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01-08-2009 10:04 PM
After any small time gap between print jobs (i.e., not in between queued print jobs, but then after the last of those), my c6380 will go through a "Please wait. Printer preperation occurring." The print mechanism appears (noisy) to be doing something and then it goes idle.
Is my printer acting correctly?
01-09-2009 02:07 PM
This is normal. After the printer has been idle for some time it prepares the printheads to be parked away in the service area so they will not dry out.
Bob Headrick, Microsoft MVP Printing/Imaging
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01-13-2009 07:39 PM
01-31-2009 10:32 AM
I have the same issue as the others.
15 seconds after a print job finishes, my C6380 goes through a 30 second cycle (parking the heads, I guess), while it displays "Please Wait. Printer Preparation Occurring".
I understand the behavior, but whose dumb idea was it to only wait 15 seconds?
Maybe you call this a feature, but I call it a bug. Incredibly annoying!
If there is no fix available, I will return it and replace it with another brand...
04-28-2009 12:07 AM
So annoying! I should have taken it back, but thought I'd get used to it. Nope, it's still just as annoying. It's lucky it prints well or it would be in pieces by now.
06-08-2009 01:27 PM
but it is not normal that occurs after every job..as another person said, every 15 seconds..
This makes this printer very user unfriendly!!!
Is there no way to change this setting, maybe set this "idle time" 10 minutes or ..?
They could make something like driver update..
Otherwise i am thinking of calling HP and seeing about return policies..I don't have much use from the printer that i use to copy books, with it more "preparing" for the job all the time, then working