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Why does the paper light keep blinking even though paper is loaded correctly in the tray?

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Check the microswitch inside the printer paper tray. Turn off the printer first and unplug it. There is a sensor switch that may need cleaning from paper dust, or the microswitch that tells the printer there is paper there may be bent, good luck

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Hi, my lexmark e260dn "load paper" light stays on even though paper is loaded. please help


Please check if the paper guides on the paper tray are correctly positioned. For example, if you are using a letter sized paper, make sure the guides are set to 8"x11".

Dec 20, 2012 | Lexmark E260dn Laser Printer

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The "add paper light" is on even though the paper


The light means that the printer is out of media, or the media did not feed properly


What you can do

-Load media into tray and press Continue button to resume printing.

-Check that the media is loaded correctly in tray

-Press Cancel button to cancel the print job.

Jun 29, 2011 | Lexmark E232 Laser Printer

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HP Laserjet P2035 shows paper light blinking as if out of paper. Paper tray is full. Will only take paper from manual feeder.


I have had similar symptoms: Unit won't recognize Tray 2 is full. If I hold the spring-loaded actuator with my finger, the printer will initialize as though it were detecting paper. (obviously it pitches a jam message when paper fails to feed). I've watched the pickup solenoid and it appears to be functioning correctly. I'm leaning towards it being the position of the actuator, which may be causing it to fail to push back and block the sensor. Unfortunately the manual for the P2035 doesn't have any specifics regarding this assembly, nor does it have part numbers for anything but the photosensor. Does anybody have a photo of the correct alignment of this particular part or a link to something that would be useful? To reiterate, we are talking about the spring loaded actuator directly to the right of the tray 2 pickup roller that is secured by one of the two white retaining collars. Thanks in advance for any help

May 16, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Starts like it is going to print.......orange light blinks along with on button........Even though there is paper in the main tray, it says load paper....out of paper.


Try putting paper in the accessory tray, also , make sure the "type" of paper is correctly set in the print properties. When you select print, you have these options.

Jan 15, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Does not recognise the loaded paper


I also had this problem. Had no idea what the problem was. The printer would not print regardless of when paper was put in the upper tray or the side tray. I then read the instruction manual carefully and realized the bottom green light on my printer was lit for the *BOTTOM* tray... I just pushed that button and the light shifted to the top tray and now it works like a charm! :-)

Feb 11, 2010 | Canon PIXMA iP4200 InkJet Photo Printer

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Machine flashing load paper message even though paper is loaded


Hi ...

Most of the time this problem comes when the paper is not loaded correctly. Follow the below instructions to load papers to the cassette and I am sure this will resolve your problem. I will keep monitoring your responce and if required, i'll look for a work arround.

Follow this procedure to load paper / envelope in the cassette:
  1. Pull out the cassette from the machine.

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  2. Remove the cover from the cassette.

  3. Fan out the sheets of paper so that they do not stick together.

  4. Align the edges of the paper.

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  5. If the cassette is not yet extended, use your thumb to press the tab (indicated by the pink circular outline) and release the latch.

  6. After the latch is released, remove your thumb from the tab. Then extend the cassette until a click is heard.

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  7. Load paper on the upper-right corner of the cassette with the print side facing down.

    Note:
    * Since the Credit Card sized paper, Canon Photo Stickers, and Legal sized paper cannot be fed from the cassette, load them in the auto sheet feeder (ASF).
    * When loading A5 or larger sized paper (nonstandard-size paper: 203mm / 8inches or more in length), extend the cassette by pinching the tab.


  8. Grasp the paper guide (A) and align it to the long edge of the envelope stack (2). Align the front edge of the paper stack in the same way (3).

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  9. Close the lid and push the cassette all the way into the printer.

  10. Press the <Open> button and pull out the extension completely.

  11. Press the <Feed Switch> button to turn on the Cassette light.

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    *MP500 shown.

    Note:
    If the Auto Sheet Feeder lamp lights, press the Feed Switch button to light the Cassette lamp.
    If the Cassette lamp does not light even after pressing the Feed Switch button, Paper Source in the printer driver may be set to the setting other than the Feed Switch button.

Loading on envelopes
Paper Type
Precaution
Envelope (DL / #10 )
Set paper with the flap closed.
  1. Press down firmly on the edges of the envelopes to make the folds crisp. Also, press firmly on the area that corresponds to the edges of the back flap.

  2. Remove any curling by holding the edges diagonally and bending them gently.

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  3. If the edges of the envelope are inflated or are curling, place the envelope on a flat surface. With a pen, press down while moving it from the center toward the edges of the envelope.

  4. Ensure that no curl or puff exceeds 1/8 in. (3 mm).

  5. Load envelopes in the cassette with the print side facing down and the flap towards the left.

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  6. Close the lid and push the cassette all the way into the printer.

  7. Press the <Open> button and pull out the extension completely.

  8. Press the <Feed Switch> button to turn on the Cassette light.

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    Note:
    If the Auto Sheet Feeder lamp lights, press the Feed Switch button to light the Cassette lamp.
    If the Cassette lamp does not light even after pressing the Feed Switch button, Paper Source in the printer driver may be set to the setting other than the Feed Switch button.

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My printer (Epson R800) keeps on giving me the error 'Media not loaded correctly'. Even before it's even tried grabbing the paper, it starts blinking red on the paper/trash button. I've never had this


Please make sure that the paper that you are using is included under the printer's paper compatibility list.
Make sure that you are selecting the correct paper type on printer settings.
Trash and re-install the drivers.

Apr 29, 2009 | Epson Stylus Photo® R800 InkJet Printer

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Flashing light


Here is what HP has on the subject of the triangle light flashing:
c00028322.gif 1 - Attention Light 2 - Ready Light 3 - Go Light Figure 2: Printer light key c00028323.gif 1 - Symbol for light off 2 - Symbol for light on 3 - Symbol for light blinking
c00028328.gif Door open, media out, no print cartridge, or media jam

The printer is in an error state that requires operator intervention or help. Check the following:
  • The print cartridge door is completely closed.
  • Media is loaded.
  • The print cartridge is correctly installed in the printer.
  • There is no media jam.

Figure 8: Paper jam c00028328.gif 13.JJ.NT JAM IN TRAY 1

13.JJ.NT JAM IN TRAY X

The Attention LED is blinking. Check paper loading then open and close top cover.

When there is a jam in tray 1, verify the paper is loaded correctly, open and close the top cover. Pressing GO is ignored.

When there is a jam in tray X, verify the paper is loaded correctly, open and close the top cover. Pressing GO is ignored. These are the error explanations for just the flashing triangle light, there are many more, but none for just the flashing triangle.

If the light pattern is different let me know (other lights on as well)
-Hope this helps.

May 28, 2008 | HP LaserJet 1012 Printer

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HP 952c


hi!

Try to cancel your document in the printers menu even if you restart the pc or the printers memory stores the previous command.

1.The idea is that printers has its own memory unless you cancel the document that you print.

e-mail me at wendel_tenebroso@yahoo.com if the problem persist

Apr 08, 2008 | HP DeskJet 952c InkJet Printer

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