20 Most Recent Canon Pixma iP3600 InkJet Photo Printer Questions & Answers

The cartridges for the IP3600 printer have a chip on them that needs to be reset before the printer will accept the newly refilled cartridge. if you don't have the resetting device then unfortunately refilling these cartridges won't help you at all.

Canon Pixma... | Answered on Jan 01, 2019

Hi Mandy
1) confirm there is ink in the magenta cartridge first - by removing it from printer and looking through the ink 'window'.
If you can't see the ink level, it's either empty or very close to it. If so, replace the cartridge.
2) If ink level looks ok, install it back in printer then set out a full page of magenta (or red) background or large graphic and print few pages on high print quality setting until the magenta starts to print. This works better than printhead cleaning/deep cleaning because it wastes less ink.
3) If it still doesn't print red after 2-3 pages, the printhead is blocked. Take it out and rinse under hot water tap. Keep washing it until only clean water is coming out. Shake any water off then DRY the electrical contacts really well. Don't install a wet printhead back in printer - or you may damage it. Run one or two deep cleans and print a nozzle check. With bit of luck all colours will work now...

good luck!

Canon Pixma... | Answered on Jan 13, 2015

To reset the waste ink error you will need to download a reset program. This resets the printer counters back to zero and the printer will work again as normal. You can download this reset program from our website.

<a href="http://www.wasteinkpads.com/">waste ink reset</a>
Thank you.

Canon Pixma... | Answered on Aug 29, 2013

You may download the manual from here.

Canon Pixma... | Answered on Jan 20, 2013

go to Edit > Color Settings, how is Photoshop Elements currently set? The first thing I would do is try setting it to "No color management" and see if you get better results. If this works for you, you're in luck, because color management gets tricky.In settings "No color management" does not produce acceptable results, you will have to start reading up on color management and color calibrating your devices, particularly your printer. You might want to also read Photoshop Elements Help topic "To print using color management."Most graphics software has setting for color management, but personally, I have always gotten the best results by simply turning color management off. Color management is primarily intended for people in a pre-press environment. Not everyone needs it. If you're not doing professional printing, first try working without color management before you assume you need it.

Canon Pixma... | Answered on Apr 26, 2012

I frequently had this error message code 2,156,50 with my CANON PIXMA MG3500. The error code tells you there is a USB problem. I re-installed the Software, used new cables, bypassed USB Hubs and and and........ Result: Sometimes it works for the moment then it stops working a few days later but nothing is really reproducible. In the meanwhile I think I found out what it really is. In my case it has nothing, really nothing to do with USB connections (possibly in other situations it has to do with it). To solve it do the following: Shut the Computer down, switch your CANON on and OPEN THE FRONT FLAP. The restart your Computer. As you all know the PIXMAS will not print when the fron flaps are not opened. It seems so that keeping the flaps shut when you just scan (there is no need to insert paper in that situation) error code 2156,50 is initiated forcing scans to stop. Since I leave the front flap open the Problem never reocurred.
Hope that helps other users as well. REG. Gerd

Canon PIXMA... | Answered Yesterday

Canon has a range of low-priced designs, comparable to other suppliers that supply printers as well as MFPs to home as well as small business people. The canon mx490 wireless setup is sure to set you back just over a hundred dollars. For a four-function device that provides printing, scanning, copying and faxing, that's not much, but it doesn't necessarily mean it's a great value. The Canon Pixma mx490 setup wireless offers no-frills printing, scanning, copying and faxing with a small black rectangle of 17.2 at about 11.7 inches and assessing just 13 additional pounds. A folding auto document feeder (ADF) contains 20 sheets and does not scan duplex like the tool's printer portion as well. The top of the MX490 is hinged when the glass scanning platform is raised.

Canon PIXMA... | Answered on Sep 13, 2019

Hi. If you do the procedure correctly. That means that main board is defective

Canon PIXMA... | Answered on Sep 11, 2019

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