How to do an Advanced Cleaning on the NXTElite Card Printer

  1. Select the gear button to open the advanced menu, then select the cleaning button.

  1. Remove the cards from the hopper and adjust the intake feeder by moving the slider to the max position.

  1. Remove the ribbon from inside the printer.

  1. Select the third icon to generate all three green check marks. Then select the advanced cleaning button.

  1. Take the T-shaped cleaning card and insert it into the intake hopper. When the cleaning is complete, the T-shaped card will be ejected independently.

  1. Next, take the adhesive card, peel the adhesive side, and insert the sticky side up into the intake hopper. Insert the card as the instructions indicate. When the card is finished cleaning, it will eject to the bottom hopper.

  1. Take the cotton swab and bend the tube. This will break the internal seal and release the cleaning solution inside the tube.

  1. To locate the print head, move the plastic covering by moving the level upward.

  1. Apply pressure on the print head and slide the swab across the print head 5-10 times.

Note: Be sure to wipe the print head in a singular direction to prevent damage to the print head.


  1. The cleaning is now complete. Select the back arrow button on the screen. Then, place all the supplies back in the printer and move the slider back to its original position.

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