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New Canon MP610 scanner makes loud noises

New MP610 scans documents and images very good but makes noise when scanning that varies in pitch and loudness regardless of dpi setting or type of document. Varies between a loud whining to tonal annoying sound that hurts your ears.

Is this normal? I've never owned a scanner before but it doesn't seem like it should be so loud without something being wrong? Is there anyone else that owns one that is relatively quite?

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  • npgamache Feb 01, 2009

    Thank-you for the information, it's very helping reading about someone elses experience, I'm going to try emailing them. I've actually have the MP610 but somehow posted the info it the MP160 section.

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I own this model too. It is very quiet. Sounds like a problem inside unit. I had a different problem with mine so I emailed them. They were very helpful & are replacing my unit. You may want to email them. Here's the email address I used. Good luck.

If this was helpful plz take the time to rate this. Thank you kindly.

Canon Support - MFP [mfp@cits.canon.com]

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