Question about Canon BubbleJet i560 InkJet Printer
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Try checking the seating of each of the cartridges. If you have inserted new cartridges, make sure that you have removed the tape covering the electronic chip and the breather at the top of the cartridges. Reseat the print head according to the troubleshooting instructions in the user manual. If you need a manual you can download it from
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Posted on Jul 19, 2010
Reseat the print head
Note: Gently open the paper output tray while holding it.
*i560 shown. i850 and i550 use BCI-3e ink tanks
Left Image: The M ink tank is not fully seated.
Right Image: All ink tanks are not fully seated.
Resetting the Printer By resetting the printer's power, the print buffer is cleared and certain sensors are reset. If there is invalid data in the buffer, or sensors are stuck in a particular mode; errors may occur. Follow these steps to reset the printer:
Replacing the print head
The print head may need replacing if, after all print head and ink tank troubleshooting has been performed:
If your printer is still under warranty :
You may resolve the issue by taking your printer to an Authorized Service Facility ( Find a Service Location) , or,
For toll-free technical support, please call 1 (800) 828-4040 during regular business hours (currently Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. EST, excluding holidays).
If your printer is no longer under warranty :
* Please be aware that a print head may not correct the issue and the part is not returnable.
Posted on Jul 19, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
IO have one of these printers as my daily workhorse. Thankfully I haven't had the problem you are having.
Did you remove the print-head from the printer and clean it with running warm water?
When I get a possible print-head problem I always do that, rinse it until the water runs clean. Then dry it on kitchen roll making sure that the contact on the back are completely dry before refitting it to the printer. Generally this has cleared any problems (I have several Canon printers - I'm not just referring to the 5200 now).
However If you still get the error it may be worth contacting your nearest Canon service centre. New print-heads are not exactly cheap but these printers are so good it's worth keeping it going. They will probably be able to diagnose the problem quickly and accurately and tell you if it is cost-effective to repair. I don't know what would be involved with the Eprom error. - probably a circuit board change inside the printer.
Posted on Dec 22, 2009
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