servicing program Exclusive servicing program Exclusive servicing program Used Media Non-target Ink Charge Maintenance items Select this function in the exclusive servicing program. and if the value is close to the predetermined near-end value or end value. Enter the correction value in the program using the rule position of the print pattern as a reference. and read the data from the faulty board. dot missing or skewed injection. Select this function in the exclusive servicing program. and execute CL 3. Maintenance Functions Function Item Head Cleaning Purpose This function is used to execute Cleaning efficiently when ink is not delivered from the Head properly. to recommend Pad replacement to the user in order to prevent the repaired printer from being returned again for repair in a short time.

print the print patterns. and check the adjustment result in each pattern. Tool Exclusive servicing program Exclusive servicing program Exclusive servicing program Exclusive servicing program Exclusive servicing program Used Media Plain paper (A4) Photo Quality Ink Jet Paper (A4) Glossy Photo Paper (A4) Sheet. and check the adjustment result in each pattern. Adjustment Outline Select this function in the exclusive servicing program. This pattern is used to make a simple print check at the EPSON service company. Nozzle Check Pattern Print This pattern is used to check simply whether all nozzles deliver ink or not. Select this function in the exclusive servicing program. Table 3-4. Check if the center position of CDR is correct. works properly. CD. and check the CR Guide Shaft movement. This pattern is used to check whether all adjustment results are normal. print the print patterns. Appendix Function Item Appendix items Save All EEPROM Data APG Check Purpose This function is used to analyze defective products. Select this function in the exclusive servicing program. This pattern is used to make a simple print check at the EPSON service company. Select this function in the exclusive servicing program.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Table 3-3. Tool Exclusive servicing program Exclusive servicing program Used Media Non-target This function is used to check if APG Assy. Non-target ADJUSTMENT Adjustment Items and Overview 82 . Check Pattern Printing Function Item A4 Normal Paper Print A4 Photo Quality Ink Jet Paper Print Check pattern items Purpose This pattern is used to check whether all adjustment results are normal. print the print patterns. Adjustment Outline Save the data of all EEPROM addresses. and check the adjustment result in each pattern. Dummy Plain paper (A4) A4 Photo Paper/ Glossy Photo Paper Print CD-R Print This pattern is used to check whether all adjustment results are normal.

Adjustment Item Performance Priority 1 EEPROM Data Copy "ASF Unit" Removal "ASF Unit" Replacement "CR Motor" Removal "CR Motor" Replacement "Paper Guide Upper" Removal "Paper Guide Upper" Replacement "Front Frame" Removal "Front Frame" Replacement "CR Unit" Removal "CR Unit" Replacement "Print Head" Removal "Print Head" Replacement "Main Board" Removal "Main Board" Replacement (Read OK) "Main Board" Replacement (Read NG) Required 2 Market Setting - 3 USB ID Input - 4 Waste Ink Pad Counter Required (Replacing Waste Ink Pads) - 5 6 Head ID Input Required - 7 PG Adjustment Required Required Required Required - 8 First dot Adjustment Required Required Required Required Required Required Required Required - 9 PW Sensor Adjustment Required Required Required Required Required Required - 10 Head Angular Adjustment Recommended Recommended Recommended Recommended Required Required - 11 Bi-d Adjustment Required Required Required Required Required Required - 12 Offset Input for CR Motor Calorific Limitation Required - Ink Charge Required - - Required Required - Required - Required Required Required Required Required "Holder Shaft Unit" Removal "Holder Shaft Unit" Replacement "CR Guide Shaft" Removal "CR Guide Shaft" Replacement - - - - - Required Required Required Required Required Required - Required Required Required ADJUSTMENT Adjustment Items and Overview 83 .EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Note: "Required" in this table indicates the adjustment items that must be implemented when the corresponding parts/units have been removed or replaced. When having removed or replaced more than one part/unit. refer to the items that correspond to the parts/units. 3.2 Replacement Part-Based Adjustment Priorities The following table shows the adjustment items and their order for the replacement parts. indicates those which are recommended the adjustment after removing or replacing them. Table 3-5.1. "-" means the adjustment is not needed. "Recommended". on the other hand.

