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Dfx 8000 not printing

Two beeps and the printhead getting stack.

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Check the printhead guide bar for proper lubrication- light oil similiar to 3 in 1 will work. Check for any printhead cabling catching on something as the printhead moves back and forth. If error beeps are occuring immediately after turn on, and unit will not print, this might indicate a sensor problem, such as paper sensor, head home position sensor or another error condition of some sort.

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