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U052 says the printhead is wrong, you need a new printhead, the part number is on the side.

Posted on Oct 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Printer displays error U052 saying: The type of

Error U063 appears when the printer detected that the ink cartridge was refilled or the ink level reach its limit.
To remove this error you need to reset your printer. Follow this procedure
1. Disconnect the printers power outlet. 2. Press and hold the STOP/RESET button (red circle with a triangle) while connecting the power outlet back. 3. While holding the STOP/RESET button, press and hold the POWER button 4. Release the STOP/RESET button while still holding the POWER button 5. While still holding the POWER button, press the STOP/RESET button twice 6. Release the power button 7. When the indicator light COPY Green - press STOP / RESET button 4 times 8. Restart your printer.
Let me know how it goes.

Posted on Apr 18, 2011

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SOURCE: Cannon MP600 error message U052

hi there,
The dreaded U052 error means that the 'chip' fitted to the Cartridge is not responding .. Canon (like all printer mfgs) makes all it's profit from selling Ink .. so they fit these chips to try to prevent you refilling or using a 'compatible' replacement cartridge
You have to move the chip from the Canon cartridge to the 'compatible' and (it seems) the chips are particularly sensitive to static / damage .. many people end up blowing the chips during the swap over .. or even when fitting the original genuine cartridges to a brand new unit for the first time ...
If the unit is brand new, take it back and demand a replacement ... if you have just swapped over the chip onto a compatible cartridge, you can try buying a genuine Canon cartridge (which will have a new chip) = hopefully that will do the trick

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Canon MP530 U052 Error

The dreaded U052 error means that the 'chip' fitted to the Cartridge is not responding .. Canon (like all printer mfgs) makes all it's profit from selling Ink .. so they fit these chips to try to prevent you refilling or using a 'compatible' replacement cartridge

You have to move the chip from the Canon cartridge to the 'compatible' and (it seems) the chips are particularly sensitive to static / damage .. many people end up blowing the chips during the swap over .. or even when fitting the original genuine cartridges to a brand new unit for the first time ...

If the unit is brand new, take it back and demand a replacement ... if you have just swapped over the chip onto a compatible cartridge, you can try buying a genuine Canon cartridge (which will have a new chip) = hopefully that will do the trick

NB. I have seen some suggestions that canon's have a 'Service Mode' that allows you to disable the cartridge chip checking and allow you to print no matter what .. however I've never found any details ... perhaps some-one else has the details ??

Posted on Mar 22, 2008

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