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How to Reset Canon Pixma iP90 / PIXUS iP90 error Waste ink absorber is full

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Canon Pixma iP90

Error: Waste ink absorber is full
Conditions: Warning: The waste ink absorber is almost full (approx. 95% of the maximum capacity).
Printer: Canon Pixma iP90, iP90V, Pixus iP90
Solution: Reset the printer

How to Reset Canon Pixma iP90, iP90V, Pixus iP90 error Waste ink absorber is full


STEP 1 - Enter Service Mode

1)    Turn off a printer
2)    Press and hold the Resume/Cancel button
3)    Press and hold the Power button (do not release both buttons)
4)    Release the Resume/Cancel button (do not release the Power button)
5)    While holding the Power button, press Resume/Cancel button 3 times, and release the Power and Resume/Cancel buttons together.


STEP 2 - Reset the Waste Ink Absorber is Full

6)    Press the Resume/Cancel button according to the table below

Table 1.   Menu Selection Mode

Time(s)
LED
Function
0 times
Green
Power off
1 time
Orange
Service test print
2 times
Green
EEPROM information print
3 times
Orange
EEPROM initialization
4 times
Green
Enter the waste ink counter resetting mode
5 times
Orange
Enter the Destination settings mode
10 times
Green
Return to the menu selection

7)    Press the Resume/Cancel button 4 times and press the Power button to execute. After entering the waste ink counter resetting mode, press the Resume/Cancel button according to the table below.

Table 2.   Reset the Waste Ink Counter

Time(s)
LED
Waste ink counter to be reset
0 time
Green
Main waste ink counter
1 time
Orange
Platen waste ink counter
2 times
Green
Main waste ink counter and platen waste ink counter (at the same time)

8)    Press the Resume/Cancel button 2 times (reset Main and Platen waste ink counter at the same time) and press the Power button to execute. When the operation completes, the printer returns to the menu selection mode automatically (returns to Table 1).


STEP 3 - Set the Destination

9)    Press the Resume/Cancel button 5 times then press the Power button, to enter Destination settings mode (look at Table 1)

10)  To set the Destination, press the Resume/Cancel button according to the listed in the table below (Table 3), then press the Power button to execute.

Table 3. Set the Destination

Time(s)
LED
Destination
1 time
Orange
Japan: PIXUS iP90
2 times
Green
Other than Japan (A4): Pixma iP90
3 times
Orange
Other than Japan (LTR): Pixma iP90 (LTR)

Note: When the operation completes, the printer returns to the menu selection mode automatically (returns to Table 1).


STEP 4 - EEPROM Initialization

Important: After the specific destination is set, run EEPROM initialization. The destination setting may not be valid unless the EEPROM is initialized after destination settings.

11)  Press the Resume/Cancel button 3 times (look at the Table 1) then press the Power button to execute. 
When the operation completes, the printer returns to the menu selection mode automatically (returns to Table 1).

STEP 5 - EEPROM Information Print

Note: To make sure all goes well, run the EEPROM information printing.

12)   Load the paper first then press the Resume/Cancel button 2 times (look at Table 1) then press the Power button to execute. 
When the operation completes, the printer returns to the menu selection mode automatically (returns to Table 1).

13)   If all goes well, turn off the printer. Press the Power button to TURN OFF the printer, wait for 10 seconds, and then turn it ON again. Finish.