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DIMM Error HP P3005n

Printer will give a DIMM error. I have tried replacing (upgrading) memory and it did nothing. The printer will usually not cycle when started. It gets hung up on the memory when it's doing it's initial cycle. Any ideas

attention light is on and the printer is jamming?

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Link to HP P3005n manual
read pages 183 thru 187
speciial attention to p187...

1. Turn the device on. Check that the Ready light is illuminated after the device has gone through the
startup sequence. If an error message appears, a DIMM might have been incorrectly installed.
See Control-panel messages.

Click on control panel messages to go to Control Panel Messages

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Are you usingoriginal HP Dimm chip?, does machine turn on and come to ready when it is standing on it own (not hooked to p.c.) if not can you tell me exact light patten displayed

Posted on Dec 13, 2007

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  • Soulvisitor
    Soulvisitor Dec 13, 2007

    What firmware version is installed?












    Determining the current version level of your firmware
    To determine the current level of firmware installed on the device:


    1. Go to the printer's control panel.
    2. Press the green checkmark button.
    3. Use the arrow keys and select the "INFORMATION" selection on the control panel.
    4. Use the arrow keys and select the "PRINT CONFIGURATION" selection.
    5. Press the green checkmark button to print the Configuration Page.

    On the printed CONFIGURATION page look in the section marked "Device Information" for the firmware date code. The firmware date code will look something like this: 20040322 07.000.0







  • Soulvisitor
    Soulvisitor Dec 13, 2007

    Please also inform of operating system and if you are using usb or network

  • Soulvisitor
    Soulvisitor Dec 13, 2007

    perform cold reset.... after unplugging usb
    1.
    Turn the device off.

    2.
    Turn the device on. When the memory count begins, press and hold tick button. Continue holding tick

    down the button until all three device control-panel lights flash once and then remain on. This

    might take up to 10 seconds.

    3.
    After the message SELECT LANGUAGE appears on the display, press the button up or the down

    button until COLD RESET is highlighted.

    4.
    Press . tick The device performs a cold reset and then continues its power-on sequence.



    Now print config page as shown above, I need to know if you can print this, if you are using original supplied memory, what firmware version is installed and what opering system and hook up method you are using. And exact error being reported and when.



    Can go any further without feedback.......waiting

  • Soulvisitor
    Soulvisitor Dec 13, 2007

    Does this display at power up when not hooked to pc..."

    MEM TEST FAILURE REPLACE DIMM 1"

  • Soulvisitor
    Soulvisitor Dec 13, 2007


    required dimm chip and p/no.s



    144-pin 133MHz DDR2 DIMM



    32 MB CB420A

    64 MB CB421A

    128 MB CB422A

    256 MB CB423A

  • Soulvisitor
    Soulvisitor Dec 13, 2007

    latest firmware version is 02.038.5 (4 May 2007), whats yours?

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SOURCE: DIMM Error HP P3005n

You have to change the formatterboard Q7848-60002!

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Hi m getting HP3005dn MEM Test Error Replace DIMM appreciated for the solution to the above problem thanks


This error can mean one of two things.

1. if you have additional memory installed it is bad.

2. The formatter of the printer is bad.

Feb 16, 2011 | HP LaserJet P3005n Printer

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Replace memory Dimm o error


Hello, This error is indicating a problem either with the main Formatter board or the installed additional RAM DIMM. It is best to take out the additional RAM and see if the error goes awayprefab.gifPhoto A
Slide the DIMM Cover towards the rear - make sure the power is off first
Open the metal cage and you will see the memory DIMM.

prefab_0.gifPhoto B
After the DIMM has been removed (photo B), turn the printer back on. If the printer comes ready the Memory DIMM is bad. The printer should print without it. If the Error remains then the formatter board is bad and will need to be replaced.

Jan 03, 2011 | HP LaserJet P3005n Printer

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Printer will not print. keeps saying


first you pl. check the dimm/sdram module is seated properly in its place otherwise insert new one

Feb 05, 2010 | HP LaserJet P3005n Printer

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Error 49.4602


1. Press CANCEL JOB to clear the print job from the printer memory. 2. Turn the printer off, and then turn the printer on. 3. Try printing a job from a different software application. If the job prints, go back to the first application and try printing a different file. (If the message only appears with a certain software application or print job, contact the software vendor for assistance.) 4. If the message persists with different software applications and print jobs, disconnect all cables to the printer that connect it to the network or printer. 5. Turn the printer off. 6. Remove all memory DIMMs or third-party DIMMs from the printer. (Do not remove the firmware DIMM in the lowest DIMM slot.) 7. Remove all EIO devices from the printer. 8. Turn the printer on. 9. If the error no longer exists, install each DIMM and EIO device one at a time, making sure to turn the printer off and back on as you install each device. 10. Replace a DIMM or EIO device if you determine that it causes the error. 11. Remember to reconnect all cables that connect the printer to the network or computer. 12. If the error persists, replace the firmware DIMM. 13. Replace the formatter. This error is usually caused by a bad formatter board.

