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Replace the ink cartridge and close the Scanning Unit
If printing is in progress and you want to continue
printing, press the Stop/Reset button for at least 5 seconds
with the ink cartridge installed. Then printing can continue under the ink out
The function for detecting the remaining ink level will be
Replace the empty ink cartridge immediately after the
printing. The resulting print quality is not satisfactory, if printing is
continued under the ink out condition.
E5 - The ink cartridges are not installed or a non-supported ink
cartridge is installed , or the ink cartridges are not installed
In certain models of Canon Pixma printers such as the Canon MP160 and
Canon MP150, you may receive an E5 error when trying to print. In this
state, you will not be able to use any of the functions of your
printer. The error itself is an ink cartridge error. It may be that you
are using generic or off-brand ink cartridges in your Canon Pixma
printer. Canon Pixma printers do not work with other brands of print
cartridges; invest in Canon brand ink cartridges and this should take
care of your problem.
maybe it have the ink level chip which can be resetted by removing the cartridge and oning and offing the printer for 5 times within 10 minutes coz it saves data of a cartridge upto 5 use before only.. and 6th time insert it.
Error 5 means a problem with the ink cartridges. Try re-seating the cartridges, ensuring the cartridges are compatible with the printer. If this doesn't work, sadly the only solution is to get new ink cartridges. Ink cartridges have a limited life span, and yours may have reached their end.
no both are different Here are the list of cartridges u can use MP210 PG-30 Pigment Black PG-30 Pigment Black Ink Cartridge PG-40 BLACK CL-31 Color FINE Ink Cartridge CL-41 Color MP240 PG-210 Black Cartridge CL-211XL Color Cartridge CL-211 Color Cartridge PG-210 XL Black Cartridge
The printer needed to be reset. Unhook the printer then take out the new cartridges. try to very gently clean the contacts also make sure the contact on the new cartridges is clean. Let it dry for a few minutes assembly. Plug it. My printer is reset by pressing the start button and hold it down until it beeps 6 times. You can check your manual how to reset yours. I hope it work for you.
Go to this link. In the search window in the center of the screen, type "error e 1 5" and click on the Search button. Select the appropriate error message, then select the answer that says "reseat ink cartridge". You may not have locked the cartridges into place by lifting up until they click.