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49. ff81 service error

How do i fix the folowing error that is displayed soon after startup: 49. FF81 service error

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SOURCE: HP laserjet 4650; displaying error 49, FF81 Service Error

Unplug the power cord for 10 seconds

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Printer HP 5500 on sidplay: FF81 service error.

Go to HP support page and try to upgrade latest
firmware image version. Your driver might be out dated. Try printing from a different program, if it prints without error, then go back and try printing again. If error still, then it may be the document or program your printing from. But first, I would go to support page and check to see if any of your drivers are out of date and install the newer versions. I use HP ‘print and scan dr’ which is downloaded right onto my computer as a separate program and whenever I have problems, I run the program and it will tell me what’s wrong, or it will give me steps to troubleshoot the issue. Let me know if everything turns out :)

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Can any one help m please, I have a Konica minolta bizhub C450 and i have a malfunction code C152, can any one tell me how to fix it please as soon as possibl thanks to all

i found this after a brief search

Straight from the service manual....just use the last 4 digits when doing a search, makes it easier to find the specific code as not all manuals are the same in how the code is displayed.

CC152 ROM contents error upon startup (Scanner)
• A fault is detected in a sequence of ROM contents check of the PWB-C during starting.

16.5.79 CC151: ROM contents error upon startup (MSC)
16.5.80 CC152: ROM contents error upon startup (Scanner)
16.5.81 CC153: ROM contents error upon startup (PRT)
16.5.82 CC154: ROM contents error upon startup (PH)
1 Check the ROM version. - -
2 Rewrite the firmware. - -
3 Replace the appropriate board.

TSB entry

C-C152 at power up, the counters display as 0 and the operation panel display is in Japanese.
CAUSE: Main body firmware is corrupt.
SOLUTION: Flash or re-flash the firmware to the latest level.

As for the 2152 code,

16.5.6 C2152: Transfer belt pressure welding alienation

Dec 04, 2014 | Konica Minolta bizhub Office Equipment &...

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From HP support forum possible defective hard drive.
you may be able to disconnect the drive to get the printer operational,
but you lose some functionality
49 errors are communication errors with other devices in printer.

Mar 20, 2014 | HP LaserJet M3027 MFP Printer

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No display clean ram and switch on ok but not reddy 49.FF05 ERROR in valied nand key press any key

ISSUE: A 49.x service error appears on the HP Color LaserJet 4500 or 4550 printers display, and other unexpected errors may be displayed such as:

  1. Turn the printer off, and then turn it on again. If the 49 error clears, proceed to Step 9.
  2. If the 49 error returns turn the power off, unplug the power cable, disconnect all network cables, and remove the HP Jetdirect card, which is located on the formatter, (see Figure 1 for location), or any third-party devices, if installed.
  3. Wait at least 30 seconds before plugging the printer back in directly to a wall outlet. Do not plug the printer into a power strip or a surge protector.
  4. Turn the printer on, using a cold reset. If the 49 error returns, turn the power off, and unplug the printer. Remove the formatter, and check that the parallel I/O board is firmly installed on the formatter board.
    NOTE: To perform a cold reset, turn the printer off, and hold down the GO button while turning the printer back on. Remember to remove the Jetdirect card (if installed) before performing a cold reset. (The Jetdirect card is located on the formatter).

Mar 28, 2013 | HP LaserJet Office Equipment & Supplies

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Hp colour laserjet 9500hdn has service error 49. FF81

I've seen this exact error a few times on the 4101s & turned out to be a bad EIO hard drive.If you replace the drive, you'll most likely have to download the newest firmware & load it to get every feature back.
You can try & initialize the drive first though:
- Turn off printer
- Press & hold [Start] button
- Turn printer on, wait for all 3 LEDs to stay solid then release button
- Press & release [Left] arrow button (should read "Initialize Disks" on display
- Press & release [Select], then wait for printer to warm up
Listen also to the drive & if you hear it clicking over & over then it's bad & will need replaced.

Apr 29, 2012 | HP Color LaserJet 9500HDN Printer

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49 FF81 error on HP Laserjet 3035xs MFP

49.XXXXX ERROR To continue turn off

then on

A critical firmware error has occurred.1. Turn the device off, and then turn the

device on.

2. Go to

LJM3027mfp or

LJM3035mfp to check the latest

firmware image version. If the latest

firmware image version is newer than

the one installed on the device, upgrade

the device.

3. Try printing a job from a different

software program. If the job prints, go

back to the first program and try printing

a different file. If the message appears

only with a certain software program or

print job, then the error is in the software

program and not in the device. If the job

fails to print using a different software

program, then turn off the device and

disconnect all cables that connect the

device to the network or to a computer.

4. Remove any DIMMs and EIO cards, and

then turn the device on.

5. If, after removing DIMMs and EIO cards,

the device behaves normally, turn off

the device and reinstall DIMMs and EIO

cards one-by-one, turning off the device

off and then on again each time you

reinstall a DIMM or EIO card. If a certain

DIMM or EIO card causes the message

to reappear, replace the DIMM or EIO


6. Reconnect all cables that connect the

device to the network or to a computer.

7. If the message persists, replace the
formatter (see Formatter on page 116).

Apr 03, 2012 | HP LaserJet M3035xs MFP All-In-One Printer

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The error "49. FF05 SERVICE ERROR" is displayed on

If the error can be reproduced, use the following sections of this document:
  • Product-specific documents Product specific document are available on the HP support website at the following url . Select your product and use the search string Product specific 49 errors to locate your product specific 49 error troubleshooting document(s).
  • Clearing the error
  • Validating the firmware
  • Stack Trace Random error troubleshooting
  • Hardware troubleshooting (if applicable)
Power-cycle doesn't eliminate error If the error cannot be eliminated by a power-cycle, use the following sections of this document.
  • Product-specific documents Product specific document are available on the HP support website at the following url . Select your product and use the search string Product specific 49 errors to locate your product specific 49 error troubleshooting document(s).
  • Clearing the error
  • Hardware
Feature-specific error The error has been narrowed down to a specific feature.
  • Product-specific documents Product specific document are available on the HP support website at the following url . Select your product and use the search string Product specific 49 errors to locate your product specific 49 error troubleshooting document(s).
  • Validating the firmware
  • Software, Sending, Faxing, and environmental troubleshooting
  • Stack Trace Random error troubleshooting

Oct 26, 2010 | HP LaserJet P3005d Printer

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Error 49 Cycle Power FFF

49 errors are possibly one of the most difficult to diagnose.

49 Indicates that a firmware error occurred that caused the processor on the formatter to abort an operation.
This type of error can be caused by invalid print commands, corrupt data, or invalid operations. In some cases, electrical noise in the cable can corrupt data during transmission to the printer.
Other causes include poor quality parallel cables, poor connections, or home-grown applications.
On some occasions, the formatter is at fault, but this is usually
indicated by a 79 Service Error.

I see you state a 49FFF? any other letters or digits displayed?
Specifically 49 FFFF can be a problem if the ribbon cable from the DC controller to the interconnector board is not connected. The control panel display will also be dark.

Other 49 FFx errors can be:

NEC firmware chip error - replace the Firmware
Unsupported EDO Memory installed - Remove unsupported RAM
Fuser life test error during Boot cycle - Replace the Formatter
A Large print Job (>800 pages) or complex graphics can cause the device to quit printing. - Simplify the Print Job, lower DPI etc.,

Good luck

May 02, 2010 | HP Color LaserJet 4500 Printer

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Error message 49,ff81

it is temporary printing error, turn off the machine and wait 10 sec and turn it on again it should clear.

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