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Brother HL 2170W printer fried by lightning?

Printer was plugged into a protected power strip during a lightning strike. My wife thought she noticed an arc--not at the printer but near the modem/router that printer is also plugged into. Printer now does not power up. Right side, near vent, is very slightly warm. Power source checked and triple checked. It's the printer. What do we do now?

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  • erblackiv Jun 29, 2009

    Yeah I've tried all that. Still faintly warm at the first vent, and no other signs of life. This a printer only--not an all in one. Does it have a fax board? Is the power board easy to and worth reolacing?


    Thanks for all help



  • JDTec
    JDTec May 11, 2010

    Plug it staright into the wall outlet, see what it does. If it still gets hot, It may be that the Fax board in the unit it shot. or the power bd. is bad.

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Wait until the printer cools and try again. As you said, you've tried from different power sources (including a different outlet). If still the same problem, unfortunately, your printer got the "hit" instead of the protected power strip.

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