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    so, where are the solve so stupid..

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U can not reset it just go to print que then u can see the status of ur ink

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MX300 waste ink full


1) With the machine power turned off, while pressing the Stop/Reset button, press and hold the ON/OFF button. (DO NOT release the buttons). The Power LED lights in green to indicate that a function is selectable.

2) While holding the ON/OFF button, release the Stop/Reset button. (DO NOT release the ON/OFF button.)



3) While holding the ON/OFF button, press the Stop/Reset button 2 times, and then release both the ON/OFF and Stop/Reset buttons. (Each time the Stop/Reset 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 (and "ServiceMode Idle" is displayed on the LCD), press the Stop/Reset button the specified number of time(s) according to the function listed in the table below, then press the ON/OFF button. (Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the Alarm and Power LEDs light alternately, Alarm in orange and Power in green, starting with Alarm LED



1) In the service mode, press the Stop/Reset button 4 times to enter the ink absorber counter resetting mode

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2) In the ink absorber counter resetting mode, press the Stop/Reset button the specified number of time(s) according to the kind of ink absorber whose value should be reset to 0%.

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I have a canon MP530 waste ink pad near full. what should i do?


Press the OK button.
The service call error, indicating the waste ink absorber is full,
is likely to occur soon.
Once the waste ink absorber becomes completely full, printing
cannot be done until the waste ink absorber is replaced.

To reset it:
With the machine power turned off, while pressing the Stop/Reset button, press and hold the ON/OFF button. (DO NOT
release the buttons). The COPY button lights in green to indicate that a function is selectable.
2) While holding the ON/OFF button, release the Stop/Reset button. (DO NOT release the ON/OFF button.)
3) While holding the ON/OFF button, press the Stop/Reset button 2 times, and then release both the ON/OFF and Stop/Reset
buttons. (Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the Alarm LED and COPY button light alternately, Alarm in orange
and COPY in green, starting with Alarm LED.) "CANON Idle" is displayed on the LCD.
4) When the COPY button lights in green, press the Stop/Reset button the specified number of time(s) according to the function
listed in the table below. (Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the Alarm LED and COPY button light alternately,
Alarm in orange and COPY in green, starting with Alarm LED.)

4 times - Waste ink counter
resetting

Hope that helps!

Aug 19, 2010 | Printers & Copiers

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How to bypass the ink low level Alarm for mp198


just press the Stop/Reset button for 5 seconds .... then you can use it

Jan 06, 2010 | Canon Printers & Copiers

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5 bk was low. changed it now light does not even come on. alarm light blinking, can't do anything. other inks are good but flashing


are u sure have reset your ink tank.... please go to print properties ->click maintenance->click ink counter reset->check colour box an reset.

Sep 09, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP530 All-In-One InkJet...

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I just replaced both ink cartridges and the alarm light is now on. The LCD screen reads check ink, U053, BLK COL. I can't get the printer to work or perform any functions.


On the canon MX300, holding the "reset" button down for about 10 seconds will extinguish the alarm light & should normalize all functions. The ink level will still indicate "low" , just ignore it.
Rogert

Apr 08, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MX300 All-in-One Printer

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Ink is low unable to scan/fax


I had the same problem. I had just installed new black ink cartridge and had the same problem "CHECK INK" and alarm light is on. My color ink had just runned out. I was just about to go buy the color ink to see if it would fix the problem but decided to try it one more time. This is what to do..Click on the print command and a cannon message will pop up saying that you have no ink (it being the black or the color) then you will get the CHECK INK message all you have to do is PRESS the "Stop/ Reset" button for atleast 5 seconds and it will let you print..

Dec 22, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MX310 All-In-One Printer

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Canon mp780 -waste ink near full??


Dear mr perfect,
Few days ago I have answered the same question about this for Canon MP700. Here is my answer:
Waste ink absorber capacity of your printer has rise to about 90-95 %. Tentatively, you can continue printing by pressing STOP/RESET button. When ink absorber capacity reach about 100%, the printer stop working and message 'Waste Ink Tank is Full' appears.
To fix this problem, you need to reset waste ink counter. It strongly recommended that you replace waste ink absorber after resetting waste ink counter.
Here are steps resetting waste ink counter of this printer:
  • With the machine power off, while pressing STOP/RESET button, press and hold the ON/OFF button. (Do not release the buttons).
  • While holding ON/OFF button, release the STOP/RESET button. (Do not release the ON/OFF button).
  • While holding the ON/OFF button, press the STOP/RESET 2 times and then release all buttons. (Each time STOP/RESET is pressed, the alarm LED and COPY lights alternately starting with alarm LED).
  • When the COPY button lights in green, press STOP/RESET button 4 times. (Each time STOP/RESET is pressed, the alarm LED and COPY lights alternately starting with alarm LED).
  • Turn off the printer.
Your printer should work normally now.
Regards,

Source:
Canon IJ Forum

Dec 06, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MP780 All-In-One InkJet...