"Print Head" and "ASF" are supplied separately. ADJUSTMENT Adjustment Items and Overview 84 .EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Performance Priority 1 EEPROM Data Copy 2 Market Setting - 3 USB ID Input - 4 Waste Ink Pad Counter Required - 5 6 Head ID Input - 7 PG Adjustment Recommended 8 First dot Adjustment Recommended Recommended - 9 PW Sensor Adjustment Recommended Recommended Required Required - 10 Head Angular Adjustment Recommended Recommended - 11 Bi-d Adjustment Required Required - 12 Offset Input for CR Motor Calorific Limitation Required - Ink Charge "Paper Eject Roller" Removal "Paper Eject Roller" Replacement "PSB/PSE Board" Removal "PSB/PSE Board" Replacement "Paper Guide Front" Removal "Paper Guide Front" Replacement "PF Motor" Removal "PF Motor" Replacement "Waste Ink Pads" Removal "Waste Ink Pads" Replacement "PW Sensor" Removal "PW Sensor" Replacement "Printer Mechanism" Removal *1) "Printer Mechanism" Replacement *1) "Ink System" Removal "Ink System" Replacement - - - - - - - - Recommended - - - - - - *1) The adjustment has been completed at the unit level of ASP supply. refer to the each item that corresponds to the part/ unit. since "Main Board". However.

3.3 Head ID Input [Adjustment Procedure] 1. The intended item is as follows. 3. 2.2 Adjustment by using adjustment program The procedures of the adjustment items will be explained here. Click the [Check] button to check market and model name. Select the Market Setting of the Adjustment Program. Click the [OK] button to write the specific data into EEPROM. Enter the Head ID from left to right on the top row and from top to bottom in due order.2 USB ID Input [Adjustment Procedure] 1. 2. 3. Select USB ID in the Adjustment Program. Market Setting USB ID Input Head ID Input Head Angular Adjustment Bi-d Adjustment PW Sensor Adjustment First Dot Adjustment Offset Input for CR Motor Calorific Limitation A4 Normal Paper Print A4 Photo Quality Inkjet Paper Print A4 Photo Paper/ Glossy Photo Paper Print 3. Enter the 10-digits serial number from the label applied to the back side of the Housing Middle.1 Market Setting [Adjustment Procedure] 1.2.2. Select the Head ID of the Adjustment Program. ADJUSTMENT Adjustment by using adjustment program 85 .EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A 3. Enter the 15-digits code of the Head ID label applied to the Print Head.2. 2.

If the result is NG level. ECO: 85µm. Perform step2) again. and check the adjustment result. VSD4: 40µm. 3. Click the [Print] button to print Head Angular Adjustment Pattern of checked items. Replace the Print Head with new one again. [Reference: Standard value in manufactory] . 2. After selecting the pattern that has the smallest misalignment in each variable dot. Replace the Print Head with new one again.No gap/overlap between short block pattern and long one. (Note: The range of the adjustment value is -3 to 3. VSD2: 60µm. Click the [Print] button to print Bi-D Adjustment Pattern of checked items. OK pattern NG pattern [Judging Standard] . click the [Go to input page] button in the Adjustment Program.Standard: ± 50µm [Judging Standard] . Print the check pattern. 4.2. Select the pattern value of straight line in the printed lines. and check the adjustment result.5 Bi-d Adjustment [Adjustment Procedure] 1.4 Head Angular Adjustment [Adjustment Procedure] 1.) 3.2. VSD3: 40µm. 4. 5. confirm the installation condition of removed parts during disassembly. Click the [Go to print page] button.The printed line should be straight line. 2. [Treatment procedure for NG product] 1. 2. OK pattern NG pattern [Treatment procedure for NG product] 1. Bi-D Adjustment Pattern ADJUSTMENT Adjustment by using adjustment program 86 . [Reference: Standard value in manufactory] VSD1: 60µm. 3. Click the [input] button and write the adjustment value. Select Head Angular Adjustment in the Adjustment Program. Select Bi-D Adjustment in the Adjustment Program. Perform step2) again. 4. If the result is NG level. Head Angular Printing Pattern Figure 3-2. 4. 2. confirm the installation condition of removed parts during disassembly. Print the check pattern. 3.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A 3. 3. Click the [Input] button to write the adjustment value of checked items. Figure 3-1.

