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Power surge Every time I start the printer, it sucks so much power for a blip that it shuts down everything in the room that is plugged into the power sources for a brief moment. This includes the DSL modem, computer, etc. This is extremely annoying.

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  • Atishshah Feb 07, 2008

    Spend another $200 to fix a problem on my $200 printer ?

  • Atishshah Feb 08, 2008

    I have tried using various different power outlets for the printer with the same results. I also had another Epson printer that worked fine. This Samsung printer definately takes a huge surge of power when it starts up and is not normal.

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Do what it did, by a ups, set it to really sensitive, it will detect that start up surge as electrical noise and at least it will keep everything from turning off, just plug it into the surge only side, not the back up sid2e

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Try to use surge suppressor.

hope this helps.

http://www.surgeassure.com/product.aspx?prod=TE/1C40

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

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    earl norman llanera Feb 07, 2008

    try changing the capacity of the powerbox. thats why you are experiencing fluctuations. there is nothing wrong with your printer, its in the mains.

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