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Waste ink well

Where is this? I cannot find it.

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  • sam3601 Apr 21, 2009

    Do you know how to remove the waste ink well step by step? since the new mp780 cost around $120. the tech will charge may be $100?



    thanks.



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The waste ink pads are in the base of the printer and are very difficult to reach in the MP780...

Printers like the iP4000 that are not multifunctional are relatively easy to take apart for replacing or cleaning these pads but multifunction printers like the MP780 are very, very difficult because of all the logic boards, electronics and wires that need to be removed to reach the pads.

I would recommend getting the printer serviced at a Canon service center, it's just too big a job for someone without a lot of technical training.

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