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    3 Days Ago
    The encoder strip is a bunch of little lines. The encoder sensor sees these lines to tell how far it has moved when it moves in either direction. ...
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    4 Days Ago
    The thing is, the old carriage didn't do this. One of the first things I thought of was the encoder strip. I cleaned it, but didn't replace it. ...
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    6 Days Ago
    I replaced the carriage unit because it wasn't recognizing a new printhead. First of all, whenever the carriage is parked on the right, and the...
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    6 Days Ago
    Really? It's that bad? Those a re nice little machines. They're getting kind of old though. I remember seeing the main drive assembly at a parts...
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    1 Week Ago
    Bumping this up to see if anyone found a solution. What was actually happening, was a solenoid in the main drive unit (I think). But I it's in the...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    theengel started a thread CLJ 4650 no black in HP
    I've got a CLJ 4650 that doesn't print black. All colors print correctly. I did a stop test, and there was no black image on the black drum. No...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    This ended up being the feed roller. I had bought generic ones, and when I compared the two, I noticed that the after market were just a hair...
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Eric Engel
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North Bend
Have worked on copiers / printers for over 15 years
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