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No red lights at ink cartridges. Brand new cartridges. Not flashing...no lights at all! Not printing.

Worked fine Saturday. Sunday would not power up. I unplugged it for 20 minutes to reset it, and when powered up, it showed 15 amber flashes, so I changed to new Canon ink, but it doesn't recognize that they are even there! Will not print. When one color is out, that color is supposed to flash red, and when full, stays lit red, but nothing at all now!

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  • Mini Tin Dec 12, 2012

    That was the FIRST step I took! Their manual says NOTHING about the red lights NOT working!. It only says that if one is blinking, that it is out of ink.

  • max carson
    max carson Dec 12, 2012

    If your cartridge is in correct, Canon ink cartridge is correct type, protective cover removed, then try to unplug the printer for a fwe mins. and plug back in. If that fails open the Canon software on your machine and look for a Maintenance section.

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This was not the sollution for my pinter..
My Magneta is half full and my error led is also blinking 15 times

I found this service manual for the IP4200 but this methode also doen not solve my error led..

Is their someone who has the sollution for this strange error?

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) (THEN HIT THE POWER BUTTON >AFTER THIS< TO SET).

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


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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


Time(s) LED indication Destination CD / DVD print
0 times Green (Power) No change of the destination
1 time Orange (Alarm) Japan Supported
2 times Green (Power) Korea Not supported
3 times Orange (Alarm) US Not supported
4 times Green (Power) Europe Supported
5 times Orange (Alarm) Australia Supported

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SOURCE: MP830 Cyan Ink won't print

To Fix the stupid Cyan, just unplug the printer, it may take more that one time unplug, its stupid problem, printer needs to reset, I have a full ink of Cyan but it says this "There is more than one Cyan" on the dispaly on the printer, and windows that its missing. I don't know what idiots programmed the printer. but screw them.

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I have the same problem so please let me know if you find a solution

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Clean the connectors located on the Printhead and the Printhead Carrier... It solved the problem in my case...

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i've post a solution here in fixya. same condition with u. just do a temporary reset. it explained there. c ya......

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