Re: [NTLK] [OT] HP LaserJet 5MP Problems

From: LA GREEN (
Date: Sat Jun 15 2002 - 20:44:54 EDT

YOU could try going thru hp's faq for help. it may be something easily
fixed, but then again it might not be and is why is was next to the
compactor in the first place. ggod luck.


>From: Chris Ruprecht <>
>Subject: [NTLK] [OT] HP LaserJet 5MP Problems
>Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 16:52:15 -0400
>Hi all,
>finally, I have a printer again, with which I can print to, from my
>Newton. The printer, however has 2 problems:
>1. It's not picking up paper from the bottom tray.
>2. It prints smudges 3 - 4 times on each page.
>I probably have to get a rubber band replacement for the paper picker
>upper or something. But I can live with paper going in through the front
>(50 or so pages) tray.
>The smudges are not from the tuner cartridge - I have another cartridge,
>and they look exactly the same. I guess, they are on the drum. Is that
>something which is easily fixed (Easy = below $50) or am I looking at
>some major expenses?
>Otherwise, this printer looks like it's in good shape - not bad for
>something I saw standing next to our trash compactor this morning - and
>my 'old computer collection instinct' just couldn't resist ...
>Best regards,
>Chris Ruprecht
>1505 Fort Clark Boulevard #1-205 * Gainesville, FL 32606
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