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Lexmark MS818

Lexmark MS818

Accessing the controller board

    Note:  This task requires a flat‑head screwdriver.

    CAUTION—SHOCK HAZARD:  If you are accessing the controller board or installing optional hardware or memory devices sometime after setting up the printer, then turn the printer off, and unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet before continuing. If you have any other devices attached to the printer, then turn them off as well, and unplug any cables going into the printer.

  1. Remove the controller board access cover.

  2. Using a screwdriver, loosen the screws on the controller board shield.

  3. Remove the shield.

  4. Use the following illustration to locate the appropriate connector:

    Warning—Potential Damage:  Controller board electronic components are easily damaged by static electricity. Touch a metal surface on the printer first before touching any controller board electronic component or connector.


    Lexmark™ Internal Solutions Port or printer hard disk connector


    Option card connector


    Memory card connector

  5. Align the screws with the holes on the shield, and then reattach the shield.

  6. Tighten the screws on the shield.

  7. Reattach the access cover.

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