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Z3100 internal connecting cables killed by rats

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DesignJet Z3100
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Good day,



I am a freelance photographer living in a game reserve, in the deepest bush, in Namibia.

Recently, tree rats got into my HP Z3100 printer and bit through almost all internal connecting cables, see images attached.

I am unable to reconnect the cables since it is impossible to tell which wire goes where. My livelihood depends on the printer and nobody here in Namibia or South Africa is able to help me.


Can anybody tell me if there is a cabling set available or maybe some kind of wiring plan?

I also attach a picture of the serial number etc.


Your help would be greatly appreciated!


Many thanks,


Christian Goltz




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Go to forum - printers papers and inks.  Put your question there and hope that Mark Lindquist turns up.  Lindquist is the most knowledgeable about fixing these printers on the internet.  Just be patient - he usually checks in and will likely help you if he can.   


LuLa is the best place for help for Z-series printers.


Better get a new printer - that one looks done for.

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