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Paper not loading (but it is)

The printer goes through all of the process and loads the paper, appears to be loaded properly, under the print head, and then I get an error message that tells me the paper isn't loaded correctly. And requires me to open the top, release the paper and pull it out. This only seems to happen with 13 x 19" sheets. 
any suggestions would be helpful.
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If it's an older machine, try cleaning the Multi-sensor (next to the printhead with the scissors icon on it).

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Important!: How To Load Paper In Paper Tray Properly


In the printing process, paper jam more frequently occurs on bad paper handling rather than mechanical failure of the printer. So,to ensure that printing process runs smoothly please pay good attention to the following tips before loading the paper in paper tray of your printer.

Tips:

  • Align the edges of paper neatly before loading. Loading paper without aligning the edges may cause paper jams.

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Power went off when I tried to print


Would be helpful to know which operating system you are using and whether there where any warning light flashing. For starters review the following solutions.
Printer Does Not Start or Stops During Print Jobs

Inner Cover was open when you started printing.

Close the Inner Cover and press the RESUME/CANCEL button on the printer. The printer resumes printing.

Inner Cover was opened while printing is in progress.

Close the Inner Cover and press the RESUME/CANCEL button on the printer.

A page of print data being sent at the time of the error will be erased, so print that page again.

The printer has been printing continuously over a long period.

If the printer has been printing continuously for a long time, the Print Head may overheat. To protect the Print Head, the printer may stop printing at a line break for a period of time and then resume printing.

In this case, interrupt your print session at a convenient time and turn the printer off for at least 15 minutes.

Additionally, if the printer has been printing graphics or photos with intense colors continuously over a period of time, the printer may stop printing to protect the Print Head. In this case, printing will not resume automatically. Turn the printer off for at least 15 minutes.

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The Print Head and the surrounding area can become extremely hot inside the printer. Never touch the Print Head or nearby components.

Out of paper.

Make sure that paper is loaded in the selected paper source.

Reload paper if no paper is found in the selected paper source (Auto Sheet Feeder or the Cassette).

If the same paper is loaded in the other paper source, you can switch the paper source with the Paper Feed Switch or the printer driver to continue printing.

If both paper sources have run out of paper, confirm the selected paper source and load paper there.

Printing documents with plenty of photographs or illustrations.

When the POWER lamp is flashing green, the printer or the computer is processing data. Printing large data such as photos or graphics takes time for the printer and the computer to process, during which the printer may appear to have stopped operating.

In addition, when printing data that uses a large amount of ink continuously on plain paper, the printer may pause temporarily. In either case, wait until the process is complete.

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If you are printing a document with a large printing area or printing multiple copies of a document, printing may pause to allow the ink to dry.

Dec 08, 2010 | Canon PIXMA iP4300 InkJet Photo Printer

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I have a Canon i9900 printer. I have used the daylights out of it. Can printers start to print blurry if they are wearing out? My prints look fine at 100% on the monitor, and when I print the picture it...


Hi there,


Problem : Ink does not eject properly or Printing is blurred or Colors are Wrong or White streaks appear.

Cause 1 : Ink tank is not seated properly or the ink tank is empty.
Action : Check that the ink tanks are firmly seated in the print head and reseat them, if necessary.
Check that the correct ink tanks are installed and that they are in correct order.
Check to see if all the orange tape has been peeled off. If a part of the orange tape remains, remove it thoroughly.
If an ink tank is empty, replace the ink tank.

Cause 2 : Print head is misaligned.
Action : Align the Print head.

Cause 3 : Print Head nozzles are clogged.
Action Print the nozzle check pattern to check for uneven ink output.
When specific color is missing from the nozzle check pattern, clean the print head.

Cause 4 : paper is not loaded with the print side up.
Action : Checl that your paper is loaded with the correct print side facing up.
Note: Follow the instructions packaged with your specialty media for loading and handling.

Cause 5 : Incorrect paper type.
Action : Windows : On the Main tab of the printer driver, confirm that the selected Media Type matches the paper loaded.
Mac : In the Print dialog box of the printer driver, select Quality &
Media from the popup menu, and then confirm that the selected Media Type matches the paper loaded.

Cause 6 : Glossy photo paper other than the Canon specialty media is used.
Action : Select Other Photo Paper from Media Type. It may resolve the problem. Load one sheet at a time and remove each sheet as soon as it is printed.

Hope this helps.
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Have a good day.


Dec 04, 2009 | Canon i9900 InkJet Photo Printer

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Doesn't recognize paper when loaded


When loading the paper, the edge sensors can be a bit tricky.

Pull the paper through the main guide with the locking plate released. Guide the paper edge it's right along the blue (not over it, just along the left edge of the guide markings on the body of the unit). Pull the paper through and then guide it back so that the lead edge just barely shows up, below the small, black rollers in the main print area. Now lock it down and reboot the system.

Once the print head alignment has finished the unit will pull the paper through and then move it forward and back until it is properly aligned, then cut off any excess it detects.

You should now be able to print. Note: Please do not re-adjust the paper edge after this process is complete.

Aug 09, 2009 | HP DesignJet 1050c plus InkJet Printer

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5110 ERROR ON PIXMA PRO 9000


Solution: Press ON/OFF switch to reset the multifunction device

Reset the device when it is not functioning properly. If the device is not functioning properly or to clear memory, reset it.
  1. On the operator panel, press and hold the <ON/OFF> button for one second. (The display will go blank.)

