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Can not print from my Cannon i950. 'paper thikness lever position

Suddenly I can not print from my cannon i 950. Orange light keeps flashing and it says paper thikness lever position. What should I do?

I have switched on and off but no luck. Please can anybdoy help me?

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  • kasumi_hataz Feb 10, 2009

    The orange right flashes seven times each time.

  • Ben Wabnick
    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    how many times does the orange light flash or is it a constant flashing?



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A friend of mine had the same problem and turned out to be the print head. They can be pricey so a new printer would be in order probably. Could also be the waste ink counter as well. Here are some steps to see if you can get rid of the 7 orange blinks:

1. Start with printer OFF
2. Hold down RESUME and then hold down POWER
3. Release RESUME
4. press RESUME twice, then release POWER
5. let green light blink until printhead has finished moving.
6. Select functions below with RESUME, execute with POWER

0 presses - green light - Test Print (exit service for i960)
1 press - orange light - EEPROM info print
2 presses - green light - EEPROM initialise
3 presses - orange light - reset waste ink counter.

If this doesn't work then you know its the print head for sure.

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