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Mikefrompittsford Frequent Member
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Re: DocuColor 250 with Integrated Fiery - driver Windows 10

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And one more point...

 

I was printing 1000 double sided pages when something happened with the printer itself.  I got it to work but the creo went out and I couldn't get it to restart.  It acts as if its still processing the job,.

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Analyst Nation Moderator Joe053204-xrx
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Re: DocuColor 250 with Integrated Fiery - driver Windows 10

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It sounds like imminent hardware failure, but likely just RAM or Power supply, both should be easily replaceable.

 

But the big run jobs could be to disk space or cache issues, which would be resolved via Format Image Disk, but I already suggested that in February, so it likely was already done.

 

There would never be a "wait a day scenario" UNplug from the wall, wait 5 minutes and boot it up, if that works, heat is an issue, and heat is easily fixed too, just clean out the fans and fins on the heatsink.

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Mikefrompittsford Frequent Member
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Re: DocuColor 250 with Integrated Fiery - driver Windows 10

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I was gone for an hour and when I got back it was making the two toned siren again.  It has done that before.  I unplugged and waited five minutes but no go.  It starts but doesn't get to the wndows screen.

 

I'm probably capable of poppng the ram out. 

 

I'm also tempted to take it off and bring it to computer shop.  They should at least be able to get it to boot to windows I would think. 

 

Mike

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Analyst Nation Moderator Joe053204-xrx
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Re: DocuColor 250 with Integrated Fiery - driver Windows 10

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It really is just a regular computer using regular computer parts and Operating System for the most part.

The Software that is for the CREO will only run on it because of the additional board that the printer connects to.

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Mikefrompittsford Frequent Member
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Re: DocuColor 250 with Integrated Fiery - driver Windows 10

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One again you were a life saver.  Based on the info you provided I did a little more googling about the power supply and the two tone siren and found that if one of the fans are stuck it will cause a power spike and an error.  To my pleasant surprise, the fan next to the power cord was indeed stuck and after a good vacuming it started right up.  The machine has lived to fight another day!  Thank you very much!

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Mikefrompittsford Frequent Member
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Re: DocuColor 250 with Integrated Fiery - driver Windows 10

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Hi Joe,  My creo model is a spire cx250.  I have a bead on a cx260 for backup.  Is there anything significantly different about these two models.  I would like to back up the 250 to the 260.  do you think that is possible?  thanks! 

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Analyst Nation Moderator Joe053204-xrx
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Re: DocuColor 250 with Integrated Fiery - driver Windows 10

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I have no idea at all.

 

The 250 creo and 260 creo are very different physically, and I am far from certain they would work on the wrong device, a 250 and a 260 were similar, but most every part was actually different (In my mind the toner in the 250 was capable of drastically better color)

 

And most DFE's are mated to specific models. But I no longer even have access to a 250 (I do have a 260 with all the DFE's) so I can't in any way verify anything.

 

But my opinion on the matter is that it just won't work, the DC 260 Creo software will not be able to see what the DC250 printer is, so it will not load.

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Mikefrompittsford Frequent Member
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Re: DocuColor 250 with Integrated Fiery - driver Windows 10

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Ok thank you!
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Mikefrompittsford Frequent Member
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Re: DocuColor 250 with Integrated Fiery - driver Windows 10

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Joe, Just wanted to say thank you again. I'm creo is up and running. I found the fins you talked about in an earlier post and they we packed with dust. I blew out the dust and the thing is working great! You're the best!