Question about Canon SmartBase MP390 All-In-One InkJet Printer
I too was given a canon mp390 because the black wasn't working at all. I tried the flush out solutions etc with limited success. I have just now blown it out through the hole in the top of the cartridge with it still in the printer head with an air compressor (turn it right down to low pressure) and it now works perfect. I was just about to give up, but its alive again.....
Posted on Aug 27, 2008
Well - canon sell new printheads for 35 pounds ish....so may save oyu missioning in cleaning printhead.
saying this though ive had problems and got a new printhead....i had problems with no colour etc and canon recom a new printhead after numerous attempst at cleaning it. so just installed new printhead...and there was nothing being printed at all! eeek! Ive not got the black to work and am having problems with the colur still....let shope someone answers my please for help with this!
At least printheads are not over the moon expensive if you need anew one though!...thoug it all adds up and maybe a new printers in order!
Posted on Jul 28, 2008
I'm pleased it worked for you NB28, but it hasn't worked for me and my printer is still not printing black. Looking at forums, it seems a common problem and soaking the print head is suggested in distilled water and blowing it out with an air compressor! Looks like that might be might next step when I get time!!
Thanks for the advise anyway Patrillica.
Posted on Mar 29, 2008
Your welcome !
Posted on Mar 27, 2008
Try this link....enter "missing black" in the search box.
and click the first one " black ink does not print" Hope it help you....
Posted on Mar 26, 2008
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