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Canon ip6000d error like none other..

Here's a head scratcher for all you printer techie's. I've been servicing these printers for a while now and this is the first time I have received a message that says.."The appropriate printhead is not installed."

Now, I was basically in this machine to clean out the waste absorbers and the pump. Which I did. When I got it back together I put in the same printhead that came out of the machine. Yet, when attempting to do a print alignment I received the message above.

I also have no display showing anymore. Thought this was a contact issue, that I resolved, but still no display. Could the 2 be related?

I have taken the printhead carriage apart and all is connected and looks normal. I have checked all connections and everything seems to be fine.

Is there something I am missing here? Anyone have any information on this strange error?

At one point it did give me an error 5700. Here is the other strange thing...
The error above...The appropriate printhead not installed. Comes up on the computer screen, but guess what? No flashing, blinking lights to indicated that the print head needs replaced.

U scratchin yer head? cause I am. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  • marbleflat Mar 21, 2008

    I have the same error code problem of 6B00.  Does any one know what this is?  With ip3000, it was said that it is the squeeze problem, but not sure.

  • Leilani Ramos May 29, 2008

    error sign "print head not installed". I just changed the ink tanks suddenly this error message appear. what will i do. i've tried turning it off, unplugging it likewise, but the error still there



  • Leilani Ramos May 29, 2008

    print head not installed message after i've changed the ink tanks. what will i do it never disappear even i turn it off and unplugged it.




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Appropriate usually signifies that there's something amiss about the connection information either mechanically or electronically between the printer and the cartridge..I'd suggest you re load some drivers and see how that helps or does not?

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