The problems that may rise in Canon Printers are very limited in terms of hardware failure, mostly the problems initiates from the user end. The canon mp495 for instance is a trouble free printer that generally stops printing when some problem happens in the driver.
The canon printer software is very helpful in controlling the print outputs for a particular user desire. This utility software can help you go deep into the settings and let you play with the core configurations, on a negative side it can cost you many printing issue. For being stuck in any of the wrong configuration made or something like that, remember to always click the restore factory defaults for rolling the configurations back to normal.
The canon mx320 is also a great machine to work with. Regardless to its clogged print head problem, everything works just fine. To solve this issue you only need to find the printer and faxes option in control panel and ladder down to the clean cartridges through the properties of printers and maintenance options. Actually when this printer gets really old it needs this method to be done at moments of clogged print head issue.
Sometimes the problems begin to occur as a Waste Ink Error that bugs users the most. This could be bypassed easily through making a few settings in the on screen printer menu. Just move to the LCD of printer and press the right arrow to find the NVRAM option. Here, all you got to do is to set the levels of ABS-M and ABS-P to Zero. Now, press STOP to exit the menu. You are all done, this issue is now bypassed.
The color printing needs stable and thorough power while printing. To provide this reliable source, there is a need of removing any sort of extensions or low power wirings from its path for greater good. If you are using an UPS or uninterrupted power supply then you may need to remove it as the printer will show you canon printer offline message again and again while printing. If not, this may affect the quality of your printing.