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How do you turn it off? Someone lifted the lid and ink indicators started blinking and I can't turn them off.

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Restart the printer! Lid closed of course!

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LIGHT IS BLINKING AND NOT PRINTING


Its fundamental that if blinking green light indicates that data transferring, if red or orange light is blinking there is an error in the printer..you decide that what problem you are facing?

Sep 10, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Hp printer is blinking how to solve like this problems


It is blinking because something is wrong.
Turn the printer on.
Lift the lid that covers the print-head.
The print-head will slide to some position.
Look for 'v' markings on the case, where the print-head stops moving.
That V will point to the ink-cartridge that needs to be replaced.
Remove & replace that ink-cartridge.
Close the lid.
Look for GREEN lights.

Jul 30, 2011 | HP DeskJet D2560 InkJet Printer

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Low ink indicator


Turn the printer on.
Lift the lid that covers the print-head mechanism.
Wait for the print-head to slide to the position at which the ink-cartridge(s) can be removed.
Press down on the ink-cartridge, to "unlock" it from the print-head.
Gently remove it.
Insert a new/refilled ink-cartridge, and "lock" it into place.
Print a "test" page.

May 08, 2011 | HP Deskjet D4360 InkJet Printer

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How do I change the ink waste absorber on a canon i9900


Turn the printer off.
Disconnect the AC power cord.
Lift the lid to expose the print-head mechanism.
Look where the ink-cartridges are "parked".
The ink-absorber is below those ink-cartridges.
Close the lid.
Reconnect the AC power cord.
Turn the printer on.
Lift the lid, and wait until the print-head slides away from that "park" position.
Without turning the printer off, disconnect the AC power-cord.
Now, you have access to the absorber.
Change the absorber.

Oct 21, 2010 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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"Print carrier stall"?


Error 0502-Carrier Stall indicates a physically blocked carrier. This condition can occur for many possible reasons. Most often, the carrier is blocked because the ink cartridge lids are open while the printer is on (Figure 1).

carrierstall.jpg
Figure 1: Open Ink Cartridge Lids

Reseat the Ink Cartridges and Make Sure the Lids Are in Place
  1. Make sure the printer is turned on.
  2. Lift the printer's front cover.

    new_note.jpg Note: The ink cartridge should be in the up/loading position unless the printer is busy.
  1. Squeeze the tabs on the cartridge lids and lift the cartridge lids up. The cartridge pops up when the lid is fully lifted.
  2. Remove the cartridges.
  3. Make sure that all of the protective tape has been removed from the contacts on the ink cartridge.
  4. Replace the cartridges.
  5. Snap the lids closed.
  6. Close the printer's front cover.
  7. When prompted on the printer's LCD to choose New or Old, choose Old.
  8. Press Select.
new_note.jpg Note: For more information about reseating ink cartridges, refer to the Maintenance or Ink Cartridge Maintenance section in the Online User's Guide.

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» Reposition the Encoder Strip
  1. Remove the power cord from the printer.
  2. Lift the scanner unit to expose the inside, where the printer cartridges are located.
  3. Gently slide the ink cartridge carrier to the middle of the printer.
  4. Gently move the top part of the printer belt to the right.
  5. Using an index finger, gently push encoder strip (Figure 1) down and then back up, to get it back into the slot located on the back of the ink cartridge carrier.

    968_encoder_left.jpg
    Figure 1: Inkjet Printer Encoder Strip

  6. Gently press the strip first to the rear, and then forward, to ensure that it is seated correctly.
  7. Manually move the ink cartridge carrier to the left, then to the right, to check the positioning of the encoder strip.
  8. Once the encoder strip has been re-seated, close the scanner lid.
  9. Re-connect the power cord to the printer.

Jul 18, 2009 | Dell 922 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Dell Printer A940 Hardware error


Error 0502-Carrier Stall indicates a physically blocked carrier. This condition can occur for many possible reasons. Most often, the carrier is blocked because the ink cartridge lids are open while the printer is on (Figure 1).

carrierstall.jpg
Figure 1: Open Ink Cartridge Lids
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» Reseat the Ink Cartridges and Make Sure the Lids Are in Place
  1. Make sure the printer is turned on.

  2. Lift the printer's front cover.

    new_note.jpg Note: The ink cartridge should be in the up/loading position unless the printer is busy.
  1. Squeeze the tabs on the cartridge lids and lift the cartridge lids up. The cartridge pops up when the lid is fully lifted.

