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Error SC940 Hello... we have a Ricoh FT7650 copier and it was shutting off by itself every night (which I'm assuming is a power saving feature).  Well apparently one of our employees did not know that it was supposed to do that and taped the power button so that it could not turn itself off.  The next morning the screen showed an error "SC940" on it and it will not go away.  We have tried powering it on and off, we have unplugged it, we have tried everything we can think of.  Do you know how to clear the copier of this error?  Is there a way to reset the system?  Any help would be greatly appreciated as we try to call our service man as little as possible because he is not very good.  Thank you! Erin Wiley

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Re: Error SC940

SC940 - Main Switch Abnormal (U.S.A. version only)
Definition: [level: A]
The Main switch does not turn off after sending the reset signal two times
in a row.
Possible causes:
· Main switch
· Main PCB

You must enter em SP mode and then turn off the main switch and on again.
Entering in SP mode:
Enter SP mode as follows:
1) Press the clear modes key.
2) Enter "107".
3) Press the clear/stop key for more than 3 seconds
Then turn of the machine, don't play around in the SP mode u can damage the Ricoh

Posted on Nov 08, 2007

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thanks anyway

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