Tag: printer

Ink Refill Hack for the Old Canon Printer

Don’t try this on your printer. I am just extending the life of this old clunker. – No need to buy new cartridge. Just re-use the original. – No need to drill holes. Just soak the pad with new ink. – No leaky messy job. Just see how I did it step by step. Watch […]

Solving Canon Pixma Printer Error 5B00

Problem: Upon turning on my Canon PIXMA iP4870, the printer remained silent (no sound of the print head motor moving) while the POWER button light and the RESET button light blink alternately forever.  The computer screen shows “Printer Error 5B00”. Solving the problem: Found the first tip from this video, but it’s for iP2770… Followed the steps […]

Canon Pixma MP287 Printer: Stop Motion Unboxing

Watch this stop motion video of the unboxing of my new Canon Pixma MP287 Printer. The printer cum scanner was carried home in a  rafia-tied box. At first glance into the box, the cables and ink cartridges seem to be missing. They were later found snugged up inside the front door of the printer (see […]