Epson Stylus Photo 900

How to Identify and Fix Common Problems ?

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Paper is jammed in the product. Remove the jammed paper, and press the B&W copy button or the color copy button to clear the error. No paper is loaded or multiple sheets fed at one time. Load paper in the product, and press the B&W copy button or the color copy button to clear the error.
When the red H ink light flashes, one or more ink cartridges are low on ink. When the red H ink light stays on, you need to replace the cartridge(s). When you print, you`ll also see a message on your screen telling you which cartridge is low or empty.
An ink cartridge is low. Make sure you have a replacement cartridge.
If the light and the light flash simultaneously, the printer is in a connection error status. Press the [Wi-Fi] button to clear the error, check the following items, and then perform network setup again. Check that the wireless router is turned on.
The Paper LED flashing can be caused by no paper in the manual feed slot, a paper jam, the front cover is open, the back cover is open, dust on the drum, or not having a drum installed. Be sure that the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly is installed in the machine before continuing.
Answer: If the paper and ink lights are blinking simultaneously, it means the problem is in its Ink cartridge assembly.
A `Paper has Jammed` message and light blinks

Wait while the printer attempts to clear the paper jam. Remove any ejected paper from the front or back of the printer. Open the paper tray cover. Remove any loose photo paper from the paper tray, and then check for and remove any bent, wrinkled, or torn paper.

Status indicator light:

A blue or green light indicates the printer is operating correctly, while red indicates an error has occurred.

The ink levels may be low and you may need to refill the ink. Visually check the ink levels. Also make sure you filled the tanks with the correct colors of ink. After you print, the colors in your printout need time to set as the ink dries.
The power light is on or flashing. The ink light is flashing. Ink in a cartridge is low. You can continue printing, or check which cartridge is low and replace it.
Install an appropriate canon ink cartridge. If the lamp on the ink tank is flashing, ink may have run out. Replacing the ink tank is recommended.
When you see a flashing light by data that means that a print job has been released to that printer but is still processing. This typically happens when someone is printing a larger file size job.
Over time, the ink residue dries up and blocks the nozzle of print head due to which low-quality print or dark lines appears across the documents you print. Therefore power flushing the print heads can clear the clogs from the nozzle of the print head and restore proper ink flow.
Shut down the computer, then press the paper button to eject the jammed paper. If the error does not clear, open the printer cover and remove all of the paper inside, including any torn pieces. Then, reload the paper in the sheet feeder and press paper button to resume printing.
Ink and paper lights blinking alternately means that your internal “waste ink pads” are full and need resetting/cleaning out. Check your Epson Status Monitor (on PC) for any error messages – if it says “service required” or “… end of service life” then it`s the waste pads.

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Epson Stylus Photo R230 – flashing red lights fix
ANSWER : REDLIGHT

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Epson Stylus Photo T60 paper jam
ANSWER : paper jam

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Epson Stylus Photo R200 – flashing red lights
ANSWER : The R800 will flash the ink and paper lights alternately when the ink pads are assumed to be full from extensive head cleaning. Sometimes, if not always, the head will lock into place on the right side above the ink head cleaning sponges that release ink to the lower ink pads.To correct the problem you need to clean the sponge area, I use cotton swabs. If the head is locked to need to release the carriage lock with a screwdriver. This will require removing the cover, but not necessarily the bottom of the unit.There is a 179 page service manual available for download for $16.50. There are free downloads of this manual, but usually are missing the 100 pages.You can remove the cover by:1. Remove the three screws on the rear housing (One to the left of the power plug, one on the opposite side and one in the lower middle bottom.2. Remove the three screws inside the upper housing (Just under the lid where the hinge is).3. Remove the screw under the left and right side in back below the vents.4. In the back pull the white ribbon closest to you out of the block, do not try to remove the block itself.5. Place a screwdriver into the slot both on the right and lift of the bottom corners on the back to release the hooks that hold the upper unit.6. Lastly, put a screwdriver into the notches on the bottom of the printer located in the front right and left, they are spring loaded.7. Remove cover.8. The head lock release screw is in the right side of the printer and is partially covered by the lower housing. I drilled a half inch hole into the side as to be able to insert a screwdriver. Turn the screw to the left and the head will rise out of the locked position. You only need to turn enough to release the head.9. Clean the sponges and any areas you see with excess ink.10. Place the cover on the unit enough to plug the white ribbon back in and turn the unit on.If the printer lights stop flashing then you are all set.

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Epson Stylus Photo R230(2 red indicator blinking)
ANSWER : 2 red indicator blinking

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Epson stylus photo R300
ANSWER : Had the same problem with the VM cartridge, I cleaned and put it back several times not luck,then the MK started acting up as well, cleaned it and put it back and worked, the VM however was still acting up. I turned the printer off and took out the VM and put it back without cleaning, turned on the printer and the VM is working now….come on Epson what the hell is wrong with this system.

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ink error
ANSWER : One uses 807 cartridges, the other uses 811 cartridges. That would be your problem. They’re probably the same cartridge, but use different chips. You can try buying 3rd party chips online. It might work.

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epson stylus photo 2000p problems
ANSWER : plz i just receive epson stylus photo 2000p from a friend and the ink light are on nothing is working plz help

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Epson Stylus Photo RX600, porous pad
ANSWER : Hi, You may have by now (Feb.2016 ) solved your problem, if not I have just used to code to reset my copy counter but as yet have not replaced the surplus ink pad tanks, what I am going to do is install an external surplus ink tank to bypass the pads as I am a bit nervous of taking my printer apart, Go to ebay and type in “RX600 surplus external ink tank” cost is well worth it, Happyhammer 20.02.16

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