If the result is NG level. Determine the adjustment value in the shifting direction for the pattern printed on the left margin. Click the [Print] button to print First Dot Adjustment Pattern. 3. Replace the PW sensor with new one again. confirm the installation condition of removed parts during disassembly.0176mm increments for the adjustment value of 1. 2. Select the pattern number 5mm away from each edge. Click the [Input] button to write the adjustment value of checked items. [Judging Standard] . 3. 3. confirm the installation condition of removed parts during disassembly.0mm . [Judging Standard] . Perform step2) again. Input can be made in 0. Print the check pattern. 2. 4. [Treatment procedure for NG product] 1.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A 3. 3. [Treatment procedure for NG product] 1.Top / Bottom: 3. PW Sensor Adjustment Pattern ADJUSTMENT Adjustment by using adjustment program 87 . and check the adjustment result.7 to 6.7 First Dot Adjustment [Adjustment Procedure] 1. and check the adjustment result.2. 4. 3. Select First Dot Adjustment in the Adjustment Program. 2. Figure 3-4.0 to 5. Replace the repaired (replaced) part with new one. Select PW Sensor Adjustment in the Adjustment Program.Standard: 3 ± 1.2. First Dot Adjustment Figure 3-3. 2.6 PW Sensor Adjustment [Adjustment Procedure] 1.0mm away from left edge. If the result is NG level. Click the [Print] button to print PW Sensor Adjustment Pattern. Click the [input] button and write the adjustment value.5mm 4.Right / Left : 4. Print the check pattern.

Check each box of the replaced parts/units checklist and then click the [OK] button.8 Offset Input for CR Motor Calorific Limitation [Adjustment Procedure] 1. 2.10 A4 Photo Quality Inkjet Paper Print [Adjustment Procedure] 1. 3.2. Select A4 Normal Paper Print in the Adjustment Program. Check the adjustment result in each pattern.2. 3. 3. 2. Select A4 Photo Paper/ Glossy Photo Paper print in the Adjustment Program. ADJUSTMENT Adjustment by using adjustment program 88 . Check the adjustment result in each pattern. Check the adjustment result in each pattern.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A 3. 3.2. 3. 2. 2.11 A4 Photo Paper/ Glossy Photo Paper print 1. Click the [Print] button to print A4 Photo Quality Inkjet Paper Print Pattern. Select A4 Photo Quality Inkjet Paper Print in the Adjustment Program.9 A4 Normal Paper Print [Adjustment Procedure] 1. 3. Click the [Print] button to print A4 Photo Paper/ Glossy Photo Paper print Pattern.2. Select Offset Input for CR Motor Calorific Limitation in the Adjustment Program. Click the [Print] button to print A4 Normal Paper Print Pattern.

Left Ribs Ribs Bushing." and match the flag centre of "Cam. ADJUSTMENT Adjustment Except Adjustment Program 89 . Left (Right)") Flag PG Sensor Figure 3-5. Carriage Unit CR Guide Shaft Bushing. 3. CR. Move "Carriage Unit" to the centre of the printer and remove "Lever. Parallel Adjust.31mm) clean by wiping with Bemcot with a little alcohol. Left (Right) (Including when having moved "Bushing Parallel Adjust. Parallel Adjust. Parallel Adjust.1 PG Adjustment [Purpose] This adjustment is required when removing or replacing the following parts/units in order to secure the specified space between the print-side of the Print Head and the paper.3.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A [Adjustment Procedure] 1. Parallel Adjust. Setting PG Position 3. Match the 0 position (Hole point of gear) of "Bushing. CR.3 Adjustment Except Adjustment Program Following is adjustment except Adjustment Program. Right Hole point Hole point Figure 3-6. set the PG-Adjustment Dummy Cartridge. Then. Left (Right)" with the rib of "Frame. Right" with "PG Sensor". Setting "Bushing. Cartridge". 2.15mm and 1. Parallel Adjust" 4. To make the PG position minus (-). Bushing. Main". turn the gear of "APG Assy." Cam. Gear of "APG Assy. Right 3. Make both sides of the two Thickness Gauge (1.

