Question about Epson Stylus Photo 1290 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Epson 1290 Printer

My Epson 1290 Printer sometimes fails to print the whole image.
This is an unpredictable fault and can happen with any size paper. The printer has just failed to print the last 10% of an A3 print. The machine stops printing and after a few seconds - sometimes up to half a minute - an error message comes up on the monitor telling me to check connections. There is nothing wrong with them, but there seems to be a failure of the computer to transmit data to the printer.
Can you please suggest the reason and tell me how to rectify the problem?
Thanks, in anticipation.
Derek Leak.

Posted by on

  • derekleak Aug 23, 2008

    Thanks for your prompt help, which did the trick.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 110 Answers

Yepperz... Here is your fix

1. Click on START, CONTROL PANEL, PRINTERS AND FAXES (or PRINTERS AND OTHER HARDWARE).
2. Right click your printer, and select PROPERTIES. (If your printer is not listed, click on VIEW INSTALLED PRINTERS first).
3. Select the ADVANCED tab.
4. Select PRINT DIRECTLY TO THE PRINTER.
5. Click on APPLY (if applicable), then OK.
6. Restart your computer.
7. Try printing now.

Posted on Aug 22, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Black marks on the printing


You could have a build up of ink on your rollers, and as the paper is pushed through it is leaving marks. It could also be causing your ghosting effect or double lines. By having your printer cleaned by a certified technician it should reslove your issue.

Jun 09, 2010 | Epson Stylus Photo 1290 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

My 1290 fails to feed the paper. It seems that most of the time the paper is picked up at one edge so the paper crumples


When you experience damage to the paper when feeding it means that it is hitting something in it's path. Open the printer and check the path of the paper for any foreign objects like torn paper, staples,and the like. And if you have printed any labels, part of the label maybe caught on one of the rollers.

May 18, 2010 | Epson Stylus Photo 1290 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Paper feeds straight through printer without pausing to allow printing


You need to check your print settings in your print menu (it will open when you give the print command i.e. ctrl P) for the "reject inappropriate or wrong sizes." Here you most uncheck the radio button. Click on properties on the print menu and go from tab to tab to see where you see something like "reject inappropriate or wrong sizes." Usually when this radio button is checked the printer will send all wrong paper sizes through without printing.

Feb 04, 2010 | Epson Stylus Photo 1290 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Printing on heavy paper gets a black vertical stripe


make sure all the catridges are fine and it is not getting leaked .if possible then remove the catridge and clean it and also when you give print command that time aslo you chosse paper type and size in printer properties option.

Jan 19, 2010 | Epson Stylus Photo 1290 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Epson 1290 prints a ghost image in cyan or magenta


I like this one! No don't have a solution but....interesting Try it's test not by computer, just printer, may need head alignment, should be a command for this on printer

Apr 23, 2009 | Epson Stylus Photo 1290 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

My epson stylus photo 1290 sounds like its printing but theres no ink on the paper, there is ink in the cartridges


HAVE YOU TRYED WIPEING OFF THE PRINTER HEAD WITH A DAMP CLOTH TO CLEAN OFF ANY DRY INK OFF THE HEAD ?

Apr 14, 2009 | Epson Stylus Photo 1290 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

RX620 inconsistently only prints part of the page


The epson printer RX 620 only prints partially for my photo while I want the whole picture. How do I get it to print the whole thing instead of it printing it partially?

Apr 13, 2008 | Epson RX620 All-In-One InkJet Photo...

2 Answers

Lines on prints


Hi kids! I decided to have another go at sorting out my 'lines' problem and have sorted it. See if this might work for you: I had previously done the head cleaning via the printer itself - holding the central ink/paper black button for 3 secs. This time I went to the Epson 1290 window on my Mac and clicked on the utility box. Though the Nozzle check print came out fine I went ahead and did the head cleaning in this box. The next print came out almost perfect so I ran the Head cleaning again and it printed a perfect print. Hope this might work for you. Keep on trying! All the best. Trant

Mar 07, 2008 | Epson Stylus Photo 1290 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Epsom RX 425 Just prints half a page


If you are 101% sure that you have the paper size set correctly on the panel and that you have the orientation and zoom set as they should be then the answer is... you can't fix it.

If the machine is set correctly but fails to print the whole page then the main board in the machine is faulty and the only fix is either a new board or a new printer.

If your machine is in warranty then get Epson to replace it for you. If the warranty is out, then it probably is not economical to repair the machine, but you could get a quote from a local dealer just to check.

Sorry if it's bad news for you.

Jan 15, 2008 | Epson Stylus RX425 Multifunction...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Epson Stylus Photo 1290 InkJet Printer Logo

118 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Epson Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18333 Answers

mukhtar21 shaikh
mukhtar21 shaikh

Level 3 Expert

2017 Answers

Are you an Epson Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...