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Canon S450 not responding

Flashes green once than 6 times orange. I've taken out my old ink and added new ones, then I cleaned the ink cartridges and it's still flashing 6 x orange then once green.

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  • Dennis Aug 19, 2008

    We have the same problem as mllent and bustfen. We tried the solution and we still have one green blink and six orange blinks on canon S450.

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Hi folks,
the "normal" reset may not solve the problem with SIX yellow flashes at canon s450, because this means that not "your waste-ink absorber wants to be changed", BUT: your print head carrier (this is the device which is sliding to an fro) is either damaged or : TOO OLD ! With Canon s450, the carrier has a built-in sort of timecounter, and after approximately 18 Months of usage or a bit later, the print carrier deactivates itself - up to now, I didnt' find a way of avtivating it again(service-mode is not possible), and canon helpdesk istself says: buy a new carrier (costs about 45,-EURO in Germany)..
G:H:, Hannover, Germany

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Try resetting the printer like this
Canon S450 Printer
1: Power off printer
2: Hold Resume button then press and hold POWER, the beeper will sound once.
3: Hold POWER and release RESUME
4: Press RESUME twice
5. Release Power button
6: When the indicator lights steady, press RESUME three(3) times. The indicator should be orange.
7: Press Power to set data

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I have just added new ink and the light is now blinking green then orange, what is wrong please


Must be your printer's ink should be reset.

Here is how:
1. Power off printer
2: Hold Resume button then press and hold POWER, the beeper will sound once.
3: Hold POWER and release RESUME
4: Continue to hold POWER & Press RESUME twice then release both power & resume
5: When the indicator lights steady, press RESUME three times. The indicator should be orange.
6: Press Power to set data

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3. Release RESUME
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