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Lightning broke my fax

I keep my printer plugged onto a surge protector. Somehow lightning has short circuited my fax machine. Every time I plug the machine on, the fax makes an annoying flatline noise. If I just power off the machine, the noise is still going. The only way i can make it go away is to unplug the whole machine. Besides the noise, I can't fax anything. My question is can it be fixed? I don't want to get rid of the machine because the printer, scanner, copier works just fine. Any information is helpful.

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  • RMoch Jul 13, 2008

    I think the same thing happened to mine - plugged into surge protector - all was fine but the noise that won't stop unless you unplug the printer. I uninstalled the software and unplugged, etc., and it still makes the annoying and loud noise. Think it's a goner as a new one is $120.

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Maybe the power supply of your fax is have a damage parts like capacitor .Because the capacitor stored power even you unplugged turn off the machine still working because of the stored power source it's still working but you need to replace this because it's already leaky and anytime it's going dead and you cannot use your printer anymore. Sent your printer to repair center to fixed the power supply problem.

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