Question about Canon PIXMA MP830 All-In-One InkJet Printer
My 780 was working fine prior to my move. I installed it into the new apt but now the in use memory light is flashing and there is a clicking sound that it continuous.
I checked for any left over documents in copy, fax, and scan and none are there. Also no documents are in control panel.
The clicking does not correspond to the memory light. Also it is a double click: click, click...click, click..about every second. This is driving me crazy!
Finally it won't let me turn it off saying: "machine in use, can not turn off"
Otherwise it works fine.
I would hate to discard it just for the clicking and the light but it really is that annoying, can someone help me?
constant clicking noise when machine is on and in use/memory light is flashing.
Yeah, I had the same problem and I had to pay $9.99 for the solution. :P I called Canon’s technical support for help even though I have an expired warrantee, so that’s why this little piece of information was so expensive. Oh well, at least I didn’t cry and I’m happy that it’s fixed. lol
So this is the problem, just like everyone keeps saying: THE USB CORD IS IN THE PHONE JACK AND THE FAX THINKS THAT THE PRINTER IS “ON HOOK.” The thing is, in the back of the printer you have a column of jacks, the one on top has an icon of a phone and the one on bottom has a picture of an “L” or laptop. TAKE YOUR USB CORD OUT OF EITHER ONE OF THOSE, NO MATTER WHICH ONE IT MAY BE. What you may not have figured out by now is that there is a THIRD jack that is not anywhere near those two. If you’re facing the front of the printer to the far right of the backside of the machine, there is this deep cavity that has your third, miracle jack in it. It’s even more to the right than the two jacks I described previously and its icon looks like a sideways, three-pronged cactus. Plug the square end of the USB cord into that jack, and the In Use/Memory light should stop blinking, and your printer can stop acting like car because the annoying, turn-signal clicking should stop as well. :)
You’re problem was probably the same as mine, when you moved your printer, you neglected to find your instructions manual (because you probably neglected to put that in a safe placed too lol) and you forgot which jack the USB cord went into.
Well, I hope my help was clear and that my $9.99 can go towards helping all those with this same problem and get use out of what seems like a waste of money. lol
Posted on Dec 13, 2008
Issue: Clicking noise is heard or In Use/Memory light is on steady or flashing.
Connect the telephone line cord to the correct port on the device
Connect the telephone line cord to the appropriate port on the device. The telephone line cord must be connected correctly for the device to function properly.
Posted on Nov 12, 2007
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