Take up toward the printer back by 1 notch: PG gets wider. Take up: PG gets wider Take up "Bushing. Left" toward the printer front by 1 notch. Parallel Adjust. Take up toward the printer back by 1 notch: PG gets wider. Implement PG Adjustment on the left according to the flowchart in the Figure 3-8. PG Adjustment (Right Side) ADJUSTMENT Adjustment Except Adjustment Program 90 . Yes Take down "Bushing.15mm) on the left ribs (X3) of "Paper Guide. Setting Thickness Gauge 8. Take down: PG gets narrower Does the Thickness Gauge move? No Take down: PG gets narrower Go to Step 7. Revision A Remove the Thickness Gauge and move "Carriage Unit" to the right edge. Take up "Bushing. Start Move "Carriage Unit" to the left by using "Timing Belt". Yes Take up: PG gets wider Does the Thickness Gauge move? No Go to Step 9. Move "Carriage Unit" to the left by using "Timing Belt". Then. Implement PG Adjustment on the right according to the flowchart in the Figure 3-10. Ribs Ribs Thickness Gauge Thickness Gauge Figure 3-7. Note: Take down toward the printer front by 1 notch: PG gets narrower.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 5. Note: Take down toward the printer front by 1 notch: PG gets narrower. Start Move "Carriage Unit" to the right by using "Timing Belt". Parallel Adjust. Move "Carriage Unit" to the right by using "Timing Belt". Does the Thickness Gauge move? No Yes Does the Thickness Gauge move? No Take down "Bushing. 7. Front". Right" toward the printer back by 1 notch. Figure 3-9. Left" toward the printer back by 1 notch. Parallel Adjust. Front". Parallel Adjust. Yes Figure 3-8. PG Adjustment (Left Side) Figure 3-10. then set the Thickness Gauge (1. set the Thickness Gauge on the right ribs (X3) of "Paper Guide. Move "Carriage Unit" to the left edge of the printer. Setting Thickness Gauge 6. Right" toward the printer front by 1 notch.

Check PGs on both the left and right according to the flowchart in the Figure 3-12. After finishing PG Adjustment on the right. PG Checking (2) 12. then set the Thickness Gauge (1. Parallel Adjust. Move "Carriage Unit" to the right by using "Timing Belt". Revision A 11. Move "Carriage Unit" back to the left edge of the printer. No Take up: PG gets wider Does the Thickness Gauge move? Take down: PG gets narrower No Go Back to Step 7 Yes Does the Thickness Gauge move? Yes Go to Step 12 No Go Back to Step 3 Figure 3-12. 13. Take up toward the printer back by 1 notch: PG gets wider. Figure 3-11.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 9. Left" toward the printer back by 1 notch.31mm) on the ribs (X3) of "Paper Guide. Start Check left PG. PG Checking (1) 10. Move "Carriage Unit" to the left by using "Timing Belt". Start Does the Thickness Gauge move? No Go to Step 10 Yes Does the Thickness Gauge move? Take up "Bushing. Parallel Adjust. screw "Bushing. Note: Take down toward the printer front by 1 notch: PG gets narrower. Yes Check right PG. Move "Carriage Unit" to the right by using "Timing Belt". check PGs on both the left and right again according to the flowchart in the Figure 3-12. move "Carriage Unit" to the left edge again. Move "Carriage Unit" to the right by using "Timing Belt". then check PG according to the flowchart in the Figure 3-11. After finishing the adjustment. ADJUSTMENT Adjustment Except Adjustment Program 91 . Front" in the same way as the Figure 3-7. After screwing. Left (Right)".

CHAPTER 4 MAINTENANCE .

