Question about Canon PIXMA iP8500 InkJet Photo Printer
Errror if same codes as IP 4200. As they list these as error 5100
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Posted on May 20, 2008
Error 5100 on Canon Pixma iP8500. flashes orange 2 times. Sounds like the paper isn't being picked up. But I don't know how to fix it.
Posted on Jan 11, 2008
SOURCE: canon pixma ip8500
You know, I think this is the most common problem in all Canon Printers and yet Canon must do something about this. In my case I already have 3 Canon Printers The first 1 is Canon Pixma MP160 and the problem is "The Ink absorber is Full" then my 2nd is Canon Pixma MP145 still the same problem occurs my 3rd is MP145 also and I know sooner or later I will be facing the same problem.
Sometimes I think the Canon's Printer is Disposable it won't last for a long time. I just hope I can find the right solution to this problem, so that i can fix my printers. I have lost 2 already and maybe sooner the other one will follow.
Posted on Jul 20, 2008
SOURCE: waste ink absorber almost full
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It may be the problem arised due to installation.
You need to go for reinstall the printer.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
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Posted on Sep 25, 2008
You can try to reset the cartages this may do it Please call back let us know if it worked for you, PLEASE.
But some time when you get the chance do clean the waste tank out.
All The Best: Pineworks
Posted on Feb 20, 2010
the waste ink absorber cannot be replaced mate. you have to buy new printer.the waste ink absorber is the sponge part where head cleans all its ink. its a common problem in cannon.
Posted on Oct 01, 2010
Testimonial: "Thanks Ronil. I had a feeling that this might be the case. Don't know if I'll buy another Canon though - this one has gone through 3 print heads."
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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