Photosmart 6510 "Printer Error" and all lights flash

I have a 1.5 years, Photosmart 6510 B211a who works well. Now, all lights are flashing and or my USB connected PC (Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit), or my iPad or iPhone (OS 7) connected wireless will be printed.

When the printer is turned on it goes as usual, wireless and power light stay on and displays correctly (Apps, Snapfish, Photo, copy, Scan), I can print from all devices.


1. in ~ 5 minutes, no noise, all LEDs (displays the screen "Please turn printer then turn it on again."

2 "(Printer Error is lit above screen, lights beside screen and power and wireless) starts to blink in unison"

printer does not print

3, every 10 seconds, a very low "short moan" noise, like something is trying to move inside the printer

4. when power is cycled it will again be print normally for about 5 minutes and then stop again with flashing lights.

Have you tried the following.

1. hard reset (more than once - fired power and USB)

2. uninstalled and reinstalled software and drivers

For any help or suggestion will be appreciated.

Possible solution

I had the same problem when I moved the printer to a new PC. To end, I decided to change the USB port to which the printer is connected to. well, it worked! Printer now work correctly for wired operation and wireless.

Not sure if I got a bad USB port or that the cable was not seated properly, or if the USB port had no authority to provide the connection to the printer.

Hope this helps someont with this problem.

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