the most appropriate cleaning mode will be selected.) has occurred or the printer indicates "Maintenance Error". When selecting the manual cleaning by the printer driver utility. MAINTENANCE Overview 93 .EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A 4. first make sure that the printer is in stand-by status. These chemicals may deform the components of the printer or deteriorate the quality of the printer. when returning the printer from the user. Therefore. Refer to Chapter 3 "ADJUSTMENT" for the operation of the Adjustment Program. use the Head Cleaning function and perform the Print Head cleaning operation. Use a soft brush to wipe off dust. and acetone to clean the exterior parts of the printer like the housing. Housing Use a clean soft cloth moistened with water and wipe off any dirt. the printer will start the cleaning sequence. Inside the printer Use a vacuum cleaner to remove any paper dust.2 Service Maintenance If print irregularity (missing dot. LD Roller When the paper loading function does not operate because friction of the LD Roller has gone down due to paper dust. Be careful not to damage any components when you clean inside the printer. white line. use a cloth moistened with neutral detergent to wipe it off. By pressing the OK button. The following explanation is the operation process of the printer head cleaning by the Printer Driver Utility. The message. select the cleaning mode by pressing the Maintenance button on the Control Panel. C A U T IO N Never use chemical solvents. 4. Then. Use a soft cloth moistened with alcohol to remove ink stain. If the Housings are stained with ink. benzine. check the following parts and perform appropriate cleaning if stain is noticeable. take the following actions to clear the error. * This product has three modes for Manual Cleaning. remove the dust by using a soft bruch or soft cloth moistened with alcohol. and it automatically selects the best cleaning mode in accordance with the various conditions and performs the operation. etc. Do not scratch the surface of the PF Roller. Therefore. When performed by operating the Control Panel. the print driver utility and the Adjustment Program.* This function can be performed by operating the control panel.1 Cleaning This printer has no mechanical components which require regular cleaning except the Print Head. "Beginning head cleaning" will be displayed on LED. such as thinner.1. the consumption of the ink by the manual cleaning will vary according to the selected mode for the condition. Head Cleaning If dot missing or banding phenomenon has occurred. 4.1 Overview This section provides information to maintain the printer in its optimum condition.1.

if the Waste Ink Counter is close to its limit. Maintenance Request Error Display on Status Monitor 3 If this occurs. Refer to Chapter 3 "ADJUSTMENT" for the reset procedure. the weakest cleaning. Select EPSON Status Monitor 3 in the Printer Driver Utility. will be repeated. the ink is drained into the Waste Ink Pad and its amount is counted in the Waste Ink Counter set in the EEPROM on the control board. After the cleaning. Maintenance Request Error Revision A Ink is used for operations such as Head Cleaning as well as printing. CL1.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 1. During repair service. the Main Board checker program version and the Nozzle Check Pattern of the Nozzle Check Pattern Print. Because another "Maintenance Request Error" could occur after returning the repaired product to the user. replace the Waste Ink Pad and reset the Waste Ink Counter set in the EEPROM. the Waste Ink Counter must be checked according to the firmware version. Display for Status Monitor 3 2. Then make sure that the printer connected to Status Monitor 3 is on standby status. The Maintenance Request Error will be displayed on Status Monitor 3 as shown below. Head Cleaning Functions of the Print Driver Utility MAINTENANCE Overview 94 . Figure 4-3. the following will be displayed. choose "Nozzle Check" and print the Nozzle Check Pattern. The Waste Ink Counter detects that the Waste Ink Pad has reached its predetermined limit. Figure 4-2. In that case. Resetting of the Waste Ink Counter can be done only from the Adjustment Program since this product does not have the reset function for the Waste Ink Counter through the operation Panel Switch. Select Head Cleaning in the Printer Driver Utility and execute the printer Head Cleaning. If it is on standby. If repeating the Print Head cleaning operation without choosing "Nozzle Check". When the preset value is reached (Waste Ink Counter = Waste Ink Pad Counter A = variable between 20000 and 46750). Figure 4-1. it is recommended that the Waste Ink Pad be replaced.

Rear Never use oil or grease other than those specified in this manual. PF 4. G-26 2 Roller. the specified amount of lubricant should be applied in the places specified when carrying out repair and maintenance work.3 Lubrication The lubrication used for the components of Stylus Photo R300/R310 has been decided on based on evaluation carried out by Epson. PF" and "Roller. Oil Applied to Stylus Photo R300/R310 Type Name G-26 Grease G-46 G-63 EPSON Code 1080614 1039172 1218320 EPSON Bushing. 5" (Roller EJ Assy. Never apply a larger amount of oil or grease than specified in this manual. Surface of contact point between "Roller PF" and "Paper Guide. 4mm x 2 points <Remarks> Use a syringe to apply it Table 4-1. PF" 2. 5 right Supplier <Lubrication Point> Inside surface of "Bushing. <Lubrication Amount> Adequate dose <Remarks> Use a cotton-tipped swab to apply it MAINTENANCE Overview 95 . PF Paper Guide.) <Lubrication Type> G-26 C A U T IO N When using G-64. As a result. Contact point between "Grounding Spring. 5 left Bushing. it is recommended to use a flux dispenser (1049533) together. When wiping off the grease during the cleaning If necessary when performing assembly/disassembly of the printer C A U T IO N Grounding Spring.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Refer to the following figures for the lubrication points. <Lubrication Point> 1. Rear" <Lubrication Type> 1.1. G-26 2. PF" 2. 1 <Lubrication Amount> 1. Half periphery of "Roller. Use of different types of oil or grease may damage the components or affect the printer functions.

