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How to Upgrade, Repair, Disassemble a Tektronix Printer

Do you need to upgrade or repair your printer? Here is a collection of free take apart instructions, disassembly pictures, cleaning advice, upgrade and repair manuals, as well as do-it-yourself (DIY) tips and tricks for Phaser printers and for ink or toner cartridges. If you have written a hacking guide yourself (or if you know of a maintenance tutorial not linked here), please submit a new entry.

Tektronix Phaser 740 [external link]Completely illustrated step-by-step teardown guide toget a couple of nice brushless motors with 50mm stators.
Tektronix Phaser 740 [external link]Donkey-punching an imaging unit: this printer contains an expensive color imaging unit which tracks of the total number of page images it has processed. When the image count exceeds a set number the printer will no longer function until the unit is replaced, regardless of its continued viability. G-Cipher has vowed to reverse engineer and defeat the image count mechanism.

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