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My Canon MP950 is displaying this message - The type of print head is incorrect. Install the correct print head. I removed the print head, cleaned and reinstalled it - same message. New print heads are really expensive!

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SOURCE: Print head

Try removing the carts overnight clean the contacts then insert it in the morning and retry. Hope this helps

Posted on Sep 18, 2007

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SOURCE: Canon Mp 610 error u052 incorrect print head

Hi I have U051, and U052 coming up, I did what it said to do press ok if that doesn't work turn it off, now it is continuously going to these problems. What do I do.

Posted on Mar 17, 2009

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SOURCE: incorrect printhead

It just means that the printhead is defective, All of the Canon machines say that when the printhead goes out.

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Error msg - Print head is incorrect.

The printhead has gone out, you need a replacement, # QY6-0059-000. Around $50.00

Posted on Aug 03, 2009

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SOURCE: cannon MP510 printer has Error, - The type of print head

I solved this on mine by removing and reinstalling the print head.
1. Remove and set aside the ink cartidges (don't make a mess)
2. lift the gray print head lock lever that is to the left of where the ink cartridges go.
3. Lift out the print head out without touching the ink ports inside, the contacts on the back, or the print nozzles on the bottom. The print head is the grey thing with circular ink ports that seat the ink cartridges. there are good pictures in the PDF of the Easy Setup Instructions available on the Canon Printer website. Look under the printer, then support, then downloads: http://gdlp01.c-wss.com/gds/0900002776/mp510_esi_us_v2.pdf .
4. Put the print head back in, lock the lever, reinstall the cartridges in the roper positions. And voila!
If this doesn't work you may actually need a new print head.

Posted on Nov 11, 2009

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U052 error - The type of print head is incorrect. I have not changed the print head from new, and have done all that was suggested in the on screen help list. It would appear that I have to replace the...


u Can Follow this step :
http://support-sg.canon-asia.com/contents/SG/EN/8200986100.html

if that reference can't solved, in other reference i found this statment

http://www.canon.co.uk/Support/Consumer_Products/products/Fax__Multifunctionals/InkJet/PIXMA_MP_series/MP620.aspx?faqtcmuri=tcm:14-610963&page=5&type=faq#Print%20head%20is%20not%20installed.%20Install%20the%20print%20head.%20U051/The%20type%20of%20print%20head%20is%20incorrect.%20Install%20the%20correct%20print%20head.%20U052
" Print head is not installed. Install the print head. U051/The type of print head is incorrect. Install the correct print head. U052 Follow the directions given in your setup sheet to install the Print Head.
If the Print Head is already installed, remove the Print Head once and then reinstall it."

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The type of print head is incorrect. install correct print head


That happens when the printhead goes out, you'll need a new printhead,QY6-0075-000 around $50.00

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Incorrect printhead


It just means that the printhead is defective, All of the Canon machines say that when the printhead goes out.

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Says: The type of print head is incorrect.


I received a suggestion from one of your techs to clean the gold contacts with distilled water using a cotton swab. It worked. Thank you.

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Code U052


Dear dgthorpe,
This indicates that printhead of your printer faulty. Commonly this problem come with short circuitry problem in printhead so it may harm logic board and carriage unit too. I suggest you to try checking with another printhead first.
Regards,

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Code U052


It's most likely an after market cartridge. Try a diiferent one or get the OEM.

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