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Error light on a Tm-H6000II

I get a Red blinking light by the error signal and yet I have all the connections good. The printer will not advance paper or print.

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  • Thriftywhite Apr 30, 2008

    I get a slow blinking light that fades in and out. I am using a parallel connection.

  • Thriftywhite Apr 30, 2008

    There looks like this and it blinks every 6 seconds.

  • Thriftywhite Apr 30, 2008

    I am not sure I quite understand what you want me to try given the error code that i attached.

  • Thriftywhite Apr 30, 2008

    I did recheck the auto cutter and it is okay. The error has a solid red light and then blinks once every 6 seconds

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Whats the pattern of the blinking light? can you pls describe...
what type of interface are you using, USB, SERIAL, PARALLEL, ETHERNET?

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  • Edgar Allan Pagayona
    Edgar Allan Pagayona Apr 30, 2008

    whats the exact pattern? 4 slow blinks then off or 3 slow blinks then off?

    Here are some other error indication

    IF THIS DOESNT HELP TELL ME THE EXACT PATTERN, THANKS!!


  • Edgar Allan Pagayona
    Edgar Allan Pagayona Apr 30, 2008

    Try this, IF it doesnt help email me back


  • Edgar Allan Pagayona
    Edgar Allan Pagayona Apr 30, 2008

    Yep try to check the autocutter on your unit.

  • Edgar Allan Pagayona
    Edgar Allan Pagayona Apr 30, 2008

    Here are the patterns and error indicators

    blinks 6 times and turns off

    1. receipt cover open
    2. slip printing receipt cover is open
    3. card ejection error


    blinks every 6 seconds on-

    printer head temperature- turn it off for an hour, then turn it back on.

    auto cutter if it blinking 6 times continuously and turns off then blinks again after 6 seconds

    Get the memory utility from this link: EPSON
    you will have to register first so that you can get a username and password. then go to technical resources and select printer model

    ************Some info if your getting cover sensor errors

    Printer Cover Sensors
    Receipt section
    ❏ Paper roll cover open sensor:
    • When a paper roll is selected as the print sheet, if the sensor detects a cover open during
    printing, the printer goes offline, stops printing immediately, and the ERROR LED
    blinks. Even if the cover is closed, the ERROR LED still blinks. You need to transmit the
    error recovery command to recover.
    If the printer continues printing, it starts printing from the beginning of the line where
    the error occurred; therefore, double printing or printing position shift may occur. It is
    recommended to clear the buffers and resend the print data.
    • When a slip is selected as the print sheet, if the sensor detects a cover open during
    printing, the printer finishes printing data for the line when the cover open is detected,
    then stops the carriage movement and goes offline. The printer goes online when the
    cover is closed and restarts printing.
    ❏ Unit cover open sensor:
    • When the sensor detects a unit cover open during printing, the printer goes offline
    depending on the setting of bit 8 for the memory switch.
    The default is that the printer finishes printing data for the line when the cover open is
    detected and stops printing. The printer goes online when the cover is closed and
    restarts printing.
    If a recoverable error is selected by memory switch, the printer goes offline, stops
    printing immediately and the ERROR LED blinks. Even if the cover is closed, the
    ERROR LED still blinks. You need to transmit the error recovery command to recover. If
    the printer continues printing, it starts printing from the beginning of the line where the
    error occurred. In this case, double printing or printing position shift may occur. It is
    recommended to clear the buffers and resend the print data.

    Front cover open sensor:
    • When the sensor detects a cover open during printing, the printer finishes printing data
    for the line when the cover open is detected, then stops the carriage movement and goes
    offline. The printer goes online when the cover is closed and restarts printing.



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My printer is blinking green light in every 5 seconds. i am give test print but is not came to print




Ready and Error Lights (EPL-6200L only)
The Ready (green) and Error (red) lights on the top of the printer may be the first indication of trouble. The status of the lights, on, off or flashing, indicates your printer status, as described below. The Status Alert window in the EPSON Status Monitor 3 utility indicates what type of error has occurred and offers you a possible solution. Look through this section to find the kind of problem you have, then try the recommended solutions in the order they are presented until your problem is solved.
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a. Error light (red)
b. Ready light (green)

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Processing Data
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> Note: > If the problem remains after trying the suggestions in this section, contact your dealer or a qualified service representative for assistance.

Service Required (controller error)

Control panel: Error light on
A controller error has been detected. Turn off the printer, wait 5 seconds and then turn it back on. If all the lights come on again, turn off the printer, unplug the power cord, and contact a qualified service representative.

Service Required (engine error)

Control panel: Ready and Error lights flashing
A print engine error has been detected. Turn off the printer, wait 5 seconds and then turn it back on. If the lights come on again, turn off the printer, unplug the power cord, and contact a qualified service representative.

