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Epson 1280 Will Not Take Paper through to print?

I use my epson 1280 as a dye sub printer. I went to print today and the paper keeps reupping and pulling it in tiny increments through and never printing. I keep getting a solid red light? I have never had any problems with this printer before and do not know what to do!

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  • padcjim May 06, 2008

    my 1280 just stopped feeding paper too. It started with mat card stock but now it wont feed any weight paper. I blew the dust out and tried to clean the feed rollers but, nothing has worked so far. it sounds like it's working mechanically fine. 



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Follow the instructions below in an attempt to resolve the issue you are experiencing.
1) Turn off the printer and remove all paper from the paper tray.
2) With the printer off, check for any obstructions such as torn paper or foreign objects.
3) Place 20-30 sheets of paper in the printer, ensuring none of the paper is torn or creased.
4) Make sure that the paper is flush with the far right edge of paper tray, move the left edge paper guide over so that it touches the left side of the paper.
5) Attempt printing.

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