Question about Canon PIXMA MP830 All-In-One InkJet Printer
Open the top cover to the scanner, the lock switch is on the left hand side of the glass. It is about 1 1/2 inches oblong and SLIDES back and forth. The switch is black with 3 lines across it. Are you able to see it now? And your answer is ????
Posted on Oct 25, 2008
My scanner suddenly wants to scan my documents into 6 parts instead of scanning a complete scan
Posted on Apr 16, 2009
Can you tell me where the scanner lock switch is i can't find it i don't have the manual book thank you Vincent
Posted on Oct 22, 2008
Posted on Oct 01, 2008
Plz search in canon website
Posted on May 29, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Canon Pixma MP830 error 5100
As a technician, I have worked on tons of printers. This particular error had stumped me for a while, but I finally found the cause. As others had pointed out before, it can have alot to do with some obstruction in the print path, the gears, or ink on the clear plastic encoder strip. You're on the right track - I found the the purge cap (the white sliding mechanism that the print head parks to when it's not in use) was not lubricated well enough from factory. If you lubricate the sliders with some white grease (don't get it on the small wipers or the black caps) the mechanism can now slide more freely, and the unit can park the head properly without giving you the dreaded head homing error 5100 (or E-2-2 on the LCD display) Keep in mind that this repair will probably require you to remove the right panel off of the printer to gain access to the purge mechanism. There are two screws behind the printer, and two in front for each corrosponding side panel (the front screws are behind the grey front panel of the printer - open the top cover to see the clips which hold the front cover on) Hope this helps some of you out.
Posted on Mar 09, 2009
That printer the ink is housed underneath the top portion of the printer. To open the top, reach down under the buttons or display area,, and left up, a blue plastic piece will slide out and lock the top into place. Once that up, look inside and the ink cartridges will eventually slide over to the left side of the printer. Look left towards the silver bar and you'll see two plastic holders for the ink. Take the ink cartridge out, by pushing down on the top edge of the cartridge, then out. To replace them, remember to remove the protective seal on the ink cartridge and put the ink cartridge in by holding the ink cartridge at an angle that has the copper control slip pointing upwards. Make sure you put it in below the top ridge of the plastic holders. Then once you slip the cartridge into the holder at the upwards angle, pull up again on the cartridge to snap it into place. That's it your cartridges are reset with new ink.
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Posted on Apr 04, 2009
The scanner lock switch may be in the locked position. Lift the cover and check the slide switch located on the top front left. If this is not the problem, you will have to have a service center look at the problem.
Posted on Dec 19, 2009
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