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Light Print copy is very light compare to the internal print and system print. I had cleaned scanner and glass which is located on the scanner & i had cleaned the lsu(Laser Sensing Unit). The problem not yet solved.Please Post a Solution For this Problem.

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  • sivagopi kinnera Oct 17, 2008

    copy is very light compare to the internal print and system print. I had cleaned scanner and glass which is located on the scanner & i had cleaned the lsu(Laser Sensing Unit). The problem not yet solved.Please Post a Solution For this Problem.it is in DARK mode only since iam getting light and the catridge is new one.

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When the copy light in enternal and external print modes see OPC in your cartridge.  Or replace your cartridge with 100% reliable cartridge.

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    Igor Studennikoff Oct 18, 2008

    If the new cartridge is established and varies nothing, means it is
    necessary to repair a method of block replacement. The scanner and the
    laser do not play a role. The pale copy arises in the event that the
    charge of necessary size is not put on a photodrum. Consider that a new
    cartridge not always 100 % the serviceable.

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    Igor Studennikoff Oct 18, 2008

    Replace OPC in cartridge!

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Light Print - 6b1645a.jpgThe button circled in red is the darkness/lightness button for the copier. The normal option should have a light beside it. If that light is on then maybe try setting it to darker? Hope this helps.

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What you need to do is adjust shading. That recalabrates the scanner. To enter the machine into the tech mode you press " menu, # 1934" then you will be in the tech mode, a T should appear on the machine screen. You then go to machine setup and maintenance, then scroll to adjust shading or just shading, depending on how your specific firmware states it.
Then place 5 sheets of white paper on the glass, 5 pieces of paper think not spread out, then press start, if it askes you DO you want to asjust press start and let it run through the setup.
Once you have cleaned the scanner you really need to adjust teh shading. A better way to say it would be scanner calabration.

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Once you have cleaned the scanner you really need to adjust teh shading. A better way to say it would be scanner calabration.

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