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"I have an old Savin model 7010 copier that works just fine
except it prints to dark. I have to keep the "lighter darker'
control to max "lighter". I have replaced the (expensive)
OPC cartridge and cleand all the wires and mirrors etc.
It works best right before it runs out of toner, of which
it uses up to fast. Any info will be appreciated!"
(From: Thierry Thdereck (firstname.lastname@example.org).)
There also other reason a copier is darker than it should:
- The lamp is old and has not enough light on the drum,
- You may also have wrong voltages (currents) which polarize the drum,
- The voltage on the toner developer may be incorrect ...
So you may have lot of work if you don't know the right setups before
having good copies.