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Mikrotek ScanMaker 9800X

Anyone have a how-to for the Lamp Replacement. And best place to Purchase Lamp, in Canada

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Re: Mikrotek ScanMaker 9800X

I'm facing the same problem. The thin fluorescent tubes look exactly like LCD backlights. A 15.4" WSXGA bulb should do the trick. For scanners past warranty, what can you lose besides a few screws? John

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Re: Mikrotek ScanMaker 9800X

These days it is a service by replacenent item Buy the next scanner

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