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Epson dx7450 scanner connection issue

When i try to scan the scanner gives me an error message that says that my cartridge unit may be locked dependin on your scanner model. I have tried everything i can think of, the scanner is properly connected to the computer and everything else works please help!

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  • jonybravo78 Feb 19, 2009

    i have the same problem, anyone???

  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2009

    i have the same problem

  • cobeyug May 07, 2009

    When I start scanning a document, there is an error message appearing that says:

    Cannot properly communicate with the scanner. The carriage unit may be locked depending on your scanning model. Make sure the scanner is properly connected and set up to scan. Then, turn the scanner off and back on again.


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SOURCE: scanner not responding to preview scan

Try this as a last ditch effort. Remove the software. Reboot the computer and come off line. Disable the Anti Virus program. Now install the soft ware. Then try. If the red light still flashes then assume it is new scanner time.

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Rain041304
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SOURCE: Scanner not recognized by computer

Try to check control panel>device manager>check if there is an imaging device on the list. If none, it means that the computer is not detecting your printer. Try to plug it in to other port or try to use another usb cable. If still won't work, you need to uninstall and reinstall the drivers for the scanner

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SOURCE: Epson 3490 Scanner not communicating properly with PC

The new PC was Vista and the CD that came with the scanner completed loading a driver without complaint. However, a new driver was needed for Vista. After downloading the new driver from Epson, uninstalling the old driver and installing the new driver, it worked.

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SOURCE: Epson DX6000 scanner problem

If it's a new printer, try changing the USB printer cable. Sometimes one of the wires just gives out and doesn't communicate properly between the printer and your PC. Hope this helps.

Posted on Aug 01, 2008

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SOURCE: EPSON PRINTERS how to replace inks in epson DX 7450

You must surely have sorted this one out by now Doris! However, if you haven't, how to change print cartridges on a DX7450 is very clearly explained in the user handbook (on the CD that came with your printer). Insert the CD and select "Custom Install" then "Users Guide". Once its installed, double click the new Epson Icon on your screen and selct "Printing" then "Replacing Ink Cartridges". If you don't have a CD, download the User's Guide from the Epson website at http://www.epson.com - just choose your locale, then select Get Drivers and Support - Printers.

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

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If the same error reappears, try the following.
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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.

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Hello cockie ,

You can diagnose most problems by checking the control panel LED's for ink out, paper-out or copier problem.
If a problem occurs while you're printing, you'll see an error message in the progress window on your computer.
It may also be helpful to try running a printer nozzle check.

See the following message problems and solutions:

Error Message Probable Cause No color or black ink cartridge - - >
Press the Color Copy button to install a new ink cartridge.
The indicated cartridge is not installed or it is installed incorrectly. Color or black ink out - - >
Press the Color Copy button to begin replacing the ink cartridge.
The indicated cartridge is out of ink Ink cartridge error - - >
Press the Color Copy button to begin replacing the ink cartridge.
There is something wrong with the ink cartridge. Paper jam or misfeed - - >
Press the Color Copy button and clear the paper jam by hand if necessary.
Paper is jammed. Press the Color Copy button to clear the jam.
See the User's Guide for more troubleshooting tips.
Paper out - - >
Load paper in the sheet feeder and press the Color Copy button.
Paper is out. Load paper in the sheet feeder, then press the Color Copy button to continue printing. Scanner unit open - - >
Close the scanner unit.
Scanner cover open. Carefully lower the scanner cover and press it down until it clicks securely into place. Scanner error - - >
See your documentation and call Service if necessary.
Press the On button to turn off the EPSON CX3200. Check the transportation lock and unlock it, if necessary. Turn on your EPSON CX3200 again. If the error message still appears, contact your dealer or EPSON. Printer error - - >
See your documentation and call Service if necessary.
Press the On button to turn off the EPSON CX3200, then press it again to turn it back on. If the message still appears, contact your dealer or EPSON.

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MY SCANNER FOR PRINTER EPSON DX7450 HAS BEEN BY MISTAKE DELETED, HOW CAN I INSTALL SCANNER WITHOUT THE DISK


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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

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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.

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if your having a different error message pls indicate the exact error that you are getting.

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