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HP 3970 scanner

Whenever I scan a document I will get "Aqua" streaked lines across the about 1/3 of the document and that will also import into my photoshop. Is my bulb going or am I too trash the scanner? Bob Fowler

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  • nicric99 Dec 06, 2008

    Same problem on an old but well-used HP 3970 - what to buy instead if this problem cannot be resolved?



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I wish I knew, mine just started doing the same thing. I was looking to find a resolution to this when I found your post. I think it's time to get a new scanner...

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