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Epson Stylus CX5500 resetting; notification of need for servicing keeps popping up

We've converted our Epson CX5500 to CISS. This worked well until recently when the two red lights started blinking. Our ink supplier sent us resetting program which we tried. The server we were using could not detect the printer. When we connected it to another pc we were able to complete the resetting procedure. The technician also attached a waste ink tank. The printer worked for a day or two and now it's not working again. Is it possible that there's a problem with the hardware itself?

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  • Anonymous Aug 07, 2008

    I just bought the printer, printed few pages, then all the lights blinking now

  • cmos_comp Sep 17, 2008

    Yes My CX5500 has the same problem with new CISS converted, and there are cross signs at all cartridge indicators while ink indicators display them FULL filled. Don't know why?.

  • themanks Nov 26, 2008

    i was printing that day when the printer stop printing and the two light start blinking... i've tried to replace the ink.. but it still blinking. finally i took it to the service center and the technician told me that it would probably the main board that caused the printer stop working. i wonder how it could be... i just bought the printer a month ago and now the main board is damage.

    another technician even told me that nowadays the quality of new product becomes poorer.. is that right? knowing if it so, i would buy the new version of printer..

  • juniel_al500 Feb 04, 2009

    epson cx5500

  • markaurea_20 Feb 28, 2009

    both two red lights started blinking.. what will i do? can you give as resetter so i can used my printer..

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Yep chances are there is a problem with the hardware itself. On the computer where you have it connected directly, did you get an error message? if you did then it talks about part at the end of service life then that is the inkpad you are having a problem with, but if there is no error message that popped up on the computer then there might be a problem on the mainboard, call epson so that they can give you a discount if you are going to buy one from them again. you can reach them at 562-276-4382. Thanks for using Fixya!

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