Salvaging Canon Pixma Pro-100 - which parts to keep?

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The printer is practically new, yet pretty much dead and out of warranty. I got another working one, the same model. Want to get rid of the dead one, although I would like to know which parts are worth saving. The carts, the printhead, what else?

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If the printer is dead because of a mechanical problem but the logic board is OK. maybe it's worth to remove the board and save it, and the power supply as well.
 
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If you're mucking around in the mess of pulling the purge unit then might as well grab the waste ink diaper pads. Wash them and store in a ziplock bag for the day your waste ink counter needs a second resetting.
 

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If you're mucking around in the mess of pulling the purge unit then might as well grab the waste ink diaper pads. Wash them and store in a ziplock bag for the day your waste ink counter needs a second resetting.

Yes, as the failed printer had only done 50 prints or less, the absorbers will be almost as new. Why didn't I think of that?
 

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Apart from salvaging useful parts, another service that this dead Pro-100 can do for @Printguy is to serve as a guinea-pig to learn how to disassemble and reassemble it without damaging anything. Given the case, this knowledge would be useful for dealing with his newer Pro-100
 

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to learn how to disassemble and reassemble it without damaging anything. Given the case, this knowledge would be useful for dealing with his newer Pro-100
If he’s going that far then why not take photos as he goes along..
Might even find out if there’s a battery on board…
 

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Apart from salvaging useful parts, another service that this dead Pro-100 can do for @Printguy is to serve as a guinea-pig to learn how to disassemble and reassemble it without damaging anything. Given the case, this knowledge would be useful for dealing with his newer Pro-100

That's the main problem for me at this point--to know how to take it apart :) Could not find any info online.
 
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