[rescue] Tektronix printer

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Apr 15 10:48:18 CDT 2004

On Apr 15, 2004, at 11:39 AM, Mark Price wrote:
> Does anyone here know a lot about these beasts?
> I rescued a Tektronix Phaser 550.

   You *rescued*, as in for FREE?

   Holy shit.

>   It looks like a nice sturdy color laser but is giving me some 
> problems.  When I send a print job, it will warm up, then start making 
> clunking noises (sounds like knocking on wood) then sometimes it will 
> "Jam at A".  When it jams, the paper has come half way out of the tray 
> and started going through the rollers, but there is no jam or wrinkled 
> paper..
> any ideas or printer troubleshooting links would be appreciated.. I've 
> been googling

   I have the service manual for that printer here...I will try to look 
it up for you later this afternoon.


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL          reboot and upgrade."    -Jonathan Patschke

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