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Lexmark X5470 Printer

Lexmark X5470 Printer

Lexmark X5470 Printer

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I have a Lexmark X5470 printer which started getting errors from my computer stating" Computer can not communicate with the printer". I tried connecting the printer to 3 different computers, uninstalled the print drivers, re-installed the print drivers(using device manager). I also changed the usb cables. It also says that the left print cartridge is missing (which it isn't). I beginning to think that the printer circuit board usb port might be bad. Anyone has any suggestions?  

RE: Lexmark X5470 Printer

Yes, throw a bashing party, where the guest get to bash it with sledgehammer for say $1.00, that way you'd have some money for buying an Epson, HP, Brother or Cannon instead...

in other words, it does not work on 3 PCs with different cables, then ged rid of it and get a replacement...
 

Ben
"If it works don't fix it! If it doesn't use a sledgehammer..."
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RE: Lexmark X5470 Printer

Ben's suggestion gives the most satisfaction.  But you could try checking the user manual, or the technical specs on their website to see if there's a facility for setting it back to manufacturer's defaults.  Other than that, it's probably a bin job I'm afraid...

ROGER - G0AOZ.
 

RE: Lexmark X5470 Printer

I have three Brother printers (two mine - one from a friend), all with the same "Error 41". According to the factory, "that is a bad print head - just mail the printer  back and for a small charge we will replace the print head"! Chure I will! A new printer is cheaper than the shipping and repair costs!  

RE: Lexmark X5470 Printer

I despise how cheaply made home printers are these days. I own an HP 882C that I bought in '98 for $300.00 and it still works as well as it did new. I just finished printing 600 Excel pages in B&W on it and it didn't miss a lick - except for needing to pop in an HP 45 cartridge a couple of times. I get them refilled at Walgreens. I'm going to cry when it finally does die and I have to spring for the cheap crap with the overpriced print cartridges.

Jim

 

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