[rescue] LaserJet 4 glitch
alaric at metrocast.net
Sun Oct 26 12:26:44 CDT 2008
Erie Patsellis wrote:
> HP uses opto isolators with a vane that indicates paper passage, the
> vane moves out of the way, IIRC. With a #2 Phillips screwdriver, an
> hours time and the slightest of mechanical aptitude, you can clean the
> entire printer, which typically resolves the phantom paper jam error
> (dust gets on the opto isolator),
Ah! That would make sense.
> while you're at it, I'd replace the
> output delivery rollers, around $15 from the printer works.
> *http://www.theprinterworks.com *(see same source for exploded drawings,
> and any part on about any Canon base printer), they also have a complete
> roller kit for about $50, in my experience, it makes a tired old 4+/4m+
> work like new.
That seems a sound suggestion.
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