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Losing Time and Date

Regularly our fax machine keeps losing the date and time without losing power.

Any help will greatly be appreciated.

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Re: Losing Time and Date

Most pcb boards ( mother boards) for any type of machines; copiers, printers etc... have a battery on the board to keep the memory when not in use or unplugged. this is only to keep certain functions in memory, ie: memory, time, date, settings etc.
That's what I would suggest changing, you would have to take it apart to get to the board.

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