I'm having a continued problem with scanning over wi-fi with my iSensys multi-function.
Whenever I need to scan, I turn the machine on and wait for it to boot. Then, I load the document in the scanner, open MF Scan utility on my Mac and click the "Document" preset button. But every time I get an error that it "Can't communicate with the scanner". Even if I wait a good 5 or 10 minutes, I still get the same thing.
The only way I've found to fix it is to open the "Network scanner settings", remove the scanner, click the "+" button to add it again, then quit and reboot MF Scan utility. If I do this, the scanning works again straight away!
Is this a common problem with a known solution?
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If you are unable to scan without reselecting the scanner over the network, it looks like a network communication issue or something is blocking the connection. In this situation, I would suggest trying to power cycle your router the next time the issue comes up to see if it resolves the issue.
If it does not, you can try disabling any security software on the computer and then try a scan again. If the issue still comes up, you can try setting a manual IP address on the printer so it does not change anymore.
If all of those steps did not resolve the issue, I would suggest contacting support at 1-800-652-2666. Our agents would be happy to check into the issue for you to see what is going on.
Thanks Hector. I had already set a static IP for the printer, so that won't be the issue.
Just wondering, how quickly after turning the printer on should I expect it to be fully-booted and connected to the network, ready for scanning? Should that all happen within 1-2 minutes, or is it more likely 5-10 minutes?