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I have a Canon MP700 Printer. The message "waste tank nearly full" appeared. As I couldn't find any help in the manual I removed the ink cartridges to look for a "waste tank". ...


Dear miggsy,
Waste ink absorber capacity of your printer has rise to about 90-95 %. Tentatively, you can continue printing by pressing STOP/RESET button. When ink absorber capacity reach about 100%, the printer stop working and message 'Waste Ink Tank is Full' appears.
To fix this problem, you need to reset waste ink counter. It strongly recommended that you replace waste ink absorber after resetting waste ink counter.
Here are steps resetting waste ink counter of this printer:
  • With the machine power off, while pressing STOP/RESET button, press and hold the ON/OFF button. (Do not release the buttons).
  • While holding ON/OFF button, release the STOP/RESET button. (Do not release the ON/OFF button).
  • While holding the ON/OFF button, press the STOP/RESET 2 times and then release all buttons. (Each time STOP/RESET is pressed, the alarm LED and COPY lights alternately starting with alarm LED).
  • When the COPY button lights in green, press STOP/RESET button 4 times. (Each time STOP/RESET is pressed, the alarm LED and COPY lights alternately starting with alarm LED).
  • Turn off the printer.
Your printer should work normally now.
Regards,

Source:
Canon Inkjet Printer Forum

Dec 05, 2008 | Canon Printers & Copiers

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Low ink alarm


change your ink cartridge. that is what the machine is telling you.

Nov 27, 2008 | HP Photosmart C3180 All-In-One InkJet...

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I CHANGED MY PIXMA INK CARTRIDGE AND HOW TO RESTART?


Here's what you can do....

METHOD #1 - Easiest, but it disables the ink tank level indicators.
1) Ignore the low ink indicator, and press the RESET BUTTON to continue printing. If you press and hold the reset button for 5+ seconds, it will disable the counter for that particular ink tank. Refill tank now.

2) Repeat as needed.
You will get a dire warning that this will void you warranty, blah blah blah. If you do need to take your printer in during warranty and you've disabled ink tank counting, simple reset the entire printer as describe below for the wate tank warning, and nobody will ever know. SAVE YOUR CANON CARTS with a bit of ink left in- your printer will need to have Canon carts installed for warranty service.

3) Eventually you may be warned that the tank is empty. Press reset as above to disable and continue printing.

If you think this entire thing is ridiculous- you are right.
Get an earlier model that takes un-chip carts, like an ip6000, or ip3000, or i960. Much simpler and you get to use the ink tank indicators after refilling.

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You can reset the entire printer with the WASTE TANK reset (below) when you need to clean or change the waste tank PAD (its really not a tank) See the above instructions for the i960 and similar for other Canon printer waste tank changes.
Here's the ip4200 reset options:
1) With the printer power turned off, 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)
setting).

Time(s) LED indication Function Remarks
0 times Green (Power) Power off When the print head is

not installed, the carriage returns and locks in the

home position capped.
1 time Orange (Alarm) Service test print .
2 times Green (Power) EEPROM information print
3 times Orange (Alarm) EEPROM initialization
4 times Green (Power) Waste ink counter resetting
5 times Orange (Alarm) Destination settings After
entering the destination settings mode, press the
Resume/Cancel button the specified number of time(s)

to select the destination. For detail, see
"Destination settings procedures" below.
6 times Green (Power) Print head deep cleaning
(Cleaning of both black and color)
7 times Orange (Alarm) Reserved
8 times Green (Power) CD / DVD check pattern
9 times Orange (Alarm) CD / DVD print position
correction (horizontal: X direction)
10 times Green (Power) CD / DVD print position
correction (vertical: Y direction)
11 to 13 times Orange, Green, Orange(Alarm,
Power,Alarm) Return to the menu selection
14 times Green (Power) Left margin correction Not used

in servicing.
15 times Orange (Alarm) Return to the menu selection

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