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Orange light blinking 15 times

When i install my cartridges in my Pixma iP4200 everything is allright. When i close the cover the head transports to the right and the blinking of the orange light begins. 15 times. When i open the cover the black cartridge is not turned on. Reinstalling the cartridge turns the lights back on but the whole story starts again. Is it my chip on the cartridge that is broken?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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Anonymous

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This was not the sollution for my pinter..
My Magneta is half full and my error led is also blinking 15 times

I found this service manual for the IP4200 but this methode also doen not solve my error led..

Is their someone who has the sollution for this strange error?

1) With the printer power turned off, while pressing

the Resume/Cancel button, press and hold the Power
button. (DO NOT release the buttons. The Power LED
lights in green to indicate that a function is
selectable.)
2) While holding the Power button, release the
resume/Cancel button. (DO NOT release the Power
button.)
3) While holding the Power button, press the
Resume/Cancel button 2 times, and then release both

the Power and Resume/Cancel buttons. (Each time the

Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the Alarm and
Power
LEDs light alternately, Alarm in orange and Power
in
green, starting with Alarm LED.)
4) When the Power LED lights in green, press the
Resume/Cancel button the specified number of
time(s)
setting) (THEN HIT THE POWER BUTTON >AFTER THIS< TO SET).

Time(s) LED indication Function Remarks
0 times Green (Power) Power off When the print head is

not installed, the carriage returns and locks in the

home position capped.
1 time Orange (Alarm) Service test print .
2 times Green (Power) EEPROM information print
3 times Orange (Alarm) EEPROM initialization


>>>>>>>>THIS ONE
4 times Green (Power) Waste ink counter resetting<<<<<<<<<<<<


5 times Orange (Alarm) Destination settings After
entering the destination settings mode, press the
Resume/Cancel button the specified number of time(s)

to select the destination. For detail, see
"Destination settings procedures" below.
6 times Green (Power) Print head deep cleaning
(Cleaning of both black and color)
7 times Orange (Alarm) Reserved
8 times Green (Power) CD / DVD check pattern
9 times Orange (Alarm) CD / DVD print position
correction (horizontal: X direction)
10 times Green (Power) CD / DVD print position
correction (vertical: Y direction)
11 to 13 times Orange, Green, Orange(Alarm,
Power,Alarm) Return to the menu selection
14 times Green (Power) Left margin correction Not used

in servicing.
15 times Orange (Alarm) Return to the menu selection


Time(s) LED indication Destination CD / DVD print
0 times Green (Power) No change of the destination
1 time Orange (Alarm) Japan Supported
2 times Green (Power) Korea Not supported
3 times Orange (Alarm) US Not supported
4 times Green (Power) Europe Supported
5 times Orange (Alarm) Australia Supported

Posted on Dec 29, 2007

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lichigo

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SOURCE: Orange light blinking

Hey guys, I finally brought my ip4500, not ip4300 1month ago, and am having the same problem. I experimented with the printer inks. And finally i have fixed this problem. I suspect it may work for ip4300, or other similar pixmas as well. Please follow at your own risk.


Scenario:
The printer error led flashes 15 times. And, The ink tank lights are flashing endlessly, or does not light up at all. If the ink light is off, it does not mean that the chip is corrupt.... Do not replace it, like i have. lol.

Problem: one or more of the inktank chips are corrupt. If at least one cartridge is corrupt, the printer will not work. Must purchase corrupted ink cartridge, or call canon for replacement.

Solution: Instead of buying a complete set of ink, find out which ink cartridge is corrupt, and needs replacing:

1.put all ink tank into the printer without the chip. close printer cover. computer should alert that "the following ink tank cannot be recognised. Printing cannot be executed because the ink tank...." You should see a picture of the ink in the alert box.
The picture in the warning box shows that the black, black. yellow, magenta, cyan are not inserted.

2.Starting with the blue ink, remove blue ink from the printer, reinsert chip into ink tank, then put the ink tank back into the printer. Close Printer cover. Notice that this time, if the ink chip isn't faulty, computer alerts that only black, black, yellow, magenta are not inserted into your printer.
If it is faulty, then you see another alert box, about unrecognized ink - if so go to step 4.


To test if the chips on the other ink cartridges(tanks) are faulty:

3. Repeat step 2, with the rest of the ink tanks. from right to left(blue, magenta, yellow, pgiblack, black)
4. Purchase corrupt ink tank. or call Canon for a replacement.


lemme know if this helps you.

Posted on Mar 19, 2008

Anonymous

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SOURCE: THE PRINTER IS BLINKING ORANGE FIVE TIMES ORANGE AND THEN ONE TIME GREEN

I have the same problem blinking orange 5 times and 1 green, please help

Posted on Oct 04, 2008

mybox258

Ron

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SOURCE: Canon Pixma ix4000. I have a big problem.

Make sure that the cartidge is properly seated.
Then alighn the cartidge with the software that came with the printer and do a test page.
The light blinking means either the wrong cartridge or that it's not seated properly.

