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Electrical The printer starts up perfect but when I than pess the print button the printerhead rapedly gos to the left side and the power turns off. Can you solv this? Thanks Jan-Henric Andersson, SWEDEN

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The printhead may have lost it's connection to one of the flat ribbon cables that normally goes into the back where a small circuit board and sensor read the printhead's location.

The cable is brown, very thin & wide and needs to be pushed carefully back into the receiver to get a connection.

This is just a guess but it's a similar behaviour to the C86 which did this when my CIS knocked the ribbon cable out of position and the printhead became "lost" or "blind".

Hope that helps.

Posted on Mar 13, 2009


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