Solve Problems : Check the Printer Lights

Check the Printer Lights
Check the status of the printer lights to solve the most common problems. If an error occurs, follow the instructions in the table below.
 
 paper on
 ink on
 ink flashing
 paper flashing
 ink flashing fast
The front manual feed slot cover is open while printing from paper loaded in the sheet feeder. To print on thick media or a CD/DVD, remove the loaded paper or close the front manual feed slot cover to print on paper loaded in the sheet feeder. Press the  paper button to clear the error.
 power on
 paper and  ink flashing or flashing alternately
An unsupported device is connected to the  external USB port. Connect only a PictBridge compatible digital camera to the  external USB port.
 power and  paper flashing
Sheet feeder or rear manual feed slot: Press the  paper button to eject any jammed sheets, then open the printer cover and remove any paper jammed inside. Reload paper and press the  paper button again to clear the error.
Front manual feed slot: Gently pull out the paper and press the  paper button to clear the error.
Roll paper slot: Cut off any printed roll paper or canvas media, then remove and reload the paper.
The CD/DVD tray may be unable to eject. Gently pull out the CD/DVD tray and press the  paper button. Reload the tray.
The printer cover may be open. Close the printer cover to continue. (Leaving the printer cover open stops or prevents printing.)
 power off
 paper and  ink flashing alternately
 power off
 paper and  ink flashing fast
The print head is obstructed by paper or other foreign material. Turn off the printer, remove any obstructions, and turn it back on. If the error persists, contact Epson.