Digital Check scanners and teller equipment

TellerScanTS500 – Excess Ink Absorption Pad Replacement

The TS500 scanner requires periodic cleaning and maintenance to ensure optimal performance. Part of
the maintenance process will include replacement of the Ink Absorber Pad.

Examples of Excess Ink Pad Condition (Fig. A)

Not fully saturated — does not need replacement
Scanner excess ink collection pad - medium amount of ink, does not need changing.
Completely saturated — replacement needed
Scanner excess ink collection pad - fully saturated with ink.
New pad
Part #155145

Scanner excess ink collection pad - new with white pad no ink.

*Preventative maintenance and replacement of the Ink Absorber Pad will prevent symptoms such as those listed below.


  • Excessive ink smearing on items and/or scanner track.
  • Rear track door may have ink dripping from the bottom.


  • Ink Absorber Pad has reached ink saturation limit. (See Fig. A above)

Replacement Procedure: (See Fig. B below)

  • Open Rear Track door
  • Release Ink Absorber Pad by pushing lock tab in and lifting to remove.
  • Be sure to wipe up excess ink before installing replacement Ink Absorber Pad.
  • Install replacement Ink Absorber Pad by inserting into slot on door until it clicks into place.

Location of the Excess Ink Pad on the Rear Scanner Wall (Fig. B)

Location of the excess ink collection pad on the rear wall of a TellerScan TS500 check scanner.


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