Question about Canon PIXMA MP530 All-In-One InkJet Printer
How do I setup canon Pixma mp530 fax with voip cable (Cablevision) modem?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Had to move the printer cartridge and shut down three times, but it finally kicked in and started working again. Don't give up just trying it once.
Posted on May 27, 2008
SOURCE: Error 5100 for canon mp530
I would do all of the following and see if yo can clear this code. It is not on any Canon list of possible codes, so I have no idea what it means., but let's do this:
Turn off the printer and unplug it.
Remove the print cartridges. Look at them, are they leak free? Look into the cartridge holders. Are they clean?. Dried ink or blobs should be cleaned off with a little alcohol and a qtip.
Are the little wire holders bent or broken? Do they look exactly the same?
Turn the printer back on reinstall the cartridges.Check in your printer preferences/services and clean your cartridges.
Now turn it off again and unplug it. Open the paper jam door and gently push the paper roller forward until it clicks. At the same time, look for even the tiniest scrap of anything in there.
Close the paper jam door and plug your printer back in. Restart your computer.
If the problem is not solved. You may need to reinstall the printer. Do You have your original disc? Be sure to do a clean install. ( Turn off all running programs in the lower right corner including your virus control. Also go to Toolbar>tools>internet options>general>and delete all you cookies and temporary internet files.) Turn off and unplug your printer.
Reinstall the software. When it is finished if it has not told you to plug your print back in do so now. Restart your computer and turn your printer on.
I hope this helps. Good luck to you.
Posted on Aug 24, 2008
Receive Mode Setting
On the operation panel, press the following buttons to select the appropriate receive mode.
FAX ONLY MODE: When you want to receive only faxes automatically with your machine, or have a dedicated telephone line for FAX use only.
MANUAL MODE: When you receive mainly voice calls and sometimes faxes, or want to receive faxes manually.
ANS MACHINE MODE: When you want to receive voice messages on your answering machine and receive faxes automatically.
FAX/TEL AUTO SW: When you want to receive faxes automatically as well as voice calls.
DRPD: When you have subscribed to a DRPD service with your telephone company.
Change the TX Report 1. Press the <Menu> button to display [FAX SETTINGS].
2. Use the [ ] or [ ] to select [TX SETTINGS] then press <OK>.
3. Use the [ ] or [ ] to select [TX REPORT] then press <OK>.
4. Use the [ ] or [ ] to select [PRINT ERROR ONLY] or [PRINT FOR EACH RX] then press <OK>.
5. Use the [ ] or [ ] to select [YES] or [NO] for [ATTACH TX IMAGE:] then press <OK>.
6. Press <Stop/Reset>.
Changing the Paper Size, Type and Source
Changing the Paper Source
Before printing, confirm that the location where you have loaded paper is selected as a paper source. Press <Feed Switch> to change the paper source.
(A) Auto Sheet Feeder Lamp
(B) <Feed Switch>
(C) Cassette Lamp
Note: Press <Feed Switch> so that the Auto Sheet Feeder Lamp lights when loading paper in the
Auto Sheet Feeder and the Cassette Lamp lights when loading paper in the Cassette.
You can also select the paper source with the printer driver when printing from the
Changing the Page Size and Media Type
Note: The asterisk <* > on the LCD indicates the current setting.
1 . Press <Paper>.
When you do not need to change the page size, press <OK> to proceed to step 4.
2 . Use to select the page size: A4 / B5 / A5 / 4x6 / 5x7 / C-CARD / 8.5x11 / 8.5x14
3 . Press <OK>.
4 . Use to select the media type: PLAIN / PHOTO PRO / PHOTO PLUS / MATT PHOTO / GLOSSY
Note: In order to obtain optimal quality print results, when copying photographs, use Canon-recommended Photo Paper Pro or Photo Paper Plus Glossy.
5 . Press <OK>.
Entering the Date and Time Note: When your machine is connected to a computer with the MP driver installed, even if the date and time are entered from the Operation Panel of the machine, the date and time will be read from your computer every time you start the computer, turn the machine on, or disconnect and connect the USB cable. When using your machine connecting to your computer, set the date and time on your computer precisely.
The date and time will be reset when you disconnect the power cord or there is a power failure. In this case, you can set it again on the machine. Alternatively, it can be read from your computer and set on the machine by connecting the machine to your computer with the MP driver installed.
1. Press [FAX], then press [Menu].
2. Use [ ] or [ ] to select <USER SETTINGS>.
3. Press [OK] two times.
4. Use the numeric buttons to enter the date and time (in 24-hour format). Enter only the last two digits of the year.
Note: If you misentered the date and time, use [ ] or [ ] to move the cursor under the number to enter the correct number. Three formats of date are available.
5. Press [OK].
6. Press [Stop/Reset].
I hope it helps!!!
Posted on Dec 01, 2008
They're telling you your hardward doesn't play nice with their hardware. A few suggestions:
Update your printer, and see if any improvement is found:
If that doesn't work, see if your computer has a fax modem that itself can be updated and can support the hardware. Your multifunction printer has a scanner; you can scan in the things you want to fax, then fax from the computer if the computer can fax. This is starting to look like a Dr. Seuss book.
You can also try to learn more about what the problems are and look elsewhere. Your "digital" phone is actually voice over Internet, something VOIP. If you Google for VOIP FAX you'll find some information, like this:
Posted on Dec 05, 2008
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