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"Wrong cartridge" message.

I reinserted the ink tanks, cleaned the print head with soft cloth, followed the solutions posted and nothing works. Canon F50 Multipass has been doing fine until out of the blue this message popped up. Thank youl

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Wrong cartridge means the printhead has gone bad, no amount of cleaning will help. Sorry about the poor advice, but you just need a new printhead.QY6-0034-010 around $45.00

Posted on Aug 12, 2009

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I don't know how in the world this worked but it did..on the F50 multipass.

1: Remove Cartridges
2: Unplug the AC Power Cord
3: Hold down the RESUME button
4: Release RESUME after plugging in the AC Power cord.
5: Press the RESUME once within 5 seconds and release the RESUME .
6: Press and HOLD RESUME for two seconds or more and release it.
7: Press and HOLD RESUME for two seconds or more and release it.
8: Unplug AC Power Cord to set data.

Good luck!

Posted on Apr 28, 2009

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