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Canon 30D image transfer light is on (along with the LED indicator near the scroll wheel) when camera is powered on. No buttons or other functions will work.

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    Mel Jeffrey Oct 04, 2008

    That's what the guy at 1800OKCANON has advised. A hard reset. I'm in the midst of attempting that right now. Thanks for the quick response!

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Try a hard reset - Remove batteries and SD card, wait for about 10 minutes and put them back and try again. If the camera still does not work, then you will have to either get it serviceed, or buy a new one (whichever works out cheaper for you ).

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  • Swilin Sampson
    Swilin Sampson Oct 04, 2008

    Most welcome!

  • Swilin Sampson
    Swilin Sampson Oct 04, 2008

    Let me know how it goes..And if it works, please dont forget to rate my solution :)

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I am getting this message: WASTE NEAR FULL The waste ink tank* (which holds the ink used for print head cleaning) is nearly full. How can I fix it - the model is a Canon PixaMP110


One of these will reset the message. I reset mine about 2 years ago and have had no need to replace or clean the waste pad.

#1

printer powered off but connected on power source , you must:
1. Press & hold stop/reset button, and then press & hold [ON/OFF] button.
2. When Green power lit, leave stop/reset button & press twice stop/reset (see orange indicator).
3. Leave On/Off button. Printer in actually service mode.
4. Press stop/reset 4 times (see orange indicator) if not blink restart above process from top.
5. After press stop/reset 4 times successful press On/Off button 3 times. printer will off.
6. Press On/Off button.


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Waste ink full reset


These are the instructions which worked for me on my Canon pixma mp470:

1) Close the print head cover, and turn off the printer. While pressing the Resume/Cancel button, press the Power button. (Do not release the buttons. The LED lights in green to indicate that a function is selectable.)

2) While holding the Power button, release the Resume/Cancel button. (Do not release the Power button.)

3) While holding the Power button, press the Resume/Cancel button three times, and then release the Power and Resume/Cancel buttons. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in either orange or green, starting with orange.) During initialization, the LED blinks in green.

4) When the LED stops blinking and lights in green, press the Resume/Cancel button the 4 times. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in either orange or green, starting with orange.)

5) Press the Power button. The LED lights in green, and the
selected function is performed. (When the operation completes, the printer returns to the menu selection mode automatically.)

6) Power off then back on and test.

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Ink absorber is nearing full


Waste ink full reset


These are the instructions which worked for me on my Canon pixma mp470:

1) Close the print head cover, and turn off the printer. While pressing the Resume/Cancel button, press the Power button. (Do not release the buttons. The LED lights in green to indicate that a function is selectable.)

2) While holding the Power button, release the Resume/Cancel button. (Do not release the Power button.)

3) While holding the Power button, press the Resume/Cancel button three times, and then release the Power and Resume/Cancel buttons. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in either orange or green, starting with orange.) During initialization, the LED blinks in green.

4) When the LED stops blinking and lights in green, press the Resume/Cancel button the 4 times. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in either orange or green, starting with orange.)

5) Press the Power button. The LED lights in green, and the
selected function is performed. (When the operation completes, the printer returns to the menu selection mode automatically.)

6) Power off then back on and test.

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I get a message that says "Waste Ink Near Full".


3 choices are available. Take it in for service(expensive), try to clean waste ink pad yourself(messy) or try this reset yourself. It works on many different models and may be your answer.

I have been running my printer for approximately 2 years since resetting mine without a problem.



Waste ink full reset


These are the instructions which worked for me on my Canon pixma mp470:

1) Close the print head cover, and turn off the printer. While pressing the Resume/Cancel button, press the Power button. (Do not release the buttons. The LED lights in green to indicate that a function is selectable.)

2) While holding the Power button, release the Resume/Cancel button. (Do not release the Power button.)

3) While holding the Power button, press the Resume/Cancel button three times, and then release the Power and Resume/Cancel buttons. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in either orange or green, starting with orange.) During initialization, the LED blinks in green.

4) When the LED stops blinking and lights in green, press the Resume/Cancel button the 4 times. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in either orange or green, starting with orange.)

5) Press the Power button. The LED lights in green, and the
selected function is performed. (When the operation completes, the printer returns to the menu selection mode automatically.)

6) Power off then back on and test.

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I HAVE A NEW POWER SHOT SX130 IS (CANNON0 I DO NOT KNOW HOW TODELETE THE DOWNLOADED PICTURES FROM THE MEMORY CARD


You can delete photos from your SX130 IS in two ways:
To Delete Photos Individually:
  1. Press Playback Mode button (looks like a play button and is located on the top right on the LCD-side of your camera)
  2. The last image you took will appear on the LCD screen.
  3. Use the Left & Right arrow keys or turn scroll wheel to cycle through your images
  4. Once you find an image you want to delete, press the Trash button. The image will be erased.
  5. Press the Playback Mode button or the FUNC/SET buttons to exit when done
To Delete ALL Photos
  1. Press the MENU button (bottom right button on LCD-side of camera) to bring up the Menu screen
  2. On the Playback tab (Looks like a Play button icon), use the arrow buttons or turn scroll wheel to scroll down to Erase. Press the FUNC/SET button.
  3. You now have three options Select, Select Range, and All images. Select will allow you to delete individual images, Select Range will allow you to select a series of images, and All images will delete all images from memory. This last one is the option we are looking for.
  4. Use the arrow keys or scroll wheel to choose All images
  5. Use the arrow key or scroll wheel to select OK when the Erase confirmation screen pops up.
  6. Your images will be erased!

