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Trying to print onto cd-r

When pressing print to cd-r.i set to cd-r tray f.then press print. Printer then tells me to close inner tray,then printing will resume. Are you able to help me please.Also my printer is a mp810 not the mp830. Thanks

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I got this model for Xmas & spent over 2 hours with the same problem. How can you close inner tray when you're only supposed to push the tray half way in for printing onto disc? It doesn't make sense, it's a contradiction and the manual doesn't give any explanation, An absolute piece of Junk! It's going to be 'dumped' back to the retailer tomorrow! I've never had such crap!

Posted on Jan 13, 2008

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How do I print onto cd?

Please follow these steps:
Turn your printer on. Most power buttons are located on the top of the printer. Press and hold down the button until its LED light turns green.
Choose the image or text you desire to print onto the CD. On your computer, open the image or text you desire to print. images should be opened by clicking on your computer's "Start" icon and selecting the "Pictures" tab folder within the Start menu. When the Pictures folder opens, click on the image you desire to print onto the CD to enlarge it. If you are planning to print text onto the CD, open the text in Microsoft Word or any other desktop publishing program you may have on your computer.
Insert the CD into the printer. Press the "Eject" button that can be found on your CD printing enabled printer. A CD tray will open automatically. Place the CD into the tray print side up. Close the CD tray. The printer will begin working to detect the CD. Once the CD is detected, your printer's LED light will either flash green or another indication color.
Print the image or text onto the CD. For image printing, click on the enlarged image's tab that will be on your computer's taskbar. You will see a horizontal row of action icons below the image. Click on the thumbnail image of a printer to print the image onto the disc. For text printing, simply click on the "File" action on the navigation menu in your desktop publishing document. Click "Print" within the "File" drop down menu. The image or text will be sent to the printer once you choose the "Print" action.
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Remove the CD from the printing tray. The CD will be fed through the printer during the printing process. Once the process is complete, the CD will come through the bottom of the printing tray. Take the CD from the tray when it reaches the bottom.
The above mentioned steps must help you. In case of any difficulty please revert back.

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Then you close the tray so that it will continue printing. That is a warning that you should close the tray so that the printer will work properly.

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>> It tells me to close the door so it can resume printing on paper normally A4.

It is trying to "ignore" the "bypass" try.

Tell the printer to *ACCEPT* the disk from the "bypass" tray,
rather than from the stack of paper in the A4 tray.

To tell the printer, click the OK button on the printer.

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Can't print on CD's with Canon MP830

In the main menu on the LCD do you have a dvd /cd print option?
If not you need to change the rgion code to other than US.

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DVD label won't print, tray is rejected, 6 orange flashes (cover is supposed to be open)

I've got this printer with no problem.

Make software ready to print with dvd cover closed and press print wait until software tells you to open drawer the place tray up to white arrow's and press print

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I should have added that the extra plastic insert thing that comes with the CD holder is used when you want to print on the smaller 8cm disks.

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CD printing error 'inner cover is open'

Reset the device when it is not functioning properly. If the device is not functioning properly or to clear memory, reset it.
  1. On the operator panel, press and hold the <ON/OFF> button for one second. (The display will go blank.)

    Note: It may be necessary to unplug the power cord if pressing the ON/OFF button does not shut off the printer.

  2. Wait approximately ten seconds and then press the <ON/OFF> button again.

  3. Wait until the device has completed its cycling process before submitting another job request.
Closing the inner cover to clear error messages.
  1. Raise the Scanning Unit until it stops.


    (A) Press the Open Button to open the Paper Output Tray if it does not open automatically.

  2. Close the Inner Cover


  3. Close the Scanning Unit.
I hope it helps!!!

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Cd tray error Canon Pixma MP810

Sorry a little late only just read your problem.
The location is not the bottom tray feeder but the disk tray. In settings change your media type to "Printable Disk" the paper scource should automatically change to "Disk Tray" and hopefully every thing will work OK.

