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    Canon IR Advance 6555i Light copies and prints

    What would cause light copies on a 95k Canon IR Advance 6555i? Its not bold if you look at the configuration sheet. The prints are very light.

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    Re: Canon IR Advance 6555i Light copies and prints

    Quote Originally Posted by bryant28282000 View Post
    What would cause light copies on a 95k Canon IR Advance 6555i? Its not bold if you look at the configuration sheet. The prints are very light.
    1) how many pages on drum/dev/fuser?

    2) have you cleaned/inspected all image formation parts?

    3) original OEM toner/drum?

    4) Who services this machine? Is it done in the proper time with OEM parts?

    COULD be:

    3rd party toner/drums

    dirty machine laser/optics.

    old/defective parts

    you talk about config sheets but never upload in .pdf format????

    there are so many things that could be the issue but with the limited info, hence all the questions


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    Re: Canon IR Advance 6555i Light copies and prints

    Thank for a reply back, This machine has been sitting in a warehouse for a while. I just perform a developer install to stir up the developer and it got just a tab darker but still the internal prints are light. This machine only has 95k on meter. I am going to clean the laser window. I was saying the internal PS sheet should be nice and bold but its light.

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    Re: Canon IR Advance 6555i Light copies and prints

    Quote Originally Posted by bryant28282000 View Post
    Thank for a reply back, This machine has been sitting in a warehouse for a while. I just perform a developer install to stir up the developer and it got just a tab darker but still the internal prints are light. This machine only has 95k on meter.
    what is " a while"?

    what are the previous page counts on consumables/service parts?

    you can mix the dev without having to do an INIT

    machines in storage degrade fast due to inactivity

    PLEASE provide all the info I asked for in my first reply to your situation .. or I will turn this over to others to carry the load.

    frankly IF you called Canon tech support you would have to provide ALL the answers to my Q's and more.. if you didn't have that info for them

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    Re: Canon IR Advance 6555i Light copies and prints

    Quote Originally Posted by bryant28282000 View Post
    What would cause light copies on a 95k Canon IR Advance 6555i? Its not bold if you look at the configuration sheet. The prints are very light.

    If as you say the machine has been sitting in a warehouse for a while this could be the reason.


    Pull all the corona units out & give the wires a clean.

    Also clean the slit glass above the laser.

    Next run a few hundred prints through the machine this should improve the print quality especially if its only done 95K.


    If however this machine does not have genuine toner then you may still have issues.
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    Re: Canon IR Advance 6555i Light copies and prints

    I have seen the same issue with 6000 series and 6200. Have two right now (6555). One has been in customers office for 3 years active service, roughly 590k. The other has been at our office for 1.5 years (mostly idle) with 85k. Both suffer from same issue. Everything is clean, dev has been replaced, as well as coronas. Ive been working on Canon machines for 24 years. Something is up with this series for sure. I have a coworker who has had to adjust the grid value to compensate. But that doesn't always supply adequate results for each customer. Not sure what to tell you, other than you are not alone. If I figure something different out this go around, I will let you know.

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