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    Red Dot, Blue Dot, Yellow Dot

    Just a good laugh, down Memory Lane.

    Triton Missile launch tube manufacturing site at Sunnyvale, Silicon Valley campus.

    We had "Fat Tire" bicycles with front wire cages to ride around about 2...
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    Re: Any old old school copier techs here?

    KenB has corrected my fuzzy memory!

    The machine pig I was referring to as the Canon PPC-1, was the sweet SAXON PPC-1.

    I worked at a silicon disk inspection camera manufacture as a...
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    Re: Any old old school copier techs here?

    Fun times, when you could lift a 250 pound copier off the cement floor with another tech, all day long, no problem.

    The Canon PPC-1, plain paper copier, could have been advertised as "THE LA BREA...
  4. Thread: FOIP

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    Re: FOIP

    Phil B. nailed this mess, spot on.

    Salesmen promised voip " perfect performance " at all hospitals in Colorado networks.

    Stinking dog shit problems, no I.T. support from internal EXPERTS at...
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    Re: General Questions on C3350

    You get what you pay for.

    Complete piles of sh*t'

    Many hours of wasted time on this crappy junk.

    Be sure to have loads of car stock to throw at this, you wiil need it!

    Grey
  6. [Misc] Re: what chemicals are you using to clean one ways on KM units

    Hey!

    Goof-Off melts plastic and sends snoopy "looky-loo's away from the repair site.

    Goo-gone is a great cleaner for feed tires and aligner rollers, etc.

    M.E.K is a really great shot to the...
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    Re: Backed up calls and...

    Tax Season is always a freak show.

    26 calls on deck took 4 days to knock out.

    Full P.M. calls, new installs, and Mom and Pop Tax firms 50 miles out, one way.

    Great to have work, better than...
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    Re: need network scaning without sharing folder

    In my day, Silicon Valley Sunnyvale, we used Sneakernet 51/2 inch Floppy Disks.

    Secure...Timely...and fun to use.

    Just had to represent the Old Tech.

    Grey
  9. Thread: Harmless whining.

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    Re: Harmless whining.

    I'm cool with no paper log or exact record of visit.

    Cutting corners comment was all about "funny" strange parts/consumable usage.

    Grey
  10. Thread: Harmless whining.

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    Re: Harmless whining.

    I fill out basic info on the machine paper log.

    Worked with a few people who would reset drum, developer, and fuser counters All THE TIME
    without changing the supplies/parts.

    Great for...
  11. Re: What is the dumbist customer comment/question you've heard?

    Big Denver Hospital Panic.

    Our new Konica Minolta shows a Fax paper Jam when we sent it to Dr Snow!!!

    How are we going to find it?

    There are so many telephone lines and poles outside of the...
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    Re: DF701 pickup issue

    Not obvious.

    Take apart everything off of the shafts.

    You will see shiny chrome surfaces where the one ways are slipping and not grabbing do to wear.

    Burnish areas with steel wool to get a...
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    Re: DF701 pickup issue

    Very common situation with this model.

    Have a quick look, easy to fix.

    Grey
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    Re: DF701 pickup issue

    One way clutches are spinning on the drive shafts!

    Take apart the feed unit and look at the shafts where the drive clutches are.

    Dress off the shiny chrome areas with a green scrubby pot...
  15. Re: What is the dumbist customer comment/question you've heard?

    Here is another one to make your day!

    Customer tells me they ran out of toner...machine will not copy at all.

    So Betty goes to the coffee break room and gets the dry powder creamer supplies.
    ...
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    [Annoying] Re: When is it time to say NO?

    Get your Production Print class training completed.

    If you go to another dealer/factory shop, the first question will be...when was your last class!

    Set up your next gig in writing before you...
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    Re: Good print, bad copy.

    Cleaned slit-glass with what?

    Windex vs alcohol or .....

    GooGone.com has an orange cleaner that is safe and will clean what other stuff won't touch.

    You do have copy samples from 6 months...
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    Re: I always lose the screw of the developing unit

    I have spent many wonderful high stress moments looking for tiny c-clips, allen screws, and springs
    that blend into the carpet colors or shoot far across the room.

    Have you taken off the back...
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    Re: How much MFP do you manage?

    With 5 days of ride along training, I was left to go for broke on 180 analog Minolta fax/copier/printers of all types.

    Then we all needed to morph into digital/computer masters on our own...A+...
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    Re: Have some fun...Been in this biz so long....

    Hey!

    Check platen glass with a bubble level, and use a small crowbar to lift the machine as you spin
    the adjustable threaded feet to set the beast flat.

    I'm lol at the truth and joy of the...
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    Re: Have some fun...Been in this biz so long....

    Ok, how could I have forgotten this one!

    Wax temp sticks to test the fuser adjustment for drying the wet paper as it passes over the 'hot plate'.

    And having 60 or so damn fuses on you at all...
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    Re: Have some fun...Been in this biz so long....

    Fun times in 1976 with heavy paper rolls, cutter knives, cherry switch failures x hundreds, relay boards and big ass cam assemblies for timing functions.

    Toner tanks filled with liquid stinking...
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    Re: Ever thought of ... different work?

    Zero point Energy ...Orgone is near term solution for many problems. Google away!

    My work situation was resolved when my manager felt that I might continue holding down the 4 (yes, that's four)...
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    Re: FS-534 Finisher Misaligned staple set??

    Hey

    KBA01400198 all solutions by model download C654e FS-534/FS534SD, Jam codes 72-16 and 72-18 or or or misaligned paper in exit tray when copying or printing.

    Service/Knowledge Base/solutions...
  25. Thread: Biz Hub 224

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    Re: Biz Hub 224

    Hey

    Search 224e in the top right search field with the magnify glass symbol.

    Check out thread by Digiman 224e DF-624 C8107 on 05/27/2015.

    Final solution was new wire harness from unit to adf...
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