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Olympus Camedia P-10

I just changed the cartridge and put new paper in and now, it does not print anymore. It starts all ok, the Print Progress: B data being output...
It makes the right noise, when the color bar on the Print Monitor is 100% it stops and after 20 sec a window opens which says: A printer error occurred
(error code: 21h) The printing is aborted. Both the lights Access and Paper blink in front of the printer too.
I have no idea what to do.
Can you help please????

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  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2007

    Sme problem but the print ctg and paper is old.

  • kgardell Apr 07, 2008

    I also just replaced the ribbon and the paper, and now the printer no longer works. I have tried more paper, less paper, reinstalling the ribbon, etc.

  • jjl95 Jun 29, 2008

    I am having the same problem. I wish that there was an answer to what is up.

  • Anonymous Oct 06, 2008

    Me too. Pleeease somebody, anybody? Someone must know a solution to this one! I finally got mine going by doing a full shutdown.

  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2008

    Me too! Help! I've only used mine a few times!

  • crystiy Dec 19, 2008

    I keep getting the 21h error message --- same as those already posted... I just replaced the paper and the "Paper" red light keeps blinking, even when printing is already aborted, the blinking red light for paper just keeps on --- tried reloading the paper, refreshing my PC, etc etc, everything I can think of! My goodness, why can't Olympus solve this issue???

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  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

    same problem!

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2009

    Worked fine with original paper and cartridge (5 pictures worth), 4x6.  I then added the 3.5x5 adapter, new paper (50 sheets max) and cartridge for 3.5x5.   It wouldn't print.  The red light paper indicator blinks.   Double checked everything.  Turned printer off and on and red light had stopped blinking.  I tried printing again.  Still didn't work.  Red light for paper blinking again.



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According to the Manual, when both the Access and Paper light go on simultaneously, there is a paper jam. Check to see if there is, also check to make sure the paper is loading from your tray correctly. You have the paper face down right?
Turn off the printer after you fix he jam or paper, and turn back on before you try to print again.
Hope this helps

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