Question about Canon Office Equipment & Supplies
I print in black almost all the time, so I think it would be black that is empty. What do the other symbols mean?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I recently had the same exact problem. It seems, as with most electronic machines, its electronic circuitry needs to be reset every once in a while. So I unplugged the machine while still on, waited about 2 minutes or so and then replugged it. It started printing normally. I did take out all cartridges first, but I'm not sure that step is necessary. Give it a shot. It worked for me.
Posted on Jun 13, 2007
I 've bought already 2 Magenta Cartiages but it always says X on it. whats the problem. Office Max don't replace it any more.
Posted on Oct 11, 2008
You need both. One is pigment and the other is dye. One is used for photographs and the other for non-photographs - but it's the printer that decides which one to use.
All Canon printers (to my knowledge) will stop working if any one ink cartridge is empty. This is to prevent damage to the print nozzles. The ink itself is the cooling medium for the hot nozzles.
Posted on Nov 29, 2009
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No, Canon does not have this facility. Also mostly greyscale is not light black but rather a mixcture of the 3 primary colours. You should have a reset/resume button on the printer - hold this in for a slow 5 seconds to de-activate ink warnings per cartridge that is giving alarms. Proceed carefully and only print text that is black so that the colour printheads do not burn out.
Posted on Feb 18, 2010
No, it will not. I have this printer and last week I ran out of cyan. Even though i only wanted to print black and white documents the printer would not print anything until I replaced the cyan cartridge.
Posted on Jun 25, 2010
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