Question about HP LaserJet 4700 Printer
The first thing to check is that the transfer unit is installed the right way. Did you recently replace it? Try taking it out and putting it back in, then turn the machine off and back on.
Hopefully it will work now, but if the error comes back you may have a bad motor.
Posted on Aug 11, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
i have many times working on this printer and i always experience this problem...i think this problem is disalignment of the main gear...check the gear if its on the alignment and its work for me and the problem never comes back
Posted on Oct 19, 2010
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turn off then on
A critical firmware error has occurred that
caused the processor on the formatter to
abort 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
programs. On rare occasions, the formatter
is at fault, which is usually indicated by a 79
1. Turn the printer off then on.
2. Press Stop to clear the print job from
the printer memory.
3. Turn the printer off then on.
4. 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
displays only with a certain software
program or print job, contact the
software vendor for assistance.
5. If the message persists with different
software programs and print jobs,
disconnect all of the cables to the
printer that connect it to the network or
6. Turn the printer off.
7. Remove all memory DIMMs or thirdparty
DIMMs from the printer. (Do not
remove the firmware DIMM.)
8. Remove all EIO devices from the
9. Turn the printer on.
10. If the error no longer exists, install
each DIMM and EIO device one at a
time, making sure to turn the printer
off and on again as you install each
11. Replace a DIMM or EIO device if you
determine that it causes the error.
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