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Reset Waste Ink Absorber Canon i550

The following procedure is used to reset waste ink counter Canon i550.
PROCEDURE:
I. Enter Service Mode:

  • Plug in power cable
  • Hold down RESUME/CANCEL button
  • Hold down POWER button
  • Release RESUME/CANCEL button
  • Press RESUME/CANCEL twice in a row
II. Execute Waste Ink Counter Reset operation:
  • Press RESUME/CANCEL button 4 times in a row
  • Turn off the printer by pressing POWER button

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waste ink absorber full


Hi

Do you need to reset the counter in MP150?

Anyways remember that you need to repalce the absorbers also later. Follow the below procedure and you can start using the printer again.

PROCEDURE I. Enter Service Mode:
  • Plug in power cable
  • Hold down STOP/RESET button
  • Hold down POWER button
  • Release STOP/RESET
  • Press STOP/RESET twice in a row
II.Execute Waste Ink Counter Reset Operation:
  • Press STOP/RESET button 4 times (Indicator lamp will blink alternately Orange/Green each time the button is pressed)
  • Turn off the printer by pressing POWER button (wait until the printer is completely OFF)
When you turn on the printer,waste ink absorber full error is cleared and the printer work normally.

Original source: http://www.printerclinic.com/reset-waste-ink-counter-canon-pixma-mp150/#ixzz1SaAjTfWu

Jul 19, 2011 | Canon PIXMA MP150 All-In-One InkJet...

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where is the waste ink


You're probably referring to the Waste Ink Tank in a Canon printer. If you've received the Waste Ink Tank nearly full message, there's a workaround.

The waste ink absorber is actually a pad/sponge that absorbs left over ink spray. There's really no precise way to measure the amount of ink these pads hold so when the message first appears, "waste ink absorber is almost full" it's just an estimate.

The workaround for the message is as follows:

Reset ip2000 / 3000

1. Turn off printer
2. Hold down Resume button and press Power button.
3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go.
4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go.
5. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking.
6. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times.
7. Press the Power button and the printer should turn off, if not,
press the Power button once more.
8. Your printer should respond as normal.

Using the above procedure should clear the message and your printer should function normally afterward. Best of luck and thanks for using Fixya!
Greg

Nov 26, 2009 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Canon i550 cannot print


Try the below procedures maybe the error of your printer is the waste ink counter.

Canon i550, i560, i850, i950, i960 (May work with i860, i865)
1. Start with the printer OFF
2. Hold down RESUME and then hold down POWER
3. release RESUME
4. press RESUME twice, then release POWER
5. Let green light blink until printer is done moving print head.
6. Select functions below with RESUME press POWER to execute:

Number of presses - light color - function
0 presses - green - Test print (or exit service mode on i960)
1 press - orange - EEPROM info print (plus grid nozzle diagnostic on i960)
2 presses - green - EEPROM initialize
3 presses - orange - Reset waste ink counter

Apr 10, 2008 | Canon BubbleJet i550 InkJet Printer

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