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CANON PIXMA MP520 NOT PRINTING BLUE

When I scan a picture for the edible image the printer does not print blue so the photo is like a pink.

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Hey dude,

I am affilated with a printing company so I know the actual problem is very miner. You should check its tonner (color cartridge) before printing. I am sure its the only problem you have with your printer. After fixing it you will get the actual result.

Posted on Nov 29, 2012

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Inkjet printers need to be used frequently to prevent ink drying out and blocking the print head nozzles.
If the print head cleaning maintenance routine does not clear the blockages, then print head needs replacing, but it may be expensive.
It may be more cost effective to buy a later model and better printer than replace the print head.

Posted on Nov 28, 2012

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SOURCE: Canon i960 printer won't print in blue

Your problem is the print head. You can buy one from Canon for about $95, or find them new from dealers on Ebay for $60 to $70. For a less expensive fix, try to remove the print head and clean it. (You don't need any tools, just remove the ink tanks and pull the print head forward and out. Over time, the receivers tend to get dry & crusted ink on them. Note that the inks used are fast drying inks to keep your pictures, etc. from smudging after you print them. Try not to use solvent. I use q-tips and hot water, then dry using another q-tip. If this does not work, there are commercial cleaning kits available for about $10. Short of that, your choice is to replace the print head or the printer itself. My i960 prints such good quality color prints and normal color printing, that I would fix it rather than replace the printer. I hope the easy cleaning does it for you!

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try to make regular photo copies from the printer, if u still get lines then u need to replace the printer because its a hardware issue

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are you using geniune canon glossy paper??? it is designed for the printers and really is the best for the machines

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SOURCE: Will not print blue

clean head cardrige and calibrate color cardriges.

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SOURCE: Canon MP980 prints horizontal pink lines across

try to change the color ink. horizontal banding (the pink or other color lines appearing means horizontal banding) when there is a problem on one of the heating element of the printer head. since almost all canon printers have head built in the inks, replacing the faulty ink will solve the problem. if not then the controller of printhead on the carriage and mainboard needs to be checked.

Posted on Feb 13, 2010

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