Question about Canon SmartBase MPC400 All-In-One InkJet Printer
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I read with interest the comments as I was having exactly the same problem with my canon mpc400...constant 'wrong cartridge' message even though all cartridges had been renewed at great cost and all were canon cartridges.
In frustration at the prospect of having to buy a new printer or pay 150 euros for an 'expert opinion' I decided to be courageous. Firstly I took out the print head mechanism and washed it under warm water until the water ran clear. This was based on other comments I had read about emptying waste ink tanks etc. I did try to keep the micro panel dry but it didn't seem to matter and l padded it dry on kitchen towel afterwards. That didnt work. BUT in combination with a little trick I stumbled on after....I cracked it! Keep the lid up and power off.....you will get a message 'shutting down'. Then power back on and hey presto! Well it worked for me. I think it needs to shut down and
Posted on Dec 12, 2007
with machine switched on ok hold down the stop reset button for 10 seconds it will bypass the sensor and should be fine. happpy printing
Posted on Apr 01, 2009
John, I can only locate it in another language, not english.
Posted on Nov 09, 2009
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