Advice 1: How to clean a VCR head

There are several ways self cleaning heads of VCR. This can be done using a special video, intended for cleaning, and with the help of a tampon soaked in alcohol.
How to clean a VCR head
Instruction
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The first method is to use cleaning tapes. Cleaning to disassemble the device it is not necessary – this is the advantage of this method. Insert the cleaning cassette into the VCR and start it. Wait for the moment until she's lost from beginning to end. You should not use the same tape again. In this case all collected it the dirt will once again be on the heads of the VCR. Also, before using a cleaning video tapes it is recommended to read the instructions for its use to prevent other errors.
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If a cleaning tape doesn't help, try the second method. It consists of manual cleaning heads of VCR. To do this you need a small stick, rag or cotton cloth and alcohol. Prepare all materials before beginning work.
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Remove the VCR top cover. Do this carefully so as not to damage the chip device. Inside you will see the drum videografie. Next, take the prepared stick and wrap it in a cloth or cambric cloth. Soak it in alcohol (in a pinch use a Cologne). After this a neat way to wipe the surface of the heads of the VCR. Don't put pressure on them, clean them slow translational motions. Do not hurry, so as not to damage anything inside the unit, including the head.
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After that, prepare another swab, wound on a stick a rag. Do not soak it in alcohol and leave it dry and gently wipe the head. Do not click on them, otherwise you can damage them.
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After the procedure without closing the top cover, insert an ordinary VCR cassette video and play it. If you properly cleaned the heads, the image quality is good – you can tighten the lid. If not, repeat the cleaning procedure again.

Advice 2: How to clean the printer head

During prolonged idle jet printer without work, when using non-genuine supplies or refilling your inkjet cartridges you may encounter various printing defects. This is due to the fact that nozzles of printheads are clogged and need cleaning.
How to clean the printer head
Instruction
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The printhead of an inkjet printer can be cleaned using the appropriate tools, usually supplied by the manufacturer supplied software. To use this option, click "start" on the taskbar, select "Printers and faxes".
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In the list of connected hardware select your printer, click the right mouse button, select "Properties". In the opened window in the appropriate tab, select "Cleaning" or "Deep cleaning". Note that when you perform this operation consumes ink.
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Apart way clean heads this process can be started manually by pressing the corresponding key combination on the printer control panel. Necessary key combination specified in the user manual that came with the printer.
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If clogged print heads are strong, and the software cleaning does not help, try to clean by using third-party tools. For this you need to extract the printhead from the printer. If you have a low budget printer in which the printheads are aligned with the ink, the operation is not difficult: perform the same sequence of actions as when replacing the empty ink tanks. If you have a more expensive printer with lots of ink (5 or more), you need a service manual, which you can request at the service center.
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Carefully following the service points of the user, remove the printhead. Next take a cloth napkin, wet it with water and gently put the printhead on a wet surface. Wait a few minutes. Then move the head to a clean place. Repeat this operation 5-6 times. If desired, the cleaning effect can be enhanced using included vacuum cleaner, holding it up to the printhead nozzles.
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The more expensive printers in addition to water-soluble inks are used pigment inks for superior color reproduction. The pigment is not water soluble, to remove it use household cleaners based on isopropyl alcohol. Products containing ammonia cannot be used.

Advice 3: How to clean the printhead of the printer

Most people who use inkjet printers or multi-function devices, will sooner or later face the necessity of cleaning the print head. Why is this happening? The simple answer is inkjet printers when printing use liquid consumables – inks, which tend to dry out, including dry and remnants of the ink in the nozzles of the print head.
How to clean the printhead of the printer
You will need
  • Computer, printer, paper for printer, basic skills for working with computer
Instruction
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The first thing to figure out when you need to clean the print head. No reason to carry out this procedure is not necessary, because when the cleaning head is used, a significant amount of ink. If the printer is without work, as prevention is better instead to use the clean print special pages with elements of all the primary colors.
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The symptoms, in which the print head cleaning becomes necessary is the appearance of band-gaps when printing. By the way, similar symptoms appear when running out of ink. To know their level, click on "Printers" in "start menu" and click on the icon of your device. In the window that opens displays the properties of the printer, including ink level. If the cartridges are not empty, and passes when printing appeared, start print head cleaning.
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Make sure that the printer had inserted the paper. In the properties window of the printer , select the Maintenance tab. Will see the option to clean heads standard and deep. Better to start with the standard, because during deep cleaning consumes more ink. Deep cleaning should be applied if the standard does not give the desired result. Start the cleaning.
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After executing a control program, the printer will print a test page to find out how effective was the cleanup. If the gaps have not disappeared, the operation must be repeated, selecting the option "Deep cleaning".
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If these treatments do not help, contact the service center. Independent attempts head cleaning "artisanal" methods (soaking in a cleaning solution, etc.) can lead to its damage.

Advice 4: How to clean dvd head

Over time, any disk players start off bad and work well enough to read the disks. The problem lies in the clogging of the head of the player, because the discs are placed there not sterile clean, but in order that the head's clogged, a lot of visible dirt is not required. Include the player to the service center, and you can do it yourself, especially what to clean dvd head not too difficult.
How to clean dvd head
Instruction
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Locate the lens head. It is situated near the spindle that rotates the disk. The head looks like the regular lens, only a very small (smaller than the nail on your little finger).
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After that, take a dry cotton cosmetic stick and carefully swipe over the lens surface. Do it gently, because the lens is suspended on the coils, which have positioned it during the workflow. And too much push you can damage the precision mechanism. This will cause your player all can stop reading discs.
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Use a special cleaning liquid which can be purchased at the hardware store. Apply it on the cosmetic cotton stick and clean as previously cleaned the tape head. Then take a cotton cloth or cloth for wiping glasses and gently wipe dry.
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Use cleaning disks. This is one of the options, but the user community is very skeptical about this invention and particularly the use and productivity from such cleaning is not watching. But as they say, if such a case exists, so not so bad, and they all work. However, there is one "but". Cleaning disc, whatever it was good, will be able to remove the contamination from the surface, and under the head will be a pile of dust.
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Use "joint" cleaning. For a start run a special cleaning disc that will clean contamination from the surface of the dvd-head, and then disassemble the player and clean the remaining contaminated area manually. Thus, you need not worry about damage to the surface of the lens head, if, say, the hand trembled. Spend such a thorough cleaning from time to time. For example, every few months. Do not wait to start "jumping" or other interference during playback.
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