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IBM 6400-A00 prints normally and stops.

A Mod 10 printer working with HP NPS on centronics input prints normally. Then after 5 or 15 or 30 pages printing stops and printer
is always ready. No more communication indication lit.No printer messages. To recover, a power cycle needed.
Is the problem on the Printer board ?
Please advise if infos available.
Rakotovao Larion.
Ivory Coast

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  • senthraj Dec 16, 2008

    i have problem in ibm 6400 printer

  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    I have the same problem.



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Please Clean or Change the Platen Open Sensor Switch.
Your problems will be Solved.


Pawan Dahake
( I.P.S., Nagpur )

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  • Nilufer Gokce
    Nilufer Gokce Nov 21, 2013

    Hi, We use IBM 6400 printer.Printer status always processing and not pring.

  • Pawan Dahake
    Pawan Dahake Nov 21, 2013

    There must be some Control signal Problems in interface.

    Check changing Interface cable or else change trying printing from another PC. If still it do not print. then need to repair the interface section of Printer Logic card.



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