The plattern (glass plate) has no electronics attached to it. It should be possible to unclip or unscrew the plastic holding it down and remove it for cleaning. If not new printer.Here's how it ended up, went there today the wasps had not broken out, but returning wasps on the outside must have been talking to them because in just a few days that the lid has been on they built this. The box had been put on a drip tray for honey boxes i didn't want to open it cos I didn't have a bee suit so put it on the deck and took it home
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Opened it up and found the wasps too groggy to fly, either suffocation or heat, so I put a little petrol in to finish them, then removed the nest. Couple interesting things, first there does not seem to be much brood, not sure if they are slowing down, or if the suffocation had something to do with that. SDecond thing, notice bottom right of the pic the cells are much larger? I'm guessing these were for queen rearing, which will be about to start around now, big time.
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And finally, slight change of topic, the insects are taking over . I get home, go to use the scanner, and find an ant nest in there. That part is not accessable but I need to move them on before they damage the electronics. Not sure how to do that.
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Pages 174 to 186 helpful plus possibly other pages in the contents area.Yes true. If I could take the glass out I could vacuum them easy. But it seems like it is sealed into the plastic there is no obvious way to remove it.
I have fed a few crumbs of vespex to the ants and all the adults are now dead. Will just have to wait and see what happens to the larvae.