Question about Canon PIXMA MP600 all-In-One InkJet Printer

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My MP600 will not print documents. It will print a scanned document i.e. scan the doc and print from the image. It will print a webpage. It will print a copy it makes but it is blue instead of black. Replaced suspect ink carts, installed latest drivers replaced usb cable. Turned it off, unplugged the usb, turned it back on and replugged the usb. Nozzle checks no streaks or misalignment but colors appear faded. Device mgr says printer working normally. Ideas?

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If colours are faded I would recommend running several cleaning/deep cleaning cycles to try and pull through the colours. It is difficult to say without seeing the print quality, but it sounds like an issue with a partially blocked printhead within the printer.
The printing in blue would suggest to me that one of the blacks in your printer is blocked. Were all 5 colours present on the nozzle check?

Posted on Jul 31, 2013

Testimonial: "Yes 5 colors showed. I'll give the nozzle deep cleaning a try. Black only showed on the left side bars of the test pattern at C, M and Y. BK was gray and the color bar was light gray. Problem first manifested itself this a.m. when a doc printed blue instead of black. Failed to print after that."

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Sounds to me your print head is plugged up. This is not usual though because the majority of people use black ink much more. So, in your printer utility, do a deep cleaning. If that does not work, there is a thing called a purge unit in it. This is a usual way of draining waste ink to a pad that soaks it up. if the hose, or other parts are clogged, it backs the ink up and causes the print head to clog. If this is the start of it, do not waste your ink cleaning, and try not to let it sit too long. Contact canon, and let them kno what you think it is.

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Hello,

Have you tried to print a 'test page?'...

Go to 'Printers and Faxes'. Select right click on your printer and select 'properties' on the Printer properties window, select 'Print Test Page' (button at the bottom of the window.

Let me know what's the reseult.

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SOURCE: Out of ink, but can't scan?

Hi Scratchpatch,
My husband and I have just had the same problem. If you make sure all the ink cartridges are still in there, empty or not, and then press the Stop/Reset/Cancel button for 5 seconds it will take you back on to the main menu. this button is located in the middleish right of the button pad and is the only red coloured button on there. I hope this helps!!!

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This is because you have NOT installed the actual Drivers for the scanner and the Scan Manager. Driver link below. Ensure you get entire package A:SO get the user manual, it shows you what to do.
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&fcategoryid=123&modelid=15603

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