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Printer will not turn on

We had a lightning storm, and although the printer was unplugged from the wall, it was USB'd to the computer, which was plugged into an UPS PRO, which was also unplugged from the wall, BUT the modem was connected by a phone line to the UPS.... the telephone line was fried, and I found that everything in the house which plugged into a phone jack was toast even though everything is connected to surge protectors.
My question is, could the power switch for the Epson RX620 really have been destroyed by such a small connection... through an unplugged UPS, an unplugged computer, and a USB cable ???... or is it possible there is a reset button somewhere, or a fuse ??? do you know if I can replace some kind of power switching component myself ?? thank you for any assistance,
C. Oliver

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  • KevinGiles May 24, 2008

    I have a similar problem. Today I was simply unplugging some other equipment from my surge protected sockets. Later when I tried to start the printer rx620, I get no lights at all. At first I thought it might be the fuse but it is not. I tried a new power cable - no joy. Can it really be true that these are so sensitive to power fluctuations?

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The UPS is unplugged from the power outlet but it is still connected to the modem

it is a lightning storm - and computer equipments & peripherals can only withstand very little amount of electricity

check your warranty status (warranty starts from the date of purchase) then call the vendor

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