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The waste ink absorber for our MP 830 is full. There is no replacement part available, but our IT people informed me it can be cleaned. I cannot find instructions to do so, anyone know how?

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Go to the site below, they may be able to help. I purchase a CISS and a Waste Ink System for them. The WIS comes with a bottle that the waste ink goes and bypasses the waste ink pad. It's another way for manfacturers to get you to buy repair parts or buy a new printer.
http://www.inkproducts.com/ink-store/

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Ink absorber full


There are two possible reasons for an error ink absorber full. First, is the ink absorber pads is actually full of waste ink and needs cleaning. The second is to reset the printer to clear the error and let the printer print again.

Clean the two absorber pads
. Its is actually two absorber pads located on the right side of the printer, under the ink cartridges when it is in home base position.
How to access the pads and remove it for cleaning?
Turn on the printer. Lift the top cover to expose the ink cartridges. As soon as you lift up the cover the cartridge carrier will move away from its home base.. Then the pads will be exposed. It will be a dirty job so be prepared with your tweezer and extra cloth for some ink spill. Using the tweezer, lift up the pads sitting on a rubber retainer. The pads can be easily clean by placing it under a running water. Warm water will be nice to remove the ink from the pads. After this, you can now return the pads. However, the problem will not be solve especially if you are currently facing the waste ink absorber full error.

Reset the Printer using an MP Tool
Mp Tools are utilities designed to clear errors that will appear in an MP160 printer. Download this MP Tools here.
while the printer is on Run this software
1. Click Reset Main (main) to reset the waste ink counter and
2.
Click Reset Platen button (E27).

If errors still persist.
Press and Hold down Reset button and wait until the printer restart.
Release the Reset button and wait until it fully initialize.

Happy printing.
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Aug 18, 2010 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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Ink absorber is full cannot print


There are two possible reasons for an error ink absorber full. First, is the ink absorber pads is actually full of waste ink and needs cleaning. The second is to reset the printer to clear the error and let the printer print again.

Clean the two absorber pads
. Its is actually two absorber pads located on the right side of the printer, under the ink cartridges when it is in home base position.
How to access the pads and remove it for cleaning?
Turn on the printer. Lift the top cover to expose the ink cartridges. As soon as you lift up the cover the cartridge carrier will move away from its home base.. Then the pads will be exposed. It will be a dirty job so be prepared with your tweezer and extra cloth for some ink spill. Using the tweezer, lift up the pads sitting on a rubber retainer. The pads can be easily clean by placing it under a running water. Warm water will be nice to remove the ink from the pads. After this, you can now return the pads. However, the problem will not be solve especially if you are currently facing the waste ink absorber full error.

Reset the Printer using an MP Tool
Mp Tools are utilities designed to clear errors that will appear in an MP150 printer. Download this MP Tools here.
while the printer is on Run this software
1. Click Reset Main (main) to reset the waste ink counter and
2.
Click Reset Platen button (E27).

If errors still persist.
Press and Hold down Reset button and wait until the printer restart.
Release the Reset button and wait until it fully initialize.

Happy printing.
Please comeback and rate this answer.
Thank you for using Fixya.

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Ink absorber (sponge part)


There are two possible reasons for an error ink absorber full. First, is the ink absorber pads is actually full of waste ink and needs cleaning. The second is to reset the printer to clear the error and let the printer print again.

Clean the two absorber pads
. Its is actually two absorber pads located on the right side of the printer, under the ink cartridges when it is in home base position.
How to access the pads and remove it for cleaning?
Turn on the printer. Lift the top cover to expose the ink cartridges. As soon as you lift up the cover the cartridge carrier will move away from its home base.. Then the pads will be exposed. It will be a dirty job so be prepared with your tweezer and extra cloth for some ink spill. Using the tweezer, lift up the pads sitting on a rubber retainer. The pads can be easily clean by placing it under a running water. Warm water will be nice to remove the ink from the pads. After this, you can now return the pads. However, the problem will not be solve especially if you are currently facing the waste ink absorber full error.

Reset the Printer using an MP Tool
Mp Tools are utilities designed to clear errors that will appear in an MP150 printer. Download this MP Tools here.
while the printer is on Run this software
1. Click Reset Main (main) to reset the waste ink counter and
2.
Click Reset Platen button (E27).

If errors still persist.
Press and Hold down Reset button and wait until the printer restart.
Release the Reset button and wait until it fully initialize.

Happy printing.
Please comeback and rate this answer.
Thank you for using Fixya.

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My printer shows E 2 7. how can i fix it?


i believe on this model the error code means that the ink tank is full...
http://www.mediafire.com/?s2pa54m5z2wqwru
this is a link to my hosting site where you can download the software reset tool for a the MP models...
To reset waste ink counter at printers canon pixma MP150, MP160, MP170, MP180, MP450 and MP460 there any 2 choice, that is :
  • Start with printer on then run this software
  • Click Reset Main (main) to reset waste ink counter and then click Reset Platen button (additional)
Additional information error codes for the MP models...
E2-2 = No paper (ASF)
E3-3 = Paper jam
E4 = No ink
E5-5 = The ink cartridges are not installed or a non-supported ink cartridge is installed, or the ink cartridges are not installed properly
E8 = Waste ink absorber full, or platen waste ink absorber full
E9 = The connected digital camera / video camera does not support Camera Direct Printing
E14 = The Ink cartridges whose destination are wrong
E15 = Ink cartridge is not installed E16 – Ink remaining is unknown
E16 -E19 = Failed to scan head alignment sheet
E22 = Carriage error
E23 = Paper feed error
E24 = Purge unit error
E25 = ASF(cam) sensor error
E26 = Internal temperature rise error
E27 = Waste ink absorber full or platen waste ink absorber full
E28 = Ink cartridge temperature rise error -
E29 = EEPROM error
E33 = Paper feed position error
E35 15 = USB Host VBUD overcurrent error – USB
E37 17 = Abnormal motor driver error
E40 20 = Other hardware error
E42 22 = Scanner error

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GET YOUR PRINTER SERVICED AND CLEANED

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Greetings, that is not the ink absorber. The absorber is a set of pads covering the whole bottom of the printer. The entire print engine has to be removed in order to replace them. They will fall apart if you try to clean them and after changing them you need to get into diagnostic mode to reset the counter.

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1.Go to: http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=SupportIndexAct
2. Menu 1, select "Multifunction"
3. Menu 2, select "Inkjet"
4. Menu 3, select "PIXMA MP450"
5. Click the "Go" button.
6. Under "Search Our KnowledgeBase", type: "Waste Ink Absorber Full"
7. Click the "Search" button
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9. In the next page, select "1. Ink absorber replacement options - MP450". A page will be displayed describing how to fix this problem.

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