Light flashes orange three times - iP4820
Article ID: ART135791 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


The Alarm LED (light) flashes three times to alert you that action needs to be taken.


Alarm LED Flashes Orange

When a printer error occurs, the Alarm LED (light) flashes orange as shown below. The number of flashes indicates the type of error that has occurred. Count the flashes and take the appropriate action to correct the error.

(A) Note the number of flashes

(B) Flashes repeatedly

  • Number of flashes/Cause
    • Three Flashes:  If the Paper Output Tray is closed, open it. The printer resumes printing.

      If opening the Paper Output Tray does not resolve the problem, or if the tray was open to begin with, the paper may be jammed. Remove the jammed paper, reload paper properly in the printer, then press the RESUME/CANCEL button on the printer.

       Paper Jams 

  • Action to correct the error
    • Reload paper in the Rear Tray or Cassette and press the RESUME/CANCEL button on the printer.


(10) ON button


(12) RESUME/CANCEL button

(13) Alarm LED