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I am getting an error message-unable to init. I have looked in troubleshooting and follwed instructions but, no luck. Can you help?

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Another possibility

its possible your encoder strip came off of the printhead assembly.

you will need to check by taking off the scanner assembly, then the upper cover.

look at the encoder strip and see if its in the groove of the printhead.

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