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Copier not working in color

When copping in color the first 3 inches is in different shades of brightness. The last part of the printed page is all one drab slightly gray scale. etc a white background is now gray three inches from top to the bottom of the page. As if the lamp is in dimmer mode

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  • frank mohr Feb 21, 2008

    not the ink, the scaning is the problem, even when viewing image on the computer. has the various shading issue. printing is not the isue. printing works great. if the image comes from the computer, ex. a web sight print screen

  • frank mohr Feb 21, 2008

    copy in color gives varring shades, copy in black and white has no noticeable problems. that is copy direct to paper or copy to save in computer same results

  • frank mohr Feb 21, 2008

    this can be used as a stand alone copier, needs no software or computer atached, to copy. somthing in the color recognition in the scaner?



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Sounds like a jobg for copier man.

at any rate, you'll find that most likely your cartridges are leaning towards empty, check em first.

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    Patrick Michaels Feb 21, 2008

    ahhh..that's, you're copying and scanning are may need to re install the entire printer manager software, since that's what makes this the case..what happens when you do a simple copy to paper in color?

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    Patrick Michaels Feb 21, 2008 the printer/copier software, seems to be having some problems interpreting color...hmmm...if the black is good(black being all colors) then there's something else afoot.

    delete the printer and software, and re install fresh from online drivers/software..

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    Patrick Michaels Feb 21, 2008

    yes that makes sense...and the color sensors are intrinsic to the design...



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