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Blinking Lights on the HP Deskjet 3050 (J610) All-in-One Printer Series

Blinking Lights

The following sections describe the most common combinations of blinking (flashing) lights displayed on the printer control panel, followed by solutions for each combination. Find the blinking lights pattern you are experiencing, and then follow the steps to resolve the issue.
    Figure : Control panel with lights indicated
    Image: Control panel with lights indicated
  1. Power light
  2. Wireless status light (blue when activated)
  3. Attention light
  4. Check black cartridge light
  5. Check color cartridge light

Issue: The Wireless Status light is blinking slowly

In this normal condition, the following control panel light pattern displays:
  • Power light: On
  • Attention light: Off
  • Check color cartridge light: Off
  • Check black cartridge light: Off
  • Wireless Status light: Blinking
Figure : Control panel with lights indicated
Image: Control panel with lights indicated

Issue: The Wireless Status light is blinking fast

In this error condition, the following control panel light pattern displays:
  • Power light: On
  • Attention light: Off
  • Check color cartridge light: Off
  • Check black cartridge light: Off
  • Wireless Status light: Blinking fast
Figure : Control panel with lights indicated
Image: Control panel with lights indicated

Issue: The Power light is blinking fast and the Attention light is on

In this error condition, the following control panel light pattern displays:
  • Power light: Blinking fast
  • Attention light: On
  • Check color cartridge light: Off
  • Check black cartridge light: Off
    Figure : Control panel with lights indicated
    Image: Control panel with lights indicated
  1. Power light
  2. Wireless status light (blue when activated)
  3. Attention light
  4. Check black cartridge light
  5. Check color cartridge light

Issue: All the lights are blinking

In this error condition, all of the control panel lights are blinking:
  • Power light: Blinking
  • Attention light: Blinking
  • Check color cartridge light: Blinking
  • Check black cartridge light: Blinking
Figure : Control panel with the lights indicated
Image: Control panel with lights indicated

Issue: One or both Check Cartridge lights are blinking

In this error condition, the following control panel light pattern displays:
  • Power light: On
  • Attention light: Off
  • Check color cartridge light: Blinking or off
  • Check black cartridge light: Blinking or off
Figure : Control panel with blinking lights
Image of control panel with blinking lights
Figure : Control panel with blinking lights
Image of control panel with blinking lights

Issue: One or both Check Cartridge lights are on

In this error condition, the following control panel light pattern displays:
  • Power light: On
  • Attention light: Off
  • Check color cartridge light: On or off
  • Check black cartridge light: On or off
Figure : Control panel with blinking lights
Image of control panel with blinking lights
Figure : Control panel with blinking lights
Image of control panel with blinking lights

Issue: Both Check Cartridge lights and the Power light are blinking fast and the Attention light is on

In this error condition, the following control panel light pattern displays:
  • Power light: Blinking fast
  • Attention light: On
  • Check color cartridge light: Blinking fast
  • Check black cartridge light: Blinking fast
    Figure : Control panel with lights indicated
    Image: Control panel with lights indicated
  1. Power light
  2. Wireless status light (blue when activated)
  3. Attention light
  4. Check black cartridge light
  5. Check color cartridge light