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Old Jan 17, 2006, 2:56 PM   #1
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Hey... I just got the canon MP500 but i think i have a problem with it, im a bit disipointed with it...

First i tryed a EPSON and print some photos, and they look awesome...

but with the Canon MP500 its like all the photos got a blue layer all over the picture? and i look wired...

i tryed with this picture
http://www.jeux-france.com/Webmaster...5542_0_big.jpg

With the EPSON i looks like it the picture you see on the Screen
But with the Canon its like he got a dark blue face, the sowrd and shield blue, the cloth very dark, also the pants is kind of blue?

I tryed to change the settings before print, but i cant find the right settings to print like the EPSON i tryed

as you see its my first post,:?i was happy when i found this forum
so any tips? im a freakin newbi with the printer hehe
anyone who want to help me out?
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Old Jan 17, 2006, 6:20 PM   #2
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Where did you buy your printer. If at a local store, I would just take it back and get a different one. With out seeing your results, it is kind of hard to say. I downloaded the pic and printed it on a Canon IP4000, MP780 and IP6000d and all look great.

either ink tanks are not in the right location or something else. (Duh, lol)

Anyways, if you bought it somewhere local, just take it back and have them replace it. Probably would be the easiest thing to do.

Take you print with you just in case they want to see what it is doing wrong.
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Old Jan 18, 2006, 8:10 AM   #3
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I also printed out your picture on high res paper with compatible re-fill ink on a Canon ip4000 and found it was faithful in every respect to the original I would do exactly as gwheaton has suggested.
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Old Jan 18, 2006, 10:20 AM   #4
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Thanks for helping i think i may go to the store with the prints, cause it local

I took some pictures of the prints, its a bit difficult to see, but there is a difference.





As you se, the dark one is the Canon Print

What should i do? :roll:

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Old Jan 18, 2006, 1:06 PM   #5
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Hey ZooL,

Why not use the scanner of the MP500 and scan the original and the print out? Would be easier to see the difference.

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Thanks for helping i think i may go to the store with the prints, cause it local

I took some pictures of the prints, its a bit difficult to see, but there is a difference.





As you se, the dark one is the Canon Print

What should i do? :roll:
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Old Jan 18, 2006, 2:33 PM   #6
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hehe ... doh! you right:-) dont know why i didnt do that:? hehe

there you go!



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Old Jan 18, 2006, 6:53 PM   #7
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Looks like a complete absence of Magenta, or at least the Magenta content isn't being rendered correctly.

Print out a nozzle check (found under the Maintenance tab in the printer driver) and study the Magenta test pattern. If Magenta is missing from the print out, check that the Magenta ink cartridge is properly installed.

Are you using the genuine Canon inks which are usually included with a new printer?


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Old Jan 19, 2006, 11:16 AM   #8
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Looks like a complete absence of Magenta, or at least the Magenta content isn't being rendered correctly.

Print out a nozzle check (found under the Maintenance tab in the printer driver) and study the Magenta test pattern. If Magenta is missing from the print out, check that the Magenta ink cartridge is properly installed.

Are you using the genuine Canon inks which are usually included with a new printer?


Thanks for helping!

but cant find the nozzle check ... where is it?
and yes im useing the Inks that are included with the printer... should i change them?
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Go to the top of this page and: File > Print > Preferences > Maintenance > Nozzle Check.
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Old Jan 19, 2006, 4:04 PM   #10
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It looks like the nozzle is okay... they are all stright and no white lines inside the colors... :? :roll:

What to do?
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