Question about HP LaserJet 2300 Printer
HP 2300 ERROR 49.XX
• A critical firmware error has occurred on the printer
• Turn printer off then on
• Disconnect the parallel cable or the network cable
• If message still there when the network cable is disconnected
upgrade firmware in jet direct card and the formatter board
• Bad network cable
• Replace firmware DIMM
• Replace the jet direct card
• Replace formatter board
• Replace engine board
95% of the time it is a PDF that has a font that is not recognized by the printer! If the error is not there when you follow the above, you may have to clear out the print queue.
Posted on Apr 23, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Hp CM8060 error code 49
This error is typically due to some sort of data corruption. If this is happening on a single file, it could be that file. It could also be related to the individual software sending the print job, bad print commands or invalid. Although rare, a bad cable or connection can be to blame.
First step is to restart the printer, clear all jobs with the Stop button, restart printer again. Then try printing from another program, such as txt editor. If ok, then print a different file from original software, if ok, then print original file.
If failure is with final print, the file is corrupted for printing, recreate file.
If failure is with original software see if there is any updates.
If failure is there directly after restart, try updating printer driver (this is not be a bad idea anyways).
If none of this works, it may well be a formatter board issue, requiring technical service.
Posted on Mar 05, 2009
SOURCE: 49 4C02 error
Well I was having the same problem. I cleaned out the queue by canceling the job that it was having the problem with. Turns out the data being sent to the printer was corrupt in this case.
Posted on May 30, 2008
SOURCE: Service Code 49 4c02
Try to upgrade the firmware on the printer, if that error still occurs after the firmware upgrade, you should try and use PCL driver rather than PS driver.
Posted on Sep 18, 2009
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