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Epson Workforce 633 shows error message "Replace the cartridge(s) and close the scanner unit

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SOURCE: Problems printing from my Epson RX 595

I just purchased an RX595 to replace my R380, which went belly up after only a year.

To fix the "close scanner" problem, try placing weight on top of the scanner. Its annoying to have to keep a stack of DVD's on top of my printer, but it works.

Epson needs to refine their products and quit raping people on ink. People talk about "Big Oil" what about "BIg Ink?"

Posted on Jun 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Error Epson RX 595- Close the Scanner Unit

I just had the same problem. I figured that there must be a lever that gets pushed in when the lid closes and sure enough there's a square hole in the vent area (look in the area below the serial number) and in that is a small lever is that gets pushed down by the piece that's attached to the lid. For some reason, it's not pushing it down far enough or the lever has bent and it doesn't connect. My only solution (for now) was to jam a pencil into the lever to push it down all the way and sure enough, it worked. I'm sure there's a better, more permanent (and more attractive) way to repair this, but for now, it works and I need to print out 60 copies of an event program for tomorrow night! Good luck!

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Epson printer says "cannot recognize ink cartridges".

Are you using genuine epson cartridges? Many generics simply dont work on the newer printers. Once the printer decides the cartridge is empty, it sends a signal to the chip and that's it. You might hear ink, but if the chip says empty you can't use it. It also has the annoying habit of doing this when there's still 10-15% of the ink left.
I use reusable cartridges from http://www.ccs-digital.com They hold 2/3 more ink and the chips automatically reset to full if you remove and re-insert the cartridge. Instead of replacing the entire cartridge when it's empty, you pop out an internal ink tank and replace just that. So you know the chip has already been recognized by your printer. The ink tanks cost under $3. I think these are a brilliant invention.

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

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SOURCE: EPSON PX700W

I would take them out and double check for any remaining packing material etc and then make sure they are fully inserted. The simple things are always the ones to start with

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

pineworks
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SOURCE: epson workforce 600 displays message

Error 600

Hi there it is ink error.
You can try to reset the cartages this may do it Please call back let us know if it worked for you, PLEASE.


  1. Start with printer off
  2. Press and hold resume Button (triangle in the circle) and click “Power” button. Green led should be on
  3. While holding the Power button, release the Resume Button.
  4. Without releasing the Power Button, click “Resume” button for two times and release Both Buttons.
  5. Click “Resume” for four times then soon click “Power” button, to confirm the selected action (reset counter absorber).
  6. Turn off the printer and turn on again
Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Posted on Apr 26, 2010

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Epson workforce 633 warning paper jam when no paper jammed power wifi and fax auto lights flashing can not get to menu


I had success by turning the printer off and on again with the top pieces up (as if changing the ink). I found this trick also works when I have a scanner error that won't go away. Good luck!

Apr 23, 2012 | Epson WorkForce 633 InkJet Printer

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Printer TX550W has message "A printer error has occurred. Turn off and then on. See your documentation".


Hi, this error message usually caused by jammed papers or foreign objects inside your printer. To resolve this issue, please try the following steps.
1. Turn off the printer.2. Open the scanner unit.3. Check for any jammed papers or foreign objects then remove it.4. Check the ink cartridges and lids if push down fully.5. Close the scanner unit.6. Turn on the printer.

If the same error reappears, try the following.
1. Turn off the printer.2. Open the scanner unit.3. Remove all the ink cartridges.4. Turn on the printer >> your printer will display install ink cartridges.5. Install all the ink cartridges, make sure it clicks into place and also the lids should be push down fully.5. Close the scanner unit.6. Press the Start or OK button to charge the cartridges.
If the issue persists, your unit will require service. Please contact Epson so they can check if your printer is still under warranty or ask them for the nearest service center in your area.

Nov 23, 2011 | Epson Stylus Multifunction Inkjet Printer/...

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Install ink cartridges for an Epson 315 workforce


