Reset Canon i850 I series printer

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How to Reset waste ink counter (Error E16)

Start with the printer OFF, hold down RESUME and then hold down POWER
Release RESUME , press RESUME twice, then release POWER
Let green light blink until printer is done futzing

Select function with RESUME press POWER to execute:

Number of presses Light color Function
0 presses green Test print
1 press orange EEPROM info print
2 presses green EEPROM initialize
3 presses orange Reset waste ink counter

This printer uses the following ink cartridges


Canon i850 Inkjet Page Yields

BCI3eBK Black cartridge 360 pages
BCI3eC cian cartridge 510 pages
BCI3eM magenta cartridge 440 pages
BCI3eY yelow cartridge 380 pages

Product Specification Canon i850 All-in-One Inkjet printer

Print Speed (up to) Black:22 ppm (approx. 2.7 seconds/page)
Color:14 ppm (approx. 4.2 seconds/page)
4×6 Color Photo:Less than 48 seconds
Number of Nozzles Black – 320, Color – 512 x 2 (C,M), 256 (Y)
Print Resolution (Up to) Black:600 x 600 dpiColor:4800 x 1200 dpi
OS Compatibility Windows®7, Windows® 95/98/2000/Me/XP, Mac® OS 8.6 – 9.x, Mac OS X v 10.1 to 10.2.x via Web site drivers
Standard Interfaces USB, IEEE 1284 parallel
Ink Droplet Size 2 picoliters
Standard Emulation Canon Extended Mode
Buffer Ram 248 KB
Paper Sizes Letter, legal, A4, 4″ x 6″, banner paper, U.S. #10 envelopes, European DL envelopes
Paper Compatibility Plain paper, envelopes, Canon Specialty Papers – Banner Paper, Glossy Photo Cards, Glossy Photo Paper, High Gloss Photo Film, High Resolution Paper, Matte Photo Paper, Photo Paper Plus Glossy, Photo Paper Plus Glossy for Borderless Printing, Photo Paper Pro, Photo Paper Pro for Borderless Printing, Transparencies, T-Shirt Transfers
Paper Handling Plain paper – 150 sheets (24 lb. paper)Envelopes – 10Banner Paper – up to 6 connected sheetsGlossy Photo Cards – 20 sheetsGlossy Photo Paper – 1 sheetHigh Gloss Photo Film – 1 sheetHigh Resolution Paper – 80 sheetsMatte Photo Paper – 10 sheetsPhoto Paper Plus Glossy 8.5″x11″ – 1 sheetPhoto Paper Plus Glossy for Borderless Printing 4″x6″ – 20 sheetsPhoto Paper Pro 4″x6″ – 20 sheetsPhoto Paper Pro 8.5″x11″ – 1 sheetPhoto Paper Pro for Borderless Printing 4″x6″ – 20 sheetsTransparencies – 30 sheets
Noise Level Approx 39 (dB)A in Best Quality Mode
Physical Dimensions 16.5″ W x 6.3″ H x 10.8″ D
Weight 7.3 lbs.
Power Consumption 120V AC, 60Hz

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