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Copies are too light and nothing is working

So I did the three things that are in the manual, "1) The original image might be too light or dark, adjust the exposure manually to compensate. 2) The copier might be in automatic exposure mode, adjust the automatic exposure manually. 3) The copier might be in photo mode, cancel the photo mode exposure." And the copier STILL prints too light. Is something in the copier malfunctioning? I can't seem to figure it out.

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Re: Copies are too light and nothing is working

Probably needs a good cleaning. The mirrors get dusty. I would suggest you call a tech. to do it. As you can nock something out of wack.

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If its just on copies it may just be something on the glass. If its on printed images also, it is one of a few things.
1. (most likely) The drum is bad change the toner/drum for whichever color that the line is.
2.the fuser is bad
3. the transfer belt isn't getting cleaned

Jul 15, 2014 | HP LaserJet Printers & Copiers

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Our copier is copying in light shade. how to make it darker

To adjust the default lighter/darker setting

1. On the LaserJet 3015, press MENU/ENTER.

2. Use the < or the > button to select Copy setup, and then press MENU/ENTER.

3. Use the < or the > button to select Def. Light/Dark, and then press MENU/ENTER.

4. Use the < or the > button to adjust the setting. Move the slider to the left to make all of the

copies lighter than the original, or move the slider to the right to make all of the copies

darker than the original.
5. Press MENU/ENTER to save the selection.

Page 48 of the User Guide has instructions for adjusting the light/dark setting during a copy job.

Also see the Troubleshooting section of the User Guide for other possible reasons for light/faded copies.

If your copies continue to come out too light, you may need to clean the insert a new toner cartridge or change brands of toner. I tried several "generic" toner cartridges and refills, but my prints and copies were always faded or streaky. After going back to genuine HP cartridges, I haven't had any print quality problems.

Jul 21, 2011 | HP LaserJet 3015 All-In-One Printer

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All my 8-1/2" x 11" copies are deeply streaked

Chang your UHR and LHR with stripper fingeres, if it is not available at your country change the fusr unit it will resolve your problem feel free to contact me if you have any difficulties and rate me

May 03, 2011 | Sharp Printers & Copiers

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Light copies

One of three issues --

1/ Toner is about out.
2/ Fuser needs replacement.
3/ Darkness setting is too low.

3/ Go to the configuration menu and raise the darkness setting.

1/ Check to see if your toner is low. Again go to the control panel and navigate to the status page
and print out a page. It will give you the % left of toner.

Mar 23, 2011 | Samsung SCX-6345N Printer

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Copy darkness problem canon image runner 2830

Did you try to clean beneath the copy glass?
On digital machines, when the copy glass or optics are dirty, copy becomes verry light.

How many copies do you have? pres 123 button.
It also could be that you need to change the toner station, by the book it goes 300000 copies.
But I bet on dirty copy glass and dirty scanner assy.Clean the glass with glass cleaner and polish it with dry cloth.

Jul 25, 2010 | Canon imageRUNNER 2870 Copier

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Dark copies in normal mode.

Cleaning the optics and corona wires will clean up your image quality. It's just dust build up on the mirrors and lens.

Apr 17, 2009 | Panasonic Printers & Copiers

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Cannon PC1061 making dark copies

OR you can do it yourself.

your problems seems to be Dirty Mirrors.

Your copiear has 6 mirrors that need to be clean up. 5 of them are kinda easy access. the other needs to be clean thru something thiner than your fingers. (you can see the mirror but no way you can reach it).

Now dont worry (not yet) about that 6th mirror since THEORICALLY it doesnt get dirty.

So try first to clean up the other mirrors. and see what happens.

They are located below the platen glass (remove it) and be careful with the lenses (do not touch them). clean everything that seems to reflect light Or images.

If nothing changes you may want to try out with a new cartdrige. Your drum may be done.

Oct 19, 2008 | Canon PC1061 Copier

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New scx-4521-FG/ too much fad

The darkest copy setting is obtained when the contrast is set to dark and the toner save is turned off. If the originals being copied are too light, this unit has trouble seeing the image and the copies are extremely light as well. If the originals are good and dark, try using original toner cartridges.

Be blessed.

Oct 15, 2008 | Samsung SCX 4521F All-In-One Laser Printer

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Copies too dark

1-drum needs changing
2-wires needs changing (the cleaning doesn't do anything for it)
3-developper needs changing.

Sep 23, 2008 | Toshiba 2060 Copier

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Dark line when trying to make original copies.

The type of printer you have reads the image you want to copy by passing the paper in front of a image reader (it is like a wand with a light-slit on a side).

If someone passed in front of this reader a paper with something like dirt on it (or typing corrector not dry enough) some of that could stick ON the light-slit, so that the section covered with it cannot read any more the image you want to copy at that point!

Try to make a copy and look from above or aside where that light-wand is located, then try to clean it with a clean hanky. It could involve some technikal skills, maybe you have to loose some screws to get to it.

If dirt stick on it after this, try with some alcohol (no solvent please!). After cleaning the reader, copies should come out ok, please let me know.

Rate the solution please! Thx

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