(IX7000) light flashes orange eight times

Article ID: ART135395 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 05/07/2019


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


Alarm LED Flashes Orange

When a printer error occurs, the Alarm LED 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.

(A) Note the number of flashes

(B) Flashes repeatedly

Number of flashes/cause

Eight flashes:

Ink absorber is almost full.

Action to correct the error

The ink absorber is almost full.

Press the printer's RESUME/CANCEL button to continue printing. Service will soon be required.
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Power Lamp Flashes Green

When the Power lamp flashes green even though the printer is not in use, the printer is shaking the ink tanks. It takes about 10 seconds to 2 minutes.
The Printer Is Vibrating/The Printer Makes the Operation Noise Even When the Printer Is Not in Use



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