PF <Lubrication Point> Back of contact point between "Roller. Front" <Lubrication Type> G-26 <Lubrication Amount> 3 points (Adequate dose) <Remarks> Use a cotton-tipped swab to apply it 1 1 <Lubrication Point> 1. Frame EJ Right" 2. Front Roller. PF" and hook of "Paper Guide. Front" <Lubrication Type> G-26 Guide. EJ" and inside "Guide. EJ Paper Guide. 3 points (Adequate dose) 1. Frame EJ Left 1 1 <Lubrication Point> 1. Front <Lubrication Point> Bottom of contact point between "Roller. Frame EJ Left" 2. 1 point (Adequate dose) <Remarks> Use a brush to apply it Roller. Frame EJ Right MAINTENANCE Overview 96 . EJ" and hook of "Paper Guide. Contact point between shaft of "Frame. Shaft. Contact point between shaft of "Frame EJ" and upper surface of "Push Up Plate Frame EJ Right <Lubrication Type> 1. G-26 <Lubrication Amount> 1. Shaft. G-26 2. G-26 2. EJ" and upper surface of "Push Up Plate Frame EJ Left" <Lubrication Type> 1. Shaft. G-26 <Lubrication Amount> 10mm <Remarks> Use a syringe to apply it 1 2 <Lubrication Amount> 1. Shaft. 1 point (Adequate dose) <Remarks> Use a brush to apply it 2 1 Guide. Contact point between shaft of "Frame EJ" and inside "Guide. 3 points (Adequate dose) 1.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Paper Guide. Contact point between shaft of "Frame.

CR. Surface of contact point between periphery surface of "Cam. Left" and "Frame. Parallel Adjust. CR. Half periphery 2.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A <Lubrication Point> Right side surface of smaller shaft of "Frame EJ" <Lubrication Point> Contact point between "Roller EJ" and "Ground Spring. Main" 2. Left Roller EJ <Lubrication Type> G-26 1 <Lubrication Amount> Adequate dose <Lubrication Point> 1. G-63 2 <Remarks> Use a brush to apply it <Lubrication Amount> 1. EJ Left" <Lubrication Type> G-26 <Lubrication Type> G-26 <Lubrication Amount> Half periphery of the shaft Frame EJ <Lubrication Amount> Adequate dose Roller EJ <Remarks> Use a cotton-tipped swab to apply it <Remarks> Use a brush to apply it <Lubrication Point> Contact point between "Roller EJ" and "Ground Spring. CR. EJ Right" Cam. Left" <Lubrication Type> 1. G-63 2. Left" and "Bushing. Half periphery <Remarks> Use a brush to apply it MAINTENANCE Overview 97 . Surface of contact point between upper side of "Cam.

Shaft CR. Half periphery 2. G-63 <Lubrication Amount> 1. Groove on the right side of "CR Guide Shaft" (Groove for "Fixed Spring. G-63 2. Right" <Lubrication Point> Contact point between left side of "CR Guide Shaft" and "Frame. Right <Lubrication Point> Inside periphery surface of "Cam. Shaft CR. Main" 2 <Lubrication Point> Contact point between left side of "CR Guide Shaft" and "Fixed Spring. Contact point between right side of "CR Guide Shaft" and "Frame. Main" <Lubrication Type> G-63 <Lubrication Type> G-63 <Lubrication Amount> Adequate dose <Lubrication Amount> 3mm x 2 points <Remarks> Use a syringe to apply it <Remarks> • Use a brush to apply it • Do not apply it outside the boundary in the figure CR Guide Shaft 2 <Lubrication Point> 1. CR.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Cam. Left" CR Guide Shaft <Lubrication Type> G-63 CR Guide Shaft <Lubrication Type> 1. 3mm x 2 points <Remarks> Use a syringe to apply it <Lubrication Amount> 3mm <Remarks> Use a syringe to apply it 1 MAINTENANCE Overview 98 . CR. Left") 2.

