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Black line through sent faxes

When sending a fax, a black line appears vertically all the way down the page. Any ideas on how to correct this?

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Open up the document feeder and clean the scanner glass.

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How to fax?


This section describes dialing and sending faxes directly using the Numeric buttons.

note:
  • A PBX (Private Branch Exchange) is an on-site telephone switchboard. If your machine is connected through a PBX or other telephone switching systems, you have to dial the outside line access number first, and then the number of the party you are calling.
Sending a Fax with the Numeric Buttons .

Click here for other useful sending methods.


1. Preparing for sending a fax.(1) Make sure that the power is turned on.

(2) Load a document on the Platen Glass or in the ADF.

important:
  • When sending a double-sided document, set the document on the Platen Glass. You cannot scan double-sided documents from the ADF.







(3) Press the FAX button.
The fax standby screen will appear.
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(4) Adjust the density (scan contrast) or image quality (fax resolution) as necessary.
See "Adjusting the Sending Quality"

2. Sending the fax.
  • When the document was loaded on the Platen Glass:
(1) Use the Numeric buttons to dial the recipient's number.
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(2) Press the Color button for color sending, or the Black button for black & white sending.
important:
  • Color sending requires that the recipient's fax machine supports color faxing.
(3) Press the OK button.
The machine starts sending the fax.
note: When loading two or more documents

  • Load the next page, and press the same button as you pressed in (2) of step 2. Repeat the same procedure to scan all pages of the document, and press the OK button.
  • When you have sent the first page with the Black button, the following pages will be sent in black and white.

When the document was loaded in the ADF:

(1) Use the Numeric buttons to dial the recipient's number.
(2) Press the Color button for color sending, or the Black button for black & white sending.
The machine scans the document automatically and starts sending the fax.
important:
  • Color sending requires that the recipient's fax machine supports color faxing.
note:
  • To cancel sending a fax, press the Stop button, and follow the instructions on the LCD.

  • If documents remain in the ADF after pressing the Stop button during scanning, "Close the feeder cover [OK]Eject the document" will appear on the LCD. Press the OK button so that the remaining document is automatically fed out.

Automatic redialing
  • When sending a fax and the recipient's line is busy, the machine will redial the number after a specified interval. Auto redial is enabled by default. Auto redial can be enabled or disabled by selecting ON or OFF. Select ON to specify the number of redialing in Redial times and redialing interval in Redial interval.

Redialing the Number Dialed with the Numeric Buttons

1.Prepare for sending a fax.
(1) Make sure that the power is turned on.
(2) Load a document on the Platen Glass or in the ADF.
(3) Press the FAX button.
The fax standby screen will appear.
(4) Adjust the image density (scan contrast) or quality (fax resolution) as necessary.
See "Adjusting the Sending Quality"
2. Select the telephone number recently dialed.
(1) Press the Redial/Pause button.
Most recently dialed fax number using the Numeric buttons will appear.
(2) Use the g0016984.png (-) or g0008875.png (+) button to select the number to redial.
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(3) Press the OK button.
The selected number will appear in the fax standby screen.
3. Send the fax.
Press the Color button for color sending, or the Black button for black & white sending.
important:
  • Color sending requires that the recipient's fax machine supports color faxing.


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Open up the document feeder and clean the small glass. If the line is more than 1/4 inch wide you have a bad scanner block.

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Is it when u send or recieve faxes!If on sending(open the part where u put in the faxes to sent!U will see a big black roller and under that a small black one,undeer that a long strip of glass,make sure that there's no marks of any kind on the glass!If recieving it might be on the fax that is sending the fax!Good Luck!

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Check the wondow where the paper passes to be scanned. You will probably find some debris or white out stuck on the glass. That is usually the cause of vertical lines on sent faxes.

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Vertical line appears on the faxed page sent to


This sounds like a dirty scanning glass in the adf feeder. clean the glass with a soft cloth. if this doesn't solve the problem, there might be dirty optics under the scanning glass.

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Lift the document feeder cover, and clean the scanner glass.

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HP actually provides a service that lets you test your fax machine:

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See if this helps. Good luck.

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