Question about Lexmark (09A1501) for Optra T Series Printers
Will not print. On/off light will not turn off. Printer error says shut scanner lid, but it is shut. I have turned unit off and on numerous times and disconnected power source and back on. Also, deleted and reinstalled lexmark printer software. Any suggestions? Thanks.
Some place on the underside of the lid there will either be a magnet of some type that contacts the base when closed. or a tab of some sort that goes into an optical sensor to tell the printer the lid is closed. i dont know this machine but i fix printers for a living. this is not a software issue. sensor problem yes. look on the back of the lid where the hinge is look for a wire to those hinges. if this unit has such a wire check it for damage.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Aug 19, 2012 | Lexmark X9575 InkJet Printer
A quick fix for most communication errors can be
achieved by resetting the printer and/or rebooting the PC. Simply disconnect
the printer from your computer. Reboot your pc. Unplug and re-plug the printer
into the power source to reset it. When the printer turns on, reconnect it to
your computer. Then try to print again once the computer fully recognizes the
If that doesn't help, try the steps below:
1. Disconnect the printer from your computer.
2. Re-brick your printer.
Pull out the power supply, black box where the power cord is plugged in at the
back of the printer, and put it back after 30 seconds.
2. On your computer, go to Control Panel > Printers
3. Delete the Lexmark print object.
4. Reboot your pc.
5. When your pc turns on, reconnect the printer.
6. Wait until your pc fully recognizes the USB
connection. To check, go to Control Panel > Printers and Faxes. If you see a
new Lexmark print object in the list, then try to print a document again to
verify that the problem is fixed.
You may also try to update your printer driver by visiting the Lexmark website at http://bit.ly/ieDcBl. Select your operating system, download and execute the file.
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