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    Canon PIXMA Pro 10S ink issues

    Not 100% here but it sounds like the cartridges for the positions with no lights have been refilled and as part of the printer behaviour the ink monitoring has been disabled to allow them to be used. The good news is that if I'm right you can replace one of the other cartridges with a new one...
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    Epson SC P400: Ink Pad Replacement, End of service life

    Ok, that's a new approach... To answer the question about the mainboard, yes it would take with it the EEPROM data and still need resetting. It would also include the gross alignment information input when the printer was calibrated at the factory so you'd be borrowing a whole other order of...
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    Epson 1500w not recognising one cartridge

    This is something that drove me nuts for years but I detailed the most likely cause and potential fixes here (with attribution): https://support.printerpotty.com/2018/general-error-cartridge-lights-flashing In our case the problem was always soiling on the ribbon cable going into the printhead...
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    Epson ET-2750

    Youtube is replete with videos on how to partially disassemble, clear any clogs and then reassemble your ink feed system so that's where I'd look. A passive head clean may well work though if you'd like to try that as a first step: Passive head cleaning Best of luck...
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    My epson Xp 4105 : repeats......

    Reading between the lines of some google results it sounds like Windows has some USB driver issues. Recommend you check your motherboard providers support site and see if there's updated drivers for it. Similarly see if anyone else is reporting issues for your particular system/motherboard...
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    Epson SC P400: Ink Pad Replacement, End of service life

    Disclaimer: I have a vested interest in the external waste ink approach to solving this so take with a pinch of salt... That said... The SC-P400 is basically the same design as the R2880, R2000, R1900 printers. All of them have the same accessible waste ink system that can be redirected out...
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    Epson ET 3760 ADF dark lines

    Foreign material such as dust, fragments of paper or some other "stuff" that's occluding that part of your scanner sensor. So, line up the scan with the original source docs and your scanner path and then carefully examine the optical sensor strip that your document passes over... Once you've...
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    Epson WP-4020 Repair attempt gone bad

    Regards the printhead slamming around and grinding, that's often caused by the sensor on the rear of the printhead and/or the thin plastic timing strip being soiled. As to the paper feed issue, I think you're most likely right when you say there's a sensor that's gunked with the ink that flew...
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    What is up with Canon

    Sounds like your internet settings were blocking access to the Canon site for some reason... or the Canon site has some issues with the internal link that was coded into the driver you were using. Either way, you can resolve easily enough by going to the Canon site manually and downloading the...
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    Ink absorber pad full message

    Regards the waste ink pads and resetting, there's a user on Printerknowledge.com that keeps an eye on this stuff called PeterBJ, particularly with regards to the resetting procedure. It's way too much to summarise here but recommend you look up the stuff over there using keywords "canon service...
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    Epson L3150 setup problem (USB)

    Glad you were able to resolve it in my absence... It's been a mighty busy month.. Was your anti-virus getting in the way and quarantining key files by any chance?
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    Correct Ink for Epson Stylus C84

    Aaaand I'd like to nominate myself for the #facePalm award as I now see that I skim read your reply and missed the rather pertinent information that I then repeated back at you regarding the refillable carts. *ahem*... Apologies for that. Sooo... Starting over... A few things spring to mind...
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    Epson L3150 setup problem (USB)

    You can get around the usb detection routine by downloading the driver only file from the relevant Epson support site, then doing the following: 1. Choose USB 2. Wait for the detection routine to show up 3. Look for and click on the "Manual" button 4. Choose a port like LPT1 just to get the...
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    Epson maintenance box

    I wouldn't be so churlish as to suggest your anger was misplaced as there's a reason I found myself getting stuck down this rabbit hole in the first place. As someone raised by a family of tinkerers and actively encouraged to take apart and fix things (but not the old CRT TV for some Pzzzzt...
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    SC P400 just rolling paper through, Help!

    Not 100% on the cause of this but could be that the paper sensor under the printhead is soiled and is not detecting the paper so it's erroring out and ejecting the paper. Try looking up a service manual for the SC-P400 or one of the earlier siblings of the same basic design (R2000, R1900) to...
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