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9600 just beeps when I plug it in

When I plug my MFC 9600 in to power (no USB or phone connections), I get a sound like a phone ring out of the right side of it. The keys and LCD are both dead. Sounds like a low-level memory error or something. Any ideas?

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Re: 9600 just beeps when I plug it in

You could try ram clear, but I think you need to replace main p.c.b. ram clear is menu * 2 8 6 4 (must be done supa quick, practice till you do it rapid) then 01 start, but you might have trouble without keypad being operational, no easy fix, also check that no buttons are stuck down.

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Hi - You can download the manual from the link underlined in blue below:

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