Sometimes when I go to my machine (VP-540i) in the morning it sits with "NOW PROCESSING" and the board fan is on. The buttons don't work. (Next time I will try to hold down the pause button and see…Continue
"OK so now it is wacky again.
Could this be a hint:
The first time it did black just like the OP's picture.
Then it switched to yellow, with a hint of black stripes.
Now it is magenta doing the crazy stripe, with a hint of black stripes.
I have not had that error with printing, only when it has been idle for a day and I go to use it.
Hopefully the cables I replace to fix my other issues fix this one too, but I am not expecting anything positive..."
"You can research old threads going back maybe 8 years when I started talking about the infamous 'Now Processing'.
That will stay in that mode until the cows howl at the moon (don't thing possible)!
That issue comes from normally…"
"Thanks it worked! Whew! With the other issues I am having I was worried this meant my main board was screwed for sure. Now I can go back to the plan of changing the cables first. If I have to get a new main board I can change it out myself easily by…"
"My printer was working fine, then last fall for no reason it started the black line issue. I called my tech and he said he would come out and share the travel with another customer. The other customer did not need him, but after a month or so my…"
"How do you mean "touch the cables"?
Please explain for me? It is an intermitient problem... It does it, then it stops. I did not touch anything, and the printer was working perfectly. Then it starts this crap, then it stops and work fine…"