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by Andreas Kjerulf • 103,247 views

I found out that if I hold down a button on my scanner when I turned it on it starts playing music. It must be some kind of easter

At the end: AHH! MY EYES!
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I used to play this on my ScanJet 5100C before I gave it away. It plays Beethoven's 9th Symphony part 4 - "O Freunde, Nicht Diese Töne!" - I guess other HP Scanners play different tunes. It is just a test mode, I guess if it doesn't play the tune then the motor and/or control system is toast.
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Set the SCSI ID to 0, hold down Scan, and power it on. It's a stepper motor test which is built in.
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oh my god, they're turning against us!
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Try another translator. The one you used was broken. :P
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Possibly the best hardware Easter egg.
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I just tried this on my printer/scanner, all that happened was the scanner went back and fourth fast a couple of times then went slow once then went fast again, it does have 2 other buttons tho, i'll try them
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omg that's so cool! I wish my scanner would do that
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How?? : Island may one one scanner and play a tune?? Having having bold kfun about my begun play a tune having to have, but how do one?
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I have to correct myself. It really works as long as you set the SCSI ID to 0 (there is a dial on the backside of the scanner to set the ID). Sorry for my disbelieve.
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yes, I've already noticed that it really works. see my comment below.
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this is " Ode an die Freude" from Beethoven...!
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damn hp and their awesome scanners :)
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By god that flash was EVIL. It entices you into a trance and then BLINDS you.EVIL IS THOU NAME
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What brand and model of scanner is that? What an interesting feature the manufacturers put in there, very strange.
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It's actually possible to let a HP ScanJet play music, but it won't work by simply turning it on while clicking the scan button in front (like it's done in the video). Believe me. I've got one of these myself and I've experimented a lot with it, so don't believe this guy. But there is software available which will do the trick.
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its plausable that he pressed a button to get the scanner to sng, its an easter egg used as a hardware test. it does this because the electric motor that drives the scanner bar across uses servos, if the drivers are programmed right (set to 0) and u hold scan button and turn it on, this will happen
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Hey, it's Ode to Joy. Nice, but why didn't it play the last note? Haha.
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Id like to hear a scanner like this play coldplay's viva la vida
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actually this scanner has the instructions built into the rom, it is and easter egg but only on this specific model.
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that happened to me too!! but the song was mary had a little lamb
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Freude schöner Götterfunken by Ludwig Van Beethoven - Symphony No. 9
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If you hold a three button combo on my printer, you can play pong
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for sure the middle part is correctly scanned with that lol
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@samplesmasher .... i knew this comes known to me (ima ger ^^)
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movies, movies, movies, movies, movies, movies, moovies. If you want to see movies you gotta get stars.
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