Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Alternatives to the Canon Resetter

  1. Compatible Chips: Another method to overcome the "out of ink" signal that is sent to the printer due to a spent inkjet cartridge is to replace the chip. Compatible chips are available on request.


    Canon CLI-8 compatible cartridge replacement
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  2. Compatible Cartridges (with chips): Uni-Kit offers compatible or remanufactured Canon CLI-8 and PGI-5 cartridges with new, compatible chips.

  3. Manual overide procedure: Although this procedure may not work for all Canon printers, it is an option for customers to consider:
    • Place the refilled cartridge (with the original "empty" chip) in the printer
    • Press and hold the Reset/OK Button for 5 seconds to reset the chips.
    • The "Ink Low" dialog box will pop up (similar to photo 1 below)
    • Continue to print until the "ink has run out" dialog box pops up (similar to photo 2 Below) Click "OK" to continue to print.
    • The "Ink Low" dialog box may reappear, if so repeat the first 2 steps
    • Then the "once empty" dialog box will pop up (similar to photo 3 Below) Click "Yes" to continue to print
    • The "Not Liable" dialog box will pop up (similar to photo 4 below). Click "Yes" to continue to print
    • Continue to print until the "remaining level of ink" dialog box pops up (similar to photo 5 Below) Click "OK" to continue to print
    • Another dialog box will pop up with the "press and hold the Resume" or "press and hold the Paper Feed" button (similar to photo 6). Press and hold the "STOP/RESET" button (for Canon MP Series) or "PAPER FEED" button (for Canon IP Series) for 5 seconds. DO NOT Click "Back" or "Cancel Printing"
    • The "Ink Monitor" dialog box will appear and the printer will continue to print. (similar to photo 7) In the event that that the "press and hold the Resume " dialog box pops up again, Press and hold the Paper Feed Button or Stop/Reset Button for 5 seconds

CLI-8 overide procedure


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