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Epson cx4800 - will print in text mode but gives me a paper jam message in photo mode pape ris not jammed

My Epson cx4800 will print fine when I have the settings at text & image setting. but will not print photos at the photo or best photo setting. When I attempt to print using these settings it gives me a paper jam error continuously even though the paper is loading and ejecting fine

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  • shak2598 Nov 03, 2008

    yes I did, no luck there! I actually did it twice

  • dackley Nov 13, 2008

    I have same problem. Only difference may be that mine is on a Mac.

  • Anonymous Dec 06, 2008

    yes we have its really annoying

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    Grateful Child Jan 11, 2014

    I've have the same exact problem with my Epson R1800. Epson tech support tellls me it's a sensor and to try blowing compressed air into feed and exit area of the printer. I did that, but no go. ...I'm really dissapointed as the printer really hasn't been used that much, ...and it's too expensive to send back to Epson to reapair. An ink hog too with a set of cartridges running $140. Nozzle check, ...clean the heads, ...pump expensinve ink out to clear the nozzles, ...repeat, repeat, repeat. Goodbye to you Epson, you're pretty, but you're so fickle

  • Grateful Child
    Grateful Child Jan 19, 2014

    Epson support tells me it's a sensor in the printer. I tried air blasting the feed and output, but it didn't help. This $500 printer goes into the trash as it will be too expensive to ship and repair. This machine has amazing prints when it worked, but the ink useage and nozzle clogs are unacceptable, ...constantly pumping their expensive ink through the nozzles to clean them. Phooey on you Epson

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It sounds like a driver issue. Have you tried to uninstall and reinstall the software on your computer?

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    Grateful Child Jan 11, 2014

    Yes, I have the same problem on both my pc's running windows 7 and XP

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