Unfortunatly, its possible that Non-Epson Ink Cartridges may not always be recognized by the newer models of Epson Printers, because of the electrical chips mounted on the cartridges. Most of the time that holder assembly will unlock and start moving over to the left, so that a piece of paper can feed into the printer. It is an Epson C41UX. ALso I cannot do a cleaning. You may still need to try and locate an actual Service Manual on-line, to buy and download for reference in disassembly, troubleshooting and servicing

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When i print now the black is “ghosting” almost doubling up. There are some very common-sense steps to troubleshoout this problem. The parallel port on my motherboard has gone bad. I cleaned both ink pads in my C40UX but still the red and green blinking lights are there I noticed my ‘current protection counter value’ was high I can’t remember, but aroundand my attempt to reset it was greeted with a friendly error message.

It is an Epson C41UX.

If you happen to need help from the “Epson Australia Technical Support Department”, please note that their web-site states that they are only able to respond to customers residing in Australia. I kind of gave up trying to fix it after changing drivers and such but recently I replaced the hard drive and re-installed windows XP.

The only way to eliminate your computer system, is to install your printer on another computer system [like a friends], then download new printer drivers and simply run some test prints One minute the printer was working fine, the next up came the error messages.


Epson Printer Drivers v3.2 for OS X

Plug-in and turn-on the printer, but don’t load any paper yet. You should be able to find quite a few references listed in the last six months and most included web-site links, for possible help on the reset procedure.

The printer is installed, settings seem to be ok but Monitor say’s that there is a connection error. Epson stylus c42 series printer vba s driver,16, Windows Vista Ultimate.

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Usually wnen I start the printer it moves back and forth. My guess is that you probably have a “Maintenance Error Request” on your printer, or possibly a “Fatal Error Condition”, but no way to really know with out a Service Manual for reference. I hope this helps, Wes. The link to the driver page is right there. When it is switched on the red light and the green light flash alternately. Epson are committed to supporting customers by providing a range of drivers designed to allow our products to work in conjunction with OS X.

This info covers the most common paper feeding or paper jam related problem, or when paper won’t feed in correctly after a bad jam was removed, or even when your computer thinks you are actually out of paper or the paper is not loaded correctly.

Hey all, I am trying to fix a friends c40sx. Its possible that the electrical contacts, or the Electrical Chip on the ink cartridge, or the electrical contacts inside the Print Cartridge Holder Assembly, may simply be dirty.


If successfull, run the same test several times, just to be sure. Printing a test page helps you to understand the process, and makes sure that PrinterShare will work correctly with your printer. I had people report that once the cartridges are recognized using the Win’s dpson Computer System, the printer can then be hooked back-up to the Win’s XP Computer System and the ink error problem is no longer present Can you give me any more suggestions?

Awesome links Nov 05 Or any idea why three light would be flashing, I have paper and I did replace the black and the colour cartridges before this happened. The problem still there. Remove foreign object from printer and then try again. Next, if you look at the underside of the printer, you will find 4 more rectangular windows spread out on the outer edge ignore the other indentations towards the centre of the base.

Sometimes you will even get Error Messages up on your Monitors screen, telling you that you are actually using a Non-Epson Ink Cartridge, or that your printer cannot recognize the cartridge that you installed.

Hi, This looks like a very helpful place. The PC always prompts that there is no paper in the paper stack inspite of the fact that there is a lot of paper there.

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