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Typically what causes what you are describing on many laser printers is the worn-out three gear set between the toner cartridge and fused assembly that needs replacing but sometimes simply replacing both the fused assembly and toner cartridge will temporarily resolve this issue
Error type P12: System ErrorError point 309: Master-compression-motor encoder sensor count did not change as the master compression motor activated in the compress direction and moved out from the home position. Try this: Press reset-key. If recovery fails you machine needs service.
You have been absolutely correct in every way. The problem is that the 3200 you are dealing with has an internal counter for the Cyan drum that can only (according to all documentation I can find and as I was told in class) be reset by the chip that resides on the drum that needs to be replaced. Better put,whenever a new drum is put in,a chip within the drum resets a counter on the copier.The copier monitors the usage of the drum from that point forward using a few variables.And even though you may not see a problem the device will at some point give a code such as yours which means end of life, Canon's words not mine. This is to protect the copier from undue stress that could lead to genuine damage.So by putting a functional drum from one machine into another will not "change" the copier's mind. I searched thru the service modes and there is no true way to reset/fake that counter out as it needs a new drum chip to reset it it. There is a drastic way to do it I suppose which is a main controller reset, But that is more involved that many techs want to deal with, as it is pretty involved as to putting all the factory values(different for every machine) back in and all network settings etc.... .I wish I could have helped more, but I feel I have helped a bit.At least if you need a tech you will be even MORE intelligent than you already are. NOTE* we are assuming that none of the MANY others things that can simulate drum failure are not in play. Take care :-)
Please follow the directions below to clear the paper jam error orincase there is one somewhere.
Turn off the Printer. Remove the drum and toner from the front cover. Remove the toner from the drum. Look inside machine incase of possible paper jam. Open back cover and paper tray incase of jam. Close all doors and put toner and drum back in machine. Turn on the printer, and see if the error message is gone.
Normally when this model does not feed the master,there is a drive band jump off it place n the master drive unit.To correct this open the front panel of the master making unit and check that all the drive bands is in place.I am working 10 years with Riso and this machines is the best I ever worked with.
Yes Easy. Get out the Sylinder drum, switch off the machine: open a back cover' on a board press reset then switch on the machine while the drum is out; then insert the Sylinder Drum. the error should be gone.
I want to help but I am a bit confused. First of all just to provide you with additional info, there are basically three criteria that cause a need to replace the drum. One ,as in your case,is when the waste toner level reaches a level that the waste toner sensor gets covered with toner and it gives you the prompt you received. What happens is that despite the fact that in an ideal world ALL of the the image that is formed on the drum to be transferred to the paper actually does transfer completely and therefore no waste. Real world is that a small portion of the image remains on the drum and is cleaned off and deposited "into" the cavity of the drum where the waste toner receptacle resides and the waste toner sensor does as well. Once the waste toner sensor sees an excessive level it generates the prompt you received and the cpu begins to count pages (and I'll be d$%&ED if I can find the exact number) and if the drum is not replaced the device will give an error code and shut down. We will return to this topic in a moment as it is truly the source of our dillema. The second reason to replace the drum is that copy quality has turned to ****. The 1023 drum is good for........laugh with me as to how they determined this number, 26,900 copies. Not 26k. not 27k. Collective ROFL. This second criteria manifests itself in just crappy looking copies, and the end user calls for copy quality problems. The third reason is the abstract. For example a foreign object damages the drum. This includes the human hand.LOL. So, after all that hot air I just expelled I am at a loss as to why you are still getting an error message. The new drum should have satisfied all the requirements as the waste toner sensor is happy now, and there is no counter that needs to be reset. I am sorry that I could not be of more help. I know you will cuss me for saying this, but, power off and power on and see if that helps. And we cannot eliminate the fact that the waste toner sensor that resides in the drum unit is bad. Entirely possible.AND...remember that the cpu is counting only sheets of paper not toner usage. So if the copier thinks the waste toner is full, and it does not "see" that everything is ok now, it will give you an E-19 error code after so many sheets of paper pass by. I looked in the service manual and could not find a finite number of copies after the waste toner sensor gets pissed. Then the machine goes wheels up. If I can help further(like I helped alot this time) let me know. ...........SPINAL.......