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All four indicator lights on the control panel are flashing. The printer will not print. Nothing will operate.

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Mine is doing the same thing to almost the same time,, if anyone finds out what this is please e-mail me and let me know thanks thanks for all/any help

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I have a primera signature 4 ink jet CD printer. It will not print and the left green light on top is flashing very fast.

The printer lighting symbol indicators are messages of replaceable resources either paper or ink. usually the printer is expected to perform until a fault displays a logo either green for functionality, pink of resources shortage, and red for power resources insufficiency. Checking on the printer compartments to ascertian the conditions or replaceabel resources paper, ink, or jams due to paper over loads. Computer messages with printers would display the fault. For example, a printer message on the computer either as print job request unsuccessful or requirng software would be observable from the computer screen.

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Canon Color Bubble Jet Printer i550 wiil not print - (greenlight then orange light blinks 8x - then green light) When attempting to print receive "Printer not responding" - "Paper thickness lever...

try this. It is the reset for the waste ink error (8 flashes)

1) With the printer power OFF, while pressing the Resume button, press the Power button. (Do not release the
power button.)
2) While pressing the Power button, release the Resume button, press the Resume button again twice, and then
release the Resume button and Power button.
3) The green indicator flashes during initialization.
When the indicator stops flashing and remains on, press the Resume button 4 times to clear waste ink message.
(The indicator toggles between orange and green each time the Resume button is pressed.)
4) Next, press the Power button, and the green indicator will light, and the function will be executed.
5) Turn off the printer then back on and error should clear.

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I have a canon bjc 3000 printer and cannot is flashing 4 orange lights followed by a solid green light...please help

Four orange flashes means the cartridge is out of ink. The ink cartridge itself is the BC-33, and it contains four ink tanks, BCI-3B, BCI-3C, BCI-3M, and BCI-3Y. If the printer had been working properly up until this point, check each of the ink tanks (they unlatch and come out of the cartridge) and replace just the empty one(s). If all the tanks have ink in them, it indicates the cartridge itself is bad, and you will have to replace the entire cartridge.

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Blinng orange light

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An error has occurred in the printer. The number of flashes indicates the type of error, as outlined below. Check the cause and take appropriate action.
Two flashes: Out of paper or paper feed error
Reload the paper correctly and press the RESUME/CANCEL button.
Three flashes: Paper jam
If paper has jammed in the printer, clear the jam, reload the paper in the printer correctly and press the RESUME/CANCEL button.
See Paper Jams
Four flashes: Ink tank is not installed properly
Open the Print Head Cover and check whether an ink tank is installed. If an ink tank is installed, push the button of the ink tank, and reinstall the ink tank properly.
Five flashes: No Print Head installed, or Print Head failure
Install a Print Head.
When the error continues, contact a Canon service representative.
Eight flashes: Waste ink absorber almost full
Ink used for cleaning is absorbed in a waste ink absorber placed in the printer. Eight flashes indicate that the waste ink absorber is nearly full. Press the RESUME/CANCEL button to cancel the error so that you can continue printing.
If this error occurs, replacement of the waste ink absorber and maintenance of the printer are required. Canon recommends to contact a Canon service representative as soon as possible. Once the waste ink absorber becomes completely full, it cannot be printed until the Waste ink tank is exchanged.

Nine flashes: A specified period of time has lapsed without receiving a response from a digital camera or digital video camcorder / The digital camera or digital video camcorder connected is not compatible with this printer

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Epsom Sytlus DX4450

Using the Ink Cartridge Replacement utility in Windows

1. Open the Printers window by following the appropriate steps for your operating system.

In Windows 2000: Click START > SETTINGS > PRINTERS.



2. Right-click your printer model and select PRINTING PREFERENCES.

3. Click the MAINTENANCE tab.

4. Click the Ink Cartridge Replacement utility icon and follow the on-screen instructions to replace your ink cartridges as necessary.

Never turn off the printer while the On light is flashing or you’ll waste ink. If the ink light flashes, press the Stop button and press down all the cartridges securely.

Using the control panel

1. Turn on the printer.

2. Open the scanner and make sure its support locks in place.

3. Press the STOP button. The print head moves to the ink mark to indicate which cartridge is low or expended.

4. Press the STOP button again.

If another cartridge is low or expended, it moves to the ink mark. Press the Stop button again to see if more cartridges are low or expended.

If no other cartridges are low or expended, the print head moves to the replacement position on the right.

5. Open the cartridge cover.

6. Squeeze the tab on the cartridge and lift the cartridge straight up to remove it. Dispose of it carefully. Do not take the used cartridge apart or try to refill it.

7. Before opening the new cartridge package, shake it four or five times.

8. Remove the cartridge from the package, but be careful not to touch the green chip on the cartridge.

9. Remove the yellow tape from the bottom of the cartridge.

Do not remove any other labels or seals, or ink will leak.

10. Insert the new cartridge into the holder and push it down until it clicks into place.

11. Once you replace all the necessary cartridges, close the cartridge cover and push it down until it clicks into place.

12. Release the scanner support and close the scanner.

13. Press the Stop button to begin charging the ink. This takes about 1 1/2 minutes.
When the On light stops flashing and remains on, ink charging is finished.

Never turn off the printer while the On light is flashing or you’ll waste ink. If the ink light flashes, press the Stop button and press down all the cartridges securely.

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Epson Stylus photo 810/ink jet printer

Hi Alan

I expect by now you've solved this problem - but just in case .....

The waste ink "protection" counter has exceeded its limit and needs resetting. You can do this easily by using the SSC utility - download from:

Install it, and double click the ssc printer icon in the bottom right corner (System Tray). Choose Configuration and set your printer type (810), then close the ssc window. Now right click the ssc icon in the sytem tray and choose Protection Counter. You should see that the current count is above the limit; then choose reset to set it to zero. Turn the printer off then back on again. This will stop the lights flashing and restore normal operation.

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