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Canon service 6000

Well... here it is :

The POWER Lamp Flashes Orange title-bar.gif An error has occurred in the printer. The number of flashes indicates the type of error, as outlined below. Check the cause and take the appropriate action.
When a printer error occurs, the POWER lamp flashes. The number of flashes indicates the type of error that has occurred. Count the flashes and take the appropriate action to correct the error.
bullet.gif Two flashes: Printer is out of paper /Paper does not feed
Reload paper to the sheet feeder or cassette and press the RESUME button.
bullet.gif Three flashes: Paper jam/Paper output tray is closed
If paper is jammed, remove the jammed paper, reload paper in the printer, and then press the RESUME button. If the paper output tray is closed, open it.
See Paper Jams
bullet.gif Four flashes: Empty ink tank
Press the RESUME button to resume printing with an empty ink tank. Replace it with a new ink tank immediately after the printing. It may damage the printer if you continue printing with an empty ink tank.
bullet.gif Five flashes: Print head not installed/Print head not installed correctly/Print head is defective
Install the Print Head. If the Print Head is already installed, remove the Print Head and check the electrical contacts for foreign matter, then reinstall.
After reinstalling the Print Head, you may need to realign it.
If this error still remains, the Print Head may be damaged. Contact a Canon service representative.
bullet.gif Six flashes: Inner cover error
To print on paper:
Close the inner cover. Then press the RESUME button to start printing.
Do not move or close the inner cover during printing. It may damage the printer.
bullet.gif Seven flashes: The CD-R or DVD-R is not set on the CD-R tray
Reset the CD-R tray feeder with a CD-R tray containing a CD-R or DVD-R, and then press the RESUME button. Printing will resume.
This function only works with models that support CD-R printing.
bullet.gif Eight flashes: Waste ink absorber almost full
The printer has a built-in waste ink absorber for the ink used during print head cleaning. Eight flashes indicates that the waste ink absorber is nearly full. Press the RESUME button to cancel the error so you can continue printing. Before the waste ink absorber becomes completely full, contact a Canon service representative.
Canon recommends that you call for service as soon as this error occurs. Once the waste ink absorber becomes completely full, printing will no longer be possible.
bullet.gif Nine flashes: A specified period of time has lapsed without receiving no response from the digital camera / The digital camera or digital video camcorder connected is not compatible with this printer
Disconnect the camera cable, press the printer's RESUME button and reconnect the cable.
If the error is still not solved, there is a possibility that you are using a digital camera or digital video camcorder that is not supported by this printer. Use a digital camera or digital video camcorder compatible with this printer.
bullet.gif Ten Flashes: Cannot print on both sides of the page
The size of paper may not be compatible with automatic duplex printing. For information on the size of paper compatible with auto duplex printing, see "Automatically Printing on Both Sides of the Page." Pressing the RESUME button will discharge the paper, and restart printing from the front side of the next paper. The reverse side will not be printed when an error occurs.
bullet.gif Eleven flashes: Cannot perform automatic print head alignment correctly
Possible causes are as follows:
bullet_s.gif A4 or Letter-sized paper is not loaded on the sheet feeder.
bullet_s.gif Ink has run out or ink tanks are not installed correctly.
See Ensure that the ink tank is installed properly.
bullet_s.gif Ink level is low.
bullet_s.gif Print Head nozzles are clogged.
Press the RESUME button.
For information on how to print a nozzle check pattern, see "Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern."
bullet_s.gif The paper output slot has been exposed to a strong light source preventing correct print head alignment.
Press the RESUME button to resolve the error. Align the printer so the paper output slot will not be exposed directly to a strong light source.
After carrying out the above measures, if the problem continues after aligning the print head again, press the RESUME button to resolve the error, and then perform manual print head alignment. For details on manual print head alignment, see "Aligning the Print Head."
bullet.gif POWER lamp flashes alternate green and orange:
An error that requires contacting a Canon service representative may have occurred.
Disconnect the printer cable from the printer, and then turn the printer off and unplug the printer from the power supply. Plug the printer back in and turn the printer back on after leaving it for a while.
If the problem remains, contact a Canon service representative.

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