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Blinking light The power light continues to blink despite my efforts to turn it off. The printer will not print.

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  • ggenebeau Jul 26, 2008

    Voodoomox was giving me instructions on how to correct the problem when I inadvertently pulled the wrong plug and turned off the computer instead of the printer. Help!!

  • Anonymous Aug 03, 2008

    The control light continues to blink whether the computer is on or off. The printer will not print. I have reset the ink cartridges and it did not help. I went through the Trouble shooter steps described on my computer and they did not help.

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I reseated the color cartridge and--Bingo!--the light quit flashing and the printer started printing.

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Blinking light


Try to Reinstall the cartridge , if the blinking continue , try to remove ink then unplug the power cord and reconnecting power cord with ink then see blinking for ink , then install the cartridges , if hope this help

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When I turn the printer power on, The lights are blinking.


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  • Hold POWER and RESUME buttons

  • Plug in Power Cord

  • Release buttons after the printers starts up

  • Hold CARTRIDGE and RESUME

  • Press POWER

  • Release all buttons after the beeps

  • Press CARTRIDGE 16 times

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  • Unplug the Power cord

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    Green light blinks continuously, printer will not print. Has always worked well until now. Cartridges are in place, printer has paper, is connected to power and to computer. Is there a reset?


    One or both print head are defective.Open cover put out color cartridge then close cover.If blinking stops replace color cartridge.If blinking continues put out black cartridge and put in color.If blinking stops replace black cartridge, if not stop replace both cartridges.If this not help your printer need service.

    Oct 29, 2009 | HP DeskJet 3650 InkJet Printer

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    Green light blinks continuously, printer will not print. Has always worked well until now. Cartridges are in place, printer has paper, is connected to power and to computer. Is there a reset?


    One or both print head are defective.Open cover put out color cartridge then close cover.If blinking stops replace color cartridge.If blinking continues put out black cartridge and put in color.If blinking stops replace black cartridge, if not stop replace both cartridges.

    Sep 29, 2009 | HP DeskJet 3650 InkJet Printer

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    HP 2550L printer


    Theblack print cartridge is empty or missing. The black-print-cartridgelight is blinking, and then printer stops printing. An error 40208 iswritten to the event log. The printer cannot detect the print cartridgecorrectly. Action
    1. Reinsert or replace the print cartridge.
    2. If the print-cartridge light is still blinking but the Attention light is not on, turn the printer off, and then back on.
    3. If the problem continues, contact HP Customer Care at http://www.hp.com/support/clj2550 or see the flyer that came in the printer box for other contact information.

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    Flashing on/off light on hp deskjet 3520 printer


    Introduction The printer lights indicate the printer status. These lights can be on, off, or blinking (flashing), depending on the status of the printer. The sections below describe the most common combinations of blinking lights, how to fix the issue, and how the issue is caused. NOTE: The light patterns included in this document are described as blinking or flashing lights. For the purpose of this document, "flashing" means the same as "blinking." Blinking lights Printer lights can can blink for more than one reason, so the solution can vary. These solutions need not be performed in a specific order, but solutions for the most common issues are presented first. Blinking lights are often accompanied by an error message on the computer screen, which might help determine the solution. Issue: Power light is blinking

    c00374282.gif Solution

    Close the cover.

    Cause

    Printer cover is open. Solution

    Insert appropriate media in the In tray.

    Cause

    The printer is out of paper. Solution

    • Change the printer's print mode setting.
    • Change the printer's paper type selection.
    • Use a different brand of label media.


    Cause

    The printer has difficulty picking up label media. Solution

    Follow each of these steps until the problem is resolved:

    1. Remove the paper from both paper trays.
    2. Press the power button once. Wait a moment for the paper jam to clear.
    3. If printing labels, verify that a label did not become detached while passing through the printer. If the paper jam was not resolved, continue on to the next steps.
    4. Remove the rear access door.
    5. Remove the paper jam through the opening at the back of the printer.
    6. Replace the rear access door.
    7. Reload the paper into the paper In tray.
    8. Print the document.