If you do not want to go through the guide, here is a quick instruction on how to insert the ink cartridge.
Remove and Install Cartridges Be sure you have your replacement cartridges handy before you begin. You must install new cartridges immediately after removing the old ones. Caution:
Do not open ink cartridge packages until you are ready to install the ink. Cartridges are vacuum packed to maintain reliability. If an ink cartridge is low or expended, you see a message on the WorkForce 310 Series LCD display screen indicating which color to replace. Press OK. If you're replacing a cartridge before you see a message on the WorkForce 310 Series LCD display screen, press the ink.9.7.1.jpg Copy button, press ink.9.7.2.jpg Menu, press ink.9.7.3.jpg or ink.9.7.4.jpg to select Maintenance, and press OK. Then select Ink Cartridge Replacement and press OK. 1. Open the scanner, then open the cartridge cover. ink.9.7.5.jpg 2. Squeeze the tab on the cartridge and lift it up. Dispose of it carefully. Do not take the used cartridge apart or try to refill it. ink.9.7.6.jpg Warning:
If ink gets on your hands, wash them thoroughly with soap and water. If ink gets into your eyes, flush them immediately with water. Keep ink cartridges out of the reach of children. 3. Before you open the new cartridge package, shake it four or five times. Then remove it from the package. ink.9.7.7.jpg Caution:
Do not touch the green chip on the front of the cartridge. This can damage the ink cartridge. 4. Remove the yellow tape from the bottom of the ink cartridge. Caution:
Do not remove any other labels or seals, or ink will leak. 5. Insert the new ink cartridge into the holder and push it down until it clicks into place. 6. Once you replace all the cartridges that need replacing, close the cartridge cover and push it down until it clicks into place. ink.9.7.8.jpg 7. Close the scanner. 8. Press OK to begin charging the ink. This takes about 2 minutes. When you see a completion message on the LCD display screen, ink charging is finished. Go through your user manual for further guide on how to install ink.

Jan 16, 2011 | Epson Office Equipment & Supplies

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Installed a black ink cartridge and the printer shows the message 'black cartridge missing' and also says 'cartridge error: error 50c'


Hi there Error 50c

Can only gave it a try.

Regarding the Dell A940 "Error 50c"....the user guide doesn't seem to mention "Error 50c". They do, however, mention a "Cartridge Error" on page 52 of the manual. They claim this means that the printer has detected a short circuit (fuse/resister) in the cartridge. As you may or may not have noticed in the manual, this is what they recommend doing about it:

1) Press Power to turn the printer off.

2) Lift the printer cover/lid (scanner unit) until the scanner support holds it open.

3) Turn the printer on.
The ink cartridge carrier moves and stops at the loading position unless the printer is busy.

4) Remove the color ink cartridge.

5) Lower the printer (scanner unit) until it is completely closed.
If the error message displays again, replace the black cartridge with a new black cartridge.

If the error message does not display, repeat steps 1–3 and then go to step 6.

6) Reinstall the color cartridge and remove the black ink cartridge.

7) Lower the printer (scanner unit) until it is completely closed.

If the error message displays again, replace the color cartridge with a new
color cartridge.
If there is no error message (indicated by flashing lights), repeat steps 1–3 and then reinstall both ink cartridges.
8) Lower the printer (scanner unit) until it is completely closed.

If you get the error message again, while both cartridges are installed, replace both of the cartridges.

Basically, what they want you to determine is,....if the short circuit is with the "black ink" cartridge or the "color ink" cartridge and then replace the cartridge that has the problem.

You may have to buy a new cartrige.
Please all I ask is call back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one, so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Nov 06, 2009 | Dell A940 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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EPSON PX700W


I would take them out and double check for any remaining packing material etc and then make sure they are fully inserted. The simple things are always the ones to start with

Sep 26, 2009 | OKI C3200n Led Printer

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Error 50 c


  1. Power off your printer.
  2. Use both hands to lift up the scanner unit until the scanner support holds it open.
  3. Turn the printer on. The print cartridge carrier moves and stops at the loading position, unless the printer is busy.
  4. Remove the color print cartridge.
  5. Lower the scanner unit until it is completely closed.
  6. If the error message reappears, replace the black print cartridge with a new print cartridge.
    If it does not repeat steps 1-3 and then go to step 7.
  7. Reinstall the color cartridge and remove the black print cartridge.
  8. Lower the scanner unit until it is completely closed.
  9. If the error message occurs again, replace the color cartridge.
  10. If an error message reappears, repeat steps 1-3 and reinstall both print cartridges.
Hope this helps.
  1. Lower the scanner unit until it is completely closed.
  2. If you receive the error message again, replace both cartridges.

Jul 29, 2009 | Lexmark X6170 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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My A940 All-in-One shows a Cartridge error 50C and also shows that the colour cartridge is missing when it is not can you please help tried looking through manual but cannot find what a 50C error is please...


Hi there Error 50c
All the best of luck

Regarding the Dell A940 "Error 50c"....the user guide doesn't seem to mention "Error 50c". They do, however, mention a "Cartridge Error" on page 52 of the manual. They claim this means that the printer has detected a short circuit (fuse/resister) in the cartridge. As you may or may not have noticed in the manual, this is what they recommend doing about it:

1) Press Power to turn the printer off.

2) Lift the printer cover/lid (scanner unit) until the scanner support holds it open.

3) Turn the printer on.
The ink cartridge carrier moves and stops at the loading position unless the printer is busy.

