Question about Canon PIXMA iP1600 Printer
Nothing ever prints...just keep getting same msg no matter what..I've unplugged both power and USB cables and still same result...any ideas how to resolve?
It sounds like you only replaced the printer cartridge, not the print head. However, since it sat for an extended period the print head may need replacement. If you know of someone else that has a BJC-85 try their print head and see if that resolves the issue. You can buy both the head and cartridge together, but the cost about $45. Cartridges only come typically three to a package and are about $20.
Posted on Mar 03, 2008
My MP830 did the same thing today. I thought it was toast. However through a Google search I found the following suggestion.
Unplug the MP830 for 20 minutes or more. Plug the MP830 back in and hit the power button.
To might great relief my MP830 powered up and is working just fine.
Posted on Jul 07, 2008
Their are firmware updates shown on the support website for this model. I woudl also reinstall the updated driver:
Posted on Feb 04, 2009
SOURCE: ip1800 collecting printer status
The printer is trying to collect data of it's status. Meaning its trying to get info on the ink andso on. Make sure your ink is installed and everything is hooked up correctly. Wait a few minutes before trying to use it. If it still says collecting printer status wait a few minutes.
Posted on Feb 17, 2009
5010 is a scanner error, either worn out scan lamp or sensors. Canon only replaces the entire scan assembly, if you like I can get part number and price.
Posted on Jun 23, 2009
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