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Epson 2400 scanner red light flashing

I have an Epson 2400 Photo scanner. It has been in a box for about 8 months without use. I just pulled it out to hook it up to my computer and it made a horrible, loud clicking sound and the red light is flashing. I've tried unplugging it and reloading software. Those strategies don't work. Any ideas?
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Normally any new scanner fresh from the factory has a 'lock' which prevents damages due to transportation. Ensure it is unlocked.
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