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  • Printhead Conversion Kit

    Installation Instructions

    This kit includes the parts and documentation necessary to install the Printhead Conversion kit in the following printers:

    ZM400

    ZM600

    Read these instructions thoroughly before installing this kit.

    Prepare for Installation

    Parts List

    Before proceeding, verify that your kit contains the items for your printer listed below.

    Caution A qualified service technician must perform this installation.

    Note For optimal printing quality and proper printer performance across our product line, Zebra strongly recommends the use of genuine Zebra supplies as part of the total solution. Specifically, the ZM400 and ZM600 are designed to work only with genuine Zebra printheads, thus maximizing safety and print quality.

    Table 1 Kit List

    3 Item Qty Part Number DescriptionRef 1 79805 ZM400 600/300 to 203 dpiRef 1 79806 ZM400 203/600 to 300 dpiRef 1 79807 ZM400 203/300 to 600 dpiRef 1 79808 ZM600 203 to 300 dpiRef 1 79809 ZM600 300 to 203 dpi

    Bold = Part available for purchase.Italic = Part not available for purchase; listed and shown for reference only. 2007 ZIH Corp. All product names and numbers are Zebra trademarks, and Zebra and the Zebra logo are registered

    trademarks of ZIH Corp. All rights reserved.

    Printed on chlorine-free recycled paper. 79805L-001

  • Printhead Conversion Kit2

    Prepare for Installation

    Figure 1 Kit Contents

    Reference Materials

    The following manuals and CDs may be helpful references while performing this procedure.

    ZM400/ZM600 User CD

    ZM400/ZM600 Maintenance Manual

    Z Series Maintenance Manual (CD)

    Tools Required

    Table 2 Parts List

    Kit Number 79805 79806 79807 79808 798091 Printhead 79800M 79801M 79802M 79804M 79803M2 Drive Belt 79866M 79867M 79867M 79867M 79866M3 Pulley 79524 79525 79525 79525 79524

    1 2 3

    Tools You need these tools to complete this procedure:

    Phillips Screwdriver Set Metric Hex Key (Allen wrench) Set Antistatic Wriststrap

    Metric Nutdriver Set 47362* Zebra Preventive Maintenance

    Kit

    * In place of the Preventive Maintenance Kit, you may use clean swabs and a solution containing isopropyl alcohol ( 90%) with deionized water (10%).79805L-001 B ZM400/ZM600 Installation Instruction 7/27/07

  • 3Printhead Conversion Kit

    Prepare for Installation

    Remove the Electronics Cover

    1.

    Open the media cover and remove the media and ribbon.

    2. See Figure 2. Remove the screw and washer securing the electronics cover.

    Figure 2 Locate the Electronics Cover Mounting Screw

    3. Close the media door.

    Note Retain all parts removed during disassembly, unless otherwise directed.

    Caution Turn off (O) the printer and disconnect it from the power source before performing the following procedure.

    1 Media door2 Electronics cover3 Washer4 Mounting screw

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  • Printhead Conversion Kit4

    Prepare for Installation

    4. See Figure 3. Remove the four mounting screws on the rear of the printer.

    Figure 3 Remove the Electronics Cover Mounting Screws

    5. See Figure 4. Remove the electronics cover by pressing in on the electronics cover with the palm of your hand, and then lifting up on the cover.

    Figure 4 Remove the Electronics Cover

    1 Electronics cover2 Mounting screws (4)

    2

    1

    2

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  • 5Printhead Conversion Kit

    Remove the Old Drive Belt and Platen Pulley

    Remove the Old Drive Belt and Platen Pulley1. See Figure 5. Loosen the stepper motor locking and pivot screws.

    Figure 5 Remove the Drive Belt

    2. Swing the stepper motor to the right to loosen the drive belt and then tighten the locking screw to snug the motor in place.

    3. Remove the drive belt from the stepper motor and then from the platen pulley and discard it.

    4. Loosen the two set screws securing the platen pulley.

    1 Pivot screw2 Stepper motor3 Drive belt4 Set screws (2)5 Platen pulley6 Locking screw

    1 3

    6

    2

    5

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  • Printhead Conversion Kit6

    Install the New Drive Belt and Platen Pulley

    5. See Figure 6. Slide the platen pulley from the coupling assembly and discard it.

    Figure 6 Remove the Platen Pulley

    Install the New Drive Belt and Platen Pulley1. See Figure 7. Slide the platen pulley all the way onto the coupling drive shaft in the proper

    orientation and align the set screws with the flat spots on the drive shaft.

