Have the "General Error" problem and the only advice from Epson is to take it in for repair. Switch off and switch on again, and hey, presto! :-)The reason for the 'service' message is that Epson apparently program a counter into the printer, and when a certain number of Can anybody help? Arbetar ... http://dssoundware.com/epson-stylus/epson-stylus-photo-r300-general-error.php
Please help. Is mighty scary though when it starts slamming around like a blinded bear! Stuartli 23:46 22 May 06 I would put the £54 towards the R240/R340 or similar printer that has superceded the R300 - also uses two fewer cartridges whilst returning results that Use CAUTIONas not to get any ink on your fingers or clothes as it is virtually impossible to remove. https://www.avforums.com/threads/epson-r300-clearing-general-error.1497255/
This is not good as it requires pulling wall panels to get to the power cable buried in cable channels in the wall. Can anyone please help as i am now looking to buy a hammer!!! D Epic Member Join Date: Dec 2003 Location: Las Vegas, Nv Posts: 1,349 Printer Gen error Hi Sunny, Thanks for the info, I have covered everything I can find as LOLWhere is the best place to get OEM cartidges.
Any help on tracking down a service manual would be greatly appreciated - though having spent several hours searching am not holding out much hope! This performs a general hard reset on the printer. Send PM 15th May 2008,08:19 AM #8 stevenlong1985 Join Date Apr 2008 Location Birmingham Posts 565 Thank Post 872 Thanked 121 Times in 82 Posts Rep Power 111 Epson R300... Epson Stylus R300 General Error Reset So after looking at the documentation it says that switching it on and off and cancelling jobs and stuff might work (it didn't) So rebooted everything all the usual.
by Anonymous on Aug 7, 2006 at 6:06am Add comment Please sign in to comment Thanks alot 4 the tips, i have to write it down, pull off the power cable, thanks guys and happy new year to you all. I would also suggest you follow their ideas of how to redirect the waste ink from the back of your printer into a bottle or similar which will ensure that you Use an alcohol based cleaner, soak a sheet of paper in it and try to 'roll' a piece of paper through thr printer (slight force maybe required).
it fixed my problem many thanks +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ by Anonymous on Jan 16, 2010 at 1:58am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 you wouldn't want a faint heart when you Epson Stylus Photo R300 Driver Turn off the printer, and turn it on again... Språk: Svenska Innehållsplats: Sverige Begränsat läge: Av Historik Hjälp Läser in ... When "Paper" button flash, release all buttons.
by BryC on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:39am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 Hi All, My original post for this problem was 4/05/09I posted about a month ago http://www.edugeek.net/forums/hardware/19366-epson-r300-general-error.html Also use care not to damgag orput force on the waste trays while blotting out the ink. Epson R310 General Error also, a gray strip of clear plastic came off from above the gold ribbon. Epson Stylus Photo R300 Clear Waste Ink Ctr The gold band moves, but the compartment that holds the cartridges doesn't move at all.
See:click here BigAl127 23:55 28 May 06 Ended up buying a R220 from PC World at £61.89 ordered online & collected in store just over an hour later. http://dssoundware.com/epson-stylus/epson-stylus-photo-r300-general-error-code.php by unknown on Aug 18, 2006 at 11:49am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 I work for me TOOOOOOOOO!!!!!THANKS YOU by Anonymous on Oct 7, 2006 at 8:57pm Add Well assumptions were right, it had to do with that little white hook/lever thing attached to the ink pad where the print head rests. Took me two weeks online to find them both free. Epson Stylus Photo R300 Troubleshooting
my printer is a cx5400. You DO NOT need to rip it out! kind regards Maggie - Anonymous 0 Hi, I've just bought a new black cartridge. news Ink cartridges are full and cannot clear this error to make it print.
It is a workhorse! Epson Stylus Photo R300 Review In follow up to my post above, the printer suggests to clean the printheads. How to fix error C4EB8802 on HP printers Error code 5100 on Canon inkjet printers Error code 5B00 on Canon IP2700 printer The printheads for Canon Inkjet printers Error C0420 on
Power on the printer and pull the plug when it starts to go through its initialization process. by unknown on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:35pm Add comment Please sign in to comment Fantastic, will try. Puddle water on the pad, move the carriage to its home position, turn printer on and run cleaning cycle. Epson Stylus Photo R300 Inkjet Printer I got that message because it was unplugged from the back.
There is no loud noise when I turn on the printer. D #10 08-19-2009, 01:35 AM Sunny Forum Moderator Join Date: Aug 2002 Posts: 39,944 Glad to hear it. __________________ `Sunny My Blog Sunny View Public Profile Find all in there... http://dssoundware.com/epson-stylus/epson-stylus-photo-r300-general-error-free.php Websnail also feed me some real good info.
After that try, I moved the printer head all the way to the very left side and turned it on. As stated before, it was working fine, then started popping up the Paper jam error. by kateandguy on Oct 30, 2007 at 5:49pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 Epson R 300 "General Error". Logga in och gör din röst hörd.
Without the protection counter ink will start to leak out of the printer.