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Canon i6100 light flashes 1 green 7 orange

Hi all,

My Canon i6100 won't print, I've tried resetting the waste ink counter.

Thanks for any help you can give me.

Cheers
Peter (Brisbane Australia)

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My cannon is doing the below what does this mean and what can be done?
Generic problem for all Canon Printers Canon i6100 light flashes 1 green 7 orange

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Try this

  • (1) Press Resume button and hold for 1-2 minutes.
  • (2) Open the Cover.
  • (3) Release the Cartridge and then Put them ON again.
  • (4) Close the Cover.
  • (5) Turn OFF the printer.
  • (6) Turn it ON again.

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

  • traghu77 Sep 19, 2011

    Don't bother & waste time...the mother board of the printer has failed. Change the board completely from any canon authorized service center

    No resetting works...the 7 blinks of orange LED indicates the mother board failure.

    Raghu
    traghu77@gmail.com

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(In waste ink absorber replacement, perform
the EEPROM information print to identify if the main and/or platen
waste ink absorber should be replaced. After replacement, reset
the applicable waste ink counter(s).)

Waste ink counter reset See “Service mode operation
procedures” below.
The following 3 methods are available:
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<Service mode operation procedures>
1) With the front cover closed, and the printer power turned off, while pressing the Resume/Cancel
button, press and hold the Power button. (DO NOT release the buttons. The 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 LED lights alternately in orange and green, starting with orange.) During initial operations,
the LED blinks in green.
4) When the LED light sin green, press the Resume/Cancel button the specified number of time(s)
according to the function listed in the table below. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is
pressed, the LED lights alternately in orange and green, starting with orange.)
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0 times Green Power off When the print head is not installed, the
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position.
1 time Orange Service test print
2 times Green EEPROM information print
3 times Orange EEPROM initialization
4 times Green Waste ink counter resetting Proceed to the step 5), and follow the
Waste ink counter reset procedures.
5 times Orange Destination settings Proceed to the step 5), and following the
Destination settings procedures.
6 times Green Print head deep cleaning
7 to 9 times Orange Not used in servicing
10 times Green Return to the menu selection
5) After the function (menu) is selected, press the Power button. The LED lights in green, and the
selected function is performed. (When the operation completes, the printer returns to the menu
selection mode automatically.)
<Waste ink counter reset procedures>
In the waste ink counter resetting mode, press the Resume/Cancel button the specified number of
time(s) according to the ink counter reset value listed in the table below, and press the Power button.
Time(s) LED Waste ink counter value
0 times Green Reset the main waste ink counter (0%).
1 time Orang
e
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2 times Green Re-set the main waste ink counter value to 50%.
<Destination settings procedures>
In the destination settings mode, press the Resume/Cancel button the specified number of time(s)
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0 times Green No change
1 time Orang
e
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e
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1) With the front cover closed, and the printer power turned off, while pressing the Resume/Cancel
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to indicate that a function is selectable.)
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