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900 service error with lexmark printer

I have a lexmark printer that is getting a 900 service error . We have swapped out the mainboard and downloaded the latest firmware for this printer . Still having problems. Please help.

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OK, a couple of things... Some earlier Lexmark units had code on both a RIP board (raster image
processor) and an engine board. In this case, the code would have to be reloaded into both
boards. Fortunately, this can be done even if the printer will not boot to a ready state. However, if
this has already been done sucessfuly, the problem may well not be the printer but rather something
in the data stream. To confirm this, remove any and all data cables and reboot the printer. If it comes ready and you can print all the internal pages including the network config pages, then it is likely the
problem is the data stream. One must be careful when the printer is controlled by a print server
because the end user may not have control over the print que. If a corrupt or printer incomprehensible
job is stuck in the que, the printer will go to a 900 condition as soon as the network interface
initializes. This will continue until the print que is cleared.

Hope this helps...

Sean.

Posted on May 01, 2009

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Hi,
I have discovered what causes the problem with Lexmark printers and the Firmware Errors.
It makes me laugh that Lexmark dont even know the real cause.
thanks,

Lee

Posted on Dec 18, 2013

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Effective Solution to Fix Lexmark printer error code 900:
The appearance of error codes and messages indicate that your printer is unable to perform desirably due to some reasons. Users need to take expert opinion as error code 900 causes problem in their network which ultimately leads to work delay. The consequences are really severe if there is an issue with the user's network or software. Keeping all the things in mind, our executives are providing you with easy troubleshooting techniques to eliminate Lexmark printer error code 900:
§Power off the printer/MFP for at least 30 seconds to clear its memory
§While your device is off, clear any kind of printing jobs from your computer
§Power on your printer once again
§Check if the error code still appears
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LEXMARK 900 ERROR GENERALLY REFERS TO A BAD CONTROLLER BOARD.

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