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Scanner not working - get error message

Scanner fails to scan.

Once warm up is done, I get this message...

Scanner not ready. Check that the scanner is on.

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  • jackmid Nov 07, 2007

    Have same problem although it is intermittent. Scanner previews OK, but then gives above-mentioned message when "scan" is invoked. Think it is a weak scanner lamp.



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First, check to see if the bulb lights up, if not you have bad bulb. the bulb can be ordered separately. if the bulb is good, you have a problem with the main board.

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