Printer on strike

  Trikie 11:09 09 Apr 07

Epson Stylus Photo 890 is feeding paper through, the print head is going backwards and forwards, paper feeds through at the usual speed and there are no messages but the paper is totally blank.

Any ideas please?

  anskyber 11:13 09 Apr 07

Sorry to ask this but have you run out of ink?

  Trikie 11:23 09 Apr 07

New cartridge recently, no heavy print jobs and no "ink low (or out)" message.

Only message is the usual one showing the progress of the job, listing the number of pages done.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:25 09 Apr 07

1. Do a print head clean cycle and retry.

2. Uninstall and reinstall the printer software and drivers and then retry.

  Trikie 22:31 12 Apr 07

Thanks Fruit Bat-thats done the trick. I didn't think of it as my previous experience of head cleaning has been when the print quality declines, not a sudden total failure

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