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Part order I had a problem with my scanner just saying there is a jam every time i attempted to scan, and i found the scanner glass that is deep in the machine broken. What should i do to go about ordering one of these scanners?

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These scanners are pretty cheap. So cheap that I wouldn't recommend even fixing one. They are what we call in the scanner service industry as "throw away." Get them for lite use for a couple of years. Don't waste money on a service contract. (At 400 a hour plus parts? Naaa!) This is probably on my list of one of the all time crappy scanners made. Sorry it may not be what you want to hear, but just get another brand name.

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Horizontal line on all pages after scanning


Open the cover and clean the glass on the top and the glass on the bottom. Use a soft cloth. You can slightly dampen the corner of the cloth with water and rub them clean. Inspect the glasses for deep scratches.

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Am unable to use the feeder tray - it keeps saying paper jam. There is no jam -- something seems to be blocking the mobility of the paper. I have it on "office" use and the regular scan works one...


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Click on the link below and download the User guide which will help you solve the paper jam problem.
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Dec 13, 2010 | Epson Perfection 4490 Office Flatbed...

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When try to scan, lamp warms up then message received is scanner could not scan. 22 is NOT blinking. The scanning mechanism begins move across the page but only moves about half inch.


The scanner may have one of two problems:

1. Scanner lamp has failed or does not come up to full color temp

2. Scanner attempts to initialize, which means it must move a bit to what is the "home" position where the scanner actually reads a very small coded imprint on the underside of the glass. If this area is too dusty or dirty, that will cause this problem, but also if the scanner motor and worm drive are binding for any reason, such as the scan rails internally being too dry this will also happen.

Locate a service manual and remove the copy glass by removing the lock guide on one side, the glass should lift partially, allowing some gentle cleaning with soft cloth and glass cleaner. Do not attempt to force the scanner to move inside, as it is worm gear driven and such an attempt will strip the nylon gears or worse.

Follow the manual instructions if you need to fully remove the top
cover, glass and platen assembly for cleaning. It is very simple once you are in the interior...but gentleness and care are necessary.

Sadly, parts are difficult to find for all scanners now, and it is often far more economical to replace with a new, low cost and higher performing, higher rez unit for $ 120 or less. Often a lot less.

Good Luck!


Aug 03, 2010 | HP ScanJet 4500C Flatbed Scanner

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Use of Scanner


On this model there is a SCAN in black and white or color buttons but you need to have something on the glass to scan. Once it scans it prints!!!

Now lexmark software if installed comes with a program to scan with. you need to check under your prgrams folder under lexmark for the scanning software that was installed with the print driver.

If you open the lid and you do not see the white light chances are your scanner has and needs a bulb inside and at the point to install one of these you might want to concider a new printer.

Please be considerate and leave your feedback and comments and ratings before you leave, Thanks

Apr 30, 2010 | Lexmark X2500 All-In-One Printer

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Red light flashing on power button after attempting a scan, making a funny jerky sound like a jammed mechanism


Found online epson manual, found that lock tab on the back of the scanner had been bumped across to "lock" position.

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Dirty glass inside scanner


To clean the glass on the inside you must disassemble the unit so that you have access to the underside of the glass. If you save all your screws and are careful to lay things out in the order you remove the it is easy to put it back together and you do not have to worry about breaking anything.
Once you have access to the underside of the glass I use real windex and newspaper. With the newspaper you get a streak free shine with no lint particles. If there is dust inside the glass there is most likely dust on the scanners optics. Gently clean them the same way. Be gentle when cleaning the scan bar optics. They are not extremely delicate but it will break if you apply too much pressure as it is a long thin piece of glass.
When you put your scanner all back together it will scan as good as new and all the little black specs and streaks will be gone in your scans. I've done this 100+ times and it works every time. If you need help feel free to contact me an I will walk you through it for free.
I hope you found this info detailed enough to fix your scanner yourself, But If you need some help or moral support feel free to E-mail me and I will even call you for free. Make sure to say what you need in your E-mail as I fix a lot of things for people.
George

Jul 24, 2008 | Lexmark X5150 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Cleaning the inside of Lexmark 5150 scanners glass


To clean the glass on the inside you must disassemble the unit so that you have access to the underside of the glass. If you save all your screws and are careful to lay things out in the order you remove them it is easy to put it back together and you do not have to worry about breaking anything.
Once you have access to the underside of the glass I use real windex and newspaper. With the newspaper you get a streak free shine with no lint particles. If there is dust inside the glass there is most likely dust on the scanners optics. Gently clean them the same way. Be gentle when cleaning the scan bar optics. They are not extremely delicate but it will break if you apply too much pressure as it is a long thin piece of glass.
When you put your scanner all back together it will scan as good as new and all the little black specs and streaks will be gone in your scans. I've done this 100+ times and it works every time. If you need help feel free to contact me an I will walk you through it for free.
I hope you found this info detailed enough to fix your scanner yourself, But If you need some help or moral support feel free to E-mail me and I will even call you for free. Make sure to say what you need in your E-mail as I fix a lot of things for people.
George

Jul 24, 2008 | Lexmark X5150 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Line on Scanned Documents


There is a spot on the thin strip of glass that sits next to the large scanner glass. Because you are moving the paper when using the feeder, a spot appears as a line. Shining a flashlight on the glass can help you locate it. You can scrape it off with a finger nail or clean it with a damp cloth.

May 09, 2008 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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SC101 ERROR MESSAGE


I'm not familiar with your exact model but for small ricohs....Sc101 means that the standard white level was not detected. When you first turn on your machine the scanner scans a white plate (you will find this plate under the glass or frame near the park position of the scanner (facing down towards the scanner).The scanner will try to take a quick scan of this white plate so it knows the difference between white and black.
You will get this error if anything is preventing the scanner from seeing this plate (exposure lamp not working, Blocked scanner, or more likely a dirty white plate.
Remove the glass, get a mirror and try to find the plate and then clean it with windex. When you turn on machine the scanner will try to scan this white plate( make sure scanner is not getting hung up on anything.
For original size your machine may use paper size sensors that look like small black boxes with two black eyes (under the glass looking up towards the original) make sure these eyes are clean.

Regarding your doc feeder I need more info ( does it attempt to work, etc) describe what it does when you try to use it.

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