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Canon pixma ip1500

Waste ink absorber is full

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  • Anonymous Feb 14, 2008

    necesito los drivers del conon pixma ip1500

  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2008

    waste ink absorber is full

  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2008

    mY PIXMA ip 1500 SAYS THE THE WASTE INK ABSORBER IS FULL. I don't know what to do. The printer will not print anything. I've tired pushing right button each time, but nothing happens.

  • Gcat122 Mar 03, 2008

    Reset the iP1500 this way:

    Unplug power.

    Press and hold Power button.

    Plug in power.

    Release button.

    Wait a few seconds, press power button again to bring the printer back online.

    Please research the cleaning of the absorber pads because the ink will spill out eventually. DO NOT turn the printer upside down!

  • Anonymous May 09, 2008

    Take a baseball bat and lightly tap the top of printer. Increase force of each tap till the printer is separated into small parts. Locate the ink waste absorber and the nearest Cannon specialist. Once specialist is located. Take the ink waste absorber and apply it to the cranial area till the absorber is cleared. Dispose of absorber and all related printer accessories in the proper trash disposal unit.
    After old printer is disposed of. Go get another one wait two to three years and repeat same process.

  • Anonymous Jul 29, 2008

    when I try to put it tell me that the waist ink absorber is full

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How do I change the "Waste Ink Absorber" on my Canon Pixma IP 1500? Where do I get the absorber part? Thanks.

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Waste Ink Absorber full - Canon Pixma

Reporting solution by daweed:
"WASTE TANK ALMOST FULL or FULL ERROR MESSAGE PROBLEM
This is true with many Canon Ink Jet Printers: Eventually, you'll get an error message "Waste Ink Tank Almost Full, Contact Your Canon Repair Center". Canon is totally sly about this, and is actually a pretty ridiculous design flaw that they should be ashamed of- planned obsolescence. Anyway, don't let this problem discourage buying an otherwise fantastic Canon printer.
This problem will also be indicated by flashing orange lights on your printer. Different flashes for different models.
LOOK IN YOUR PRINTER MANUAL TO KNOW WHAT NUMBER OF FLASHES INDICATE. In any case, your computer printer software will also tell you exactly what is going on.
You need to do this after you get the WASTE TANK ALMOST FULL message and the printer continues to work, but BEFORE the WASTE TANK FULL message and the printer completely stops. I think. ;-)
Here's the fix:
The waste ink take is actually just a felt pad that sits under the printer mechanism inside the case and absorbs the ink from your cleanings. From what I gather, its both a time consuming and expensive proposition to take to Canon to fix. And they won't tell people how to do it themselves. Well, I WILL. And this works.
Remember of course, you've got to cycle the cleaning process a huge amount of times to get this to occur.
But when it does, there is a fix-it-yourself solution that is both safe and effective for the printer, and free. You have to be slightly mechanical to do this. If you get this message and you've never used a screwdriver and are all thumbs, well, Canon gotcha. But give it a shot even then, or give it to someone halfway coordinated to do this for you.
You may RESET the printer code first if you like or do it after you clean the pad
In some cases you may need to REMOVE THE PRINT HEAD FIRST or the reset code will not work. This was true of the S900 and i960 so, remove the print head first before doing this reset.
This is the correct code for the S and I (like i960) series of printers. (M series below this)
1) Power off printer
2) Hold RESUME button then press and hold POWER. (The beeper MAY sound once, or may not depending on your model.)
3) Hold POWER and Release RESUME.
4) Press RESUME twice then release both POWER and RESUME buttons.
5) When the indicator lights steady, press RESUME 4 times (for the S900, 3 times for the 8200 apparently).
6) Press power to set data.
7) Print away!
For other codes for other printers and more info go here to this big forum (but try the above first) Fix Your Own Printer Generally many of Canon's models use exactly this same code, the i models use the same code, all the s models use the same code.
I did this and it works fine! No more error messages and so..."

