20 Most Recent Lexmark X83 All-In-One InkJet Printer Questions & Answers


I have an old X7170 and have the same problem when using the doc feeder. I scan using the flatbed the size is much much smaller.

Lexmark X83... | Answered on May 29, 2014


Hi,
If you printer cover loos or not proper set then i suggest you change or replace it. Ya contact Lexmark printer Technician and checking it. If technician ask change then change it.

Thanks,
Lexmark Support

Lexmark X83... | Answered on May 22, 2014


If you are encountering power problems with your printer, please go through the following checklist:

  • Make sure the power cord is plugged in securely and directly to the power outlet. Power surge protectors can draw power away from the printer.
  • Disconnect the power cord from the power outlet and the back of the printer and then reconnect it.
  • Check the power supply box (if there is one) to see if it is warm or cold, as there could be a defective power supply issue.
  • If there is access to a voltmeter, test the power supply to ensure that it registering the correct amount of voltage (most Lexmark printers have a 30Volt output).
  • Make sure the correct power supply is connected to the printer.

Lexmark X83... | Answered on Mar 13, 2012


If a printer does not get a steady rate of print jobs it will perform self maintenance to preserve the print system. These maintenance cycles will vary since they are dependent on overall usage. If a printer is not connected to a power source for an extended period of time, you may have to run a clean or deep clean of the printhead to recover.

Lexmark X83... | Answered on Feb 10, 2012


Please visit the Lexmark website to download and install the Lexmark X83 Printer Driver on your computer. Select your operating system > click on "FILTER" > click on the driver under Recommended Downloads > download and execute the file. Simply follow the instructions on your computer screen to complete the installation.

Should you really need the installation disc, please contact Lexmark Technical Support Center for assistance.

Lexmark X83... | Answered on Jan 19, 2012


In this case what i would Request u to do is......... Goto Control Panel goto Printers folder......... There u will see the Lexmark Printer Icon........... Just right click on the Printer Icon and click on Properties......... Now click on Advanced and goto Print Processor......... Change it to Dell 926 and NTEMF 1.0008........ Click on Apply click Ok now try to Print.......... Prints Fine............Issue Resolved........

Good Luck!!!!!

Lexmark X83... | Answered on Sep 26, 2011


did you check for scanner lock button? its made to keep the lamp in place during transport. just lift the lid and take a look if there is a slide style button for unlock

Lexmark X83... | Answered on Sep 18, 2011


The error indicates that one or both of the cartridges has a short circuit. Please follow the steps below to identify and fix the problem:

1. Make sure the printer is on.

2. Open the printer cover. The print cartridge carrier moves and stops at the loading position, unless the All-in-One is busy.

Note: If the carrier does not automatically move to the center, turn off the printer/unplug the printer from the power source and then slide the carrier to the center.

3. Remove both cartridges from the carrier.

4. Close the printer cover.

5. Rebrick (pull out power supply, black box where the power cord is plugged in at the back of the printer, and put it back after 30 seconds).

6. When the printer turns on, reinsert one cartridge first.

7. Close the printer cover and check for any errors.

8. If no error appears, reinsert the other cartridge. Close the printer cover.

9. Replace whichever cartridge is causing the error to appear with a new cartridge.
If problem continues, please contact Lexmark Technical Support Center for additional assistance.

Lexmark X83... | Answered on Sep 12, 2011


Sounds like a clogged print head. In the lexmark printer software there should be a maintenance tool where you can try and clean the print heads.
By the same token the X83 is about 10 years old and well past the life cycle of most ink jet printers so if the troubleshooting tools don't get it back in order, it will be cheaper to replace than to repair.
http://www.lexmark.com/AP/service/info/multifunction/4403.pdf

Lexmark X83... | Answered on Jul 10, 2011


Please go to this link for the windows xp driver http://www.nodevice.com/driver/X83/get32624.html
and for windows 98 & me driver go to this link http://www.nodevice.com/driver/X83/get32625.html.
Hope this helps.

Thanks

Lexmark X83... | Answered on Jul 09, 2011


Cartridge Short
The printer has detected a short circuit in a cartridge.
Error Recovery:
1.Turn the power OFF.
2.Open the front cover.
3.Turn the power back ON. The print cartridge carrier should move to the install position located in the middle of the printer.
4.If it does not, close and reopen the cover:
5.Remove the color print cartridge.
6.Close the cover.
7.If there is no error indicated by flashing lights, the color cartridge has short-circuited.
8.However, if you continue to get an error, repeat steps 1-3, and then go to step 9.
9.Remove the black print cartridge and reinsert the color cartridge.
10.If there is no error indicated by flashing lights, the black cartridge has short-circuited.
11. If you continue to receive an error in both cartridge scenarios, both print cartridges have short-circuited.

Lexmark X83... | Answered on Apr 11, 2011


I had the same problem and the solution is this: There is a red lever switch by the power chord on the scanner/printer. Above this red lever switch is the drawing of a lock in the "locked" position and at the bottom this red lever switch is the drawing of a lock in the "opened (unlock)" position. The lever on the red switch should point to the "opened" lock symbol (unlock). It the switch lever is pointing to the "locked" position of the lock symbol, flip it to the "opened" position and recycle power on the scanner by removing the power chord for a 30 seconds. If the lever is pointing to the "unlock" lock symbol, flip it to the "locked" position and then back to the "unlocked" position and recycle power. Good luck!

Lexmark X83... | Answered on Jan 17, 2011


All I can say is good luck! Parts for ink jet printers are nearly impossible to get. They're so cheap that it's not worth it to repair them.

Lexmark X83... | Answered on Dec 10, 2010

Not finding what you are looking for?
Lexmark X83 All-In-One InkJet Printer Logo

206 questions posted

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Lexmark Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

Clive
Clive

Level 3 Expert

4345 Answers

Ekse

Level 3 Expert

13434 Answers

Thomas F. Schneider

Level 3 Expert

2715 Answers

Are you a Lexmark Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

View Most Popular

X Lexmark

  • X Lexmark

Most Popular Question

lexmark x83

  • Office Equipment & Supplies
Loading...