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Cannot clean Canon i960

Canon i960 new problem for me. it will print correct colors on paper, but not on photo paper, I have used Kodak and Costco photo papers. Colors on photo has a green cast. The printer will not feed paper for cleaning or deep cleaning but performs all other functions.

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  • elpasohye Jul 28, 2008

    Thanks, but I replaced the printhead and all is ok now

  • tmecorp Nov 07, 2008

    I create graphic design in Quark and save files as Adobe PDF. Regardless of which of the two programs I am printing from, the Canon I960 color printer prints my graphic design accurately on plain paper, but shifts colors drastically when I print out on Canon photo paper glossy or Canon photo paper plus stock. Warm grays (grey/brown) turn cool (pinkish); greens go blue, etc. Very annoying and a waste of ink. I've tried color sync "none" directives and even hit "plain paper" directive when printing on the photo paper since the plain paper printing is color accurate. What do you suggest before I lose all my hair? Jane 

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    canon IR2016Jphotocopy . the problem of empty paper print how can fix the problem

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The print driver might not be sending the correct color profile for photo paper. Check that your selection of the paper type "sticks", that is, that it doesn't revert to plain paper when you click on the print button.
If the print dialog is not working properly, then please get in touch with Canon's tech support to resolve this.

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Print a "test" page:

<HTML><BODY>
<FONT COLOR="#FF0000"> RED TEXT </FONT><HR>
<FONT COLOR="#00FF00"> GREEN TEXT </FONT><HR>
<FONT COLOR="#0000FF"> BLUE TEXT </FONT><HR>
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and see if the printed colors are "true" to what you see on the computer-screen.

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Hello sir; Before you print, you have set up in you computer then press print. check print preview first, if not satisfy then go to adjust it.

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Canon i850, i950, S600
Start with the printer OFF
1. Hold down RESUME and then hold down POWER
2. release RESUME
3. press RESUME twice, then release POWER
4. Let green light blink until printer is done futzing
Select function with RESUME press POWER to execute:
presses - light color - function
Number of presses - light color - function

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1 press - orange - EEPROM info print (plus grid nozzle diagnostic on i960)
2 presses - green - EEPROM initialize
3 presses - orange - Reset waste ink counter


If I could be of furtheme know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
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Canon i960 printer won't print in blue


Your problem is the print head. You can buy one from Canon for about $95, or find them new from dealers on Ebay for $60 to $70. For a less expensive fix, try to remove the print head and clean it. (You don't need any tools, just remove the ink tanks and pull the print head forward and out. Over time, the receivers tend to get dry & crusted ink on them. Note that the inks used are fast drying inks to keep your pictures, etc. from smudging after you print them. Try not to use solvent. I use q-tips and hot water, then dry using another q-tip. If this does not work, there are commercial cleaning kits available for about $10. Short of that, your choice is to replace the print head or the printer itself. My i960 prints such good quality color prints and normal color printing, that I would fix it rather than replace the printer. I hope the easy cleaning does it for you!

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This is a bit of a subjective question. What you think is best might not be agreed upon by others. Given that, you'll get the best results and the longest lasting photos using manufacturers ink cartridges (not refills) and premium photo paper. I tend to stick with the better known companies in this case- Kodak,etc. Others may disagree with me and say refills are just fine. The quality standards aren't as stringent for refill ink batches as new ink cartridges and stand a better chance of clogging the nozzles or having colors that aren't the same with each batch.

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