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The waste ink absorber is fll. Can I get one and exchange it?

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Ink Counter Reset - Canon IP1000/1500



1st Option


1 Unplug power cord

2 Press and hold power button

3 Plug in power cord and switch on power - still holding power

button

4 Still holding power button press resume button 8 times

5 Release power button

6 Press power button to turn on


2nd Option


1 Turn off printer and disconnect power cable

2 Press and hold power button, reconnect power cable and switch power on

3 The indicator (LED) should be GREEN

4 Press and release resume button, still holding power button, the indicator (LED) should be ORANGE

5 Press and release resume button again, still holding power button, the indicator (LED) should be GREEN

6 Release power button

Posted on Oct 18, 2010

  • noraboutwell Oct 21, 2010

    I thought it was going to work. The paper went through but it came out blank. I tried both options several times. Thanks anyway.

  • toneractionm Oct 24, 2010

    If the printer has not been used for some time the ink has probably dried in the heads. You can take the heads out and run them under hot water to unblock the dried ink. I prefer to use a syringe to clean the heads. Instructions for cleaning the heads can be found on www.inkme.com.au/web/maintenancetips.php

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Hello

You really do not need to get a new one,you can just remove it clean it and replace it.Here's how to do it.

Open the top of the Canon Pixma ip1500 and look inside.

Locate the waste ink absorber pads. These are at the bottom right inside your printer.

Put on the gloves. Now remove the waste ink absorber pads and holder from the printer by gently lifting them out. It feels like they snap out, so do not be afraid to tug gently to remove them.

Clean the waste ink absorber by soaking up the ink with a tissue or wipe. Set the waste ink absorber on some newspaper to avoid ink spills.

Go back to the Canon printer, and view the other waste ink absorber. This is also on the right-hand bottom in the back of the printer. This one has screws to remove and comes out with a plastic piece.

Wash the sponge with clear water. Allow it to dry completely. This may take at least a day. When it is completely dry, reassemble.

Replace the waste ink absorber pads and sponge. Connect the printer to the power source.

If this was helpful please rate it.. Regards

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http://www.wikihow.com/Clean-the-Canon-Pixma-IP1000-Printer-Waste-Ink-Absorber

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Hello worldvet, the cleaning of the waste ink absorber in the W7200 from Canon...


Hello,

Things you will need.
Needle nose pliers.
Paper towels
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Plastic gloves.
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An error has occurred in the printer. The number of flashes indicates the type of error, as outlined below. Check the cause and take appropriate action.
Two flashes: Out of paper or paper feed error
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Three flashes: Paper jam
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