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The 49 error code normally means ambient temperature too low. Is your printer in a very cold location? If so, try taking the printer to a warmer location and leaving for a few hours to warm all the components, then power on and try a nozzle (print quality) test from the maintenance menu.

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Unable to init 49

There's a high possibility the print head or head PCB is faulty, otherwise the Main PCB or the power supply might be faulty too.

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My brother j220 displaying unable to init.49 how can i remove it

The machine has either a mechanical problem or there is something in the machine such as a paper clip or scrap paper.
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My brother all in one printer givin init unable 49

Init Unable XX:

The machine has a mechanical



A foreign object such as a clip or
ripped paper is in the machine

Open the cover and look inside the

machine for foreign objects and paper scraps.

Then, disconnect the machine from the power
for several minutes, then reconnect it.

If it does not clear, you may need service:

In USA: 1-877-BROTHER (1-877-276-8437)

1-901-379-1215 (fax)

In Canada: 1-877-BROTHER
(514) 685-4898 (fax)

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Barcode scanners would usually have an error if the wrong figures were keyed into the data area. Clear the wrong figures to restore to the dsiplay screen area. A barcode scanner that was not perform with data backup during a privious usaged would experince an error when attempting to continue data storage. An error simply is restorable with powerign off and restrarting the entire system.

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It says init unable 40 or init unable 43. it

Brother warranties for one year, you can call
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Brother mfc465-cn unable to init 49

Error 49 relates to the print head drive voltage. It may just need the flat ribbon cables that connect the head to the main pcb reseating, but equally it may need the print head replacing (most likely).
An outside chance that the main pcb will need replacing.

In theory, all of these jobs are a task for an engineer. Brother UK (0870 830 400) can pass you on to a repair agent.

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