LaserJer IIIp with 79 error (32 Views)
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LaserJer IIIp with 79 error

I got a user LaserJet IIIp without Manual.
When i switched it on, not connected to any PC, the Error 79-1ece , later 79-1 eae showed up.
After trying an Cold Reset, the printer Hangs up in the Self Test. ( First the dislpay is ENGLISH and the 2 green LEDs are on. After a while The Display "speaks" german (05selbst test) and these 2 LEDs are off. But even Waiting more than an hour will help.

Any Ideas what the error could be ??
Or where to Find a List with the 79 Error codes ??
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Re: LaserJer IIIp with 79 error

Hi Norbert,

Here is a document for troubleshooting 79 errors:

Another document that might help you out is a list of error codes:

Hope this helps!
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Re: LaserJer IIIp with 79 error

Do you have any accessory installed, like memory module or cartridge? Remove them, if so, and try again (including the cold reset). If there are no accessories and the printer comes out with the error off the power-off state than the formatter is probably defective.
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