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hp t730 paper cutter stopped working

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Hi, I am having a terrible time finding answers for my problem, I hope someone in the forum can help.

My hp t730 stopped cutting paper; it happened after the las portion of the paper roll went through the plot area, this end of the paper is, unfortunately, folded in such a way that paper tends to get stuck in the print area of the plotter.

I tries several things: shutting it down for a long period of time, resetting the media type, changing paper size. none of these measures helped, the cutter still does not disengage to cut paper.

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Likely the cutter has failed. Not an uncommon issue on this series. You can test by trying to manually move the cutter. If it is not smooth then a gear has cracked inside and replacement is the only fix. Part number CQ890-67108

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We have a number of T730's with the cracked gear problem.  I've seen both nylon and copper replacement gears.  Does anyone have  a good source for them?  I am also willing to order replacement cutters if the cracked gear problem has been resolved so it doesn't happen again.

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I have never actually looked into 3rd party gears as the cutters are reasonable price and it takes only minutes to change

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Thanks.  Hopefully, they have resolved the gear problem and the supply chain contains updated cutters.

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