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My epson 1290 has both red and green lights flashing alternatly

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Follow these steps:
1.
Jammed paper or a foreign object is blocking print head movement. Turn off the printer, press the adjust lever down to the lowest position, and pull out the jammed paper. Open the cover and remove any jammed or torn paper, or foreign objects. Then do one of the following: Sheet Feeder: Return the adjust lever to the position. Turn on the printer, reload paper, and press the paper button.
2.
The waste ink collector pads are getting full and this is a protection indicator. Check it out.
3.
Check out the printer cartridges it may not be installed properly.

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This may help you:
1/ turn off printer. 2/ Press both buttons while turning printer on. 3/ Hold left hand button down then press the right hand button briefly.
If you continue to have issues I would consider replacing the printer as it is an 8 year old printer and you can get a much better printer starting at 40-50$.
Thank you,
Lee

Posted on Oct 11, 2010

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