Question about Canon CanoScan 3200F Flatbed Scanner
When using my CanoScan 3200F flatbed scanner, I get vertical lines across the page obliterating the scanned image.
Pls update the driver
pls clean the scan glass , if it helps otherwise
ur CCD engine inside the scanner is weak now after use there is no point in getting it replaced as it is not worth pls find a new scanner
HP are excellent and MUSTEK are good and economical
pls rate me if i diagnosed ur fault
Posted on Mar 09, 2009
I know this posting is old, so will not help the person who originally asked this question, but recently (January 2015) I have had the same problem of lines showing on scanned images and have been looking for a solution. I tried cleaning the glass (many times) and this made no difference. After reading several blogs recommending technical solutions that went over my head I began to think that I would have to buy a new scanner as mine is now quite old and it would not be worth paying for it to be repaired. However, I have now fixed the problem myself and it was very simple. Hope this works for other people with the same problem. I turned off the computer and pulled the mains lead and the USB lead out of the back of the scanner and left it for a while (like you would with other devices such as freeview box, and internet modems etc, when they are not working properly) - and this worked! Scanner is good as new now. Good luck.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Mar 03, 2014 | Canon CanoScan 3200F Flatbed Scanner
This article provides the self-diagnostic
steps necessary to evaluate top-to-bottom streaks that appear when
copying or scanning.
Important! This is seldom a scanner hardware failure.
The main reason for this anomaly is debris or marks on the scanner glass that is used for Auto document feeder (ADF) page scans.
Printed or Scanned Page Illustration
Who should consider this article?
Any user of an MFP or All-In-One printer experiencing the following symptoms:
Think of it this way:
Suggested Diagnosis and Fix
Step Action 1 Locate the portion of the glass designated for ADF scans.
HINT: The glass location differs by model. This area is often separate from the scanner flatbed. Please reference User's Guide for more information if you are having a difficult time locating this designated area.
2 Perform a visual inspection for any of the following recurring culprits:
If... Then... Vertical lines appear only when printing... Consider other printer-related topics such as toner cartridge, charge roll, photoconductor, transfer roll, or fuser. Contact Lexmark Technical Support. Vertical lines appear when you lay the page on the flatbed... Consider other printer-related topics such as toner cartridge, charge roll, photoconductor, transfer roll, or fuser. Contact Lexmark Technical Support. Vertical lines appear on ADF-fed printed copies, but they do not appear on scan-to-network [e-mail, FTP, folder (PC), solutions]... Consider other printer-related topics such as toner cartridge, charge roll, photoconductor, transfer roll, or fuser. Contact Lexmark Technical Support.
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