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I have a Canon Pixma 260 photo printer which I have not used for 2-3 years. Everything seems to be working EXCEPT when I try to print, nothing appears on the photo paper! I just bought a new ink cartridge but am using the old print head. I get an error message when I try to do a print head alignment...any ideas? Ive gone through all the troubleshooting ideas in the instruction manual..

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Inkjet printers need to be used frequently to prevent inkdrying out in the print head nozzles.
If the print head cleaning maintenance routine does not clear the blockages,then print head needs replacing, but it may be expensive.
It may be more cost effective to buy a later model and better printer thanreplace the print head.

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