Light flashes orange sixteen times - iX6520

Article ID: ART135373 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


The Alarm LED (light) flashes xxx times to alert you that action needs to be taken.


Alarm LED Flashes Orange

When a printer error occurs, the Alarm LED (light) flashes orange as shown below. The number of flashes indicates the type of error that has occurred. Count the flashes and take the appropriate action to correct the error.


Note the number of flashes

(B) Flashes repeatedly

  • Number of flashes/Cause
    • Sixteen flashes: The ink has run out.
  • Action to correct the error
    • Replace the ink tank and close the Top Cover.
    • Printing under the current condition may damage the printer.
    • If you want to continue printing in this condition, you need to release the function for detecting the remaining ink level. Press and hold the printer's RESUME/CANCEL button for at least 5 seconds, and then release it.
    • With this operation, releasing the function for detecting the remaining ink level is memorized. Please be advised that Canon shall not be liable for any malfunction or trouble which may be caused by continuation of printing under the ink out condition.

(7) ON button / POWER LED

(8) RESUME/CANCEL button / Alarm LED


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