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Catridge jammed I have tried opening the cover and adjusted the cartridge position. the machine still prompts catridge jammed. what should i do?

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  • hawaz Mar 15, 2008

    I actually did this:(1) With the printer turned on, unplug it (2)Open the top and bring the ink cartridge holder to the middle (3)Raise the gray bar and remove the print head assembly with the cartridges in it (4) Lower the gray bar with the head missing and close the top with the head out (5) Restore the power,wait til the printer wakes up (6) It will tell you to put in the cartridges (7) Restore the print head, close the top

  • hawaz Mar 15, 2008

    well... can I say that I have checked all that. Still hoping to solve the proplem without having to send it to the service centre.

    Thanks for your kind advise anyway.

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels May 11, 2010

    adjusted it how?

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Check to make sure there is nothing obstructing the carriage and the paper feed area, sometimes things can get in there mysteriously :) I have found all kinds of things, there could also be a small bit of paper jammed up in there keeping things from operating smoothly.

Posted on Mar 15, 2008

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7. Put the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly back into the machine.

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Several conditions may cause the error message Machine Error 30 to be displayed on the LCD. This error may be the result of one of the following:
  • The print head carriage is failing to return to its home position to the far right of the unit.
  • Both of the springs located on each side of the carriage is out of place.
  • The cartridge covers may not be locked securely in place.

Please follow the instructions listed below to correct this problem:

  1. Press the INK button on the Control Panel.

  2. Using the dial pad, press 2 (Replace Ink). The display will prompt you PLS OPEN COVER.

  3. Pull the Scanner Cover release lever located under the Control Panel and lift the Scanner cover. The carriage should move to the left in order to replace the ink. If the carriage does not move to the left, your machine will require service.

  4. After the carriage moves to the left, press down each cartridge cover and remove all ink cartridges from the machine. There are 2 springs located on each side of the carriage that hold the print head against the carriage assembly. They are thin silver springs approximately 64mm or 2 1/2 inches, set at an angle.

  5. If the spring is out of place, press the spring back into place. You can use the spring on the opposite side of the carriage as a guide as to the correct position.

  6. If the spring is not out of place, reinstall each ink cartridge.

  7. After installing the ink cartridges, close the covers and verify they are securely locked into place. Your machine then prepares for a head cleaning and goes online. The LCD screen prompts you to verify if a new ink cartridge was inserted for each color you removed. For example, DID YOU CHANGE BLCK 1. YES 2. NO.

  8. Press 2 (No).
Note
    If you decided to place a new ink cartridge in for any of the colors when uninstalling and reinstalling the cartridges in the above process, press 1 (Yes). The machine will automatically go through a cleaning cycle.

The unit should then return to date and time. If Machine Error 30 continues to appear on the display, your unit will require service.

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Try to reseat the print head:
Reseating the print head is seldomly needed to be done.
  1. Press the Open Button (1) to open the Paper Output Tray (2).

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  2. Raise the Scanning Unit until it stops.

    1. Pull and hold the Scanning Unit Lever towards you, then raise the Scanning Unit.
    2. The Print Head Holder moves to the middle.

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  3. Open the Inner Cover 1.

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  4. Open the Inner Cover 2.

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    CAUTION:

    a. Do not try to manually move or stop the Print Head Holder.

    b. Do not touch any metal parts.

  5. Press the ink tank's tab (1), then remove it from the slot (2).

    mp780_inktankremoval.gif

    IMPORTANT:
    Handle ink tanks carefully to avoid staining clothing or the surrounding area.

  6. Lift up the lock lever and take out the print head.

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  7. Again, place the print head back in position and press down the lock lever.

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  8. Insert the ink tank into the empty slot on the print head. Press down gently on the ink tank until an audible click is heard. Make sure the ink tank is in the correct slot.

    mp780_inktankclicked.gif

    IMPORTANT:

    a. Make sure that the ink tank is inserted in the slot that corresponds to the ink tank's color.

    b. If the ink tank is inserted in the wrong slot, perform two head refreshings.

