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Waste ink full

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This step is a "reset" step for the Canon CLI8 cartridges. The original Canon CLI8 cartridges have a memory chip on the back of the cartridge, which sends a signal to the printer when the cartridge is empty. Your printer won't be able to determine how much ink is in the compatible cartridges, but you can easily monitor the ink level by noticing the ink level drop in the cartridge as you print (the cartridges are see-through), or by noticing low ink output on the printed pages when you run out of ink. The "reset" procedure below is the best procedure we know of to date to allow your printer to use Uni-Kit cartridges which offer a tremendous savings over the Original Canon products.

With the original chip now attached to the compatible cartridge (you may need double sided tape to get the chip to stick well to the cartridge), and with the cartridge now in the printer, Press and hold the Reset/OK Button for 5 seconds to reset the chips.

  1. The "Ink Low" dialog box will pop up (similar to photo 1 below)
  2. Continue to print until the "ink has run out" dialog box pops up (similar to photo 2 Below) Click "OK" to continue to print.
  3. The "Ink Low" dialog box may reappear, if so repeat the first 2 steps
  4. Then the "once empty" dialog box will pop up (similar to photo 3 Below) Click "Yes" to continue to print
  5. The "Not Liable" dialog box will pop up (similar to photo 4 below). Click "Yes" to continue to print
  6. Continue to print until the "remaining level of ink" dialog box pops up (similar to photo 5 Below) Click "OK" to continue to print
  7. Another dialog box will pop up with the "press and hold the Resume" or "press and hold the Paper Feed" button (similar to photo 6). Press and hold the "STOP/RESET" button (for Canon MP Series) or "PAPER FEED" button (for Canon IP Series) for 5 seconds. DO NOT Click "Back" or "Cancel Printing"
  8. The "Ink Monitor" dialog box will appear and the printer will continue to print. (similar to photo 7) In the event that that the "press and hold the Resume " dialog box pops up again, Press and hold the Paper Feed Button or Stop/Reset Button for 5 seconds

Posted on Oct 31, 2007

SOURCE: Error 5800: waste ink

Clean or replace the absorber and reset the printer counter to clear the message.

Posted on Apr 30, 2008

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error code E7 for canon210

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SOURCE: WASTE INK NEAR FULL

For Canon Multi PASS F60 Printer:

"Waste Ink Near Full" Error on LCD Display Screen

On Canon Support, the fixes are one of two things:

1. Turn of printer (holding on/off button for about 1 second) and wait approximately 10 seconds. Turn printer back on. If on/off button does not turn printer on/off, then unplug the printer.

2. If the above doesn't work, your printer may need to be fixed.

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What's not said on the website: What does the error "Waste ink near full" mean.

Posted on Jun 27, 2008

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Here is a link that provides info about this problem. hope this helps.




http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&fcategoryid=2610&modelid=10443#SupportDetailAct

Posted on May 03, 2009

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Hi Guy,
I believe that what you mean is 'Waste Ink Tank Is Full' error on Canon MP520.
To fix this problem, first you need to reset waste ink counter of the printer then you should replace the ink absorber with new one.
In order to reset waster ink counter properly, you can read complete procedure how to reset waste ink counter of the printer below:

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This problem is between waste ink absober full and ink cartridge.
Firstly your need to reset waste ink absober full.
Follow this step to reset waste ink absober full.

1> download iptool to reset waste ink absober full
Download here ----> Service tool 1
Service tool 2

After ypur download finish
> turn off your printer power switch
> open your printer cartridge door
> press and hold on/off button (never release)
> turn on printer power switch
> push your printer cartridge door switch with pen or anything can press that door swith.
> then release on/off button
> close open door
> then press on/off button 1 more
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The printer has a built-in waste ink tank for the ink used during print head cleaning. Eight flashes indicates that the waste ink tank is nearly full. Press the RESUME/CANCEL button to cancel the error so you can continue printing. Before the waste ink tank becomes completely full, contact a Canon service representative.

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Canon recommends that you call for service as soon as this error occurs. Once the waste ink tank becomes completely full, printing will no longer be possible.

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