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Replace Photoconductor Unit Message Ricoh CL7200

II have a Ricoh CL7200 and replaced the Photoconductor Unit but the message is still there.
How do I delete the message?

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  • Anonymous Jul 30, 2008

    we have a problem with our Lexmark X342 n, 3 in 1 printer. the problem is that it appears " 84 Replace Photoconductor" on display. we couldn't delete it. and also we cant take any photocopy or print. can u help us. As this is an organisation, there it arrise lots of issues with this problem.

    thank you.

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SOURCE: Do I really Have to Replace the Photoconductor Unit

no, im with you let it go bad first! when it starts to go bad the print will go bad

  1. Close the top cover and carry out the following instructions to reset the Maintenance Counter.
  2. Press the [Menu] key on the Operation Panel.
  3. Scroll to display [Menu: Maintenance].
  4. Press the [Enter] key.
  5. Scroll to display [Maint. Reset: PCU] and press the [Enter] key.
  6. Press the [Enter] key when [PCU Press # to Start] is displayed.
  7. Press the [Enter] key when [Counter is Reset] is displayed.
  8. The Maintenance Counter is now reset - the display will return to the Maintenance menu after about 2 seconds.
  9. Press the [Online] key and check that [Ready] is displayed.

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

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SOURCE: Clearing message after "replace photoconductor kit" message came on

To reset the photoconductor page count:

  1. Turn off the printer.
  2. While the printer is off, press and hold the Select (pattlnk_1262005_1956-enus20772_selectbuttonicon_t64x_en_us.gif) and Return (pattlnk_1262005_1950-enus21096_returnbuttonicon_e340e342_en_us.gif) buttons on the operator panel.

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  3. While keeping both buttons held down, turn the printer back on. Keep holding down both buttons until the printer screen displays Performing Self Test or CONFIG MENU.
  4. Release the buttons when you see either of these messages.
  5. If Reset PC Cnt does not then appear on the screen, press the left or right menu button until it does.

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  6. Press the Select button once. The message Resetting PC Cnt Value should briefly appear on the screen, indicating that the photoconductor page count has been reset.
  7. When the display shows CONFIG MENU again, power off the printer.
  8. Wait five or more seconds and then power the printer back on. NOTE: Do not hold any buttons down when powering on the printer during this step.

    The photoconductor page count should now be reset. At this point, it is recommended that you print a menu settings page to confirm this. Do the following:
    1. With the printer at the Ready status, press the left or right Menu button until UTILITIES MENU appears on the screen.
    2. With UTILITIES MENU on the screen, press the Select button once. A new menu should appear.
    3. If Print Menus is not displayed on the second line of the screen, press the left or right menu button until Print Menus appears.
    4. Press the Select button once. The message Printing Menu Settings should appear on the screen and the printer will print out one to three pages of printer settings.
    5. Look for a heading labeled Cartridge Information on one of the menu settings pages.
    6. Under Cartridge Information, look for the word Photoconductor. Confirm that the level of the photoconductor says OK or is close to 100%.
    7. If the photoconductor is still reading low, try printing 10 - 20 more pages.
    8. Print the menu settings page(s) once more. Confirm that the photoconductor level is now at OK or close to 100%.
    9. If the photoconductor continues to give a low reading, repeat this entire procedure again from the beginning to reset the counter once more.
    10. If the photoconductor reading is still low after two attempts to reset the counter, the printer may require service.

Posted on Aug 22, 2008

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SOURCE: replace Photoconductor

There are several "doors" on the C1100. You need to open the door on the top. You will see an orange handle on top of the photoconductor, to lift it out. You can't lift it out, until you've pulled the orange handle on the far right up first. You then need to buy a new photoconductor - these are £150 - £180 ish. There are cheaper solutions, such as just replacing the "killer chip", which tells the printer how many sheets you've printed, but in my experience, the replacement chips soon become faulty, and render the printer useless. I know it sounds a lot of money to replace the photoconductor, but you need to do a lot of printing before it's time to replace it.

Posted on Nov 21, 2008

goalie39
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SOURCE: 84 Replace photoconductor?

The photoconductor is the drum unit, usually a kit you would purchase from your product supplier, the box should contain the instructions on what steps need to be taken to complete the operation.

Hope this is of some help.
Ed

Posted on May 20, 2009

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SOURCE: replaced the photoconductor, but still get the message

Make sure the front cover is OPEN when pressing the STOP-button for 3sec+. Then close the front cover.

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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SOURCE: replace photoconductor message

See attached link

http://www.zinetic.co.uk/Epson_Aculaser_c1100_Drum_Reset_Chip-details.aspx

there is a also a short video demonstration sghsowing the chip being replaced. The chip doesnt fix any print defects or improve print quality but it does let you keep printing,...

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