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Tried changing the cartridge.....but the tray doesnt come out...........and both the orange and green lights blink alternately. Please Help!!!!

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  • zsyed May 06, 2010

    yes i have............for quite some time......but no help

  • zsyed May 06, 2010

    yes tries it. Ok i'll start from the very begining:)

    one of the cartridges got over i tried to change it, opened the cover and waited for the tray to come out, but it didn't instead it game me an error......some error 5700 or likes (i can't remember exactly). After which both the green and orange lights started blinking alternately.


    I went thru' a couple of solution already posted here..........but all in vain:(

  • zsyed May 06, 2010

    The count is over 20. After every 20 blinks there is a slight pause and then it resumes again

  • zsyed May 06, 2010

    Thanks a ton:) Very helpful indeed

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Have you tried lifting the cover and waiting for the cartridge carrier to bring the cartridges to you?

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    Tudor Valean May 06, 2010

    So you can't access the cartridges? I mean, you lifted the cover up and couldn't take out the cartridges?

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    Tudor Valean May 06, 2010

    OK. According to how many times the lights blink I will know what is the problem. Please remove the power cable, reconnect it and then count them (count how many times it blinks before it stops blinking). If you reached 20 blinks and the lights keep blinking stop counting and tell me you're at over 20.

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    Tudor Valean May 06, 2010

    20 timesOther hardware error [6500]- Logic board ***'y (QM2-3393 / QM3-1654)*1


    This means that this can't be fixed by you. You need to change the mainboard of the printer and this can be done only at a specialized electronics service center.


    There is no other solution ... now, could you please increase the rating of my answer?

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