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Old Oct 20, 2005, 4:34 AM   #1
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Hi folks,

This is a plea really for anyone who has opted for a multi-functional Canon printer of the MP750 - MP780 range to see if anyone has thought of, tried or at least looked at the unit with a view to using a continuous ink supply system with it.

I know I'm probably going to have to find this out myself the hard way but right now I'm hoping that there's at least SOME chance that someone with experience of CIS installation on the Pixma printers will be able to tell me whether it'll work or not.

Add to that I'm trying to find a definitive answer as to how many cartridges the MP7x0 units take and what they actually are. So far the resources I've checked seem to be a little vague on this.


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I've now been able to double check a few things and finally work out that the MP750 is equivalent to an iP4000 in terms of the actual inks, cartridge layout, etc... so that side of things is sorted (wouldn't mind confirmation though!)

What remains is an understanding of any issues that might be brought about by trying to place the tubing...

At first look (based on pictures) it looks a lot like I'll have my work cut out for me trying to get the tubing into the system as there's no obvious access... So in fact it seems that what I really could use is some photos of the actual unit from all angles and especially of the ink tank replacement procedure.


If anyone can help I'd be very grateful and utlimately I'll be posting back on what I find so you never know it might be a quid pro quo

Thanks in advance..
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Old Oct 29, 2005, 5:27 PM   #2
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Seems I'm pretty alone on this one and given the unit is pretty new it's hardly surprising.. So in the interests of experimentation I've managed to get a second hand unit via ebay...

With a little luck I'll have some answers to this quandry sometime in the near future... So I'll be sure to share once I've worked them out..

Thanks for those who've read but been unable to assist..

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Old Nov 10, 2005, 12:45 PM   #3
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Right...

Canon MP750 is compatible with an MIS Pixma 4000 Continuous Ink Supply (CIS/CFS) system.

There are a few niggles to watch out for, and it is by no means "easy" but it is possible.

You can read up on my review here:
http://www.allthefaqs.net/forum/view...?p=33473#33473

.. and a "How to..." guide will follow some time in the next week or so, once I've recovered from the ink stained mess I created doing this.
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