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Caution check scan platform

This is the message which is constantly appearing on the lcd screen

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Posted on Jan 21, 2008


You need to check the scanning platform that is above the paper tray. it may be loose. you will have to close it properly and hopefully it will start working.


Posted on Nov 15, 2007


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Clean the scanning area, or lift the scanning platform into place.

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Enabling bidirectional support Windows 7 / 2000 / XP / Vista:
Access the Printer Properties:

For Windows 7
  • Click the 'Start' button from the bottom left of the Windows screen, and then click on 'Devices and Printers'.
  • Click your right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and then select 'Printer properties' from the menu that appears.
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ERROR LCD: The type of print head is incorrect. Insert the correct print head
Solution: Reseating the MP500 / MP800 print head

Reseating the Print Head Reseat the print head to correct print issues or clear an error. Reseat the Print Head:
  1. Confirm that the printer is powered on and press the button. (The paper output tray will open.).


  2. Lift the scanning unit (printer cover) completely. (The print head will move to the replacement position.)


    Note: When the scanning unit (printer cover) is opened more than ten minutes, the print head moves to the right side. If this occurs, close the scanning unit (printer cover), and open it again.

  3. Open the inner cover.

  4. Remove the ink tanks by pressing the tab of each tank.

    Caution: Handle the ink tanks with care so that your clothes and surrounding area do not get soiled. Make sure to remove the ink tanks one by one.


  5. Raise the print head lock lever.

  6. Tilt the print head slightly towards the front of the machine and lift out gently.


    Caution: Do not touch the print head nozzles , electrical contacts , or ink supply ports . Doing so may cause printing problems.


  7. Place the print head in the print head holder and lower the print head lock lever carefully until you hear a click.

  8. Insert ink tanks into the print head.


  9. Press the mark on the ink tank firmly until you hear a click.


  10. Ensure that all the ink tanks are installed properly and the ink tank lamps light red.


    The ink tanks are installed properly.
    The ink tanks are not installed properly.

    Note: Click for Ink Tank Lamp indications.

  11. Close the inner cover and the scanning unit (printer cover).

    Caution: When closing the scanning unit (printer cover), be careful not to jam fingers.

    ote: The next printing begins, the print head cleaning will begin automatically.

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You can check the status of each ink tank according to the way its lamp flashes.

  • On: The printer is ready to print.
  • Slow flashing (at about three second interval): Ink is low. Prepare a new ink tank.
  • Fast flashing (at about one second interval): Ink tank is empty, or the printer is not ready due to an error.
  • Off: An error has occurred and the printer is not ready to print.

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They said to unplug the machine from the mains, then take out the plastic guard where the paper tray is fitted. There is a lever just above the paper tray. Make sure that it is pressed up completely. Then reconnect to mains.

I tried it and it worked.

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