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Epson 1680 Scanner. "Error" light and "Ready" light both blinking

I get a communication error box on the screen when I try to scan. Both "error" and "ready" lights are blinking. I have tried restarting both computer and scanner, and also unplugging and replugging scanner cord to and from computer with no change.

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