Skipping error messages temporarily
Messages in the Messages Table marked with an arrow enclosed in a circle ( ) relate
to minor problems that can be skipped temporarily. Overriding an error is only a
temporary measure that allows you to complete the current print job.
Where an error can be skipped, press Go.
If the error can be skipped, you can complete the current print job. To cancel the
message permanently, refer to the Messages Table and correct the problem (see page
Setting the printer to skip errors automatically
Follow this procedure to set the printer to skip minor error messages and automatically
resume operation. With the automatic continue feature on, when a minor error occurs
the printer will display the message, pause for 10 seconds and automatically resumes
Press Go to take the printer off-line. At this time, make sure the On Line indicator is
off. The READY message will change to PAUSED.
Press Menu to display the first menu title (PCL MENU) in the top line.
Press Menu repeatedly until you see CONFIG MENU in the top line.
Press Item to display the first item on the menu (JAM RECOVERY) in the bottom line.
Press Item until you see AUTOCONT=OFF in the bottom line.
Press Value to select AUTOCONT=ON.
Press Enter to save the selection.
Press Go to put the printer back on-line.
Skipping error messages does not remove the cause of the problem. It only
allows you to complete the current print job. Unless you take immediate
action to solve the problem, the same error may occur again with similar print
This feature only works with minor errors such as MEM ALLOC ERROR
and MEMORY OVERFLOW.
Responding to Error Messages