  9. Close the Inner Cover 2.

  10. Close the Inner Cover 1.

  11. Pull the Scanning Unit Lever towards you to close the Scanning Unit.

  12. Align the print head position after the print head is installed. You can align the print head position either automatically or manually. When automatic alignment does not work well, align the print head position manually.

Automatically Aligning The Print Head Position:
  1. Load A4-or letter-size plain paper in the paper support tray. Auto alignment cannot be performed when the Feed Switch is set to [CASSETTE].

  2. Press <Menu> repeatedly until [MAINTENANCE] appears.

  3. Press left or right arrow to select [AUTO HEAD ALIGN].

  4. Press <OK>. The print head position alignment pattern prints.

  5. Check the printed pattern. If the printed pattern matches the illustration, the print head position alignment is complete.

Manually Aligning The Print Head Position:
When automatic alignment does not work well, align the print head position manually.
  1. Load A4- or letter-size plain paper in the paper support or cassette.

  2. Select the paper source with <Feed Switch> button.

  3. Press <Menu> repeatedly until [MAINTENANCE] appears.

  4. Use left or right arrow to select [ALIGN PRINT HEAD].

  5. Press <OK>. A horizontal pattern is printed.

  6. Beginning from column A on the printout, enter checkmarks in the patterns that have the most solid image.

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    (1): Bad example (Least solid box)

    (2): Good example (Most solid box)

  7. Press left or right arrow to select the pattern number that you checked in column A on the printout in step 6.

    (A): Column
    (0): Select pattern number with most solid image

  8. Press <OK>.

  9. Repeat steps 7 and 8 to adjust columns B to L. When all the horizontal patterns are adjusted, you will be prompted to print a vertical pattern [PRINT VERT. PATTERN].

  10. Press left arrow. A vertical pattern is printed.

  11. Beginning from column M on the printout, enter checkmarks in the patterns that have the most solid image.

    mp780_alignment2.gif

    (1): Bad example (Least solid box)

    (2): Good example (Most solid box)

  12. Press left or right arrow to select the pattern number that you checked in column M on the printout in step 11.

  13. Press <OK>.

  14. Repeat steps 12 and 13 to adjust column N.

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There could be 4 possibilities.

1. Ink cartridges lids are open which is not allowing cartridges to move freely.
2. Ink cartridges carriage will not move from its original position(left) when front cover is opened
3. Encoder strip is Dirty.
4. Encoder strip is Out of position.

Solution:
1. Open the front cover and check if ink cartridges lids are properly snapped in.

2. Turn the printer off and pull out the power cable from power socket, open the front cover and manually center the ink cartridges carriage.
Clean the metallic rod inside the printer using WD40 or Kleenex from Left corner to right corner properly.

3. Cleaning the encoder strip:
a. printer should be off and disconnected from power.
b. open the front cover.
c. Using a dry, lint free cloth, pinch the encoder strip on the right-hand side of the cartridge carriage and pull your fingers across it toward the right-hand side of the printer and you can move the cartridges carriage to clean the strip completely.
d. Note: The encoder strip is a narrow band of clear plastic and can be difficult to see without direct lighting running parallel to metallic rod.
e. Close the printer and try again to print.

4. Repositioning the Encoder strip.
a. Remove the power cord from the printer.
b. Open the front cover.
c. Gently slide the ink cartridge carrier to the middle of the printer.
d. Gently move the top part of the printer belt to the right.
e. Using an index finger, gently push encoder strip down and then back up, to get it back into the slot located on the back of the ink cartridge carrier.
f. Gently press the strip first to the rear, and then forward, to ensure that it is seated correctly.
g. Manually move the ink cartridge carrier to the left, then to the right, to check the positioning of the encoder strip.
h. Once the encoder strip has been re-seated, close the scanner lid.
i. Re-connect the power cord to the printer and try again to print.



Incorrect position of encoder strip
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Correct position of Encoder strip
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Hope it should fix the issue.

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u better check the catridges first specially black catridge,or get it tested on any other printer,but before that wipe the back side circuit section of the catridge with a tissue paper,n try,if the catridge is ok then the catride unit is has to be replaced
thnx N

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