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    5 Days Ago
    aAandy replied to a thread [Error Code] IrA C5030 in Canon
    i found the seal had come off the cyan toner supply (machine side) and had blocked the toner port - removed the seal, all good thank you !!
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    aAandy replied to a thread [Jamming] HP Color LaserJet MFP M476dw in HP
    excellent, just what i was looking for - i'll add some tape under the rubber to increase the diameter that fixed it - added double sided tape...
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    aAandy replied to a thread [Jamming] HP Color LaserJet MFP M476dw in HP
    hello?? anybody?? 79 views while more recent threads have received 200+ views
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    aAandy replied to a thread [Error Code] IrA C5030 in Canon
    i've only seen the tech bulleting about the broken dev drive coupling - you wouldn't happen to have the other related bulletins?
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    aAandy replied to a thread [Error Code] IrA C5030 in Canon
    thank you, at least i can remove the toner, manually add toner and see if that resolves the low density error - if it works after manually adding...
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    aAandy replied to a thread Canon IR C5250 - remove fiery in Canon
    from memory, you can't just unplug the fiery and off it goes, when a fiery is fitted the normal NIC is removed and a special adaptor NIC is fitted -...
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    aAandy started a thread [Error Code] IrA C5030 in Canon
    hello again fellow techsters error E027-0300 is showing on this machine after i replaced 4 DCB's and 1 ITB blade (performed full gradation and...
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    aAandy replied to a thread Laserjet Pro M402dn false Jams in HP
    check for HVT leaks,, any high voltage arcing will wig the machine out
    3 replies | 274 view(s)
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    aAandy started a thread [Jamming] HP Color LaserJet MFP M476dw in HP
    hello everyone tray 2 (cassette) single prints, she feeds perfectly every time - multiple pages and it jams 2nd page every time new feed & sep...
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  • aAandy's Avatar
    4 Weeks Ago
    you didn't say if you were using downloaded canon drivers or generic windows drivers - makes a world of difference,,,, may not be your issue,, but...
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    4 Weeks Ago
    you may have a HVT leak at one of a hundred different places - high voltage charge leakages via arcing or toner tracks will 'wig' the machine out...
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    4 Weeks Ago
    the machine thinks you have A4 placed in the ADF, even when you have A4R there - on the ADF input tray there are sensors to detect A4R, A3, etc - if...
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    4 Weeks Ago
    aAandy replied to a thread [Dead] Canon ir5020i struck at start in Canon
    you likely have a dead HDD, the firmware (machine operating system) is loaded on the HDD - take the HDD out, plug it into a computer as a slave drive...
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    4 Weeks Ago
    silly question - but are you using downloaded CANON drivers? or generic windows drivers? Windows 10 has some very weird properties and their...
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    4 Weeks Ago
    aAandy replied to a thread [CQ] iR-C2030 background in Canon
    i understand these units don't make it to 100%, but 50% and it's playing up? it's not economical to keep the machine at that rate oh, and thanks...
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    4 Weeks Ago
    aAandy replied to a thread [CQ] iR-C2030 background in Canon
    you wouldn't happen to have this bulletin perchance? or point me to the relevant 'cleaning charge' (yeah, i could go through the service manual and...
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    aAandy replied to a thread [Error Code] Canon ImagePress C6000 error code in Canon
    to check a thermistor electrically, put a multimeter across the two wires and you should get anywhere between 150k - 350k ohms resistance - when you...
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    4 Weeks Ago
    aAandy replied to a thread [Error Code] C2230 Err E000020-0260 in Canon
    what is your previous mechanical/electrical/electronics/IT experience? have you been tinkering since you were a kid? if not i suggest you find an...
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    4 Weeks Ago
    you may have a high voltage board problem, or it could be a firmware issue - start with updating the firmware if that does nothing, check/clean...
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    4 Weeks Ago
    have you tried a firmware update?
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    aAandy replied to a thread [CQ] iR-C2030 background in Canon
    bummer, they're rated at 60K - guess we'll have to go with a new drum unit! after i've fitted it to ensure the problem is solved, as a test i'm going...
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    4 Weeks Ago
    his error may have sent 110VAC to the DC controller (or whatever canon calls it) - a direct AC short to ground could not do such a thing and could...
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    aAandy started a thread [CQ] iR-C2030 background in Canon
    Hello everyone iR-C2030 has a recently replaced K drum unit, it has done 30k and the cleaner unit is not cleaning the drum - removed the cleaner...
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About aAandy

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About aAandy
Real Name:
Andy
Country:
Australia
State/County:
au queensland
Where are you from (City, State):
Brisbane
Biography:
field service engineer with 30+ yrs experience repairing all makes and models of copier, printer, fax, MFC, plotter, scanner, mail opening machines, franking machines, rotary & laser engravers, 3D printers, microfiche reader/printers & computers/peripherals all to component level
Interests:
fishing
Occupation:
self employed field service engineer
What Year Did You Start in this Industry:
1983
Most Hated Brand:
HP
What was the first machine you worked on:
NEC COM (Computer Output to Microfiche)
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