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Canon i550 error

I believe I haved an error code on my Canon i550 printer. The single LED on the top is blinking 1 - green then 7 - orange, then repeats. There is no indication from the driver on the screen. Is this the infamous waste ink error? Either way, I need to know what to do to restore the printer operation. What does the error mean and what is the sequence to correct it.

Is there a list of the various error codes that could pop up? Is there a service manual still available for this printer.

Please reply to my email at prosser@rochester.rr.com

Thanks,
-Dave-

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Hi,

here is the manual:
Click here to download the setup manual
Click here to download the quick start manual

Once u are at the site enter ur mail id and click start download.

And im further looking to the solution of ur problem.

Goodluck,
Don forget to rate me as fixya..

Posted on Jan 31, 2008

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  • Priya darshan Jan 31, 2008

    You need to have adobe acrobat reader to view the manual in pdf format.
    Click here to download it if u don't have..

  • Priya darshan Jan 31, 2008

    Probable waste ink tank full condition.
    1. Clean the ink out of the waste ink tank. (Look for some thick foam pads inside the printer soaked in ink)
    2. Reset the waste ink counter using the code below.


    3.3.2 Service mode functions
    This printer has a Service mode to set service only settings and output test prints. The Service mode can be
    entered using the control panel.

    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 the specified number of times to
    select the function.
    (The indicator toggles between orange and green each time the Resume button is pressed.)
    4) After selecting the function, press the Power button, and the green indicator will light, and the function will
    be executed.

    Count LED Function Remark
    0)Green
    Power off
    When there is no head, the carriage returns to the home
    position and locks
    1) Orange Service test print
    2)GreenEEPROM information print
    3)OrangeEEPROM initialization
    Destination is set to overseas during EEPROM
    initialization
    4) Green Clear waste ink counter Clear waste ink counter
    5 )Orange Destination setting
    After selecting a function press the Resume button
    (1: Overseas, 2: Domestic)
    6) Green Head refreshing Clean both BK/CL ink
    7 )Orange Not used for service
    8 )Green Not used for service
    9 )Orange Not used for service
    10) Green Return to selection menu

  • Priya darshan Jan 31, 2008

    Even if the above trick doesn't work try this:


    Similar to PrintX s solution in that you have to go into service mode first by ...
    1.With printer OFF press and hold resume
    2.while holding it down push and hold Power button
    3.Release resume whilst still holding down power, the light should be green (not flashing)
    4.Push resume once (orange) twice (Green)and a third time (orange)
    5.release power button.
    6.Then power it off and on again after it's finished making any noises and settled down.

    This actualy clears the EEPROM so beware and only do this as a last resort.

    This cleared the error for me.

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