  2. Remove the cartridges.

  3. Make sure that all of the protective tape has been removed from the contacts on the ink cartridge.

  4. Replace the cartridges.

  5. Snap the lids closed.

  6. Close the printer's front cover.

  7. When prompted on the printer's LCD to choose New or Old, choose Old.

  8. Press Select.
new_note.jpg Note: For more information about reseating ink cartridges, refer to the Maintenance or Ink Cartridge Maintenance section in the Online User's Guide.

Back to Top
» Reposition the Encoder Strip
  1. Remove the power cord from the printer.

  2. Lift the scanner unit to expose the inside, where the printer cartridges are located.

  3. Gently slide the ink cartridge carrier to the middle of the printer.

  4. Gently move the top part of the printer belt to the right.

  5. Using an index finger, gently push encoder strip (Figure 1) down and then back up, to get it back into the slot located on the back of the ink cartridge carrier.

    968_encoder_left.jpg
    Figure 1: Inkjet Printer Encoder Strip

  6. Gently press the strip first to the rear, and then forward, to ensure that it is seated correctly.

  7. Manually move the ink cartridge carrier to the left, then to the right, to check the positioning of the encoder strip.

  8. Once the encoder strip has been re-seated, close the scanner lid.

  9. Re-connect the power cord to the printer.

Jul 03, 2009 | Lexmark X5150 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Printer 964


Error 0502-Carrier Stall indicates a physically blocked carrier. This condition can occur for many possible reasons. Most often, the carrier is blocked because the ink cartridge lids are open while the printer is on (Figure 1).

carrierstall.jpg
Figure 1: Open Ink Cartridge Lids

Reseat the Ink Cartridges and Make Sure the Lids Are in Place
  1. Make sure the printer is turned on.

  2. Lift the printer's front cover.

    new_note.jpg Note: The ink cartridge should be in the up/loading position unless the printer is busy.
  1. Squeeze the tabs on the cartridge lids and lift the cartridge lids up. The cartridge pops up when the lid is fully lifted.

  2. Remove the cartridges.

  3. Make sure that all of the protective tape has been removed from the contacts on the ink cartridge.

  4. Replace the cartridges.

  5. Snap the lids closed.

  6. Close the printer's front cover.

  7. When prompted on the printer's LCD to choose New or Old, choose Old.

  8. Press Select.
new_note.jpg Note: For more information about reseating ink cartridges, refer to the Maintenance or Ink Cartridge Maintenance section in the Online User's Guide.

Back to Top
» Reposition the Encoder Strip
  1. Remove the power cord from the printer.

  2. Lift the scanner unit to expose the inside, where the printer cartridges are located.

  3. Gently slide the ink cartridge carrier to the middle of the printer.

  4. Gently move the top part of the printer belt to the right.

  5. Using an index finger, gently push encoder strip (Figure 1) down and then back up, to get it back into the slot located on the back of the ink cartridge carrier.

    968_encoder_left.jpg
    Figure 1: Inkjet Printer Encoder Strip

  6. Gently press the strip first to the rear, and then forward, to ensure that it is seated correctly.

  7. Manually move the ink cartridge carrier to the left, then to the right, to check the positioning of the encoder strip.

  8. Once the encoder strip has been re-seated, close the scanner lid.

  9. Re-connect the power cord to the printer.
If this information has not solved your issue, then you have to contact Dell. They may need to replace the printer.

Jul 02, 2009 | Dell Photo 964 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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932C Constant blinking ink light


problem here is the orange light blinking- has ink in the cartridge- stopped printing in the middle of the page

Jul 19, 2008 | HP DeskJet 932c InkJet Printer

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Won't print


Hi,
you should have a toolkit if the printer software is installed.
this should allow you to view printer preferences et,c.
Ink Levels. page sizes prefs. and general print options.
Try Start/Printer Or go into Control Panel/Printers Right click on your printer and select Properties.
Theres also a way, to lift the lid. press the Ink Button. And the cartridge should Move to the desired Low Cartridge Arrow.
Alternative is to print a test page, to see which colour is Missing.

Mike @ compurepair.

Jun 22, 2008 | Epson Stylus Photo R200 InkJet Printer

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All lights are blinking, printer doesn't work. What does this mean?


This problem occurs for two reasons: the front panel cover was not installed or the ink cartridge access door was not closed before plugging in the all-in-one.
The front panel overlay must be correctly installed before the power cord is plugged in. Follow the steps below to correct the problem:
Disconnect the power cord.
Lift the scanner4.gif lid and carefully line up and install the front panel overlay.
Plug the power cord in.

let me know if this solves your problem wendy.

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