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Old 05-01-2004, 02:06 AM   #1
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Hi, I have an Epson laser printer (Actionlaser 1500).
It has been great for a lot of years.

Today I tried to print a small document but all I get is cryptic characters like: ?9<:

It was printing ok till yesterday.

I tried to reset it several times and I even re-installed the driver.

What else can I do to get on the paper what I see on the document on my monitor?

thanks!
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Old 05-01-2004, 06:02 AM   #2
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Have you tryed the new drivers for there site.
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When that happened to my Inkjet I had to get it out and clean the heads - which annoyingly are built into the Epsons so I had to take it apart!

I don't know how it is with the Lasers.
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Originally Posted by pberruz
Hi, I have an Epson laser printer (Actionlaser 1500).
It has been great for a lot of years.

Today I tried to print a small document but all I get is cryptic characters like: ?9<:

It was printing ok till yesterday.

I tried to reset it several times and I even re-installed the driver.

What else can I do to get on the paper what I see on the document on my monitor?

thanks!
They don't last forever,maybe you need a new toner thingy.
This isn't a reset and install problem,just old age.
Here today,gone tomorrow.

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Old 05-02-2004, 02:45 AM   #5
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They don't last forever,maybe you need a new toner thingy.
This isn't a reset and install problem,just old age.
Here today,gone tomorrow.

Sounds very likly i would do this first.
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How old is the Printer?
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