Error Codes in Canon® MX 850 Printer
Get to know more about error codes in Canon MX 850 printer
Printer is a device which prints text on paper. These printers have become the standard tool for creating reports, reproducing photos, for faxing messages, etc. Usually these printing process starts in your system when you instruct the word processor to print a document. The application would send the document to the printer and the printer would try to read the file and then finally produce it on the paper. Canon MX 850 Printer is one such printer which is capable of delivering crispy test printout without any hassle. It enables printing of photos and documents from web. It can print at a speed of 12ppm for black and 9ppm for color prints and offers a resolution of 600 x 600 for black and 4800 x 1200 dpi for color prints. It is compatible with Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 2000/Me/98, Mac OS, and Mac OS.
The following are different error codes that occur in Canon MX 850 printer:
- Error Codes and Their Causes
- Tip to Fix Error Code 6A00
- Tip to Fix Error Code 5C00
Error Codes and Their Causes
Error code 6A00 and Error code 5C00 are different error codes which occur in Canon MX 850 printer. Error code 6A00 occurs when any object or mechanical failure causes the printer to stop its printing mechanisms. Error code 5c00 are usually classified as purge unit error and occurs when the printer is unable to complete its cycle fully and it might be because of the paper or debris which has been stuck in the purge unit.
Tip to Fix Error Code 6A00
In order to fix error code 6A00 you have to open the ink replacement cartridge and you need to unplug the printer when the printer head moves to the center. After that you need to check the rollers and other parts of the printer which has stopped its printing mechanism. You would also have to make sure that the ink pads in the purge unit are secure.
For fixing Error code 5C00 first you need to disconnect the power by removing the power plug from the back of the printer. Then move the carriage gently to the left; by doing so you can access the purge unit which is located at the right side of the printer. You need to inspect the unit for any jammed debris or stuck paper and if you notice any thing then you need to gently move down the jammed pieces by using a paper towel.
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