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Lines priniting on copies

I have a ricoh printer and just recently i staated getting thin lines printing on the right side of my copies

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This problem happens with the PCU unit. Depending on the the usage of the Printer Control Unit it can be covered under warranty. This is a typical problem with these printers. Contact Ricoh for a replacement.

Posted on Jun 06, 2008

There has a been problems with the PCU. If you contact Ricoh, they can provide you with a new one. If it is under warranty, they can do it at no charge.

Posted on Jun 06, 2008

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Thought I would ask you, since u have answered Ricoh CL3500N


According to the maintenance manual, broken lines are caused by the "dithering" setting. Also there is an in depth color calibration process you can execute. Have you checked the PCU unit?

Here is the maintenance manual:
http://www.ricoh-usa.com/downloads/downloads.asp?tsn=Ricoh-USA&path=http://support.ricoh.com/bb_v1oi/html/oi/rc2/model/cl3500/cl3500en.htm

You may have to copy and paste the link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=SupportDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=238&modelid=13371

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Thanks J

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