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Epson c1100 faded print

I have an epson c1100 which prints ok up to a point but on the right hand side of a4 paper it either does not print or fades vey badly. Can someone please help with this problem.

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  • xkid Dec 28, 2007

    I have an epson c1100 which prints ok up to a point but on the right hand side of a4 paper it either does not print or fades vey badly. Can someone please help with this problem.

  • erwthijs Jul 10, 2008

    I've just installed the Aculaser C1100 printer en when printing the right hand side of the print is very light and towards the end of the paper unreadable.
    Do you have any recommandations how to solve this problem ?

    Thanks in advance.

    Kind regards,
    Erwin


  • erwthijs Jul 10, 2008

    I've just installed an Aculaser C1100 printer. But on the right hand side of the print, the print is very light and towards the end of the paper unreadable.
    Do you have any recommandations on how to solve this issue?

    Thanks in advance for your help.

    Kind regards
    Erwin


  • polly74 Jan 14, 2009

    Same problem, just trying to find a solution, I thought it was the photoconductor unit but just changed it to a brand new one and it still has a faded stripe down the right hand side.

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Review online guide and trouble shooting for suggestions.

The manuals,online guide and trouble shooting sections could help you resolve your problem. Contact support has a chat facility on some pages that may help.

Click this Link

Under Select a Product Range
Choose Laser PrintersEpson c1100 faded print - 4.gif on the webpage1.gif
Under Select a Product
Choose Aculaser C1100 on the webpage
Under Select an OS
Choose the operating system on the machine where you will install the printer on the webpage
Click Confirm Selection

The manuals and documentation link will allow you to download manuals that were on your CD ROM

you may want to bookmark the online guide, if present, to help with future problems -- that probably was not on the CD

Click the back button on the browser

click the Drivers and Software Link

This allows you to download software files that were probably on your installation CD

Click the back button on the browser again

Trouble Shooting and Contact Support could be an interesting link in the future too when and if you have problems.

I hope this helps

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