4) Remove the color ink cartridge.

5) Lower the printer (scanner unit) until it is completely closed.
If the error message displays again, replace the black cartridge with a new black cartridge.

If the error message does not display, repeat steps 1–3 and then go to step 6.

6) Reinstall the color cartridge and remove the black ink cartridge.

7) Lower the printer (scanner unit) until it is completely closed.

If the error message displays again, replace the color cartridge with a new
color cartridge.
If there is no error message (indicated by flashing lights), repeat steps 1–3 and then reinstall both ink cartridges.
8) Lower the printer (scanner unit) until it is completely closed.

If you get the error message again, while both cartridges are installed, replace both of the cartridges.

Basically, what they want you to determine is,....if the short circuit is with the "black ink" cartridge or the "color ink" cartridge and then replace the cartridge that has the problem.

You may have to buy a new cartrige.
Please all I ask is call back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one, so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Jun 17, 2009 | Dell A940 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Error inkcartridge


Error message: No color or black ink cartridge-->Press the Color Copy button to install a new ink cartridge.
Solution: The indicated ink cartridge is not installed. Please install the necessary cartridge(s).

Error message: Color or black ink out -- >Press the Color Copy button to begin replacing the ink cartridge.
Solution: The indicated ink cartridge is out of ink. You will need to replace the necessary ink cartridge(s).


Error Message: Ink cartridge error -- > Press the Color Copy button to begin replacing the ink cartridge.
Solution: There is something wrong with the ink cartridge. Make sure the cartridge is genuine Epson ink. Also, try reseating the cartridge (remove it, and then reinstall it).

Error Message: Paper jam or misfeed -- > Press the Color Copy button and clear the paper jam by hand if necessary.
Solution: Paper is jammed. Check for any obstructions under the unit's cover, and in the paper tray.

Error Message: Paper out -- > Load paper in the sheet feeder and press the Color Copy button.
Solution: Load paper in the sheet feeder, and then press the Color Copy button to continue printing.

Error Message: Scanner unit open -- > close the scanner unit
Solution: Carefully close the scanner and press it down until it clicks securely into place.

Error Message: Scanner error -- > See your documentation and call service if necessary.
Solution: Press the ON button to turn off the Epson Stylus CX3200. Unlock the transportation lock, if necessary. If it is already unlocked, toggle the lock back and forth, 5-10 times. Turn on your Stylus CX3200 again.


Error Message: Printer error -- > See your documentation and call service if necessary.
Solution: Press the ON button to turn off the Epson Stylus CX3200. Disconnect it from power, and then reconnect it to power. Press the ON button to turn on the Stylus CX3200

Nov 28, 2008 | Epson Stylus CX3200 All-In-One InkJet...

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Help Epson CX3200


Hi,

I just like to ask to where specifically you can see the red light. It will help us determine what cause the red light. To give you heads up as well, the Printer's LCD screen can help us determine what exactly the offline condition of the CX3200 is:


Error message: No color or black ink cartridge-->Press the Color Copy button to install a new ink cartridge.
Solution: The indicated ink cartridge is not installed. Please install the necessary cartridge(s).

Error message: Color or black ink out -- >Press the Color Copy button to begin replacing the ink cartridge.
Solution: The indicated ink cartridge is out of ink. You will need to replace the necessary ink cartridge(s).


Error Message: Ink cartridge error -- > Press the Color Copy button to begin replacing the ink cartridge.
Solution: There is something wrong with the ink cartridge. Make sure the cartridge is genuine Epson ink. Also, try reseating the cartridge (remove it, and then reinstall it).

Error Message: Paper jam or misfeed -- > Press the Color Copy button and clear the paper jam by hand if necessary.
Solution: Paper is jammed. Check for any obstructions under the unit's cover, and in the paper tray.

Error Message: Paper out -- > Load paper in the sheet feeder and press the Color Copy button.
Solution: Load paper in the sheet feeder, and then press the Color Copy button to continue printing.

Error Message: Scanner unit open -- > close the scanner unit
Solution: Carefully close the scanner and press it down until it clicks securely into place.

Error Message: Scanner error -- > See your documentation and call service if necessary.
Solution: Press the ON button to turn off the Epson Stylus CX3200. Unlock the transportation lock, if necessary. If it is already unlocked, toggle the lock back and forth, 5-10 times. Turn on your Stylus CX3200 again.


Error Message: Printer error -- > See your documentation and call service if necessary.
Solution: Press the ON button to turn off the Epson Stylus CX3200. Disconnect it from power, and then reconnect it to power. Press the ON button to turn on the Stylus CX3200.

May 23, 2008 | Epson Stylus CX3200 All-In-One InkJet...

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