Question about Canon S400 InkJet Printer

2 Answers

Printer time out error!!????

I have a canon s400 printer which normaly works without any problem, however recently when i try to print things a message comes up saying 'Error writting to LPT1: for the printer. A printer time out error has occured.' I have tried increasing the time out status as it suggests, up to 120seconds, however the same message still occurs!...any one have any suggestions?!, Many thanks, louby

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Expert
  • 1,325 Answers

Hi

LPT1 (line print terminal, set to IRQ5 on stand alone) , this is parallell cable. This means your printer cable was connected to your computer using this type of cable.
It is not recomended or advised to turn off the printer while in print stage . Try using a USB cable to connect your printer to the computer. You may also have to reinstall the printer drivers , as the registry may be now be corrupted.

Posted on Jan 21, 2012

Ad
  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 2,961 Answers

Is your printer connected with a serial cable, if so, you may have to install the printer and software again, but if you are connected via usb and this is the given error then there is a connection fault as, you may already know that LPT1 is not a usb connection but serial cable.

Posted on Apr 29, 2007

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Error 5200 shows when trying to print. Not listed in the user manual.


I found a few answers http://www.uktsupport.co.uk/canon/bj/s400.htm

error 5200 indicates print head overheating. You might try printing 1/3 of document, pausing for cooling then print second 1/3, pausing for cooling then print final 1/3 as a work around.

Looks like thr repair cost is more than a brand new Multifunction printer/scanner

Aug 09, 2010 | Canon Office Equipment & Supplies

2 Answers

I have a Canon iP1800 color printer. I recently


Look around thoroughly in the Printers > Properties tabs. While in the shop, they have no doubt tested your computer (without your printer hooked up). Try letting your computer boot up without the printer, then with printer power on, plug in the USB cable.

Perhaps your printer is "offline." If so, right click on your printer's name in control panel. Choose "Use printer online".

Dec 20, 2009 | Canon PIXMA iP1800 InkJet Photo Printer

1 Answer

Canon pixma ip 3000 will not exit the error mode. every time i try to rest it it retunrs, any ideas?


Try turning it off at the mains, it should re set the printer.

Also you can if you have any print jobs in the printer que delete them, you can find that by going to your system tray, normaly if there are items waiting to be printed your printer should be residing there, right click it & choose your printer, from within the screens that are open you should see print jobs in que, select them & delete them

Nov 08, 2009 | Canon PIXMA iP3000 InkJet Photo Printer

2 Answers

Ink absorber full


This is a very common problems with canon printers. They are set for a certain number of prints and they need the ink absorber serviced. Now along with resetting the printer its best to replace the absorber. Here is link to site that has reset instructions.
http://ij-forum.blogspot.com/2008/08/reset-waste-ink-absorber-error-waste.html
Thanks,
Lee

Nov 05, 2009 | Canon PIXMA iP3300 InkJet Photo Printer

1 Answer

My old canon S400 is not printing anything. Trying maintenance checks but still will not print pages. The on off light flashes yellow 8 times follwed by 1 green light flash. What is the problem?


1. Turn off printer
2. Hold down Resume button and press Power button.
3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go.
4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go.
5. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking.
6. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times.
7. Press the Power button and the printer should turn off, if not, press the Power button once more.
8. Your printer should respond as normal


All the best Pineworks

May 15, 2009 | Canon S400 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Soon after initiating printing, Canon s400 printer stops with a loud clunk. This produces Error 5100. Turning off and on again does not help.


Hi You can Try

Error Code 5100 This happens lots in caon
Solution 1:
Clean the timing strip.

Solution 2:
The purge cap (the white sliding mechanism that the print head parks to when it's not in use) may be not lubricated well enough .

Lubricate the sliders with some white grease (don't get it on the small wipers or the black caps); this repair probably require to remove the right panel off of the printer to gain access to the purge mechanism.


All The Best: Pineworks

Apr 13, 2009 | Canon S400 InkJet Printer

2 Answers

6 orange and 1 green flashing light on S400 canon bubblejet


Friend your printer has reached to its printing limit. Its printer has a maximum of printing point it is registered in the printer memory. When it reach to its limit it will stop. To solve this problem you need to use CSS Utility Software so that you can make the printer reset then you can print again. You can download for just type CSSutility software in google or yahoo. then download.

Apr 09, 2009 | Office Equipment & Supplies

1 Answer

Sometimes prints and sometime error 5100


What does error 5100 mean and how do i get this thing to print

Jan 08, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP470 All-in-One Printer

1 Answer

Canon S400 lite binks 6 times won't print.


1. Turn off printer
2. Hold down Resume button and press Power button.
3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go.
4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go.
5. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking.
6. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times.
7. Press the Power button and the printer should turn off, if not, press the Power button once more.
8. Your printer should respond as normal

Dec 27, 2008 | Canon S400 InkJet Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Canon S400 InkJet Printer Logo

Related Topics:

114 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Canon Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

old marine
old marine

Level 3 Expert

2188 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18425 Answers

Are you a Canon Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...