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Rollpaper feeding problem on R800 Epson

The R800 refuses to feed roll paper (error light) every time. The paper is Premimum Glossy, nothing outof the ordinary.

It is also impossible to feed heaviweight thick paper thru the back

Matte, fine art, paper above 190 grams feeds thru. sometimes pre feeding it works (once in ten times).

Any idea?

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Try to look at your rollers made of black rubber, if they are shining then they need cleaning, if you know how to open the unit to get to all these rollers then you might be able clean them yourself with laquer thinner and a rag, where gloves and turn the rollers into the soaked rag and keep turning tight with lots of elbow grease until all rollers lost that shine.

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