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Canon PIXMA iP4200 misaligned colours

My printer is printing all the images 'shifted', almost as if the paper is being moved up and down slighty as it is printing, such that type is going up and down and images looked 'stepped'. This especially seems to happen with the magenta. I've tried cleaning and deep cleaning (which cleared up some of the smudging; now it prints clearly, but shifted...), and I've tried aligning the heads, both auto and manually to no avail. I've tried printing files from different applications (Quark, PSD, PDF) and they are all the same. Would this have anything to do with my refilling cartridges too often? Do I need to get all new, Canon ink refills? Any suggestions?

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Re: Canon PIXMA iP4200 misaligned colours

Make sure the guides where the copy paper is loaded, are tight against both sides of the paper.

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I changed two colour ink cartridges on my Canon iP4200 printer. Now it won't print colour. The pattern check does not print any colour.

You might want to double check to make sure that your printer takes two color cartridges? If I remember correctly, the Pixma takes one black and one color cartridge? If you put a color cartridge in the black ink assembly that would cause it to stop printing.

Double check and make sure that you have one black cartridge in the correct place and one color on the other side.

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Error number 6A00 for Canon Pixma IP4200 Blinking Power and resume light.

Error 6A00
The 6A00 is a Canon generic code for paper path jam.

Solution 1:
Move the printhead carriage back and forth a few times.

Solution 2:
Check the purge unit: Moving the print head assembly will not clear a purge unit if its jammed with paper, paper clips, push pins, screws, cookie crisp, flower bud pods or the like.

Solution 3:
Press the ink pads down in the purge unit.

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I think the problm lies between the ink tank and the printhead. When this passage runs dry, sometimes it takes time for the ink to fill this passage again. Try printing again after a day or two.

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you mean the label paper for cd's, right?

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It won't take the paper. It makes the noise and something moves in there. but it won't feed it through.

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If you are sure there is no paper jam,have you tried reseting the printer?
  • unplug the power cord for the printer.
  • press and hold the power button
  • plug the power cord in still holding down the power button
  • the power light should come on when it does release the power button
  • power on the printer like you normally do
hope this helps good luck

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if you have adobe photoshop click on image - selective colour- set the following cyan +15 magenta -5 yellow +10 black-15 this works on the pixma ip8500 so there is every chance it will work on others

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