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All lights are blinking, no printing

All the lights on the control panel of the printer are flashing, what does this mean, as the manuel does not say. what do i need to do to fix this problem? Please help!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • DenaJo Dec 11, 2007

    My Dell P1500 had all the lights flashing when I came into the office this morning. I shut the printer off and waited about 30 seconds. I checked all the power cords and connections. When I turned it on everything looked fine. I attempted to print something and the green light flashed as it always did, but instead of the fan (?) coming on it just made a dry click. I tried printing from other computers in the office and all of them produced the same result. I called Dell and immediately they said the controller card must have been knocked out by a power surge. This doesn't make a lot of sense since nothing else in the office appeared to be affected. The Dell personnel immediately offered to sell me a printer and told me my P1500 wasn't worth fixing. Sadly...I am still making payments on this one and have a $125 printer cartridge sitting on the floor next to it. Suggestions?

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Mine does the same, print sveral fine and then after all lights start flashing. I resolve it by turning it off and back on, but its driving me mad!!! Motto is, never buy a printer from Dell!

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

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If all of the LEDs are flashing fast then a service error has occured. the only option is to contact Dell. If they are flashing slow then the printer is resetting. I wouldn't give up just yet, if you can supply some details we might be able to suggest something: - what lead to this error. - What have you already tried. - What operating system are you using.

Posted on Feb 06, 2007

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Mine was doing the same thing - actually several here at my place of business. Our solution was to get replacements. At less than 100.00 for new ones, it is not cost effective to have them repaired.

Posted on Feb 05, 2007

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When i turn on the printer all the lights are blinking, i have reset the printer many times, restarted my computer and nothing has worked to help the problem. I just printed yesterday with this printer...


The Epson Stylus Color 880 has 4 LEDs. If all 4 are flashing or blinking then the printer has a maintenance request error. It means that the waste ink counter has reach its limit. The remedy is to replace the waste ink pads and reset the waste ink counter. You can use the SSC service utility to reset the protection counter. You can download the utility from here http://inkjetprinterhelp.us/epsonSSC.html

You can also use the control paler to reset the counter. Timing is the key to success when you reset the counter using the control panel so keep that in mind. To reset the protection counter using the control panel (front panel):

Step 1.Turn the power on while holdint the following buttons doen. Paper feed, cleaning button. (thr paper out light will flash for 3 seconds)
Step 2.While the paper out light is still flashing press the cleaning button for 10 seconds. The following leds will flash in sequence Ink out lights black and color, Paper out light. Once the printer starts to initilize the counter should be reset. This will reset the protection counter.

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Light keeps flashing on printer


When you have flashing or blinking light on your HP Deskjet D4260 InkJet, it only means that there is something that needs your attention. Like for example, Blinking Power light means that the printer is preparing to print.

To know more about the meaning of the particular blinking lights, please click the link below. It will show all the possible information about the blinking lights you are encountering.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00877377&tmp_task=solveCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=2510771


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Make sure that cable to printer is attached and if printer still shows offline then in control panel for the printers make sure that you right click and choose Use Printer Online

What the flashing light means
The Power light can flash for several reasons:
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? The printer is out of paper.
? A problem exists with the printer, such as a paper jam or a problem with a print
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??¦The product is processing a print job, or waiting for the ink to dry on a document.
??¦The product might be out of paper.
??¦The product might have a paper feeding issue or a paper jam.

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The flashing green light probably means communication error, it is not normal.
These Dell/Lexmark comm. errors can be difficult.

Try this:
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It means that the printer is in READY State.

Control panel
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1 Jam light: Indicates that there is a jam in the printer.
2 Toner light: When the print cartridge is low, the Toner light illuminates. When the print cartridge is out of the printer,
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3 Paper out light: Indicates that the printer is out of paper.
4 Attention light: Indicates that the print-cartridge door is open or other errors exist.
5 Ready light: Indicates that the printer is ready to print.
6 Go button and light: Initiates action or indicates status.
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From the OKI site, I found this information. My problem is a Flash 2 Blink, which is a problem with the cover or minor error, whatever that means. I can't figure out how to fix it. Any suggestions greatly appreciated!

Flash type Ready LED (Green) Manual feed LED (Amber) Error LED (Amber) Meaning Flash 1 -- slow blink X ecblank.gif ecblank.gif The printer is processing data when printing has been suspended. ecblank.gif ecblank.gif ecblank.gif X The image drum required changing or toner is low. Flash 2 -- blink X ecblank.gif ecblank.gif The printer is receiving and processing data during printing or the printer is resetting itself. ecblank.gif ecblank.gif X ecblank.gif The printer is requesting manual paper feed. ecblank.gif ecblank.gif ecblank.gif X There is a printing error, problem with paper or a cover open. ecblank.gif X X X There is a minor error with the printer. Flash 3 -- rapid blink X X X There is a major error with the printer.

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