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Bulb issue w/ scanner?

Hello,
I have a canoscan 8400F.

When I scan there is a strip along the length of the page that comes out yellow. It does help to calibrate 2-3 times but does not clear it up completely and must be done every time. I usually try o avoid that side of the scanner.

Do I need a new bulb? How do I go about ordering one and is install easy?

sally

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  • vimoral Jan 17, 2008

    I have the same problem. Re-installing the drivers does not correct it. Can anyone help?

  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2008

    I have the same problem - new scanner, now setup to use and yellow one side, red the other, reinstalled software but no change. Tried all the calibration options although very few - NOT useable.

  • BD2068 Mar 03, 2008

    I have the same problem. I don't think it was there when I was running Windows 2000. Now that I have gone to Windows Vista on a new PC the yellow band is always there. I just tried installing 4.9 drivers for vista but no change??

  • keanalleyr Mar 07, 2008

    Yes, I too have this problem - I have tried reinstalling the latest driver to no avail. There is obviously a serious manufacturer fault with these expensive scanners and perhaps Canon may be able to help....??

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I just found this - haven't tried it yet but thought I would pass it on.
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More likely a CCD/Firmware problem.
Try reinstalling the softqare, but if it persists replacing the scanner is the only option.

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