Posted on Dec 24, 2008

Anonymous

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SOURCE: The orange lamp always lights

depending on how many times the orange light flashes. if 4 flashes then the ink has run out. if 5 flashes then it can not recognise the ink cartridge, if 7 flashes then the ink is not installed properly.

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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What causes orange light to flash 4 times?


It is related to a badly installed or empty print cartridge: http://www.canon.co.uk/support/consumer_products/product_ranges/printers/pixma/error_codes/#1600
1600 - Orange light blinking 4 times Description:

The ink cartridge has run out.
Resolution:
  1. Lift the printer cover up.
  2. Identify the ink cartridge that has run out (the ink cartridge flashes quickly at around 1-second intervals).
  3. Replace the applicable ink cartridge and close the cover.
  4. Press the [Resume/Cancel] button on the device to continue printing.
If the above solution has not resolved your error, please contact your nearest Canon authorised service facility using the link at the top of the page.
1660 - Orange light blinking 4 times Description:

The ink cartridge has not been installed correctly.
Resolution:
  1. Lift the printer cover up.
  2. Check that the red lights on the ink cartridges are all turned on.
  3. If no red light is activated on a particular cartridge, check that the cartridge is securely positioned and adjust if necessary.
  4. Also make sure that the orange protective cap has been removed from the bottom of the ink cartridge.
  5. Press the [Resume/Cancel] button on the device to continue printing.
If the above solution has not resolved your error, please contact your nearest Canon authorised service facility using the link at the top of the page.

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Flashing green orange lights


The Canon service info is:
B200/P10 - Orange and green light blinking 10 times Description: A service error has occurred. Resolution: 1. Turn off the printer. 2. Disconnect the power cable. 3. Open the printer cover. 4. Check for any orange protective tape or white polystyrene and remove if necessary. 5. Check that there are no foreign objects in the printer (such as a paper clip) and remove if necessary. 6. Close the cover. 7. Reconnect and turn on. If the above solution has not resolved your error, please contact your nearest Canon authorised service facility using the link at the top of the page.

The error code is usually given for a foreign object present in the print head carriage path, so check at both ends for a crumpled up wedge of paper. If nothing is found, it is most likely that your print head has an over-heating problem and is dying

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Alarm/power light blinks five consecutive times


A repeating 5 orange flash is supposed to mean a foreign object inside the machine interfering with the print head. Check at both ends or the carriage track for a crumpled up wedge of paper. If nothing is there, check down the back paper feed path. If still nothing, it is possible the print head is overheating and is about to die.

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My canon pixma ip4200 flashes orane 5 times


How to reset waste ink / blinking printer canon ip4200

With the printer power turned off, while pressing the Resume/Cancel button, press and hold the Power button. (DO NOT release the buttons. The Power LED lights in green to indicate that a function is selectable.)

While holding the Power button, release the resume/Cancel button. (DO NOT release the Power
button.)

While holding the Power button, press the Resume/Cancel button 2 times, and then release both
the Power and Resume/Cancel buttons. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the Alarm and Power LEDs light alternately, Alarm in orange and Power in green, starting with Alarm LED.)

When the Power LED lights in green, press the Resume/Cancel button the specified number of
time(s) setting).
After pressing the Resume/Cancel button the required number of times -you must press the On/Off button to perform the task. For Example Pressing Resume/Cancel 1 time, then press On/Off - does a Service Test Print

Time(s) LED indication Function Remarks 0 times Green (Power) Power off When the print head is not installed, the carriage returns and locks in the home position capped.
1 time Orange (Alarm) Service test print .
2 times Green (Power) EEPROM information print
3 times Orange (Alarm) EEPROM initialization
4 times Green (Power) Waste ink counter resetting
5 times Orange (Alarm) Destination settings After entering the destination settings mode, press the Resume/Cancel button the specified number of time(s) to select the destination. For detail, see "Destination settings procedures" below.
6 times Green (Power) Print head deep cleaning (Cleaning of both black and color)
7 times Orange (Alarm) Reserved
8 times Green (Power) CD / DVD check pattern
9 times Orange (Alarm) CD / DVD print position
correction (horizontal: X direction)
10 times Green (Power) CD / DVD print position
correction (vertical: Y direction)
11 to 13 times Orange, Green, Orange(Alarm,
Power,Alarm) Return to the menu selection
14 times Green (Power) Left margin correction Not used in servicing.
15 times Orange (Alarm) Return to the menu selection

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If the orange lamp blinking only it's the print head is not installed, or it is not properly installed.Open the cover remove the print cartridges then remove the print head and put back it on.If not help the print head is defective and need replace.
If the orange lamp blinking with green alternately it's ASF (cam) sensor error.The problem is in sheet feed unit.

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Press and hold the "resume" button for 5 seconds. If this not help, open the cover and replace the cartridge who not light.

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count how many times the lights flash, here is what they mean

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Alarm / Power light flashes orange 4 times consecutively (Out of Ink Error)


Alarm / Power light flashes orange 3 times consecutively (Paper Jam Error / Cover Error)

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This error is the print head is not installed
[1401], or it is not properly
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