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CANON PIXMA MP 460: PRINTING PHOTO- COLOUR PROBLEM.

Hello from Australia: My Canon Pixma MP460 is giving me discolouration in the black section of one particular colour photo. Scenario: I had printed my first two successful photos. The colour was perfect and the back of the paper clean. Next print, the paper jammed. ( Canon Glossy Photo paper). I fixed the jam and reset to print. Next photo had a girl in a black dress on the left hand side and the dress colouring was discoloured heavily in parts. It looks like someone has spilt ink on it, instead of being an even black. The discolouration is not a stain, as it is within contours of the dress. The paper was heavily smudged on the back. I cleaned the inside of machine and smudging is minimal...two faint lines, yet still the discolouration continues. I have altered settings between High Gloss and then STANDARD without fixing issue.*** Other photos since printed do not have this discolouration, yet there is someone wearing black clothing in one of them.*** All suggestions welcomed, thanks. Peter. Ballarat. Australia.

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  • Anonymous Sep 04, 2008

    I have the same problem I think!



    When a picture has a black region on a photo it is like the printer switched from blending the black to using the black and white ink making the black region shiny compared to the dark regions around it.



    Mark

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Change the print cartridge for color if yhat doesn't fix it get a new print head. Bob

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