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Red vertical line through images

I really like my scanner and don't need to buy a new one. But my scanned images have acquired a red line through the centre of them, which is a real pain to clone out each time. Can I buy a new bulb or something to correct this problem?

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This issue does indeed sound like a bulb issue - however, it would be cheaper to replace the scanner rather than service the unit.

Posted on Sep 10, 2007

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