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Canon MX310 cartridge refill instructions?

Ok, you tell me I can refill it, and what to press after doing so. Any instructions on how to refill the cartridge would be greatly appreciated, and do you have to use canon refill ink, or can you use a universal ink?

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  • llahtrebor Jan 20, 2009

    I have purchased refilled cartridges but cannot get the printer to recognise that they are full. Can you help?

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mtspace
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SOURCE: reset Ink levels for canon mx310

I've heard that with canon there is a way around the ink-level chip monitoring on the cartridge by doing the following:

  1. Power off printer
  2. Hold RESUME button then press and hold POWER, the beeper will sound once.
  3. Hold POWER and release RESUME
  4. Press RESUME twice
  5. Release POWER button
  6. When the indicator lights steady, press RESUME three(3) times. The indicator should be orange.
  7. Press POWER to set data

Posted on Jan 05, 2008

SOURCE: refilling of canon ink fine cartridge pg 41

reset the cartridge from the printer. there are a few steps to follow

Posted on Jun 24, 2008

antiochpc
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SOURCE: Canon MX310 - refilling cartridge

Most canons have a chip on the ink cartridge that tells the printer the ink is empty so unless you reset that chip (which you cannont do), that newly filled cartridge will always read empty. This is how some printer manufacturer's thwart people saving money by refilling their cartridges.

thanks and please take a moment to rate as fixya.

Posted on Sep 09, 2008

ihavsolution
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SOURCE: How to change the ink in a Canon PIXMA MX310?

  1. Make sure that the machine is turned on, lift the Scanning Unit (Printer Cover) with both hands, then pull the Scanning Unit Support (A) down into place.




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  2. Take out a new cartridge from its casing and gently remove the orange protective tape in the direction of the arrow.

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    Note: - Do not attempt to reattach the protective tape once you have removed it.
    - Do not touch the gold electrical contacts or the print head nozzles after removing the protective tape.

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  3. Insert the ink cartridge into the ink cartridge holder.- Black: the left slot- Color: the right slot*

    *One black cartridge and one color cartridge must be installed in the machine in order for the printer to operate. It does not matter if the capacities (Standard or High) do not match.

  4. Push up on the front of the cartridge until it locks into place. (A click sound will be heard when the cartridge is locked in place.)

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  5. Confirm that the ink cartridges are installed properly.



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    <1> The ink cartridge is not installed properly.

    <2> The ink cartridge is installed properly.

  6. Fold the scanning unit support and close the scanning unit (printer cover).

  7. Wait until the preparatory operation is complete; it takes about one to two minutes.

Removing Ink Cartridges:
  1. After confirming that the printer is powered on, open the scanning unit (printer cover). The ink cartridge holder moves to the replacement position.

  2. Press down on the semi-circular tab to release the cartridge and then remove it.


    Note: Handle the ink cartridges carefully to avoid staining clothes and surrounding work area.


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  3. Remove and replace each cartridge individually. Or, remove the second cartridge after the first has been removed.

  4. Fold the scanning unit support and close the scanning unit (printer cover).
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Posted on May 27, 2009

komguy
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SOURCE: when refilling canon ip4500 cartridge they still show empty

I'm sorry you got that STUPID answer first. The Canon cartridges you use have a chip or small circuit board on the bottom front. You have to either reset that chip or get the reset chips from the place you get your ink. That little chip tells your printer how much ink has been used and once they are empty refilling doesn't help without a new or reset chip.

Posted on Aug 13, 2009

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SOURCE: I have Canon multifunction MX310 I was using

press the Stop/Reset button for at least 5 seconds with the ink cartridge installed. Then printing can continue under the ink out condition.Canon do not like you to use refills and generic carts so the function for detecting the remaining ink level will be disabled

Posted on Jun 20, 2010

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I have a pixma mx310 also


I guess the cartridges can be filled. In my experience, the refill stuff is not what it is cracked up to be. In fact, I have ruined more than a few printers with the off brand ink even though I followed their instructions implicitely.

If $ is a issue, give it a try. On the other hand, to preserve your printer, use (and pay) what the manufacturer requires.

If you Google printer refills, Im certainlyou will find what you are looking for. Still, my advice stands.

I hope this works for you

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You need to buy the little circuit board that is on the cartridge. The chip tells the machine that the ink is empty. If you're going to refill, you need the chips as well or a chip resetter.

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ou find the refill instructions for your cartridges in the book at the link below:

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You can also buy refill kit here: inkjet refill products.


You also need to reset the cartridge after refill, see: Reset Ink levels for canon mx310 - FixYa

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Canon MX310 - refilling cartridge


Most canons have a chip on the ink cartridge that tells the printer the ink is empty so unless you reset that chip (which you cannont do), that newly filled cartridge will always read empty. This is how some printer manufacturer's thwart people saving money by refilling their cartridges.

thanks and please take a moment to rate as fixya.

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Reset Ink levels for canon mx310


How to reset Canon MX310 printer low ink signal

1. Power off the printer.

2. Holding the stop/reset button, press and hold power button also. Hold both buttons together for 5 secs.

3. Still holding the power button, release the stop/reset buton, then press the stop/reset button twice.

4. Release power button (the screen should now say 'Service Mode').

5. Wait until the power button lights steady green, then press the stop/reset button three times with a 3 sec space between each press. On the 3rd press the indicator should turn steady orange.

6. Press the power button once, (the orange light should go off).

7. Open the printer and remove both cartridges. Wait for 10 seconds. Replace the cartridges and close printer. Wait for 30 seconds.

8. Press the power button, and wait until printer has shut down.

9. Press power button to power up. The printer will feed one piece of paper, then ask you to set the language.

10. The page counter is now reset! Enjoy.

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To Reset the Canon Cartridges Works 100%

Power off the printer
Hold the stop/reset button then press and hold power (for 5 secs)
Hold Power and release the stop/reset button
Press the stop/reset button twice
Relase power button
Wait until the power button lights a steady/still green, press the stop/reset button three times with a 3 sec space between each press.
On the 3rd press the inicator should be orange.
Press the power button to set data
To set data remove cartridges then replace.
leave for 20 or 30 secs
Press the power button again to shut down
Then press power button to power up.
The printer will feed one piece of paper through
then set language and counrty.
Then ink should be reset
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Reset Ink levels for canon mx310


I've heard that with canon there is a way around the ink-level chip monitoring on the cartridge by doing the following:
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  2. Hold RESUME button then press and hold POWER, the beeper will sound once.
  3. Hold POWER and release RESUME
  4. Press RESUME twice
  5. Release POWER button
  6. When the indicator lights steady, press RESUME three(3) times. The indicator should be orange.
  7. Press POWER to set data

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