Tuesday, November 17, 2009

How to reset Canon Pixma IP 1880, 1980 ?

Most IP Pixma series can be reset manually using the guide below.

  1. Unplug the Power Cord.
  2. Press and Hold the Power button (do not release).
  3. Plug the Power Cord.
  4. Release the Power button.
  5. Your done..
Disadvantage of manual reset is that, everytime the main power has been remove from the printer, you must do the above instructions again and again. But it's worth it than not to use you printer.
Warning: The waste ink pad inside your printer must be replace after resetting to avoid ink leakage. Or you can have the option to make an alternative waste ink tank outside your canon printer. You can visit InkQ-MAC Ink Refilling Center at TAGUM CITY Philippines to let us do it for you if you can't or you can order an e-book manual on how to open and change the waste ink absorber from your canon ip pixma printers.
The printer is now reset.

To permanently restore your printer from previous state and not to do the instructions above all over and over again everytime your power is unplug, follow the instructions below:

  1. Download General tool for IP1880 here.
  3. Click Lock release
  4. Click iP1800
  5. Click Device ID
  6. Clear waste ink counter by clicking MAIN & PLATEN
  7. Check EEPROM Box
  8. Click EEPROM Dump
  9. Test pattern 1
  10. Your finish!
 Make sure to read the warning above to avoid severe damage of your printer parts due to ink leakage.

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