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Paper & Power button blinking after each print

I print a lot of CDs/DVDs and sometimes I will run 10 and they will print perfectly all in a row. Other times, after each print, both power and paper buttons blink and I have to turn printer off and then back on and request print again. It will always do the first print fine, but periodically and even quite frequently...when I'm doing a lot of prints it will go this process of blinking and me restarting the printer. I've tried rebooting and that sometimes helps, but any other suggestions?

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Sure, there is a utility program called SSC utility for epson. IT allows you to override errors, freeze ink levels, and more. I'd say download it, and on the menu, go to extras and choose "soft reset". Only do this out of warranty though, as it will void your warranty. BUT it works GREAT!!!

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