Question about OKI MicroLine 420 Matrix Printer

Open Question

Oki Microline 420 print pauses

We are running this new printer on a MAC. The IP address is correct and the driver is installed. When we send a job it goes into the printer que but is automatically thrown into "pause" mode. Manually deactivating pause makes it attempt to print but reverts back to pause mode. We are frustrated. Any suggestions?

Posted by on

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

SOURCE: OKI MICROLINE 420

TAE U AMIN!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

Ad
  • 40 Answers

SOURCE: OKI DATA MICROLINE 320 TURBO PRINTER PROBLEM

Hi Charles,
Use the IBM proprinter driver for this printer and select IBM in the menu of the printer.
Hope this helps.
Dezzi

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

Buschchris1
  • 474 Answers

SOURCE: OKI B4600 Printer will not print = error - paused

Does it have a control panel or buttons on the printer itself?

If so, are any of them blinking or red?

Sometimes an error will cause a pause in the printer and you have to press one of the buttons to get it to start back up again.

http://my.okidata.com/PP-B4600-Black.nsf?opendatabase

This is the link to the manuf. website. I did a search on your model, theres a few so i guessed. but the manuals are available along with drivers.

I suggest you go and update them and go through the PDF and see if there is anything partaining to this issue.

I went through the PDF a bit and didnt see anything partaining to the PAUSE issue but try going through and see if anything is it.

On the printer icon on the bottom right of your task bar, right click on the printer icon and see if you can select CANCEL print job, then try unpausing it. Also, power off and then power back on and see if that clears it.

You may have to un-install the printer and re-install it and update the drivers to clear it.

Sometimes a Print job will get stuck in que when theres a jam or something and it wont continue till the issue is resolved, then you open and close the top cover and that resets it, it rechecks then continues.

Good luck.

http://my.okidata.com/PP-B4600-Black.nsf?opendatabase

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

  • 2692 Answers

SOURCE: I just want to know what the diffrent print

You can download the manual from your Okidata weblink below:

http://my.okidata.com/PP-ML420.nsf?opendatabase

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

  • 8 Answers

SOURCE: OKI 320 VS 420 MICROLINE HARDWARE

yes the RS-232 Serial card is the same

Posted on May 08, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I cannot connect to my 3Com OfficeConnect Wireless (3crwps10075-us) Print Server 3crwps10075


Check you firewalls. Sometimes you will have to allow certain mac addresses or certain ip addresses (may be less secure than the mac address), then change sharing level to full, before things begin to work.

Please post back and let me know if this helps!

Feb 21, 2012 | 3Com OfficeConnect Wireless...

1 Answer

Using Win7 - switches to NLQ mode every time regadless of driver used - Okidata Elite (Microline) 520, Okidata Elite (IBM) or Okidata 520. Tried changing drivers - none other available for Win7. With the...


This is a SNIP of a rather LONG FIX:

Found here:
http://forums.windrivers.com/showthread.php?7080-RESOLVED-Okidata-Microline-184-Turbo

"Just purchased this thing and am running it a machine to print checks with (Win95, p1-200, 48 Mb ram). The Oki dot matrix printers don't give you drivers, they tell you to use the drivers from Win95 disk. Sure... (just lazy if you ask me :-) OK using the Oki Microline 184 IBM Turbo driver the thing works fine, EXCEPT that it *always* prints in NLQ mode no matter what the settings in the control panel, it just switches to NLQ before each print job. So... we switch to a "generic text" driver and it works fine that way EXCEPT that it no longer recognises the custom paper length (8.5" wide X 7" long) Now here's the wierd part... IF I switch back to the win95 driver, re-accept the custom paper size, print a test page (in NLQ of course), switch back to the generic driver, re-accept the the custom paper size, switch the printer to normal (non NLQ), and print it works fine with the custom paper size and non-NLQ mode until the next time it needs to print. The printer remains ON 24/7, so its not reseting itself. It just seems that with the Win95 driver there is no way to set it to print in anything but NLQ AND the generic driver refuses to keep the custom paper sizes in memory. Anyone seen this before? Never came accross this myself. I may just end up sending this thing back and getting an Epson or someting else."

AND THERE IS THIS:
"This is like going back to the dark ages....most of those old impact printers had dip switches to set things like default print quality. Additionally, Oki's usually came in two 'flavors'--plain Oki and IBM Oki. It's important that you install the correct driver between the two options..."

Anthony

Dec 25, 2017 | OKI MICROLINE 520 Matrix Printer

1 Answer

420 won't run on my mac 10.3 How do I fix that?


NO AVAILABLE DRIVERS FOR MAC
http://my.okidata.com/PP-ML420.nsf?opendatabase
at the manufacterer website
contact mac - they rock - should help yah out - might be on the phone a while.
hope this helped da404

Mar 01, 2010 | OKI MicroLine 420 Matrix Printer

1 Answer

Oki Microline 420 Network Card


As the alarm is on and steady then you most probably knocked the change lever into a position where it detects no paper loaded. The easiest way to check is to load your paper and move the change lever until the error lamp goes out!

Sep 08, 2017 | OKI MicroLine 420 Matrix Printer

1 Answer

Oki microline 280 feeds paper continiously after a file print, and won't stop till i pull power cable


First, reinstall the driver and be sure it's the correct driver for this printer. If you drive a word document does it do the same? If not, chanses are the db application is constantly sending form feeds to the printer and the printer will do whatever it's told to do. Try a different printer setup in the db application.

Aug 27, 2008 | OKI MICROLINE 280 Elite Matrix Printer

2 Answers

Oki ML 320 Turbo/D IBM - JetDirect 170x Print Server prolems


Check the receive buffer on the Oki. I usually set it to the highest (88k or 128k). You might also check the print head gap if you are printing multi part invoices. If the print head is too close it may overheat and stop printing. If you have a different printer, swap it out and see if it prints correctly. It may be a problem with the JetDirect 170x, not the printer.

Nov 08, 2007 | OKI MICROLINE 320 Turbo Matrix Printer

2 Answers

OKI MICROLINE 420


you are correct, you need a new print head OR adjust the head gap on the carriage

Sep 13, 2007 | OKI MICROLINE 520 Matrix Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
OKI MicroLine 420 Matrix Printer Logo

Related Topics:

146 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top OKI Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

Don  Farrell
Don Farrell

Level 3 Expert

1018 Answers

mukhtar21 shaikh
mukhtar21 shaikh

Level 3 Expert

2022 Answers

Dominion Computer...
Dominion Computer...

Level 2 Expert

312 Answers

Are you an OKI Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...