Hi I have a Epson CX6400 recently it has been only printing blank pages even when I disconnect it from my computer and use it as a stand alone copier. I have used the nozzle cleaner several times already to no results at all. Not even a blotch of ink prints. It acts normal in every aspect except that a blank page is spit out. it seems like it is commuticating perfectly with my computer. Should I buy a manual cleaning kit I have seen online?
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Weird, this problem accours almost only in lazerjets. anyway, you can try the following:
1. Unplug data cable.
2. plug power cord directly to socket (as opposed to extension) .
3. remove memory card.
4. changed toner cartridge.
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Inkjet printers need to be used frequently to prevent inkdrying out in the print head nozzles. If the print head cleaning maintenance routine does not clear the blockages,then print head needs replacing, but it may be expensive. It may be more cost effective to buy a later model and better printer thanreplace the print head.
I agree with Epson. Epson printers are very very hard to unclog. You can spend around $25 for a cleaning kit and *maybe* get it to work, or get a whole new printer that is faster and better quality for less than $100.
You can http://www.inkjetrefill.com/epson_clean.htm
Driver could be corrupt. Disconnect the printer or at least be sure it is turned off.
I'd do both and reinstall the CD software program that came with
the printer. When the software program asks you to connect the
printer to the USB port, do so and it should again work properly.
Hope this helps. Bud
Ahhh We love printers don't we??? Not!!! How did you clean the nozzles. Did you use the printers own maintenance system or did you do it manually. The printer can never clean them as well as you can manually, and this is probably 90% of the cause of blank pages. Clean rollers too while you are at it. Use a proper cleaning solution, and cotton buds, and clean where the cartridges go in, and the heads too. The next possibility is that the printer is set to pause, or print offline, go to your print settings, scroll down to properties and make sure thes two items are not checked. If so, unckeck them. Lastly, the drivers itself could be corrupted, and may need to download new updated drivers from epson website. Good luck