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Will not fax or copy - Given error light

The machine will not send/receive fax, nor will it make a copy. It has an error light flashing. When pushing the buttons, the machine does not appear to be responding.

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  • ethompson630 Feb 25, 2009

    It just has a blinking "red" light on the front of the machine. The display panel is showing the date/time. Not really sure what a thermal roll is. The machine has been used for 3-4 years, but has just started with the problems. When you send a fax to it, it rings, but the fax never picks up. I made sure that it was set to "Fax" in the Answer Mode.

  • Anonymous May 11, 2010

    what error light? does it need a thermal roll? or has it been installed incorrectly?

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The thermal roll is basically a roll of 'carbon' like paper that is used to transfer the image to your paper (terrible technolgy, and a massive waste of money for the end user....but that's another story)...it likely needs replacing -it's only good for 300-400 pages.

Posted on Feb 28, 2009

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Everytime I copy from the adf top feeder, I get a black line running down the copy. I've cleaned, reset, etc., and I sitll get the black line every time. Help!!!???



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Be sure to turn off the power and unplug the power cord before cleaning the machine.


  • The power cannot be turned off while the machine is sending or receiving a fax, or when the received fax or unsent fax are stored in the machine's memory. Make sure if the machine completed sending or receiving all the faxes before disconnecting the power cord.



  • The machine cannot send or receive faxes when the power is turned off.



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2 Dial the receiving party's fax number.
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Check original is not a paper jam error. This can happen in the winter due to bad noise on the phone lines. When you send a fax, you can get this result from the receiving machine due to noise. The receiving unit will transmit the error back to the sending unit.
The unit is basically asking you to check the quality of the original document. 90% of the time, there is no problem and the receiving unit actually got a good copy. However, sometimes due to noise on the line the receiving unit will get a poor copy of the fax. In this case the fax should be resent. Of course, since there is no way for you to determine how good the copy is at the receiving unit, in most instances you will have to resend the fax to make sure it goes though.
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