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"operator error" message

I want to print on my canon ip4300 printer, but every time i try a message pops up stating "operator error", and the reume button is constantly flashing the whole time. I press the resume button as instructed but the problem is not going away. Would appreciate any help on this

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SOURCE: canon Pixma iP4300 orange light

mine flashes 5 times and sais operator error

Posted on Sep 05, 2008


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SOURCE: My Canon i 560 s will not print and this is the

Turn off your PC, turn off the printer. Open the printer and check for paper jams, push/pull the ink cartridge carrier left to right to ensure it also isn't jammed.

Only use a small amount of paper (10 sheets). Too much paper can sometimes block the feeder

Turn everything back on, try again.

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Cannon Ip4300 - Orange light flashes on printer.

Hi there,

A possible paper jam has happen on the unit. Did you have an paper jam error before you have this problem?

You must clear any paper jam on the unit, check the unit for any stuck paper or object or check if there was misaligned parts inside.

Let me know for any clarifications.

Thank you for using fixya.

micro-

Posted on Dec 12, 2009

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SOURCE: flashing orange light 5 times followed by green

I am also having this problem, would love someone to give us a solution before I through it out the window.....

Posted on May 30, 2010

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SOURCE: Canon IP3000 fault

remove the printhead and clean the underneat replace it. the orange blinking will stop. i'm printing now.

Larry ighoruemu

Posted on Sep 11, 2010

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The Error 311 indicates a communication error between the Mac and the printer. If you upgraded the Mac from Leopard to Snow Leopard, there could be older driver files for the iP4300 that are conflicting with the new driver. Therefore I would start your repair by trashing all of the Canon files.

The first step is to disconnect the USB cable between the printer and the Mac.

The next step is to delete the current printer queue for the iP4300. Open Print & Fax, select the iP4300 in the list and click the minus ( - ) button to remove the queue. You can now exit Print & Fax.

The third step is to remove the Canon files. These are located in HD > Library > Printer > Canon > BJPrinter. Select all the files inside this folder and trash them. Then empty the Trash and restart the Mac.

With the Mac restarted, you can now run the installer for the 10.6 driver you downloaded from the Canon web site. Ensure this driver is version 10.26.0.0.

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the error message means there is something wrong with the printer and if the problem is not attended to, the error message will not go away.

In this case, the error message showing on your canon ip4300 is related to a door problem. It has something to do with the front door of your printer. I think the front door of your printer is closed of which is supposed to be opened.

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Hi there,

A possible paper jam has happen on the unit. Did you have an paper jam error before you have this problem?

You must clear any paper jam on the unit, check the unit for any stuck paper or object or check if there was misaligned parts inside.

Let me know for any clarifications.

Thank you for using fixya.

micro-

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