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Alarm lights keep blinking after I changed my printer ink.


E5 means cartridges error - to fix press the "stop\reset" button for 5-7 seconds and then release it.

You can also try this:

1) With the printer power turned off but connected to a power source, while pressing the Resume/Cancel button, press and hold the Power button.
(DO NOT release the buttons. The Power LED lights in green to indicate that a function is selectable.)

2) While holding the Power button, release the Resume/Cancel button. (DO NOT release the Power button.)

3) While holding the Power button, press the Resume/Cancel button 2 times, and then release both the Power and
Resume/Cancel buttons. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the Alarm and Power LEDs light
alternately, Alarm in orange and Power in green, starting with Alarm LED.)

4) When the Power LED lights in green, press the Resume/Cancel button the specified number of time(s)according to the function listed in the table below. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the Alarm and
Power LEDs light alternately, Alarm in orange and Power in green, starting with Alarm LED.)

4 times----Green (Power)------Waste ink counter resetting

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Waste inki absober is full. The indicator orange


You can remove the top of the printer to remove and clean the pad or reset the printer and continue without cleaning.

These are the instructions which worked for me on my Canon pixma ip470 and has work on many other Canon models:

1) Close the print head cover, and turn off the printer. While pressing the Resume/Cancel button, press the Power button. (Do not release the buttons. The LED lights in green to indicate that a function is selectable.)

2) While holding the Power button, release the Resume/Cancel button. (Do not release the Power button.)

3) While holding the Power button, press the Resume/Cancel button three times, and then release the Power and Resume/Cancel buttons. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in either orange or green, starting with orange.) During initialization, the LED blinks in green.

4) When the LED stops blinking and lights in green, press the Resume/Cancel button the 4 times. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in either orange or green, starting with orange.)

5) Press the Power button. The LED lights in green, and the
selected function is performed. (When the operation completes, the printer returns to the menu selection mode automatically.)

6) Power off then back on and test.

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Date imprint on photocamera


The EOS range does not automatically "imprint" the date/time on the images. Being digital, most of the information can be found in the EXIF data anyway. If you want to print the photos with the date at the corner, I believe ZoomBrowser EX has that function. ZoomBrowser came with your camera amongst a few other CDs (eg Adobe Photoshop Elements, DPP etc)

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There is an error message which says: waste ink near full what do I do next?


The printer will still work just fine, but the message will not go away. Changing the tank is a messy job and canon willtell you to take the printer to a service center. The following has worked to remove the message on my pc. Sorry, I'm not aware of the tank or pad cleaning procedure, but this should help with the message removal.

Waste ink full reset

These are the instructions which worked for me on my Canon pixma ip90 bought August 06:

1) Close the print head cover, and turn off the printer. While pressing the Resume/Cancel button, press the Power button. (Do not release the buttons. The LED lights in green to indicate that a function is selectable.)

2) While holding the Power button, release the Resume/Cancel button. (Do not release the Power button.)

3) While holding the Power button, press the Resume/Cancel button three times, and then release the Power and Resume/Cancel buttons. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in either orange or green, starting with orange.) During initialization, the LED blinks in green.

4) When the LED stops blinking and lights in green, press the Resume/Cancel button the 4 times. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in either orange or green, starting with orange.)

5) Press the Power button. The LED lights in green, and the
selected function is performed. (When the operation completes, the printer returns to the menu selection mode automatically.)

6) Power off then back on and test.

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Canon 30D


This is not a direct solution, but I find that my image transfers are much faster when I pull out the CompactFlash card and put it in a card reader to pull the imagery off.

With respect to the actual problem, try "rebooting" your camera (switch off, then on) and/or reseating the USB connector.

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PROBLEM COPYING WITH MY ALL- IN- ONE


