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Printing problems I am having problems with my printer OKI Microline 395. It will print the first two lines then stop. The red alarm is flashing. What does that mean and how can I get it to print........Thank you so much Pamela Morris

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Re: Printing problems

Someone else may have an exact diagnosis on this, but here is one possibility: The printhead home sensor may be defective. This sensor, either an optical device or mechanical switch senses when the head is in the home or leftmost position. This information is used to determine start point of print. A mechanical switch will be more prone to problems, but often fixed by cleaning it. Again, someone else may have actually seen and diagnosed this problem, and could give the definitive answer.

Posted on May 10, 2007

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