Printer shut-off and won't power back on.

October 24, 2011 at 16:10:27
Specs: Windows Vista
I replaced the print head a few days ago in my Canon PIXMA MP830 printer and was working fine. I go to print today and received an error message (UO71) that "more than one ink tank of the folllowing color is installed". I reseat the the tank, which I had to do a few times and then the machine just shuts off, as if someone pulled the plug, and won't power back on. Has my machine "kicked the bucket"? That would suck since I just replaced the print head.

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#1
October 24, 2011 at 16:20:16
did the printer needed to have been shut off when re-seating the ink?

If all the power connections are in place, and it still won't turn back on then it is most likely dead


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#2
October 24, 2011 at 16:40:05
There's no need to shut power off. All that one needs is to open the cover to get access to the tanks. I've done it many times before. Wasn't a big fan of this printer although at the time of purchase, many gave it good reviews. I had it since Sep 2007. Will stick with HP AIO lasers.

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