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Pixma4200 header stacked and orange light blinkinkg 20 times

I have the Canon Pixma ip4200 printer. I accidentaly forgot the cover open (trying to change cartridges) for more than 10 minutes I think, and then the header it "locked" at the right handside of the printer, not in the middle, and I cant unblock it, and the 2 black cartidges are missing from the header. The orange light of reset blinks 20 times (error 6500). Just before it was working the printer (printing washy dvd's, but probably due to run out of BK and PGBK). So I went to check cartridges, and thats what happened. Thanks a lot!

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Try removing cartridges and manually claening the heads with cleaning solution and cotton bud (q-tip) replace. Print. No luck? Now try uninstalling and reinstalling printer.

Posted on Aug 11, 2007

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SOURCE: Canon Pixma ip4200 printer, error 1414

Hello there,

I've gotten in touch with Canon and have something a little different to try. At the very least the error should change. (Sorry, gallows humor). Please read this entire response before taking action.

After the upcoming test procedure, I have included a link and procedure to contact Canon tech support. The assure me they will replace any faulty tanks.

The purpose of this exercise is either rule out ink tanks that are behaving or isolate the one(s) responsible for the 1414. You should write down the results of this test. Please perform the following:

1. Open the printer and remove all ink tanks.

2. Insert a single ink tank in the printer then close the cover.

3. Confirm whether the printer recognizes the installed tank properly. If it does, it will indicate it does not detect the other ink tanks, as they are not currently installed in the printer.

4. Repeat steps 1-3 with another ink tank.

5. If the printer at any time indicates two of the same ink tanks are installed, the cause will be the last tank installed. For example, if you inserted an ink tank earlier, and you later inserted another ink tank, and it said two of the same inks were installed, the cause of the issue is the last ink tank.


Click here for the Canon PIXMA iP4200 support page
Then click on e-mail support.
Fill out the form.
Under description, supply the following info:

Error 1414 Ink tank problem on my Canon PIXMA iP4200
The error won't go away.
I have replaced the <color in question> tank, reseated it, yet the error remains.

You will also need to list what inks are being used in the printer. State the type of ink that is being used and the order that the tanks are installed in the print head.
Provide the exact part number (such as BCI-6C, BCI3eBk, etc.) if possible.

The Canon support rep assured me they will be glad to replace the malfunctioning tank(s) for you at no cost. Please
respond with the results, and specify the ink tank(s) that were not recognized correctly.

They responded quickly, professionally and apologetically. They want to help get this resolved for you.

I hope this helps end the frustration you must be feeling. If you need additional help or clarification, click the ASK button.

Mike

If you could take a moment and rate this response, I would appreciate it.


Posted on Jul 31, 2008

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SOURCE: Black ink

The PGBK cartridge is a pigment black ink, while the others use a dye for coloration. The pigment black is used when printing text and other documents. The dye ink is used when printing photos and other colored documents. The dye black is used in conjunction with the color (dye) inks to provide tinting and color gradation, and therefore is not used nearly as much as the pigment black unless you use your printer only for printing photos.

If you're printing text and documents, you will need to buy another pigment black (PGBK) cartridge.

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Canon pixma ip4200 error 6500

Hello,

Maybe you need yo update your drives for it.

Go to the website of the manufacturer and see if you need to download something for it.

If not please feel free to reply and I will be more than happy to help.


Hope this helped

-Ryan

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Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Canon Pixma ip3000 flashing amber 6 times

If the 6 flashes are accompanied by an on screen message #5400, this is a "Service Call Error" code.

This code indicates the following;
Internal temperature error [5400]
The solution to this is the following part replacementl
- Logic board ***'y (QM2-1548) *1

*1: Before replacement of the logic board ***'y, check the waste ink amount (by service test print or EEPROM information print). If the waste ink amount is 7% or
more, also replace the bottom case unit (QM2-1205) or the ink absorbers (QC1-4222 / 4223 / 4224 / 4263 / 4264 / 4864 / 4221 / 4257) when replacing the
logic board ***'y.
[See Section 3-3. Adjustment / Settings, (6) Service mode, for details.]

Good luck!!!

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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How to reset waste ink / blinking printer canon ip4200

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.)

While holding the Power button, release the resume/Cancel button. (DO NOT release the Power
button.)

While holding the Power button, press the Resume/Cancel button 2 times, and then release both
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When the Power LED lights in green, press the Resume/Cancel button the specified number of
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After pressing the Resume/Cancel button the required number of times -you must press the On/Off button to perform the task. For Example Pressing Resume/Cancel 1 time, then press On/Off - does a Service Test Print

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
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10 times Green (Power) CD / DVD print position
correction (vertical: Y direction)
11 to 13 times Orange, Green, Orange(Alarm,
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14 times Green (Power) Left margin correction Not used in servicing.
15 times Orange (Alarm) Return to the menu selection

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it and give a testimonial for my response. Happy Holidays!

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How can I reset the waste ink counter in the printer Canon Pixma IP4200 ?


you can reset it following this procedure:
  1. With the printer plugged in and powered off, press and hold the Resume/Cancel button, then press and hold POWER button. Do not release the buttons. The LED light should be 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 LED lights alternately in orange and green, starting with orange.
  4. When the LED light is green, press the Resume/Cancel button 4 times. Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in orange and green, starting with orange.
  5. Press the Power button. The LED lights in green, and the reset is performed. When the operation completes, the printer returns to the menu selection mode automatically
  6. Press the power button to exit service mode.

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Press and hold the "resume" button for 5 seconds. If this not help, open the cover and replace the cartridge who not light.

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I've got this printer with no problem.

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Follow this instruction:

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
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4) When the Power LED lights in green, press the Resume/Cancel button 4 of times.
5) Then press the Power button, then press it one more for turning off printer.Restart the printer and it will printing again.

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6A00 error on a Canon IP4200 is an AP Postion Error. This means one of three things. A problem with the sheet feeder, Logic board or the Purge Unit. Sadly these part are either working or not working and are difficult to repair. You could try resetting the EEPROM on the unit by entering service mode. A service manual will show you how to do that:

http://www.tradebit.com/filedetail.php/4593231-canon-pixma-ip4200-printer-service-manual

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Hi , the printer need to reset , the factory setting are already exceed the copies of used , so the printer need to reset to obtain zero counter .try to visit the web site of canon fixma .com.

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