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Canon S300 printer. 7 orange blinks, 1 green. I

According to the manual found here:


7 orange lights represents a bad print head, and the printer will need serviced or replacement. Since printers are so cheap lately, I would just go shopping. Hope this helps! Thanks!
12/1/2021 6:04:02 PM • Canon BJC S300... • Answered on Dec 01, 2021

Error code 5100

Solution 1:
  • Look inside for a tiny object like a piece of paper, a staple...
Solution 2:
  • The purge cap (the white sliding mechanism that the print head parks to when it's not in use) may be not lubricated well enough . Lubricate the sliders with some white grease (don't get it on the small wipers or the black caps); this repair probably require to remove the right panel off of the printer to gain access to the purge mechanism.
Solution 3:
  • Clean the timing strip: there is a thin plastic strip running across the width in front of and below the drive belt: there are fine black vertical lines on this strip. If the strip gets a piece of crud on it, you get an error during the start-up sequence.Gently clean this strip with a damp lint-free tissue.
9/12/2019 9:01:34 AM • Canon BJC S300... • Answered on Sep 12, 2019

Saying not compatable

Hello. You have to know what Windows System you have on your computer. You also need to look on the box of the printer to see what it is compatible with.
4/18/2014 2:46:26 PM • Canon BJC S300... • Answered on Apr 18, 2014

Installation disk lost to install the printe

Hi there,
Visit this site, select OS, and you are ready to roll. plz let me know if you are having any other problems.

regards /Teis
10/11/2012 4:20:31 AM • Canon BJC S300... • Answered on Oct 11, 2012

Need to install a s300 printer without a hard disc

You can download the Canon printer drivers from theirsupport WEB site. Please click on this link and select your model printer todownload : -http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=DownloadIndexAct
8/5/2012 11:52:26 AM • Canon BJC S300... • Answered on Aug 05, 2012

Change font size

You need to go to format and than pick font and it will take you to a section where you will be able to change the font size.
7/20/2012 6:56:36 PM • Canon BJC S300... • Answered on Jul 20, 2012

Hi! can u help me?...........

Try reinstalling the printer driver, it may have been corrupted.

You can download the Canon printer drivers from their support WEB site. Please click on this link and select your model printer to download :- http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=DownloadIndexAct

11/27/2010 8:26:08 AM • Canon BJC S300... • Answered on Nov 27, 2010

Printer will not print in black was the first

Try this:
1- Pull the cartridges out, restart printer then reinstall the cartridges again
2- The blinking can mean any of these: paper out, paper jam, cover open, printing error. Please check that there is enough paper, no paper jam (sometimes even the smallest piece of paper will cause that error, then restart both (the printer and the computer)
Best of luck
6/12/2010 7:55:43 PM • Canon BJC S300... • Answered on Jun 12, 2010

Inserted new ink cartridge but when printing paper...

you need a new printing head
6/8/2010 6:24:25 AM • Canon BJC S300... • Answered on Jun 08, 2010

My canon s300 printer does not print colors.

Most probably is PRINT HEAD faulty.
5/26/2010 2:59:57 PM • Canon BJC S300... • Answered on May 26, 2010

Printer has ink, but nothing comes out on the paper.

You might need a new print head. If the printer is older maybe a new one would be cheaper.
4/19/2010 6:56:42 PM • Canon BJC S300... • Answered on Apr 19, 2010

I need canon s300 printer driver for macBook Pro

Hello, please download the driver for Macbook Pro ver 10.5 from below mention canon website:


4/15/2010 10:32:39 AM • Canon BJC S300... • Answered on Apr 15, 2010

Get error message: ink waste absorber full

After a predetermined number of cleaning cycles the ink receptacle (a box with some kind of absorbing material in it) is considered full. Officially you should send the printer to a Canon shop to replace that box and reset the counter. In reality you can clean the box yourself  - pour running water over the box. Of course you should do that only if it's really necessary - ink is dripping out of the printer(if you are a moderate home user this is never going to happen)
How to reset the counter:
1. Turn off printer
2. Hold down Resume button and press Power button.
3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go.
4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go.
5. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking.
6. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times.
7. Press the Power button and the printer should turn off, if not, press the Power button once more.
8. Your printer should respond as normal.
4/6/2010 8:22:32 PM • Canon BJC S300... • Answered on Apr 06, 2010
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