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My 12 year old Canoscan 8800f has suddenly stopped working.

kafka
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My 12 year old Canoscan 8800f has suddenly stopped working. When I press the power button a light comes on inside, but after a bit of whiring it goes out and the scanner switches off. Is there a solution or should I buy a new scanner?

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I would still get a new one.  They aren't too expensive and they have added a lot of features such as LED bulbs and instant on.

EB
EOS 1DX and 1D Mk IV and several lenses!

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ebiggs1
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I would get a new more up-to-date scanner.

EB
EOS 1DX and 1D Mk IV and several lenses!

Thanks for your reply. I ran Repair from the installaton disk and the scanner now works fine.

I would still get a new one.  They aren't too expensive and they have added a lot of features such as LED bulbs and instant on.

EB
EOS 1DX and 1D Mk IV and several lenses!
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