    Note: It may be necessary to unplug the power cord if pressing the ON/OFF button does not shut off the printer.

  2. Wait approximately ten seconds and then press the <ON/OFF> button again.

  3. Wait until the device has completed its cycling process before submitting another job request.
Solution: Removing paper jams MP800R / MP830 / MP530

Removing Obstructions or Jammed Paper If [Paper output slot - The paper is jammed. Clear the paper and press OK] appears on the LCD, follow this procedure to clear the paper jam Clearing paper jams from the auto sheet feeder (ASF) or paper output slot
Clearing paper jams inside the printer
Clearing credit card-sized or 4" x 6" paper jammed inside the printer
ASF / Paper Output Slot
  1. Turn off the printer.

  2. Remove paper from the ASF.

  3. Gently pull the jammed paper out.
  1. If paper is visible from the ASF, use both hands to pull the paper out slowly.
  2. If paper is visible from the paper output slot, use both hands to pull the paper out slowly.

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  1. If the paper tears and a piece of that remains inside the printer, open the scanning unit (printer cover) and remove the paper from inside the printer.

    Note: Be careful not to touch the components inside the printer.

  2. Turn on the printer and confirm that the Alarm light is off.
    (If the jammed paper remains in the printer, the paper may be automatically ejected.)

  3. Load paper back into the ASF.

  4. Press <OK> to clear the message and continue printing. If you are printing from an application software, follow the instructions displayed on your computer.

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Paper jams inside the printer
  1. Turn off the printer and disconnect the power cord and USB cable.

  2. Remove the jammed paper slowly using the following procedure.

  3. Open the rear cover to check if the paper is jammed.

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  4. Pull out the cassette and check if the paper is jammed inside the cassette area.

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  5. Stand the printer with the rear side down, holding the document cover.

  6. Press the tabs together and pull the green cover toward you.

  7. Check if the paper is jammed.
    (If you were not doing Duplex printing, you do not have to follow this procedure.)

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  8. Close the green cover and place the printer back to a normal position.

  9. Reconnect the power cord and power on the printer. Confirm the Alarm light is off.

  10. Load paper back into the ASF or cassette.

  11. Press <OK> to clear the message and continue printing. If you are printing from an application software, follow the instructions displayed on your computer.
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Clearing credit card-sized paper jammed inside the printer
Credit card-sized and 4" x 6" sized paper must be loaded properly. If this media is not loaded properly, it will feed into the printer and will not exit. Credit card-sized paper should only be loaded in the ASF and in portrait orientation. 4" x 6" sized paper can be loaded in the ASF or cassette. But must be loaded portrait orientation.
If credit card-sized paper was loaded in landscape orientation in the ASF and did not eject (exit), please follow this procedure.
  1. Turn off the printer.

  2. Load the same paper type that is jammed inside the printer in portrait orientation.

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  3. Power on the printer.
    The paper stock in the ASF will automatically feed the jammed paper from the printer.

  4. To resume printing, load the paper in portrait orientation.

If 4" x 6" sized paper was loaded in landscape orientation in the cassette and did not eject (exit), please follow this procedure.
  1. Turn off the printer.

  2. Open the rear cover.

  3. Fold in four a piece of letter-sized plain paper.

  4. Push in the folded paper until it hits the jammed paper.

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  5. If the jammed paper is visible from inside the printer area, pull it out and proceed to step 7.

  6. If the jammed paper cannot be pulled out, push in the folder paper from the rear so the jammed paper is in between the feed rollers.

  7. Pull out the folded paper and close the rear cover.

  8. Power on the printer and confirm that the Alarm light is off.
    The jammed paper should automatically eject.

  9. To resume printing, load the paper in portrait orientation.
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Epson R320 "General Error" message - unable to clear


If you are getting a 'carriage jam' error as soon as you turn on your Epson printer with no tasks in progress, then check for any piece of paper stuck in the carriage. Remove the paper carefully. If the paper tears, part of it might remain inside the paper path and damage the product.

Fix 'Carriage Jam' : Open Door, clear carriage jam,
and then press OK to continue' error message
Turn off the printer and open it to see where the paper is stuck.
Manually move the carriage toward the opposite side.
Check the paper path and remove any piece of paper or any other object that is stuck in the path.
Reconnect the power cord and turn on the printer.
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Print job will not print from the manually feed tray unless I select the Go button for it to process


Table 3-7. Paper Handling Menu
Item Values Explanation
ENVELOPE FEEDER
SIZE=COM10
For supported paper sizes
see page 1-12.
This item appears only when the
optional envelope feeder is installed.
Set the value to correspond with the
envelope size currently loaded in the
envelope feeder.
ENVELOPE FEEDER
TYPE=PLAIN
For supported paper types
see page 1-12.
This item appears only when the
optional envelope feeder is installed.
Set the value to correspond with the
envelope type currently loaded in the
envelope feeder.
TRAY 1 MODE=
FIRST
FIRST
CASSETTE
Determine how the printer will use
Tray 1.
FIRST: If paper is loaded in Tray 1,
the printer will pull paper from that
tray first.
CASSETTE: A paper size must be
assigned to Tray 1 using the
TRAY 1 SIZE option (the next item
in this menu when TRAY 1
MODE=CASSETTE). This allows Tray 1
to be used as a reserved tray.
TRAY 1 SIZE=
LETTER
For supported paper sizes
see page 1-12.
This item appears only when TRAY 1
MODE= CASSETTE. Set the value to
correspond with the paper size
currently

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