Re: Waste ink absorber full - contact service center for...
STEP 1: - Disconnect printer from AC power
STEP 2: - Press and HOLD the POWER button, and connect printer to AC power
This simple power off procedure worked on my IP1500!
Cleaning the absorber was also easy. Power up with the cover open until the head moves to the left side then disconnect the power cord so the head is now positioned away from the pads. The two pads can be lifted up easily with a pair of sharp tweezers then rinsed in running water. They will become white again and can be blotted with paper napkins then air dried in a warm location (I used an industrial oven set to 40°C). The wells in the rubber holder can be cleaned with cotton swabs before returning the two pads (left side first, then press down the right side).
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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..
Inkjet printer has waste ink absorber inside, sponge alike. The function of waste ink absorber is to localize and keep waste ink safe inside the printer and does not harm the electrical parts. Waste ink is produced from print head cleaning process and borderless printing. When capacity of the ink absorber raise to about 90% then warning message appears. You need to bring your printer to the nearest service center to get waste ink absorber replaced.
There is an absorbent sponge in the bottom of your waste ink container to help contain the waste ink your printer generates when it cleans the print head nozzles. That sponge is probably full and has triggered a "most informative" error message!
Check your user's manual about the procedure for changing the absorber and where to buy new ones.
The waste ink absorber is getting full. Press the OK button to clear the error. Printing can be done until the waste ink absorber becomes full. If the waste ink absorber becomes full, please contact your local Service Center for replacement of the absorber and machine maintenance.
waste absorber full reset sequence for the I80.
1)Turn off the printer. Press and hold the Resume/Cancel and Power buttons at the same time.
2)Release the Resume/Cancel button. (continue to hold down the power button)
3)While continuing to hold down the power button press the Resume/Cancel button 3 times then release both buttons.
4)The LED should now be green. Press the Resume/Cancel button 4 times. The led should be green.
5) Turn the printer off and then back on. You should be good to go. Unfortunately when the tank gets completely full it will stop printing. The cost of repair however is more than the cost of replacement.
This is what the manual says: Ink used for cleaning is absorbed in a waste ink absorber placed in the machine.
Press [OK] to cancel the error so that you can continue printing. Once the waste ink absorber becomes completely full, printing cannot be done until the waste ink absorber is replaced.
Canon recommends to contact a Canon service representative as soon as possible.
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
You need to Remove the ink Cartridge first in order for the code to take effect. 1) Closethe print head cover. 2) While pressing the Stop/Reset button, press the Power button. (Do not release the buttons. TheLED lights in green to indicate that a function is selectable.) 4) While holding the Power button, release the Stop/Reset button. (Do notrelease the Power button.) 5) While holding the Power button, press the Stop/Reset button 2 times,(Canon idle will appear)and then release the Power and Stop/Reset buttons.(Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the LED lights alternately ineither orange or green, starting with 0. 6) When the LED stops blinking and lights in green, press the Stop/Resetbutton 4 times. (Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the LEDlights alternately in either orange or green, starting with orange.) 7) Press the Power button 2 times. ( the '' Canon" appear twice).The LED lights in green, and the selectedfunction is performed. (When the operation completes, the printer returns tothe menu selection mode automatically.) 8) Power off then back on and test. 9) Congrats!!
Prepared By Jeffrey Vicada(EDS- Technical Engineer) Philippines
Sorry the manual doesn't help much either... this is what it says, "POWER lamp flashes alternate green and orange Turn the printer off and unplug
the printer from the power supply. Plug the printer back in and turn the printer
back on. If the problem remains, contact
a Canon service representative."
You could try the following reset code which works when reseting after emptying the waste ink tank:
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.