Service Required (protocol error)

Control panel: Ready light flashing, Error light on
A protocol error has been detected. Turn off the printer, wait 5 seconds and then turn it back on. If the lights come on again, turn off the printer, unplug the power cord, and contact a qualified service representative.

Output Paper Jam

Control panel: Ready and Error lights on
Indicates that there may be a paper jam inside the printer. Open the printer's output cover, remove any jammed paper, and close the cover. The error will automatically clear itself and the jammed page's print data is reprinted.

Paper Jam

Control panel: Ready and Error lights on
Indicates that there may be a paper jam inside the printer. Open the printer's front cover, remove any jammed paper, and close the cover. The error will automatically clear itself and the jammed page's print data is reprinted.

Paper Out/Feed Jam

Control panel: Ready and Error lights on
Indicates that there is either no paper loaded in the printer, or there is a paper jam in the feed slot.
If no paper is loaded, load paper into the MP tray, then open and close the printer's front cover. See Loading Paper for instructions on loading paper.
You can clear the error by pressing Continue on the EPSON Status Monitor 3 window that appears.
If paper is loaded, then there is a paper jam in the feed slot. See Clearing Jammed Paper for instructions on clearing paper jams. The error is automatically resolved upon clearing the jammed paper and opening and closing the printer's front cover.

No Developer Cartridge Installed

Control panel: Ready and Error lights on
Either the developer cartridge is not installed or is installed incorrectly. Check to see if the developer cartridge is properly installed and follow the instructions under Developer Cartridge to install or reinstall it.

Wrong Developer Cartridge Installed

Control panel: Ready and Error lights on
Either the installed developer cartridge is defective, or it is not the right one for your printer model. Replace it with a new or correct developer cartridge by following the instructions under Developer Cartridge.

Installed Developer Cartridge is Not a Genuine EPSON Product

Control panel: Ready light on, Error light flashing
The installed developer cartridge is not a genuine EPSON product. The use of such products may damage the printer and cause the print quality to decrease. Remove the currently installed cartridge and replace it with a genuine EPSON cartridge by following the instructions under Developer Cartridge.
To continue using the currently installed developer cartridge, press Continue on the EPSON Status Monitor 3 window that appears to clear the error.

Developer Cartridge Memory Error

Control panel: Ready light on, Error light flashing
A memory read/write error has occurred. Try reinstalling the developer cartridge or replacing the current cartridge with a new one by following the instructions under Developer Cartridge. If this still does not resolve the problem, turn the power off and then on again.

Toner Out

Control panel: Ready light on, Error light flashing
The developer cartridge is out of toner. Replace the developer cartridge by following the instructions under Developer Cartridge. To clear this error and print a single sheet, press Continue on the EPSON Status Monitor 3 window that appears to clear the error. After that, this error will occur again until the developer cartridge is replaced. If you set the Toner Out Error setting to Off, you can continue printing even when this error occurs.

Front Cover Open

Control panel: Ready and Error lights on
The printer's front cover is open. Make sure that the printer's front cover is closed properly by opening and closing it again.

Output Cover Open

Control panel: Ready and Error lights on
The printer's output cover is open. Make sure that the printer's output cover is closed properly by opening and closing it again.

Printing on Incorrect Paper Size

Control panel: Ready light on, Error light flashing
The paper loaded in the paper source does not match the required paper size. Replace with paper of the correct size and click Continue on the EPSON Status Monitor 3 window that appears. If you want to change printer driver settings, click Stop.

Unsupported Paper Size

Control panel: Ready light on, Error light flashing
The specified paper size is not supported by this printer, or the paper feed direction is incorrect. To continue printing from the page after the page that caused the error, click Continue on the EPSON Status Monitor 3 window that appears. If you want to change printer driver settings, click Stop.

Time Out Error

Control panel: Ready light on, Error light flashing
Data transmission from the computer to the printer is interrupted and a timeout error has occurred. Click Print Again on the EPSON Status Monitor 3 window that appears to resume printing. If printing does not resume, or if you want to change printer driver settings, click Stop.

Insufficient Memory to Print Current Page

Control panel: Ready light on, Error light flashing
The printer does not have sufficient memory to print the current page. To continue printing from the page after the page that caused the error, click Continue on the EPSON Status Monitor 3 window that appears. If you want to change printer driver settings, click Stop.

Paper Size Warning

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The size of the paper that fed through the printer does not match the specified paper size. Click Close on the EPSON Status Monitor 3 window that appears to dismiss the warning.

Not All Pages Are Printed

Control panel: Ready light on
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Warming Up

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Replace Photoconductor Unit

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Toner Low

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Installed Developer Cartridge is Not a Genuine EPSON Product Warning

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Sleep mode

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Ready

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Indicates that the printer is ready to print.

Printing

Control panel: Ready light flashing
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Processing Data

Control panel: Ready light flashing
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