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Error message I have had no problems with ip 1600 until now. I keep getting message Printer does not recognise colour cartridge and will not print.

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  • charleswoo Jul 06, 2008

    my canon pixma iP 1600 keeps giving me the error message cannot recognize the ink cartridges. did we install the cartridges wrong? they only go in one way we have 40 and 41 in from left to right as it should be. is the plastic that's on the cartridge that has arrows supposed ot be removed. they look like they need to be on there.

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Hi there
You can try this it some times works.

Super Canon User's method of resetting IP1600
1.Press Resume button hold for 1 - 2 minutes (count to 1 to 15-16)
2.Open the cover right away
3.Release Both cartridges out and then put cartridges them back again
4.Close The Cover
5.Turn Off Then Turn On again.

You can download the Resetter tools program from my website.

Click Link = http://www.4all2sell.com/reset-tools/ip1600st-RESETTER-TOOLS.zip
1. Download software for Canon iP1200, iP1600, 2200 Printers.
2. Unzip downloaded file by etc
3. Run GeneralTool.exe
4. Select the connected USB port number from USB PORT
5. Click LOCK RELEASE, and select the applicable model name in SET DESTINATION
6. In CLEAR WASTE INK COUNTER, select MAIN or PLATEN. The selected waste ink counter will be reset. MAIN resets the main waste ink counter, PLATEN resets the platen waste ink counter.
If both the main and platen waste ink absorbers are replaced, reset both the main and platen waste ink counters.
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