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5 orange light flashes and 1 green light flashes ???

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Hi There, 5 orange light flashes and 1 green light means that the printer is not recognising the cartridege. Iam having the same problem with mine and Iam currently trying to find out why. I have installed the correct cartridge so I'm not sure why it isn't recognising it. but once i know i will let you know

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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SOURCE: flashing orange light 5 times followed by green

I am also having this problem, would love someone to give us a solution before I through it out the window.....

Posted on May 30, 2010

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SOURCE: The printer flashes orange light five times, and green once

Probably your waste ink counter. Should be cleaned or replaced before resetting but usually you can get away with resetting once.
1. Start with printer OFF
2. Hold down RESUME and then hold down POWER
3. Release RESUME
4. press RESUME twice, then release POWER
5. let green light blink until printhead has finished moving.
6. Select functions below with RESUME, execute with POWER

0 presses - green light - Test Print (exit service for i960)
1 press - orange light - EEPROM info print
2 presses - green light - EEPROM initialise
3 presses - orange light - reset waste ink counter.

This also applies to the i550, i560, i950, i960

Posted on Sep 07, 2009

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SOURCE: The orange error light is flashing 5 times in

Reset Procedures for Canon i550, i560, i850, i860, i865, i9100, i9950 Printers

  1. Turn off Canon i550, i560, i850, i860, i865, i9100, i9950 Printers
  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 Canon i550, i560, i850, i860, i865, i9100, i9950 Printers should respond as normal.
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All The Best: Pineworks

Posted on Feb 10, 2010

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