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I am receiving a message: ink absorber is almost full. Contact service center.

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You reset the ink absorber like that:

1.printer is offline
2.push resume button is red and in the same time push power button
3.do no let resume (red) button,and push the resume button 2 times
4.wait to appears numer zero to the screen
5.them push four times to resume button
6.close the printer and start up

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