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7850 Red warnung light on. Paper ans ink cartridges OK. What next

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Epson Stylus PHOTO R220 red lights keep flashing


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* Green Power light flashes- The printer is receiving a print job, replacing an ink cartridge, charging ink, or cleaning the print head.
* RED paper light is On- If the CD/DVD try guide is open, close the CD/DVD tray guide, load paper, then press the paper button. Your paper ran out or multiple sheets loaded at the same time . Load paper and press the paper butoon to resume printing.
* RED paper light flashes- Paper is jammed in the printer. Press the paper button to eject the jammed paper. If the light is still flashing , open the cover and remove all paper, including any jammed or torn pieces. Then reload paper and press the paper button to continue printing.
* RED Ink Light Flashes - One or more cartridges are low on ink. Check the message that appears on your screen to determine which cartridge is low, or follow the instructions in " Checking the Ink Supply". Make sure you have a replacement cartridge.
* RED Ink Light is ON- One or more cartridges are out of ink or not installed. If you have just installed a new cartridge, it may be incomaptible with the printer or incorrectly installed. Reinstall it or replace it with the correct cartridge
* RED Ink and RED paper lights flash alternately- The CD/DVD tray guide was left open when you turned on the printer or when printing on paper. Just simply close it/
* Green Power Light is Off; RED paperand RED Ink Lights flashing- Paper may be blocking movement of the print head. Turn off the printer, then open the cover and remove any jammed paper or other foreign objects. Turn the printer back on again. Or it may have an internal error. Turn off the printer, wait a few seconds, then turn it on again.

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The left red light is flashing, but the printer has new ink. carson


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Often these printers are finiky when you remove and install the cartridges. If you are getting the red light, you need to remove both cartridges, re clean the contact strip on the back of the cartridges with a paper towel , dampened only with water, then make sure they are dry. Next, gently brush the contacts that are on the back side of where the ink cartridges mount. I use an old toothbrush. Remember the GENTLE part! Re assemble the ink cartridges in the printer, and hope for the best!

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My red lights are both flashing and printer will not responed


Both red lights flashing? One should be for paper jam and the other for low/insufficient ink. I presume this is a deskjet/injet printer. The combination of these two lights flashing usually indicates a more serious issue rather than just low ink or paper jam. It is indicative of incompatibility of ink cartridge. After a while some cartridges just could become incompatible with the machine. All things being equal (i.e. no paper jam issue) a replacement of your ink cartridge will resolve this issue. Just get brand new ink cartridge/cartridges. It is usually ok to replace only the one that has become incompatible. But the issue is you need to troubleshoot to determine. You may not have the resources to do this, so better to replace both or replace one-by-one.

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Our printers epson c42ux red light is on stand still


A permanently on red light can mean several things. If the green light is also ON, it means that you heve no paper loaded, an empty or faulty ink cartridge, or a jammed paper feed. I presume you have loaded paper. You say you have changed the ink cartridges. Note that BOTH cartridges must have ink for the printer to work. The simplest way to check this, or to check for a faulty cartridge, is to try another new set of cartridges - compatible cartridges are very cheap on EBay - about £3 a set in the UK.

To check for jammed paper, remove the paper from the sheet feeder and look carefully inside it, and inside the printer (lift the lid) for scraps of jammed paper. Remove any you see. Press the ink/paper feed button and see if it goes through a paper feed cycle. Reinsert the paper and try it again. If it works, turn the printer off and on again, and it should now be OK.

If the green light is OFF, it means you have a Carriage problem, i.e. something is fouling the print head when it tries to go from side to side. Check this with manual movement. Turn the printer off. After a few seconds, turn it back on again. As soon as the print head moves, pull the power cord out of the back of the printer. You should now be able to move the print head across to the left side (gently!) by hand, then move it back to the right and see if it will go fully into its parking bay at the right hand end. You should be able to tell if someting is hindering its movement anywhere.

Please report back with a new comment if none of this solves the problem.

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what does it say next to the blinking light for example check paper, check ink cartridge, etc.?

tom

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INK Color is off


Hello,

That's usually a sign of a cartridge that is running low on ink. Especially if it happens in the middle of the picture. Also, make sure that you have HP Premium Photo paper when printing photos. Also make sure that you click the properties button on the print dialog screen and choose the correct paper type. It will make a much better picture. You cn find more information on the types of paper on page 7 of the manual.

Hope this helps. Please remember to rate this information.

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Oct 07, 2008 | HP Photosmart 7850 InkJet Printer

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Ink issue


Normally if it's an ink cartridge problem, you will see there is a small cartridge symbol being shown in the right hand side window. If there isn't a cartidge symbol then it doesn't need a new cartridge. Normally when the red light flashes, it means there is some other problem such as paper jam or no paper! To change the cartridge, open the top of the printer, you'll see the cartridges on the right hand side, they should hopefully just pop out when you pull them GENTLY. To insert a new cartidge, follow the pictures shown and make sure you hear a 'click'.
I am not a techie at all so I hope this helps

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Red light on my hp photosmart 7850 keeps flashing


Same problem red light flashing and a picture of a little box with an arrow pointing right in the screen??? what the hell does that mean?

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