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Canon Ink Cartridges

FAQ related to all Canon Ink Cartridges

What is the difference between BCI-3e and BCI-6 series, what does the E mean?
The BCI-3e inks (C,M,Y) and BCI-6 inks (C,M,Y) are basically the same ink cartridges in different packages. The packaging of these cartridges ha...
Fri, May 12, 2017 at 4:46 PM
Canon PG-240 “Low Level" "Run Out" warning message
The ink monitor may show "Low ink" when the Canon PG-240 or CL-241  cartridge is being installed. It may also happen after printing ...
Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 10:45 AM
Why the Page Yield of small black Canon CLI-226 is higher than the large black Canon PGI-225?
Canon PGI-225 is the large black cartridge and the Canon CLI-226 is a small black, but the page yield of Canon PGI-225 is 340 pages while the page yield o...
Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 4:27 PM
Canon Maxify printers (error code B504)
Error code B504 occurs because the print head does not detect any ink and printer stop printing to protect the print head. The print head need to heat up...
Fri, Aug 5, 2022 at 3:27 PM
How to ignore the Canon error message "check ink 1686" and "check ink 1688"?
When you installed a new remanufactured ink cartridge and your printer getting the error message "Check ink 1686" and "Check ink 1688", ...
Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 1:34 PM
How to slove the recognize problem for the Canon compatible ink cartridge PGI-280 & CLI-281?
This series of cartridge chip (PGI-280 & CLI-281) is same as all compatible cartridge chip, when you installed the cartridge to the printer, the printer...
Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 1:23 PM
How to fix the error code 5100 for Canon printer?
Please follow these steps to resolve this issue :   1.  With a flashlight or other bright light, please check the paper feed areas of the printer and ver...
Wed, Jan 2, 2019 at 10:43 AM