• J_Arnold's Avatar
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    "Do not touch" must be one of the scariest things to read in Braille.
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    8 Hours Ago
    The fact that head and shoulders doesn't have a a body wash called 'knees and toes' disappoints me.
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  • Rusty.Harris's Avatar
    10 Hours Ago
    WOW! I'm amazed there is still of these still operating!
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  • J_Arnold's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Does Covid have you suffering from wearing a mask with eyeglasses? You may be entitled to condensation.
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  • Rusty.Harris's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Rusty.Harris replied to a thread 8518A C471 error in Toshiba
    Those little brown clips that hold some of the wire harnesses in place, I use to break them or make them to where they wouldn't hold the wires...
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    2 Days Ago
    Rusty.Harris replied to a thread Cheaters in Other Brands
    I'm old school (literally and by age LOL) I still use my old Toshiba BD-3301 "boot". Got it around 1990 If the top part doesn't work, the bottom...
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    5 Days Ago
    Everytime I try to open GSN, MS wants to launch edge, complaining about IE being shut down bla bla bla. Has ANYONE heard if/when Xerox will ditch IE...
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  • J_Arnold's Avatar
    5 Days Ago
    Yes, but if it is not OEM it can be bad right out of the box.
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    6 Days Ago
    J_Arnold replied to a thread Network Cabling in Connectivity
    Agreed, As proven before I am an idiot and failed to see the fluke in your last post, just saw the one about you having an ideal , so I assumed that...
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  • J_Arnold's Avatar
    6 Days Ago
    I can barely make out your image. Is that double imaging occurring or just non fused text that has been drug through exit? If that is a double image...
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  • Rusty.Harris's Avatar
    6 Days Ago
    Sure looks like a laser to me. Had a brand new out of the box 4515AC that had zero yellow. Sent the laser to Hytech under warranty, they sent me...
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    6 Days Ago
    Tech needs to replace one of the drums in a C405, but our parts person says you can only get "a kit" which contains all of them. And, of course...
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  • J_Arnold's Avatar
    6 Days Ago
    J_Arnold replied to a thread Network Cabling in Connectivity
    I have a progressive probe/ tester combo. Thing works great. I think fluke makes something as well. Hell if I had to guess I bet several companies...
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  • Rusty.Harris's Avatar
    6 Days Ago
    Rusty.Harris replied to a thread 8518A C471 error in Toshiba
    He says refresh of the entire product line...I kind of expected that. The "box" of 4515 goes back somewhat to the 4555, the "box" of the 6516/8518...
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  • J_Arnold's Avatar
    6 Days Ago
    Mac OSX 11.0 and later,UPD Print Driver Color 05/07/21 V1.1.0 is the only option available on the Toshiba site. Are they using Native Apple...
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    6 Days Ago
    J_Arnold replied to a thread Network Cabling in Connectivity
    Only thing I can think to add because everyone else has covered it perfectly would be ...when you are untwisting the wires untwist a little more past...
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  • MarkG52's Avatar
    6 Days Ago
    MarkG52 replied to a thread 8518A C471 error in Toshiba
    I had good intentions to watch. I never make the Service Manager CC's because they are at 8:00 and that's one of the busiest times of the day for me....
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  • Rusty.Harris's Avatar
    6 Days Ago
    Rusty.Harris replied to a thread e4505AC E580 in Toshiba
    I had a 6540 once, that would run b&w just fine, but would run color and they would come out black. Ended up being a bad memory stick.
    7 replies | 196 view(s)
  • J_Arnold's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    I would caution against AirPrint. Use LPD and point to an IP address and make sure you are using latest Driver. I have installed on Monterey several...
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  • J_Arnold's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    I would caution against AirPrint. Use LPD and point to an IP address and make sure you are using latest Driver. I have installed on Monterey several...
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  • Rusty.Harris's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    Rusty.Harris replied to a thread 8518A C471 error in Toshiba
    My favorite was to make a tube of paper, put it over the wires before putting on the fuser belt. Ummm and what will the paper do to the oil on the...
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  • Rusty.Harris's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    Rusty.Harris replied to a thread 8518A C471 error in Toshiba
    Did anyone else watch this? I guess for those that are new to the 8508/18 series that might pick up some good tips, but I guess I was over...
    27 replies | 1400 view(s)
  • J_Arnold's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    J_Arnold replied to a thread 8518A C471 error in Toshiba
    That or they are just hoping no one calls their bluff. They just use corporate scare tactics to keep us Gaijin in line.
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  • Rusty.Harris's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    Rusty.Harris replied to a thread 8518A C471 error in Toshiba
    Hope they do with the SSD's! Everyone else is doing it. Time to ditch the mechanical ones, not to mention the speed boost. I would just swap out...
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  • J_Arnold's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    J_Arnold replied to a thread 8518A C471 error in Toshiba
    You are probably onto something. Speaking of different mindset, do you think the Toshiba copiers in Japan still come with blue screws? Blew my mind...
    27 replies | 1400 view(s)
  • Rusty.Harris's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    Rusty.Harris replied to a thread 8518A C471 error in Toshiba
    I think part of it, is that they don't want to "admit" failure. It's part of the Japanese mindset I believe. To admit failure, is to bring shame...
    27 replies | 1400 view(s)
  • J_Arnold's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    J_Arnold replied to a thread 8518A C471 error in Toshiba
    Lucky for my company we have a secret weapon. Our service manager MarkG52 can Markguyver anything!
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  • J_Arnold's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    J_Arnold replied to a thread 8518A C471 error in Toshiba
    The last 3 Toshiba schools I attended were a joke. We played all week. Never broke anything down and rebuilt. Watched some slides and took our open...
    27 replies | 1400 view(s)
  • Rusty.Harris's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    Rusty.Harris replied to a thread 8518A C471 error in Toshiba
    I think they dumped it because we were coming up with ANSWERS to their problems and the support guys weren't doing anything. LOL I know 20 years...
    27 replies | 1400 view(s)
  • J_Arnold's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    J_Arnold replied to a thread 8518A C471 error in Toshiba
    We sent out a policy to reduce the speed on our machines as well. Luckily we have not encountered the nightmare you have with these models (knock on...
    27 replies | 1400 view(s)
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Rusty
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Springfield, MO
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Experienced Tech (10 yrs+)
Biography:
I've worked on these things since 1981. Started with Sharp, then Ricoh, then Minolta, and since 1991, Toshiba, Kip and recently Xerox. I use to be all over the TABS bulletin board, but they have done away with it for some reason. Guess they don't like techs figuring out how to fix their crap without their input. Also, I have a "sense of humor"...if you don't like it, too bad.
Interests:
photography, photoshop, ham radio, quad copters
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Guru of all things copier, fax wise.
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1981
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Toshiba
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Samsung
What was the first machine you worked on:
Sharp 721
Last machine you were formally trained on:
Xerox Versant 180
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