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Tuesday, March 9, 2004

Waste tank counter reset code for Canon printers

The waste-ink counter for the BJ F900, F890, F700, F500, S900, S820, S750 and S520 are all reset in the same manner.

Turn off the printer.

Press and hold the RESUME button, then press and hold the POWER button.

Release the RESUME button, then press and release the RESUME button two more times in succession. (youre still holding the POWER button during this). The printer mechanics will move momentarily.

You are now in Service mode.

Pressing the RESUME key will select a function; for example, pressing RESUME 4 times will select the clear waste ink counter function. The lamp will alternate color with each key press.

1. service/factory test printout, including ink sensor check
2. EEPROM info printout
3. EEPROM initialization
4. Clear the waste-ink counter
5. Printer model setting. (more selections beyond this- leave this alone)

After selecting mode, press the POWER button to commit the change, and return to the top of the function selection menu. Pressing the POWER button again turns off the printer for a restart.

If you have a defective printer head, your power lamp may flash during the service mode key-in, and info printouts may not work. In this case, clearing the waste-ink counter may not fix your problem.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Here's a Reset Procedure ... The problem was if error occured the unit would halt further activity so printing was suspended ... the particular error was the photo ink tank was empty and it took awhile to select everything so I could print with Black only ... photo ink error needed clearing ...
Canon BJC-8000 Overall Reset Procedure (No paper in tray) to clear errors etc
1. Disconnect powercord, Hold Down Power and Resume Buttons
2. Connect the powercord and unit will turn on
3. Release Power Button, then click it once
4. Release both Power and Resume Buttons
5. Green Power light will be on steady, amber Resume light went off
6. Then at about 1 second intervals ... click Resume, click Resume, then click Power...In a few seconds Startup Cycle Machinations will occur and finish
7. Do a Button Power off ... a Button Power on wont work ...
unplug then replug power ... Button Power on / off , Machinations OK,
error cleared now !

Anonymous said...

Here's a waste error reset from a U.K. site for a Canon BJC-8000 ...

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: When the indicator lights steady, press RESUME three(3) times. The indicator should be orange.
6: Press Power to set data.

Anonymous said...

I am from italy. Sorry for my english. I've make The reset procedure (for canon MP130):-
Turn on the machine
(1) Press MENU
(2) Press SCAN COPY SCAN to enter service mode
(3) USE > to got to NVRAM ACCESS
(4) set ABS-M LEVEL to 0
(5) set ABS-P LEVEL to 0
(6) Press STOP to EXIT
DONE !
But the printer don't work. Is possible to copy but not print by computer. Please help me. Thank You. Luca