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Blinking green and orange lights!

My canon s300 will not print and now has a pattern to it's blinking. The pattern is... GREEN ( for about 2 seconds), then ORANGE for 7 blinks that last for about half a second each. Then it starts the cycle again. Can anyone please help. What does this code mean? Thanks

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That is the code for a bad printhead (the part that your cartridges go into. It operator replaceable and I beleive it comes with instructions. If not, they are listed on Canon's site. You should be able to get it at any office supply store. I beleive the number is BC-24. That should do it Ed

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  • Edward Paulinski May 27, 2007

    That is the code for a bad printhead (the part that your cartridges go into. It operator replaceable and I beleive it comes with instructions. If not, they are listed on Canon's site. You should be able to get it at any office supply store. I beleive the number is BC-24.

    That should do it
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SOURCE: Canon S300 printer. 7 orange blinks, 1 green. I

According to the manual found here:

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=DownloadDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=330&modelid=6609

7 orange lights represents a bad print head, and the printer will need serviced or replacement. Since printers are so cheap lately, I would just go shopping. Hope this helps! Thanks!

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