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What is the maximum gsm card/paper that the canon mp460 can take

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Same problem .Alarm light on and paper jam advice on the screen. No paper there...

Posted on Apr 19, 2008

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I was having the same problem. Talk about frustrating. Sometimes up to 45 min of dicking around to get it to print one page. Here is what I did. And I know it sounds crazy but it worked for me....

SOLUTIONL: Cancel any currently pending print jobs. Press the settings button. Arrow down below the paper type setting (currently set to "Plain paper") and change the speed from "Standard" to "Fast". This did the trick for me and now I am feeding paper and printing like a mad man.

It really doesn't make complete sense to me why this would fix the problem and why so many people are having the same problem... but my rationale is as follows.... This is happening to many people ... not merely an isolated incident... so most likely this is an engineering defect. Something in the way they designed and built this thing is less than perfect. I am guessing that somewhere within the firmware that runs this printer there is a section that says start counting the number of milliseconds from the time the paper feed is started until it is place to begin printing (probably a sensor somewhere), and if too much time has passed then there must have been a paper jam. This allotment of time may have been set to a very small window of time...(tighter tolerances usually means better quality, but not in this instance.) So by setting the speed to "Fast" we are able to get the paper in position before the window of time expires.

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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I just got mine sorted out. It took two things:
a. luck
b. a lot of googling

Now,

The problem was 15 cents of the Euro in the following configuration: 1x10cent coin and 1x 5 cent coin...

The first thing I did was try to clean the bottom plate and the roller. I read somewhere that using some thick paper does the trick. I destroyed an office paper file (not very thick, but definately thicker than normal papers) - about 5 - 6 tries on the bottom plate clean and the roller clean, and a 5 cent coin appeared out of nowhere :)

I though that was it but I was very very wrong. At about the same time, I got the mother of all annoying canon error 5100. Although the heads moved at starting of the printer, when it came to print it had the error. I looked as much as I could and I was convinced (several times) that there was nothing in the printer. The heads moved fine, but the error was there. Rebooted the printer about 50 times, took power off etc, but nothing.

After a good 5' search with the flashlight (mobile phone) I spotted a small shine right where the little spongy thing is under where the heads rest far right when you look inside from the front of the printer. And voila, a 10 cent coin standing glorious in there and causing me all this trouble. I couldnt access it at all, but I was able to use the force of gravity (by inverting and giving a little jiggle to the printer) to get it to drop and finally got it out.

The printer works fine now, paper loads like a charm and even colour photo printing is fine.

Now I need to find a way to put back that little plate I took out (totally unecessary in the end...) and I have to sort out the removal of tons of ink from my hands.

To sum up:

It can be fixed. It's a pain in the ****. You might get richer (15cents for me!!!). You will have a full functioning MP460 printer again.

I hope this helps someone else as well :)

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

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this is only a possible solution.make sure the paper is between 17  to 24 pounds thick.i once had a jamming problem and it turned out to be the printer which canon replaced under warranty.but in the process i learned paper thickness can make a difference. i was recommended 20 pounds by a staples employee.i hope this helps you.

Posted on Apr 16, 2009

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be sure that there is no jamed paper
be sure paper is all the way inside (make contact)
did you press reset after placing paper in?

Posted on Apr 22, 2009

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I'm trying to print wedding invitations on my Canon MP460. I'm using a cardstock thickness of paper and have set the ink levels for "Other Photo Paper" on my Mac. The paper has been going through...


Sounds like the ink isn't having time to dry and is rubbing along paper.

Paper may be too thick. If it prints OK on normal paper (test first) but not on thick card, then it doesn't support thick paper settings.

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Step Three: Check the paper type Verify that only recommended paper is being used for printing. The recommended paper types and weights for most HP printers include:
  • Plain paper, 20 to 24 lb (75 to 90 gsm)
  • Legal size paper, 20 to 24 lb (75 to 90 gsm)
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  • Envelopes, 20 to 24 lb (75 to 90 gsm)
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NOTE: Supported paper weights and types vary by product. Check the Specifications sheet for your product for more information.

If you use card stock up to a maximum of 110lb then there should be no special mode to enter to print on this type of paper. Photo paper weighs in at 145 lb maximum which is heavier and can be printed on without selecting any special 'mode.'

Good luck on printing on heavy card stock.

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Verify that only recommended paper is being used for printing. The recommended paper types and weights for most HP printers include:
Plain paper, 20 to 24 lb (75 to 90 gsm)
Legal size paper, 20 to 24 lb (75 to 90 gsm)
Card stock, up to a maximum of 110 lb (200 gsm)
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open the printer back cover and remove paper from it

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Service error 6000


1. Press ON/OFF switch to reset the multifunction device 2. Removing paper jams MP450 / MP460 3. The MP460 may require repair
heres the problems currently with mp460 and at bottom is the link
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=SupportDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=238&modelid=13369

this is the solutions for the mp460

for the guest
clean out your ink absorber after unplug
reset printer you still have a little credit card sized paper in your printer that you need to remove it

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be sure that there is no jamed paper
be sure paper is all the way inside (make contact)
did you press reset after placing paper in?

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Solutions for error 6000 Issue: ERROR LCD: Error code (5xxx through 9xxx) appears on the display

1. Press ON/OFF switch to reset the multifunction device 2. Removing paper jams MP450 / MP460 3. The MP460 may require repair
heres the problems currently with mp460 and at bottom is the link
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=SupportDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=238&modelid=13369

this is the solutions for the mp460

for the guest
clean out your ink absorber after unplug
reset printer you still have a little credit card sized paper in your printer that you need to remove it

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Same problem .Alarm light on and paper jam advice on the screen. No paper there...

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