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PIXMA MP830 no power problem

Thanks for an easy and smart fix, Nostalgia! I was just getting ready to take the printer apart and look for a fuse when I was lucky enough to stumble on your solution. Had the same lightning issue....and was plugged into a surge protector....but my MP830 was totally dark....no evidence of power. I unplugged it for twenty minutes as you recommended....and now it's working like a charm. Thanks!

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Hey, I'm glad to have helped. And thanks for letting me know.

One more thing that I found that helps me a lot...if you unplug the printers usb cable from your computer before you boot up or reboot the computer, your boot up time will (most likely) decrease substantially! Depending on your settings, the computer tries to read the memory card slots on the printer in an attempt to boot from them (just like booting from a cd or floppy) which adds major lag time to a boot up. Just plug the cable back in after the boot.

Let me know if this works for you as well!

John

Posted on Apr 23, 2008

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