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asked Nov 6, 2003 at 6:16am
Unknown Printer

Error 51.1

ineed help i have laser jet 4100tn printer when i send the data for printing, printer does not print and indicate error 51.1 recycle power what is the problem of it
It's probably a bad Laser/scanner.

51.X PRINTER ERROR
alternates with
CYCLE POWER TO
CONTINUE
A loss of beam-detect
occurred.
X description:
1 = Beam-detect error
2 = Laser error
1. Press GO. The page containing
the error will automatically be
reprinted.
2. Turn the printer off and then
on.
3. Reseat cables to the laser/
scanner and engine controller.
4. Replace the laser/scanner.
by Stephen on Nov 6, 2003 at 6:30am Add comment
Had loads of these 4100's giving this error, the only fix I know, is to change the Scanner. HP deny that there is a problem with the 4100 scanners that were fitted at manufacture, but............
Trev
by Trev Pearson on Nov 6, 2003 at 11:55am Add comment