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Copier is so slow!

We have a Sharp AL-1631.  It goes into powersaver mode (I think) and when we attempt to use it, it sounds like it's powering up but it takes several minutes and lots of pushes on the copy button to get it to actually work. 

Anyone else experiencing this?  What have you done?



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With  the AL-1631 the machine has a long preheat mode. You can extend the amount of time required before it goes into the mode by consulting the user manual for power save. As for the long time. Yes, it is normal Specs for the model state it can take up to 3 minutes for initial heating of the fusing section.

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Hi im jules_09,the copy button must bestock,if you want to repair it its a long process,if you want open the panel which the button are located it can be open but be extra care full.just dust it

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