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    Re: Canon USA good to work for?

    I worked for OCEí in SE Kansas 10years ago, when they were bought out by Canon. Then I was transferred to St Louis and laid off about 7 months later. Working for Canon seemed to be just like any...
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    Re: How much MFP do you manage?

    300 of any one brand would be easy. Our company was always desperate for revenue, and would write a contract on any POS, throwaway printer that the customer happened to have. The majority of the...
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    Re: Replacing the printer and copier business

    [QUOTE=tsbservice;1534695]The way you learn and understand at age of 20 is 10 times better than at 40. That's normal.[/QUOTE

    ĒLearning new thingsĒ is much harder for me than it was even 10 years...
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    Re: any companies laying off ?

    Copier biz was a good job, the poor pay was at least partially offset by job security. That is done. I have worked in the consumer electronics industry, about 30 years ago, and witnessed first hand,...
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    Re: Selling a business???

    The office equipment business was insanely profitable up until the last few years; some would say
    almost idiot proof. Itís a different world out there now, I canít imagine going door to door trying...
  6. Re: Anybody work for Digital Print Solutions as a Technician

    Are you actually from Thailand?? I work with a gentleman from Cambodia, he says thatís in the same area.
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    Re: Medical Field Service Engineer?

    Your GENERAL mechanical and electronic skills will crossover to many different vocations. However the training provided by manufacturers is usually very specific, almost brand specific sometimes. My...
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    Re: Tech Support Lately

    At my prior job, we dealt with KM and Canon. Canons main priority was verifying you were trained on the machine. KM was much more reasonable about this issue, and they were actually very helpful once...
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    Re: Medical Field Service Engineer?

    Linn State Tech college in Mo was considering a program in this field at one time, I spoke to the gentleman in charge of this a few years back. He stated that it was a good job, IF you could get...
  10. Re: How much is an hour technical service of copiers in the United States??

    How are your IT skills? This is the only thing that matters to most companies. The copier repair biz isnít what I would look at if I were your age.
    The State Gov have an extremely hard time...
  11. Re: Anybody work for Digital Print Solutions as a Technician

    Google them, then look at the job reviews on Indeed.com. One from a former tech, it didnít sound too encouraging.
  12. Re: DesignJet Z6200 Blank Screen after replacing Trailing Cable / Ink Tube Assembly

    Mine was a T795 with no display. I donít know much about these printers, LPS was my best hope. The interconnect bd, was a small pc bd very close to the display on this model
  13. Re: DesignJet Z6200 Blank Screen after replacing Trailing Cable / Ink Tube Assembly

    I worked on a Designjet with a similar issue, the problem was with the ď interconnect bdĒ on the left side by the display. You might want want to contact LPS Computer, they are very good on these...
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    Re: Ricoh Engineer required in South of England

    I wish you luck in your search, most of the people are on here are from the US. My last wife was born in England, somewhere around Liverpool. Her and her Mother went back on vacation while we were...
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    Re: Wide format Plotter Service Agreements?

    My previous employer sold contracts on wide format, several different brands. No two of the same model, of course. I suspect we lost money on every single one, parts and supplies are very expensive....
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    Re: Ever thought of ... different work?

    Iím doing machine maintenance at a food processing plant. I was offered a job for probably 2 reasons, I was willing to accept a nite shift position, and I have some training as a machinist. This...
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    Re: How much MFP do you manage?

    At my previous job, about 400. 200 Lexmark and the rest was a completely random assortment. We got graded on callbacks of these, by the page count, just like any other copier. So you needed to go...
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    Re: Ever thought of ... different work?

    The value of your repair is in direct proportion to the cost of what you’re fixing. Years ago, I worked on TVs and stereos, that job category completely disappeared. The same has already happened...
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    Re: Ranting

    Read the last previous answer. Then read it again. If you canít find a hungry young sales partner, then you probably donít have a sustainable business.
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    [CQ] Re: Lexmarl C748DE No Red at all

    The contacts on the print cart block short to the frame. Loosen the screws on the plastic frame and put black tape behind it, to insulate it from the metal frame
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    Service call quality

    I ran a whole week without working on the same model twice, unfortunately that normal now
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