Jul 01, 2009 | HP Hewlett Packard LaserJet P3005n Printer

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Problem prompt on DIMM error


Hi,
If the printer freezes or crashes at memory count or if the printer shows error Mem test failure replace DIMM or if the printer display is completely blank in that case obviuosly you can try reseating Mmeory Module.
However that doesn't fix the problem formatter board is faulty.
Need to get Formatter replaced.

Thanks and Regards
Neeraj Sharma

Jun 27, 2009 | HP LaserJet P3005n Printer

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I have a HP CLJ 4700dn printer which keeps on giving 49.2FCC


That error is a firmware error, you might try again to download and install the update, or try a new memory stick if you have additional memory installed.

Jun 22, 2009 | HP LaserJet 5550DN Printer

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49.00F service error


From the service manual:

A critical firmware error has occurred that caused the processor on the formatter to abort the operation.
This type of error can be caused by invalid print commands, corrupt data, or invalid operations.
In some instances, electrical noise in the cable can corrupt data during transmission to the printer. Other causes include poor quality parallel cables, poor connections, or specific software programs.
Sometimes, the formatter itself is at fault, which is usually indicated by a 79 Service Error.

Recommended action:

1 Press CANCEL JOB to clear the print job from the printer memory.
2 Turn the printer off and then on.
3 Go to www.hp.com/go/lj4300_software, Select Download Drivers and Software. Check for the latest firmware image version at the bottom of the page. If this firmware image is newer than the one installed on the printer and the printer can receive a firmware update, download the newer firmware
upgrade. Not all HP LaserJet 4200/4300 printers can receive firmware upgrades.
4 Try printing a job from a different software program. If the job prints, go back to the first program and try printing a different file. If the message appears only with a certain software program or print job, contact the software vendor for assistance.
5 If the message persists when using different software programs and attempting specific print jobs,
disconnect all cables that connect the printer to the network or a computer.
6 Turn the printer off.
7 Remove all memory DIMMs or thirdparty DIMMs from the printer. (Do not remove the firmware DIMM in slot J1.)
8 Remove all of the EIO devices from the printer.

After performing the actions above, procede with the following:
1 Turn the printer on.
2 If the error message disappears, reinstall each DIMM and EIO device individually, making sure to turn the printer power off and then on again as you install each device.
3 Replace the DIMM or EIO device that caused the error message.
4 Remember to reconnect all of the cables that connect the printer to the network or computer.
5 If this error message persists, replace the firmware DIMM.
6 Replace the formatter assembly.

Jun 16, 2009 | HP LaserJet 4300dtn Printer

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ERROR MESSAGE


This error is usually caused by a bad formatter board.

But try the following:

1. Press CANCEL JOB to clear the print job from the printer memory. 2. Turn the printer off, and then turn the printer on. 3. Try printing a job from a different software application. If the job prints, go back to the first application and try printing a different file. (If the message only appears with a certain software application or print job, contact the software vendor for assistance.)
4. If the message persists with different software applications and print jobs, disconnect all cables to the printer that connect it to the network or printer. 5. Turn the printer off. 6. Remove all memory DIMMs or third-party DIMMs from the printer. (Do not remove the firmware DIMM in the lowest DIMM slot.) 7. Remove all EIO devices from the printer. 8. Turn the printer on. 9. If the error no longer exists, install each DIMM and EIO device one at a time, making sure to turn the printer off and back on as you install each device. 10. Replace a DIMM or EIO device if you determine that it causes the error. 11. Remember to reconnect all cables that connect the printer to the network or computer. 12. If the error persists, replace the firmware DIMM. 13. Replace the formatter.

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DIMM Error HP P3005n


Hi, The Dimm Error your receiving does it have any numerical codes ? The firmware could possibly be defective ?

Dec 03, 2007 | HP LaserJet P3005n Printer

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