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Copier Only prints half the page

Just recieved a Gestetner 3222 donated to my church and it will only print half the page. Please help.

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Sounds to me that the paper tray is set incorrectly. There is a dial on the back of the machine that needs to be set correctly once the paper tray guides are adjusted accordingly -particularly when running 8 1/2 x 11" (letter) size paper. It can be set to run either lengthwise, or laterally (portrait) make sure the dial is set to the proper setting on ALL trays. If the tray is set for lateral, for example, and the paper is installed lengthwise, the scanner only utilizes 8 1/2" in length rather than the full 11". Frequent jamming is also a common problem when making multiple copies, because the paper is not where the machine "expects" it to be. Also check that the LCD display reads the proper size / orientation after adjustment.

Hope this helps. Please rate solution :)

Posted on May 22, 2009

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After my previous solutions didn't take (we have to start with the most basic solutions, especially when i can't see the results), let's try something else.
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