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Re: filmscanners: Microtek ArtixScan 4000T - fault
Sounds like the same problem as mine, except I wasn't informed as to what
had to be done to repair it. Four weeks without a scanner is a long time.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Allen Graves" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, August 01, 2001 12:46 PM
Subject: Re: filmscanners: Microtek ArtixScan 4000T - fault
> I purchased my 4000t about 18 months ago. After about 6 months it
> started to make a grinding noise and finally refused to accept a
> slide or negative. It was returned; the invoice stated"replacement of
> motherboard " and it has worked better (and faster)-touch wood- than
> when new since its repair. SEND IT BACK ASAP.
> >I purchased a Microtek ArtixScan 4000T in April 2001. I've only started
> >it seriously over the past week. A fault has occured when scanning
> >Prescan goes ok then when i set it to do the hi-res scans I get a "Code:
> >-710, APS holder bump error. Missaligned" (under Windows 98SE using
> >ScanWizard Pro TX) which then aborts the scanning. It usually happens
> >the 3rd slide. On the scans that i do get, the positioning is incorrect
> >a black line down the left and a bit missing off the right even though it
> >ok in preview.
> >Microtek told me to send it back to them. Anyone else experienced this
> >problem? Any quick fixes?!
> >BTW i can't find the web address for the archive anywhere
> >Many thanks