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Epson CX5400 - use as scanner only?

I have an Epson CX5400 that no longer prints well so replaced it with a new multifuntional printer. I'd still like to use it as a scanner- is there any simple way to make it operate as a scanner without ink cartridges installed?

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Imy cx5400 prints only part of the page.it also prints so light i can barley read it.When Iprint pictures there are lines all down the picture.

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My CX5400 printer just gave me an error message that says call service. It printed earlier today...


Might be time for you to purchase another printer.

I had to replace the printer, but Epson, Lexmark & Brothers are always on sale. My Brother & Epson cost me $50.00 with Rebate. .

Good Luck.



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I lost my installation software for my epson stylus cx5400 scanner/printer. is there a download site foir this software. i am a student and need to finish research papers and need the device tonight


Please find the driver from the below mentioned link

http://drivers.softpedia.com/get/PRINTER/OTHERS/Epson-Stylus-CX5400-Printer-Driver-54aA.shtml

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How do i install my new ink cartridges in my printer epsom


Be sure you have a new ink cartridge before you begin. Once you start the ink cartridge replacement procedure, you must complete all the steps in one session.
  1. Make sure the EPSON Stylus CX5400 is turned on and not printing. The LCD screen tells you which ink cartridge is low or empty.
  2. If your EPSON Stylus CX5400 is low on ink, press the left Menu button until you see Change Cartridge, then press the Color Copy button.

    If your EPSON Stylus CX5400 is out of ink, press the Color Copy button.

    The ink cartridges move to the replacement position.

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  4. Lift up the scanner.

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  6. Pinch the tabs on the front and back of the cartridge, lift it out of the printer, and dispose of it carefully.

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  8. Before you remove the new cartridge from its package, shake it four or five times.

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  10. Unwrap the new ink cartridge and lower it into its holder, then press down on the top of the cartridge until it clicks in place.
  11. Caution: Don't touch the green circuit board on the back of the cartridge; you may inhibit normal operation and printing.

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    If you need to replace other ink cartridges, repeat steps 4 through 6 before continuing with step 7.
  12. Carefully lower the scanner and press it down until it clicks into place. The EPSON Stylus CX5400 begins charging the ink delivery system.
  13. The On light flashes and the EPSON Stylus CX5400 makes noise. Charging takes about 30 seconds. When it's finished, the On light stops flashing and stays on.
    Caution: Never turn off the EPSON Stylus CX5400 while the On light is flashing, unless the Stylus CX hasn't moved or made noise for more than 5 minutes.

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My Epson Stylus CX5400 won't print.


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u printhead block..that why cannot ink cant not get trough from the print head..or try clean the print head using printer properties under maintenain .for informations epson print head are sensetif..

Oct 25, 2008 | Epson Stylus CX5400 All-In-One InkJet...

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Epson stylus cx5400


Please help....My scanner only shows a large corner portion of the copy. The menu reads ERROR
...no color CYAN etc etc I have contacted many technitions....None have helped The last person Claimed it had to do with low ink....It doesn't make scence. Isn't the scanner separate from the printing components?The printer is in excellant condition...but I was told to dump it and get another I do hope you can HELP....I am 83 yrs young and I have a budget problem....Many Thanks Phyllis

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Scaner Epson CX-5400 error message


What is the error message? SCANNER ERROR?
If that is what you getting, turn printer off then open scanner cover- on the left hand side there is a toggle log for scanner, position it to unlock then turn printer on then try scanning/copying again.

if your having a different error message pls indicate the exact error that you are getting.

Feb 22, 2008 | Epson Stylus CX5400 All-In-One InkJet...

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Epson stylus cx5400 reset???


try doing this :

Reclamping the Ink Cartridges

Once you start the ink cartridge reclamp procedure, you must complete all the steps in one session.

1. Make sure the EPSON Stylus CX5400 is turned on and not printing.

2. Press a MENU button until you see CHANGE CARTRIDGE, then press the COLOR COPY BUTTON. The ink cartridges will move to the replacement position.

3. Lift up the unit's cover, to access the ink cartridges.

4. Pinch the tabs on the front and back of the cartridge, and lift it out of the printer.

5. Lower the cartridge back into its holder, then press down on the top of the cartridge until it clicks in place.
Caution: Don't touch the green circuit board on the back of the cartridge, as you may inhibit normal operation and printing.

6. Carefully lower the scanner and press it down until it clicks into place. The EPSON Stylus CX5400 begins charging the ink delivery system.
The On light flashes and the EPSON Stylus CX5400 makes noise. Charging takes about 30 seconds. When it's finished, the On light stops flashing and stays on steady.
Caution: Never turn off the EPSON Stylus CX5400 while the On light is flashing, unless the Stylus CX5400 hasn't moved or made noise for more than 5 minutes.

if the issue still persists - you need to call the vendor - it´s a hardware issue

Dec 30, 2007 | Epson Stylus CX5400 All-In-One InkJet...

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Solid Red Light "Scanner Error-----See your docoumentaion and call service if necessary.


After working with Epson to unistall, re-install, and reset everything the red light still comes on. Epson, and confirmed by a repair dealer, said the light bulb on the scanner is bad. The dealer said it is cheaper to buy a new scanner. My unit still prints in b&w and color.

Nov 01, 2007 | Epson Stylus CX5400 All-In-One InkJet...

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Epson cx5400 problems


Sound like print head is you problem, are you using epson gen inks? ussally heads clog due to dodgy inks running  threw machine, If it isn't under warranty replace with new

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Epson Stylus CX5400 prints blank pages


I've had this happen twice with the CX5400. I've fixed it both times by following the instructions on this page: http://inkjetprinterhelp.us/duraink.html (This involves dissassembling your printer so it's not for the faint of heart!)

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