[rescue] Replacing the glass in a scanner

Thomas Gallaway rescue at port11.net
Tue Dec 14 17:02:44 CST 2004

We had a client drop something on a brand new scanner once. Took the 
broken glass to a glass store down the street and they cut it just the 
right size. Cost us $2.50 to replace and was working great.

-- Thomas

John Ruschmeyer wrote:

>My father-in-law and I were walking through the parking garage at JFK
>airport and came across a poor abandoned HP PSC 2110 all-in-one
>printer/scanner/fax/copier. A quick triage noted a broken scanner glass
>as the only obvious problem, so we brought it home.
>I haven't tried hooking it to a computer yet, but a quick color copy
>worked (caveat lines from the cracks in what was left of the glass), so
>I assume the basic functionality is intact.
>The bottom line is that I need to replace the scanner glass. I assume
>that this is just a regular piece of glass albeit, possibly, with some
>optical properties such as an anti-reflective coating. Is this correct?
>Anybody know of a good source for a replacement? I haven't checked with
>HP yet, but I presume they'll want something approaching the cost of a
>new unit.
>Also, are there disassembly instructions anyplace?
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