[rescue] RESCUE: misc DEC stuff, some questions

Mike Hebel nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Sat Mar 20 20:08:35 CST 2004

On Saturday, March 20, 2004, at 07:56 PM, Dave McGuire wrote:

> On Mar 20, 2004, at 9:07 PM, Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 wrote:
>>>> If it doesn't affect it at all, the fuser wire is dirty.  Try 
>>>> looking
>>>> at the fuse section and see if there is a chunk of glommed-on gook
>>>> (highly technical term for melted plastic toner junk), likely on the
>>>> same side of the fuser as the bad type.  If so, gently chip it off
>>>> there, or replace the fuser wire.
>>> I need more information about this fuser wire.
>>> As I said in another post, I don't see a "fuser wire".
>> It is sometimes called a corona wire.
>   It's *correctly* called a corona wire...it has nothing at all to do 
> with the fuser.  Just FYI.

Seconded - don't bend it or break it.  It's usually quite expensive for 
a little piece of wire.

IIRC it gets a high-voltage charge and uses that to charge the drum and 
the paper:


Mike Hebel

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