Scale. Scale. Driven Assy.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Upper surface Upper surface <Lubrication Point> Specified points on "Holder." Both sides close to upper surface <Lubrication Type> G-26 <Lubrication Type> G-63 Upper surface <Lubrication Amount> 1mm x 4 points Inside surface of hole <Lubrication Amount> 8 points (Adequate dose) <Remarks> Use a syringe to apply it Inside surface of hole Upper surface Holder. Scale. Scale. Left <Remarks> Use a brush to apply it 1 Upper surface Holder. G-26 2. Left" in the figure on the left Pulley. 2 points (Adequate dose) <Remarks> Use a brush to apply it Inside surface of hole Upper surface <Remarks> Use a brush to apply it MAINTENANCE Overview 99 . Driven Assy. Right Both sides Upper surface Both sides <Lubrication Point> Specified points on "Holder. Upper surface of curving area of "Holder. Lower surface of curving area of "Holder. 2 points (Adequate dose) 2. Idle Roller" 2. G-26 <Lubrication Amount> 1. Right" in the figure on the left <Lubrication Type> G-63 <Lubrication Point> 1. <Lubrication Point> "Pulley. Idle Roller" <Lubrication Amount> 8 points (Adequate dose) 2 <Lubrication Type> 1.

Apply grease while rotating "CR Guide Shaft" 2 1 Shaft. LD Roller <Lubrication Point> 1. LD Roller" shown in the figure 2. G-46 1 1 <Lubrication Amount> Adequate dose <Remarks> Use a flux dispenser to apply it MAINTENANCE Overview 100 . CR’. CR" <Lubrication Type> G-26 <Lubrication Amount> Home possition side: To edge of ‘Cover. Cam of "Shaft. G-46 2. <Remarks> Use a syringe to apply it <Lubrication Point> Holes inside the Carriage <Lubrication Type> G-63 <Lubrication Amount> 150mg-210mg x 2 points <Remarks> Use a syringe to apply it <Lubrication Point> "CR Guide Shaft" outside the bearing of the Carriage <Lubrication Type> G-63 <Lubrication Amount> 120mg-160mg x 2 points <Remarks> 1. CR <Lubrication Point> Inside surface of "Guide Plate. Contact point between cam of "Shaft. LD Roller" and "Paper Back Lever" <Lubrication Type> 1.EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Guide Plate. Guide Plate. Use a syringe to apply it 2. Opposite side: To about 40mm from edge.

EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310 Revision A Paper Back Lever <Lubrication Point> Point shown in the figure of "Paper Back Lever" set in "ASF Assy." <Lubrication Type> G-46 <Lubrication Amount> Adequate dose <Remarks> Use a flux dispenser <Lubrication Point> Point on the right side of "Hopper" as shown in the figure <Lubrication Type> G-46 <Lubrication Amount> Adequate dose <Remarks> Use a flux dispenser to apply it Hopper MAINTENANCE Overview 101 .

CHAPTER 5 APPENDIX .

EPSON Stylus Photo R300/R310

Revision A

5.1 Exploded Diagram
An exploded diagram is not provided in the Stylus R300/R310 Service Manual. If consultation of an exploded diagram is necessary, see the Exploded Diagram attached to the Stylus R300/R310 Parts List.

5.2 Electrical Circuits
The electric circuit diagrams below are shown at the following pages: Main Board (1) (C536MAIN) Main Board (2) (C536MAIN) Power Board (C536PSB) Power Board (C536PSE) Panel Board (C536PNL)

APPENDIX

Exploded Diagram

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Model: PM-D750, Stylus Photo R300/310 Board: C536MAIN Rev. : F Sheet: 1/2

Model: PM-D750, Stylus Photo R300/310 Board: C536MAIN Rev. : D Sheet: 2/2

Stylus Photo R300/310 Board: C536PSB Rev.Model: PM-D750. : C Sheet: 1/1 .

Model: Stylus Photo R300/310 Board: C536PSE Rev. : D Sheet: 1/1 .

Model: PM-D750. : C Sheet: 1/1 . Stylus Photo R300/310 Board: C536PNL Rev.

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