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Getting the u150 error message too....

Hi guys...

Have just run into the same annoying problem. Have tried various combinations to sort it out with no luck - whatsoever. This is really the result of a bad design from Canon.... Right now I need to scan some important documents - but because of my u150 problem (that concerns ink) it is not possible.

I guess I have to buy a new chip and see how that works out... Canon ought to provide them in abundance when you buy the printer/scanner so that you don´t end up in this situation where you need your equipment on a sunday with no access to help....

Life is too short for this kind of ****....!!!!

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Hi ...

Error U150 normally comes in due to the ink tank ... Follow the below steps and I am sure you will be able to resolve this problem ...

I'll also tell you how you can find out what the problem is just by looking at the flashing ligh ...

Replacing An Ink Tank Use the following procedure to replace empty ink tanks or when an ink tank error appears.

  1. Confirm that the printer is powered on and press the <Open> button. (The paper output tray will open.)
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  2. Lift the scanning unit (printer cover) completely. (The print head will move to the replacement position.)

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    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. Press the ink tank's tab (1), then remove it from the slGetting the u150 error message too.... - sj403118.jpg>
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  5. Unpack the ink tank and pull the orange tape off completely in the diGetting the u150 error message too.... - 05sj00141_05_en.jpgw and remove the film.

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    Note: Tear the orange tape carefully aGetting the u150 error message too.... - 05sj00141_06.jpgline. If the orange tape remains, printing problems may occur.

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    <4> Tape is completely removed.

    <5> Tape remains. Remove the orange protective cap located on the bottom of the ink tank by twisting as shown in the diagram.

    Caution: Do not touch the ink tank contact <6>. Doing so may cause printing problems. Do not squeeze the side of ink tanks as this may cause the ink to leak out. Do not reattach the protective cap once you have removed it.

  6. Insert ink tanks into the Getting the u150 error message too.... - 05sj00141_08_en.gifr />Note: Press the mark <PUSH> on the ink tank firmly until you hear a click.



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

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    <7> The ink tanks are installed properly.

    <8> The ink tanks are not installed properly.

    Note: Click for Ink Tank Lamp indications.

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

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

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

Ink Tank Lamp indications
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.
Please vote if this helps ... Cheers :)

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