    Cause

    There is a paper jam. Solution

    Follow each of these steps until the problem is resolved:

    1. Remove and then reinsert the print cartridge(s) into the printer.
    2. Clean the print cartridges automatically using the Clean Cartridges option in the Printer Assistant.
    3. Manually clean the print cartridges and print cartridge cradles:
      • Open the printer cover and wait until the carriage moves to the center.
      • Press the Power button to turn off the printer.
      • Disconnect power cord from the back of the printer.
      • Remove the print cartridges and place them on a piece of paper with the nozzle plate facing up.
      • Lightly moisten a cotton swab with distilled water.
      • Clean the face and edges of the print cartridges with the swab. Do not touch the print cartridge ink nozzles or copper contacts.
      • Wipe the underside of the print cartridge cradle walls using a clean, moistened swab.
      • Reinsert the print cartridges.
      • Close the printer cover.
      • Connect the power cord to the back of the printer.
      • Press the Power button to turn on the printer.
    4. Calibrate the print cartridges.
    5. If the light is still flashing, replace the print cartridges.


    Cause

    There is a problem with a print cartridge. Solution

    1. Print a printer self-test by holding the power button down with a pencil and opening and closing the top cover four times.
    2. Check the nozzle self-test pattern in the self-test print out. If one or more of the solid rectangular areas are missing, an electrical contact problem may be present.
    3. Remove and then reinsert the print cartridge(s) into the printer.
    4. Print the document.
    5. If the problem persists, follow the steps listed above for cleaning the print cartridges and print cartridge cradle.
    6. Try printing again. If the problem continues, replace the print cartridges.


    Cause

    The print cartridge has partial loss of electrical interface with the carriage connections.

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    The blinking power light can indicate multiple problems. So Please refer to the User manual in this link for the reasons of blinking power light. Try the solutions provided and see if you can fix it out.

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    On off light keeps blinking


    try the following:
    1. restart the printer spool service in by going into the services applet in the administrative tools section of control pannel
    2. check if there's an updated driver for your printer:
    uninstall the old driver and printer, reinstall the new driver and printer then test
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    The printer apear to be dead!


    Buttons and lights on the printer Two buttons and three lights are located on the front of an HP Deskjet printer.
    • The lights tell when the printer is working or when it needs attention.
    • The buttons help control the printer.
    Buttons and lights Purpose c00123886.jpg POWER button and light Push the POWER button to turn the printer off and on. When lit, the light shows that the printer is turned on. c00123889.jpg RESUME button and light The light blinks when there is a problem with paper. When the problem is corrected, press the button. c00123892.jpg Print cartridge light The light blinks when there is a problem with a print cartridge. When the problem is corrected and the top cover is closed, the light will stop blinking. Troubleshooting blinking printer lights Blinking lights Reason c00123895.jpg

    All lights are off. The printer is off (asleep).

    Press the POWER buttonc00123886.jpg to turn the printer on.

    The printer should turn on automatically when a print job is sent to it. c00123898.jpg

    The POWER (top) light is on. The printer is idle.

    The printer is ready to print a document. c00123900.jpg

    The POWER (top) light is blinking. The printer is busy printing.

    Allow enough time to print. When a document has many fonts or graphics or uses complex color such as a color photo, it takes longer to begin printing. c00123902.jpg

    The PRINT CARTRIDGE (bottom) light is blinking. Possible causes:

    • The front cover is open. Make sure the front cover is completely closed.
    • The print cartridge is missing. Make sure the print cartridge has been installed correctly.
    • The print cartridge is broken or incompatible. Lift the front cover, and wait for the print-cartridge cradle to slide out. Check the part numbers on the print cartridge:


    Black: 51645A

    Color: C1823D,

    If the print cartridges are compatible and correctly installed, they may be defective. Try replacing the print cartridges.

    If none of the above suggestions fix the problem, and, if the error message still occurs, it may be a hardware failure. Call the HP Customer Support Center.










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