G Series GX Models -- Status Indicator Light on Solid or Flashing
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GX-Series printer Status Indicator Information
The status indicator light is located on the feed button and indicates the current status of the printer. Regardless of the color, this status light is on anytime the printer is on.
This solution is useful for:
Symptoms addressed by this solution include:
The printer status indicator can be interpreted by reviewing the status indicator table.
Error 1 The LED is off The printer is not receiving power.
Error 2 Solid Green The printer is on and in an idle state.
Error 3 Solid Amber. The printer has failed its power on self test (POST).
Error 3 Solid Amber There is a memory error.
Error 3 Solid Amber The printhead needs to cool down.
Error 4 Flashing Green The printer is receiving data.
Error 5 Flashing Red The media is out.
Error 5 Flashing Red The ribbon is out. (Does not apply to Direct Thermal models)
Error 5 Flashing Red The printhead is open.
Error 6 Double Flash Green The printer is paused.
Error 7 Flashing Amber The printhead is over temperature.
Error 8 Alternate Green Red FLASH memory is not programmed.
Error 9 Red and Red Green The printhead or motor has had a critical failure.
+ Product Codes
- G-Series GX Desktop Printers
- GX420Rx Desktop Printer
- GX420d Desktop Printer
- GX420t Desktop Printer
- GX430d Desktop Printer
- GX430t Desktop Printer