    Figure 7 Align the Screws

    2. See Figure 5 on page 5. Install the drive belt onto the platen pulley and the stepper motor pulley.

    1 Setscrews (2)2 Flats on shaft

    1

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  • 7Printhead Conversion Kit

    Remove the Gear Cover

    3.

    Remove the Gear Cover1. See Figure 8. Lay the printer on its side, media door down on a mat.

    Figure 8 Lay the Printer on its Side

    Caution Do not over tighten the drive belt, or damage to the bearings and platen roller will occur. The belt should deflect under finger pressure but no more than 6 mm (1/4 inch).

    Loosen the locking screw and then rotate the motor down until the drive belt is just taut. Tighten the locking screw and then the pivot screw.

    1 Gear cover2 Mounting screw

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  • Printhead Conversion Kit8

    Remove the Gear Cover

    2. Remove the gear cover mounting screw.

    Figure 9 Remove the Gear Cover

    3. Slide the cover off the drive assembly.

    1 Mounting screw2 Gear cover3 Compound gear

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  • 9Printhead Conversion Kit

    Remove the Gear Cover

    4. See Figure 10. Remove the compound gear.

    Figure 10 Remove the Compound Gear

    1 Compound gear turned to 300/600 dpi2 Compound gear turned to 200 dpi

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  • Printhead Conversion Kit10

    Reinstall the Compound Gear and Gear Cover

    5. See Figure 11. Turn the compound gear around to the proper dpi.

    Figure 11 Compound Gear DPI Location

    Reinstall the Compound Gear and Gear Cover1. See Figure 9 on page 8. With the proper side facing out slide the compound gear into the

    printer. Ensure that the gears mesh.

    2. Ensure all gears mesh together.

    3. Align the gear cover and slide it back into place.

    4. Install the mounting screw in the proper hole in the gear cover, through the compound gear, and then into the proper mounting hole in the main frame.

    5. Tighten the mounting screw.

    Note There is a statement on both sides of the compound pulley.THIS SIDE OUT/200 dpi. and THIS SIDE OUT/300 DPI. THIS SIDE OUT/300 DPI is also used for 600 dpi.

    DPI Statement79805L-001 B ZM400/ZM600 Installation Instruction 7/27/07

  • 11Printhead Conversion Kit

    Reinstall the Electronics Cover

    Reinstall the Electronics Cover1. See Figure 12. Install the electronics cover by aligning it and sliding down, ensuring the

    lower flanges are inside the base and the upper flanges are between the main frame and the media door.

    Figure 12 Locate the Upper and Lower Flanges

    2. See Figure 3 on page 4. Install the four mounting screws.

    3. See Figure 2 on page 3. Open the media door.

    4. Install the electronics cover mounting screw and lock washer.

    1 Electronics cover2 Upper flanges (3)3 Lower flanges (2)

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  • Printhead Conversion Kit12

    Remove the Old Printhead

    Remove the Old Printhead

    1.

    2. See Figure 13. Rotate the printhead pressure dials to the #1 position.

    Figure 13 Locate the Printhead Pressure Dials

    3. Do you have a cutter option installed?

    Caution The printhead may be hot and could cause severe burns. Allow the printhead to cool.

    Caution Observe proper electrostatic safety precautions when handling static-sensitive components such as circuit boards and printheads.

    Connect yourself to an antistatic device.

    1 Postion #12 Pressure dial

    If Then

    No Continue with step 4.Yes You may find it easier to replace the printhead with the cutter assembly

    removed. Go to Remove the Cutter Assembly on page 18.

    1 21

    21 2

    12

    ZM400 ZM60079805L-001 B ZM400/ZM600 Installation Instruction 7/27/07

  • 13Printhead Conversion Kit

    Remove the Old Printhead

    4. See Figure 14. Locate and remove the thumbscrew from the print mechanism.

    Figure 14 Remove the Thumbscrew

    1 Print mechanism2 Thumbscrew

    1

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    Remove the Old Printhead

    5. See Figure 15. Open the print mechanism and latch it in the vertical position.

    6.

    7. Remove and discard the printhead assembly from the printer.

    Figure 15 Remove the Printhead

    Caution The printhead may be hot and could cause severe burns. Allow the printhead to cool.

    Disconnect the printhead data and power cables.

    1 Printhead assembly2 Print mechanism3 Printhead data cable connector4 Printhead power cable connector5 Latch assembly

    1

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  • 15Printhead Conversion Kit

    Install the New Printhead

    Install the New Printhead1. See Figure 16. Align the two forks with the bearings and set the printhead assembly onto

    the platen housing. This is done for ease of connecting the printhead cables.

