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  • GuyN Feb 19, 2012

    Hi FixYa Team,
    Although both locking mechanism on the V700 scanner are unlocked, the V700 is presently making a loud grinding/clicking/clashing noise during the scans of negatives.
    No problem or noise in scanning photo, it is just the top carriage scanner for negatives that is starting this noise once crossing 2.3" of the scanning area in the preview of the professional mode.
    Do you think I am facing a mechanical problem, and I am wondering if any alignment or calibration can be done, or any other idea on what to do beside returning to Epson. Actually I have made two experiment:
    1) doing a preview scan and let it go to the end with all the noise and than selecting an area of scan W-8" and H=2.3" and then scanning effectively - no noise during this short scan as it did not cross the area line of (H=2.3")
    2) repeating 1) for the preview scan but pulling out the connector of the top cover of the scanner connecting to the base. The preview will take time but will scan with no noise as the Top part is not activated although the preview is set for negatives.
    Hoping that you will be able to help and suggest, thank you
    Guy

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