Question about Canon PIXMA iP4200 InkJet Photo Printer
My iP4200's been working fine for 7 months. One day it just stopped printing-says the mac (g4 OSX10.4) is not communicating. Spent hours with canon--they think it's the computer (new drivers don't work, printing from root account doesn't work, etc.) It WILL print a test print when commanded to via the printer utilities, which baffles me. Any ideas?
Do you have another computer to connect to for a test to eliminate the computer issue. If that does not work. The printer interface is probably bad. You should still have warranty. Make Canon repair it. Also try the simplest thing. Anew cable.
Posted on Aug 02, 2007
When i had this problem with my lexmark i had to uninstall all my printer software and reinstall everyhting from the disk for my printer. hope it helps.
Posted on Aug 02, 2007
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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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