Posted on Mar 13, 2008

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SOURCE: Waste Ink Absorber is full In Canon Pixma IP3300

please give me resetting soft for canon Pixma iP 3300 printer.

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

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SOURCE: My canon pixma ip 1600 waste ink absorber is full

hello sorry my friend who only speak English and in Spanish, you step solution for your printer ip1600 canon, you have to do is reset the counter of step tinta.te a link to the manual and program for this work. el programa :http://rapidshare.com/files/121528528/iP1600ServiceToolV129.by.karlpl.rar and the manual is here http://rapidshare.com/files/121529238/Manual.by.karlpl.rar

Posted on May 07, 2009

komguy
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SOURCE: My Canon Pixma MP 170 tells methe waste ink absorber is full...

It is a shop repair since you have to use Canon diagnostics to reset the count and clear the error. The new part is around $10.00 only.

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

pineworks
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SOURCE: Canon pixma 150 waste ink absorber full

Hi there
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.
 

  1. Start with printer off

  2. Press and hold resume Button (triangle in the circle) and click "Power" button. Green led should be on

  3. While holding the Power button, release the Resume Button.

  4. Without releasing the Power Button, click "Resume" button for two times and release Both Buttons.

  5. Click "Resume" for four times then soon click "Power" button, to confirm the selected action (reset counter absorber).

  6. Turn off the printer and turn on again

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Posted on Feb 20, 2010

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I appear to need to replace the waste ink absorber on my Canon Pixma iP1500. Any help please.


Canon built several models like yours that you can't get an ink absorber for. They are only exchanged during the warranty period where they send you a new printer. After warranty it is considered a throw away printer.

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Waste ink tank full


Here's the steps for reseting "Waste Ink Full" problem at iP1000

Step 1: Manual for Service mode (1st method)
1. Unplug POWER and USB cables.
2. Open door, PRESS and HOLD the POWER button.
3. Connect the POWER cable.
4. Close door, then release POWER button.
5. Power ON your printer a usual (It should not blinking anymore)

Step 1: Manual for Service mode (2nd method)
1. Unplug POWER and USB cables.
2. PRESS and HOLD the POWER button,
3. Connect the POWER cable.
3. Release the the POWER button
4. Power ON your printer a usual (It should not blinking anymore)


Step 2 : Software for Permanant (1st method)
1. Reconnect the USB cable and turn ON your Printer
2. Open "General Tools for iP1000",
http://www.printersiam.com/data/download/iP1000%20Service%20Tool.zip
3. Select (USB PORT)
4. Choose (SET DESTINATION 1)
It should be reseted already, but somehow it start blinking again if you ever unpluging AC POWER cable. So try the 2nd method by using ServiceTool for IP1500

Step 2 : Software for Permanant (2nd method)
1. Reconnect the USB cable and turn ON your Printer
2. Open "General Tools for iP1500",
http://www.printersiam.com/data/download/iP1500%20Service%20Tool.zip
3. Select (USB PORT)
4. Choose CLEAR WASTE INK COUNTER - MAIN
5. Choose CLEAR WASTE INK COUNTER - PLATEN
It should be working, coz my printer now now work normally


I tell you what. Before you decide to reseting the waste ink counter, you should really clean up the ink absorber, or else you will find the ink watse absorber overflow...

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Waste ink absorber almost full


You will need to take this into a certified repair tech. You can contact Canon through their website for the closest repair center. It should only cost you around $50 to $100 for them to replace the ink absorber pad.

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I have cannon pixma ip1500 printer sold in good working condition buyer wants refund saying the waste absorber is full, therefore dont workHELP


Inkjet printers have a fibrous pad inside them that collects the waste ink from cleaning the print head. Over time, this pad fills up with ink and can no longer hold any more. When this occurs, the printer indicates a "waste ink full" error.

Replacing the waste ink absorption pads is something an authorized canon service facility can take care of for you. Once they are replaced, it'll be functional again.

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You take it to the service and they clean the printer and reset the waste ink absorber. I did it twice.

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