• Scanner problem: gray background

    From Shanen@VERT to All on Wed Jul 19 18:01:00 2023
    Hi all,„„I still have an HP 2620 All in One printer that I use mainly for its scanner„under GNU/Linux. Recently, the scans started to have a heavy grey background„which consumes a lot of ink when printing.„„I was able to resolve this issue by increasing the brightness in Simple„Scan's preferences, but another Smart Tank All in One printer didn't need„such an adjustment.„„So I'm wondering what may have caused this. Have you experienced something„similar? Could it be that the lamp is starting to die? If so, would changing„it be a good idea?„„Thanks in advance.„„„„... MultiMail, the new multi-platform, multi-format offline reader!„--- MultiMail/Linux v0.52„ Ģ Synchronet Ģ Vertrauen Ģ Home of Synchronet Ģ [vert/cvs/bbs].synchro.net„
  • From Shanen@VERT to Shanen on Sat Jul 22 20:23:00 2023
    Shanen wrote to All <=-„„ Sh> @MSGID: <64B7FB29.17949.dove-hlp@vert.synchro.net>„ Sh> @TZ: c1e0„„ Sh> I still have an HP 2620 All in One printer that I use mainly for its„ Sh> scanner under GNU/Linux. Recently, the scans started to have a heavy„ Sh> grey background which consumes a lot of ink when printing.(...)„„ Sh> So I'm wondering what may have caused this. Have you experienced„ Sh> something similar? Could it be that the lamp is starting to die? If so,„ Sh> would changing it be a good idea?„„I gave a phone call to HP, and they advised me to use the copy function,„since it's an all in one printer. And there was no gray background on the„copy, so at least it's clear it's not a hardware problem. What caused it is„still a mystery (maybe the fact that I added a "smart tank" printer), but„it can be solved by a simple preference modification.„„... MultiMail, the new multi-platform, multi-format offline reader!„--- MultiMail/Linux v0.52„ Ģ Synchronet Ģ Vertrauen Ģ Home of Synchronet Ģ [vert/cvs/bbs].synchro.net„