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I cannot copy, get the message "Scanner error--> See your documentation and call service if necessary." So I call and they now want me to pay for your advice--life is tough.

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Hi,

This is due to a hardware failure, the scanner assembly and the formatter board will need to be replaced.

Try doing a hard or reset or nvram:
1. Turn the printer off
2. Hold down the right arrow and the cancel button
3. Reboot the printer while holding the buttons and hold until permanent storage is displayed. Let go of the buttons and wait for the ready message on the display.

if your printer is a M1522 or a M2727. if this does not work contact hp 1800-334-5144 , if within 2 years from the purchase date ask for a case number to have the printer serviced under a service note.

Al
Eliteprintersolutions@gmail.com

Posted on Jul 15, 2010

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After printer is on for a few minutes, getting error message-scanner failure turn printer off then on again. I am able to print before the error message appears, however, unable to copy or fax. Thank...


Hi,

Solution one: Check the scanner light
  1. Follow these steps to check the scanner light by making a color copy of any document.
  2. Load plain white, unused, letter size paper in the paper tray.
  3. Lift the scanner lid, place the original face down on the scanner glass, and then lower the scanner lid.
  4. Make a color copy.
  5. When the product starts to scan the document to copy, slightly lift the scanner lid to see if the scanner light turns on. It is not necessary to lift the lid completely.
The scanner light should be visible under the scanner glass to the right or left.

Solution two: Check the power connection
Follow these steps to troubleshoot the power connection.

  1. Press the Power button to turn off the product.
  2. Unplug the product power cord from any surge protector, extension cord, or power strip, and then connect the power cord directly to a wall outlet.
  3. Press the Power button to turn on the product.
  4. Load plain white, unused, letter size paper in the paper tray.
  5. Lift the scanner lid, place the original face down on the scanner glass, and then lower the scanner lid.
  6. Try again to make a color copy.
  7. Press the Power button to turn off the product, disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet, and then reconnect the power cord to a different wall outlet.
  8. Press the Power button to turn on the product.
Try again to make a color copy.If these steps resolved the issue , you do not need to continue troubleshooting.If the issue persists we have to reset the printer. Doing reset in the beginning stage is not recommended. Reply me back and i will provide the reset step instruction.

Regards
Riztech

Nov 26, 2010 | HP OfficeJet D135 All-In-One InkJet...

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Initial Charge message not seen


Sounds as though the printer is defective.
Call or email Epson Tech Support.

Feb 14, 2009 | Epson Stylus Multifunction 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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Epson CX5400. I have 2 and both are giving 'error'red light and message 'scanner error' see documentation and caqll service if necessary'. I have rung an Epson Service centre and they say it is not...


Please follow the steps below to resolve your issue.

1. Turn off the printer.

2. Lift the scanner cover.

3. Toggle the transportation lock five times, ensuring that it is in the unlocked position, towards the back of the scanner.

4. Turn on the printer, and the error should be cleared.

Update me if you are still getting the error message.

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Epson cx3200 printer has printing problem


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.

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

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Scanner failure message.


Scanner Failure, Power Off and On' Message Displays on the Control Panel when Copying or Scanning


Issue
The message 'Scanner failure, Power off and on' displays on the control panel of the product.
This error usually occurs when trying to scan, to make copies, or during the product start up.
Try the solutions in this document until the issue is resolved. It is not necessary to continue to the next solution if one solution resolves the issue.
Solution one: Check the scanner light
Make a color copy of any document by pressing the Start Copy Color button on the control panel. While the product is making the copy, slightly lift the scanner lid to see if the scanner light is visible.
CAUTION: Do not look directly at the light. It is not necessary to completely open the lid to see the light.
If the scanner mechanism moves across the scan bed, but the light is not lit, click here to service the product .
Solution two: Check operating conditions
Extreme temperatures can affect the operation of the product. Make sure the operating conditions match those recommended in the User Guide provided with the product.
Solution three: Check the power connections

1.
Make sure that the product is connected directly to a grounded wall outlet and not plugged into a power strip.
2.
Make a color copy by pressing the Start Copy Color button on the control panel.
3.
If the error message persists, temporarily move the product to a different room or outlet, and then make a color copy by pressing the Start Copy Color button on the control panel.
4.
Check the part number on the power supply to make sure that it matches the part number listed in the User Guide.

Solution four: Perform a power cycle

1.
Turn the product off.
2.
Unplug the power cord from the product.
3.
Wait 30 seconds, and then reconnect the power cord to the product.
4.
Turn the product on.
5.
Make a color copy by pressing the Start Copy Color button on the control panel.

Solution five: Reset the product
Follow these steps to reset the product.
Step one: Perform a partial reset

1.
Unplug the power cord from the product.
2.
Press and hold # and 3 while plugging in the power cord.
3. Make a color copy of any document by pressing the Start Copy Color button on the control panel.
If the partial reset resolves the issue, do not continue to the semi-full reset.

Step two: Perform a semi-full reset
CAUTION: Performing a semi-full reset deletes any phone numbers that are saved on the product.

1.
Unplug the power cord from the product.
2.
Press and hold # and 6 while plugging in the power cord.
3. Make a color copy of any document by pressing the Start Copy Color button on the control panel.

Solution six: Service the product
If you have completed all the steps listed above and are still experiencing a problem, service the product.

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Printer error


Does the printer print? and does the scanner scan?

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