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Ricoh ap3800 error code sc261

Sorry for the earlier fault definition.
it is error code sc261 and it is not taking the blue ink cartridge. always shows auto power off.

could you pls notify with a proper solution on

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Re: ricoh ap3800 error code sc261

Hi there the following is taken from the service manual. Thanks J

SC 261 LD HP sensor
not switched
off (for K only)
After the laser beam pitch was
changed, it takes more than
five seconds for the HP sensor
to switch off.
• Defective motor
• Defective sensor
• Mechanical problem
when switching the
• Brown fuse (FU81) on
the Power supply unit
1. Turn the main switch off and on.
2. Check the sensor actuator position of
the LD positioning motor.
3. Replace the LD positioning motor.
4. Replace the LD home position
5. Check and/or replace the PSU.

Posted on Jan 16, 2008

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