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My Epson Stylus Photo RX500 won't turn on

1. When I pressed the ON button and it did not light up...

2. the carriage under the glass is in the middleI

I unplugged the printer from the outlet and the computer but it does not help. Please help me

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  • Anonymous Mar 03, 2009

    RX500 won't turn on. I have unplugged it, gone through the computer an it will not light up.

    What can I do?

  • Anonymous Apr 18, 2009

    Same thing, he just doesn't do anything when pushing the power on button.

  • kjenor May 14, 2009

    I have the same problem. The printer wont turn on and the carriage under the glass is in the middle. I got no warning ahead and it seems impossible to fix. HEEElp

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Posted on May 27, 2008

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SOURCE: epson stylus photo 950 printer flashing lights

I had the same Problem and checked the solution:
This is a Printer Maintenance request.
Ink Overflow -
you sould change the waste ink pads under the printer mechanic.

Solution:
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Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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Unfortunately, the Russian software does not work on a Mac, and it crashes at launch when installed in WZ98 under Virtual PC. However, I found this on another site, and it worked immediately:

The sequence to reset the waste ink counter is as follows:

WASTE INK ROM RESET ONLY 870, 1270

1. Turn the printer off using the power button on the panel of the printer.
2. Disconnect the interface cable at the back of the printer.
3. Hold down the "LOAD/EJECT" and "CLEANING" buttons simultaneously.
4. Turn the printer on. Release all buttons as soon as paper out light flashes.
5. Quickly press (within 3 seconds while PAPER OUT light is flashing) the "CLEANING" button for 10 seconds.
6. Release the button and the printer will initialize.
7. Once initialization is complete, turn the printer off.
8. Reconnect the interface cable.
9. Turn the printer on

Works great, no muss...no fuss!

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

vkyhunk
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SOURCE: Printer Error

Insert Printer Driver Disk And Uninstall The Printer Driver completely. Dont Remove It From Control Panel. You May Use Uninstaller Software. Here's The Link http://wugnet.com/shareware/spow.asp?ID=638. Install this and remove printer driver. Delete temp and prefetch files as well if you wish. Disconnect Ur printer from the computer and turn it off and then disconnect the power cable. Press n hold the POWER BUTTON on the printer for 30 seconds so that static is released. Disconnect all the cables from the back of the computer and then Press n hold the POWER BUTTON on the Computer for 30 seconds. Restart Your system and hook up the printer and visit the following website
http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?oid=26321&infoType=Downloads.
Choose Ur OPERATING SYSTEM and then DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL the latest driver software and firmware.
Restart Your System.
Issue Would Be Resolved..

Plz Rate The Solution Accordingly....

Posted on May 22, 2009

sherlyn c
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SOURCE: Scanner error

Press the On button to turn off the Stylus Photo RX500. Unlock the transportation lock. Make sure that all packaging materials have been removed. Turn on your Stylus Photo RX500 again. If the error message still appears, call Epson so they can replace your printer.
Goodluck.

sherlyn C.

Posted on May 24, 2009

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