    2.

    Figure 16 Align the Forks and Bearings

    Caution An improperly connected printhead data or power cable may cause the printhead to generate excessive heat and/or display HEAD COLD or other false error messages.

    Connect the power and data cables to the printhead.

    1 Thumbscrew2 Alignment holes (2)3 Cable guide4 Alignment pins (2)5 Platen housing6 Forks (2)7 Bearings (2)

    4

    6

    2

    3

    5

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  • Printhead Conversion Kit16

    Install the New Printhead

    3. Connect both printhead power and data cables to the printhead connectors and carefully slide them into position. Ensure the cables are in their proper channels and are not binding the printhead.

    4. See Figure 17. Tip the printhead fork assembly slightly and insert the printhead ribbon guide into the print mechanism as shown.

    5. Tip the printhead fork assembly up and into the print mechamism ensuing that the two locating protrusions on either side of the print printhead snap into the locating holes of the ribbon guide plate. Move the assembly back and forth to be sure that it is engaged. There should be little movement.

    6. While holding the printhead in place, install the thumb screw to secure the fork assembly.

    Figure 17 Install the Printhead Fork Assembly

    Note When mounting the printhead fork assembly onto the print mechanism, visually inspect and ensure the cables are in their channels at the back of their carrier assembly, power cable under data cable, and are not binding on the print mechanism.

    1 Thumbscrew2 Print mechanism3 Printhead fork assembly4 Ribbon guide plate

    1 1

    2 2

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    4 4

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    5 Printhead ribbon guide

  • 17Printhead Conversion Kit

    Install the New Printhead

    7. Clean the printhead with the Zebra Preventative Maintenance kit.

    8. See Figure 13 on page 12. Rotate the two printhead pressure dials to the desired position for your daily printing.

    9. Did you remove a cutter assembly?

    10.

    11. Reconnect the AC power cord and data cables

    12. Turn on (l) the printer.

    If Then

    No Continue with step 10.Yes Got to Reinstall the Cutter Assembly on page 19.

    Caution When you are loading media or ribbon, remove all jewelry that could come into contact with the printhead or other printer parts.

    Reinstall the media and ribbon.7/27/07 ZM400/ZM600 Installation Instruction 79805L-001 B

  • Printhead Conversion Kit18

    Remove the Cutter Assembly

    Remove the Cutter Assembly1. See Figure 18. Unlatch the printhead and turn the latch assembly clockwise to access the

    cutter mounting screw.

    2.

    Figure 18 Remove the Cutter Assembly

    3. Slide the cutter assembly to the left then lift up and remove the assembly from the platen assembly hooks.

    4. Go to step 4 on page 13.

    Caution The cutter blade is sharp. Do not touch or rub the blade with your fingers.

    Remove the cutter mounting screw.

    1 Cutter assembly2 Mounting screw3 Printhead latch4 Platen assembly hooks (2)5 Cutter harness

    Note The cutter guard does not need to be removed from the cutter assembly during this procedure.

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  • 19Printhead Conversion Kit

    Reinstall the Cutter Assembly

    Reinstall the Cutter Assembly1. See Figure 18 on page 18. Reinstall the cutter assembly on the hooks of the platen

    housing. a. Hold the cutter assembly as far to the left as possible, and align the larger part of the

    step slot with the hooks on the platen housing. b. Slide the cutter assembly onto the hooks and then push down and slide the assembly

    to the right.

    2. Using the cutter mounting screw removed earlier, secure the cutter assembly onto the platen assembly. The mounting tab on the cutter fits behind and attaches to the platen assembly.

    3. Turn the latch assembly counterclockwise until it snaps in place.

    4.

    5. Reconnect the AC power cord and data cables

    6. Turn on (l) the printer.

    Caution When you are loading media or ribbon, remove all jewelry that could come into contact with the printhead or other printer parts.

    Reinstall the media and ribbon.7/27/07 ZM400/ZM600 Installation Instruction 79805L-001 B

    Printhead Conversion KitPrepare for InstallationParts ListReference MaterialsTools RequiredRemove the Electronics Cover

    Remove the Old Drive Belt and Platen PulleyInstall the New Drive Belt and Platen PulleyRemove the Gear CoverReinstall the Compound Gear and Gear CoverReinstall the Electronics CoverRemove the Old PrintheadInstall the New PrintheadRemove the Cutter AssemblyReinstall the Cutter Assembly

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