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The indicator (L.E.D.) should be green. 4. Press and release the RESUME button , the indicator (L.E.D.) should be orange. 5. Press and release the RESUME button again, the indicator (L.E.D.) should be green. 6. Release both buttons. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Canon PIXMA iP1500 Waste Ink Counter Reset. Manual for Service mode 1. Turn off the printer. And disconnect the printer cable. 2. Press and hold the POWER button, turn on the printer. 3. The indicator (L.E.D.) should be green. 4. Press and release the RESUME button , the indicator (L.E.D.) should be orange. 5. Press and release the RESUME button again, the indicator (L.E.D.) should be green 6. Release both buttons ++++++++++ ++++++++++ ++++++++++ ++++++++++ ++++++++++ Canon i320, i255 Waste Ink Counter Reset. Step 1 : Manual Temporary 1. Unplug power and USB. 2. Open door and hold power button. 3. Connect power. 4. Close door, then release power button. or Step 1: Manual Temporary 1. Turn off the printer. 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The indicator should be orange. 7: Press Power to set data ++++++++++ Canon BJC 1000 Serie 1: Remove Cartridge 2: Unplug the AC Power Cord 3: Hold down the RESUME button 4: Release RESUME after plugging in the AC Power cord. 5: Press the RESUME once within 5 seconds and release the RESUME . 6: Press and HOLD RESUME for two seconds or more and release it. 7: Press and HOLD RESUME for two seconds or more and release it. 8: Unplug AC Power Cord to set data. ++++++++++ Canon BJC-2000 BJC-2100 Serie 1: Remove the Cartridge 2: Unplug the AC Power Cord 3: Close Front access panel 3: Hold down the RESUME/RESET button and plug in the AC power cord 4: Release RESUME/RESET after plugging in the AC Power cord. 5: Press the RESUME/RESET once within 5 seconds and release the RESUME/RESET . 6: Press and HOLD RESUME/RESET for two seconds or more and release it. 7: Press and HOLD RESUME/RESET for two seconds or more and release it. 8: Unplug AC Power Cord to set data. ++++++++++ Canon BJC-210 BJC-240 BJC-250 BJC-255 BJC-265 Canon BJC-4100 BJC-4200 BJC-4300 BJC-4400 BJC-4550 BJC-4650 Unplug Power Cord Hold POWER and RESUME buttons Plug in Power Cord Release buttons Open front door of printer Hold the CARTRIDGE and RESUME buttons Press POWER Release all buttons after the beeps Press CARTRIDGE once Press RESUME ++++++++++ Canon BJC-5000 1: Power off printer 2: Press and hold RESUME then press POWER, The indicator will start blinking. 3: While the indicator is blinking , Press RESUME twice then Wait until the printer beeps to indicate service mode 5: When the indicator lights steady GREEN, press RESUME four(4)times. 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Waste Counter Reset 1: Power off printer 2: Press and hold RESUME then press POWER, The indicator will start blinking. 3: While the indicator is blinking , Press RESUME twice then Wait until the printer beeps to indicate service mode 5: When the indicator lights steady GREEN, press RESUME four(4)times. The indicator should be GREEN. 6: Press Power to set data Service Test Print 1: Power off printer 2: Press and hold RESUME then press POWER, The indicator will start blinking. 3: While the indicator is blinking , Press RESUME twice then Wait until the printer beeps to indicate service mode 5: When the indicator lights steady GREEN, press RESUME two(2)times. The indicator should be GREEN. 6: Press Power to Print Nozzle Print 1: Power off printer 2: Press and POWER, until the printer beeps and release. Demonstration Print 1: While the printer in ON , , Press and hold RESUME until the printer plays a melody of beeps. ++++++++++ Canon BJC-3000 BJC-6000 BJC-6100 BJC-6200 S400 S450 F300 F600 F620 Canon BJC-7000 BJC-7100 BJC-8000 BJ-F800 i6500 1: Power off printer 2: Hold Resume button then press and hold POWER, the beeper will sound once. 3: Hold POWER and release RESUME 4: Press RESUME twice 5: When the indicator lights steady, press RESUME three(3) times. The indicator should be orange. 6: Press Power to set data ++++++++++ Canon BJC-600 BJC-600e BJC-610 BJC-620 1: Unplug Power Cord 2: Hold POWER and FF and Print Mode buttons 3: Plug in Power Cord 4: Release after the beeps ++++++++++ Canon BJC-50 BJC-55 BJC-80 BJC-85 M40 M70 1: Unplug Power Cord 2: Hold POWER and RESUME buttons 3: Plug in Power Cord 4: Release buttons after the printers starts up 5: Hold CARTRIDGE and RESUME 6: Press POWER 7: Release all buttons after the beeps 8: Press CARTRIDGE 16 times 9: Press RESUME 10: Unplug the Power cord ++++++++++ Canon BJ-30 BJC-35v BJC-70 F14 Error Reset 1: Unplug adapter 2: Hold POWER 3: Plug in ADAPTER 4: Release POWER after printer starts 5: Hold FF and MENU and press POWER 6: Release after beeps 7: Press <> Cartridge until 1A is displayed 8: Press ONLINE 9: Press POWER to shutoff printer 10: Unplug printer then re-plug printer ++++++++++ Canon BJ F900, F890, F700, F500, S900, S820, S750 and S520 Turn off the printer. 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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. +++++++++ Canon S900, S820, S750, S520 Turn off the printer. Press and hold the RESUME button, then press and hold the POWER button. While still holding the POWER button, Release the RESUME button, then press and release the RESUME button two more times in succession. The printer mechanics will move momentarily. You are now in Service mode. Release the Power Button. Pressing the RESUME key will select a function; for example, pressing RESUME 4 times will select the clear waste ink counter function. 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