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Sharp AL-1551CS Scan Problem

I can still scan copies from the platen, but when I scan from the ADF the copies come out black. It also seems like it will scan an 8"x11" sheet of paper. When scanning a 8"x14" paper the last 3" of the scan is black. Is the a problem with the scanning hardware? Could it be a broken cable on the scan hardware or needing an adjustment on the scanner travel mechanism?

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Hi do u have set tha adf limet for 8"x14" just set the corect size of origlan from adf
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Posted on May 11, 2010

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Hi kebranch,

To scan the documents, pictures etc., This are the step just follow,

1. Scanning using the Operation Panel
2. Load the document on the platen glass or in the ADF.
3. Press the [Scan] button on the machine.
4. Then the machine switches to Scan Mode
6. Press the [Color Start] or [Black Start] button on the machine
7. MP Navigator starts on the connected computer. You can scan in documents placed on the platen glass or in the ADF using MP Navigator.


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On what operation are you receiving the black line in your paper?

This problem usually appears when you try to scan or copy using your ADF (automatic document feeder).
To remove this black line in your paper, clean the ADF platen glass in your printer and do as well in the flatbed scanner glass. This ADF platen glass can be found right below where the documents in the ADF goes through. Its a glass about 1 inch in with and beside the flatbed scanner glass (the one where your documents is lay down for copying and scanning. Dried ink or paper residue sticked in the glass can cause this line in the paper. Clean it with a a clothe and spray some windex on it.

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Documents scanned/copied from the document feeder pass over a thin glass area where scanning occurs. Clean this area if sent faxes, copies or scans have black or white vertical lines.
  1. Lift the document cover to expose the platen glass.

  2. Wipe the ADF scan area (C) with a clean, soft, lint-free cloth moistened with water.

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  3. Then wipe with a clean, soft, dry, lint-free cloth making sure there are no residues left, especially on the platen glass.

  4. Close the document cover and make a copy of a text document to confirm the black line has disappeared.

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When using the ADF load the document with the side you want to copy, fax or scan facing UP in the ADF.

When using the platen glass load the document with the side to be copied, faxed or scanned facing DOWN on the platen glass.

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Scanning using the Operation Panel

Load the document on the platen glass or in the ADF.

Press the [Scan] button on the machine.

The machine switches to Scan Mode


Press the [Color Start] or [Black Start] button on the machine


MP Navigator starts on the connected computer. You can scan in documents placed on the platen glass or in the ADF using MP Navigator.

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As a tech I've never seen that happen. from the doc feeder only Yes, not both the feeder and the glass but not show up when you print from the computer ?????????

For sure there is a dot or something on the small strip of glass, only when you do it from the feeder.
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