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Not printing my computer recently sustained a paper jam, and after removing the paper jam, it now displays a message entitled "print unable 30 or 50", and after that it says "see troubleshooting and routine maitnence chapter in users guide", and i have tried this and no solution is in this chapter, can you please help me soon???

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  • Barbara Hungerford
    Barbara Hungerford Nov 25, 2007

    In my manual it says if the paper is jammed under the print head unplug, move the print head to take out the paper. Where is the print head?

  • jadiebug Apr 23, 2008

    had paper jam,got most of paper out but can't get rest out.Now comes up with a maintence message.

  • nipzon Jun 22, 2008

    Same printer same print jam error.
    please help

  • Anonymous Oct 08, 2008

    I have the same problem, may I know where is the print head and where is the encoder strip? There is no diagram on the manual and worst still , no description about it at all.




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Sure. Its a new common problem of brother printers. The paperjam lifted the encoder strip (a foil strip) out of position. The encoder strip gives positioninfo to the printhead. You have to disassemble the printer and simply fix the encoder strip in its position upon the printhead. To avoid this prob in future stick a 3cm tape with a 1cm plastic strip in the middle onto the position where the encoder strip runs thru the printhead. The plastic foil avoids a sticking contact of the encoder strip.

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