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Dell all in one 942

Looking for a parts list diagram. Had to take this printer apart and I found a loose part laying in the bottom of the printer. Dont know where it goes. About 1 inch long and has a profile similar to the symbol { with a tab on one edge. The material is made from is a soft rubbery semi-clear. Very flexible.
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  • dgravlin Mar 22, 2008

    SAME PROBLEM, ON CLOSER INSPECTION, ALL ROLLERS AND GEARS SEEM TO BE IN PLACE AND ALIGNED, WHAT I HAVE NOTICED THOUGH, THERE LOOKS LIKE THERE MAY BE A HALL EFFECTS TYPE SWITCH ON THE CIRCUIT BOARD THAT IS TRIGGERED AFTER THE FIRST FEED ROLLER MOVES THE PAPER TO THE STARTING POSITION AND IN TURN REVERSES THE MOTOR TO ALLOW THE NEXT FEED ROLLERS TO THEN FEED THE PAPER AS IT PRINTS. HOWEVER THE HALL EFFECTS SWITCH, IF INDEED THAT IS WHAT IT IS, SEEMS TO BE TRIGGERED BY A THIN PIECE OF PLASTIC RUNNING BETWEEN THE TWO TABS ON THE CIRCUIT BOARD, PLASTIC WILL NOT INTERRUPT A MAGNETIC FIELD, IS THERE A METAL, OR SOME OTHER MATERIAL, PIECE MISSING FROM THE ACTUATOR ARM THAT WOULD TRIGGER THE ELECTRONIC HALL EFFECTS FIELD?????

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Yea i havent been able to print out my homework for like 2 weeks. i say dell printers suck. they should recall them. My printer just likes to turn on and off, thats it!

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Hi,

Paper jams can be real or false. The all-in-one may report a paper jam when there is not any jammed paper, however, the solution to a real paper jam or a false paper jam is the same. Up-grading the printer firmware could also fix this kind of issue, however I would appreciate if you try the steps below before you up-grade the printer firmware.
To fix the paper Jam errors please try the following steps:
1. Confirm that no foreign materials are inside the machine.
2. Confirm that usable paper is set.
3. Confirm that the paper is set properly.
4. Confirm that recommended paper is used, and the number of sheets set does not exceed the required limit.
5. Disconnect the printer power cord as well as the printer cable form the printer.
6. Turn the printer upside down and shake the printer in order to remove any obstacle which is stuck inside the printer causing the paper jam error.
Open the printer cover and remove the cartridges and check carefully if there is any small piece of paper which is stuck inside, if so remove it carefully.
7. Disconnect the printer power cord and press and hold the power button on the printer for about 15 to 20 seconds( this will release the flee power) and reconnect the printer and check.

If the above mentioned steps do not fix the issue please up-grade the printer firmware form the Support.dell.com web site. However make sure that you do not turn off either your printer or computer when you are downloading and installing the printer firmware.

Should you require any further assistance regarding the printer or even for any other computer related issue please feel free to contact me I will be more than glad to assist you.

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try uninstalling & reinstalling the drivers....tht wld fix the issue...

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SOURCE: free driver for Dell all-in-one 942 on Mac using XO

Hi,
Hate to tell you this , but the Dell 924 printer driver is not made to support the MAC operating system
The printer would only work on windows platform that too on
windows 2000, xp and VIsta


http://tinyurl.com/38he2o


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