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CANON i70 ERROR MESSAGE 5100 PRINTER BLINKS (RESUME YELLOW BUTTON) 8 TIMES. WILL NOT PRINT ANYTHING ALL THE WAY THROUGH.

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SOURCE: Canon i70 Printer failure - constant flashing orange/green

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Posted on Mar 23, 2008


IrishDruid
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SOURCE: Canon i860 - Service Error

Start with the printer OFF

1. Hold down RESUME and then hold down POWER
2. release RESUME (while still holding down the POWER)
3. press RESUME twice, then release POWER
4. The green light will blink and the printer will make some noise. Wait until this is finished, you are now in the printer's diagnostic mode.

To select one of the functions below, use the RESUME button and then press POWER to execute:

# of RESUME Presses - Light Color - Function

0 - green - Power Off
1 - orange - Service Test Print: Extended nozzle check pattern
2 - green - EEPROM information print
3 - orange - EEPROM initialize
4 - green - reset waste ink counter (For the Canon waste tank full error)

Remember... ATTEMPT THIS AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!

Posted on May 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Ink Absorber Replacement for Canon i70 Printer

Not easy for most people to replace or clean ink pads, but this will reset
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 3 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 4 times (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in either orange or green, starting with orange.)

After the function (menu) is selected, 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.)

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

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SOURCE: 4 flashing yellow lights on

I caved in and payed the Canon technician $10 for troubleshooting to find out that this code means there is a hardware failure if you are still getting the four flashing amber/orange lights on startup.

After visiting cartridge world I was informed that they have seen this numerous times before and are convinced the printers are rigged to fail. Essentially they told me that Canon created printers to die after a certain amount of use, which only makes sense considering my printer sat in the same spot for 5 years. How could have it suffered a hardware failure if it was never dropped, let alone moved.!?!?!

Their manufacturers manual says to replace your printer if you have this issue. Old printers, I was told, did not have motherboards, and since their invention it's become apparent that these companies have their hardware wired to fail after a certain time/amount of use. Typically people start to see the ink tank error, the printer head error/failure, and then the hard drive error/failure, which is EXACTLY what happened to me. All they want is for you to purchase new parts, pay for technical support, and pay ridiculous amounts to have parts replaced. It's that or get a 15% discount on a new model that probably costs upwards of $200.

Shame on Canon. I will never buy their products again. Save your money and get a laser printer where you can replace the hard drive in the printer if it "expires".

Posted on Nov 03, 2009

pineworks
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SOURCE: Canon i9950, Operator error,5 amber blinks

  1. Turn off Canon i550, i560, i850, i860, i865, i9100, i9950 Printers
  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 Canon i550, i560, i850, i860, i865, i9100, i9950 Printers should respond as normal.
Please all I ask is call back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one, so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Posted on Feb 10, 2010

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SOURCE: Canon PIXMA iP1000 - Service Error 5100

It means that the waste ink absorbers are filled and you will need to replace them and take the machine to a service center.. Well thats what Canon says,, then when you get there they say buy a new one..

Any way forget them try this..
1.) unplug machine (power cable from back of printer.
2.) hold the power button down and plug cable back in.the printer light will stay on ,,
3.) still holding power,, press the paper feed button.. light will change to orange
4.) press paper feed button again.. It will turn to green
5.) release power button and enjoy..

Depend on the the firmware skip step 4...

That will bypass canons firmware and reset the counters.. Print as you will now..

Posted on Mar 23, 2010

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(Do not release the Power button.)

3) While holding the Power button, press the Resume/Cancel button 3 times, and then release the Power and Resume/Cancel buttons.

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(Do not release the buttons. The LED lights in green to indicate that a function is selectable.)

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(Do not release the Power button.)

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(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 3 times, and then release the Power and Resume/Cancel buttons.
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