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Canon PIXMA MP170 wiont print with non-canon cardridge

On replacing my cartridge with a Tesco one, the warning comes saying that the detection level is disabled and to continue printing press OK- but nothing happens- it will not allow me to press ok and print. do I return the cartidge to Tescos???

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Yes you should
Most of the canon printers works only with canon cartredges and the canon company ends the warranty agreement when discovering that.

my advice: use the better quality and the Original ink (Canon Cartredges).

Posted on May 11, 2008

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