Reset Canon mp280 pixma Inkjet All-in-One Printer

How to reset Canon mp280

Reset Canon Pixma mp280 All in one

Error ink cartridges are not installed properly (Error E5)

First power off the printer. Next, while holding STOP/RESET button, power on the printer.
While holding POWER button, release STOP/RESET button. Then push STOP/RESET button twice.
Wait about 20-30 second until the LED shows “0”. Then push STOP/RESET button four times.
Finally push POWER button twice. Last step is to turn off the printer by pressing the POWER button one last time.

How to Reset waste ink counter (Error E16)

Unplug power and USB cable.
Open door and hold power button.
Connect power.
Close door, then release power button.

This printer uses the following ink cartridges

Canon PG-510
Canon PG-512
Canon CL-511
Canon CL-513

Canon mp280 Inkjet Page Yields

PG510 Black cartridge 220 pages
CL511 color cartridge 244 pages
PG512 black cartridge 401 pages
CL513 color cartridge 349 pages

Product Specification Canon mp280 All-in-One Inkjet printer

Print Resolution Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi
Print Engine InkJet 4-ink with minimum 2 pl ink droplets and FINE Cartridges
Photo Lab Quality Speed Borderless 10 x 15cm: Approx. 43 seconds
Mono Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 8.4 ipm
Colour Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 4.8 ipm
Media Type Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201), Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use” (GP-501), Matte Photo Paper (MP-101), High Resolution Paper (HR-101N), T-shirt Transfer (TR-301), Photo Stickers (PS-101)
Media Input Rear Tray: Max. 100 sheets
Media Size Rear Tray: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL, COM10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm
Media Weight Rear Tray: Plain paper 64 to 105 g/m and Canon special media up to approx. 300 g/m
Direct Disc Printing n/a
Two Sided Printing Available by manual operation using plain paper
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, Letter, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm)
Compatible Memory Cards n/a
Card Direct Print Functions n/a
Card Direct Print Enhancements n/a
Print Driver Features Collate, multiple page per sheet print, booklet print, poster print, scaled print, fit-to-page print, Photo Noise Reduction, photo effects
Scanner Type Flatbed CIS colour scanner
Film Scanning n/a
Scanner Resolution Optical Up to 1200 x 2400dpi
A4 Scan Speed (reflective) Approx. 15 seconds
Colour Scanning Depth 48 bit input / 24 bit output (RGB each 16 / 8 bit)
Halftone/Greyscale 16 bit input / 8 bit output
Compatibility TWAIN / WIA
Effective Scanning Width A4/LTR (216x297mm)
OCR Bundle Yes (MP Navigator EX)
Scan Methods & Enhancements Push-scan, Auto Scan Mode, Auto Document Fix, PDF file creation/editing/password security*, Stitch Assist*, Correct document orientation, Prevent show through, Correct slanted documents, Photo corrections (Fading correction, Grain correction, Reduce dust and scratches, Backlight correction, Auto Tone), Gutter Shadow Correction, Text (OCR)
Colour/Photo Copy
Copy Speed Colour Document FCOT: Approx. 37 secs.
Multiple Copy 1-9 pages, 20 pages
Copy functions & enhancements Fit-to-page copy, borderless copy
Display Type & Size 7 Segment LCD Display
Interface Type – PC / Mac Hi-Speed USB (B Port)
Interface Type – Non PC n/a
Supported Operating System Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit), Windows Vista (32 and 64 bit), Windows XP SP2, SP3
Mac OS X v.10.4.11 – 10.6
Operating System Requirements Windows 7: 1 GHz or faster cpu, 1 GB RAM (64 bit requires 2 GB RAM)
Windows Vista (32/ 64 bit): 1 GHz or faster cpu, 512 MB RAM
Windows XP SP2,3: 300 MHz or faster cpu, 128 MB RAM
Browser: Internet Explorer 6 or higher
CD-ROM Drive
Display: 1024 x 768 or better
Mac OS 10.6: Intel Processor, 1 GB RAM
Mac OS 10.5: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G4, G5, 867 MHz or faster)
Mac OS 10.4.11: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G5, G4, G3), 256 MB RAM
Browser: Safari 3 or higher
CD-ROM Drive
Display: 1024 x 768 or better
Software Included Canon Multifunctional drivers, Canon MP Navigator EX (including OCR and PDF file creation), Canon Easy-PhotoPrint EX with Full HD Movie Print function, Canon Easy-WebPrint EX, and Canon Solution Menu EX
Dimensions (W x D x H) approx. 450 x 335 x 153mm
Number of language (LCD) n/a
Temperature Range Operating environment: 5° – 35° C
Humidity Operating humidity: 10 – 90% RH (no dew condensation)
Acoustic Noise Levels Print: Approx. 45.5 dB(A)
When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings
Weight Approx. 5.5 kg
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 0.8 W (when scanning lamp is off), Off: Approx. 0.4 W, Copying: Approx 10.0 W

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15 Responses to “Reset Canon mp280 pixma Inkjet All-in-One Printer”

  1. ahmet says on :

    canon mp 280 p07 eror

  2. diosa says on :

    good.

  3. diosa says on :

    very good

  4. Rober says on :

    Thank you, I could print the document I needed. Now the Black Ink led is blinking, the alarm led is off and the display shows a 1.

  5. Cosmin says on :

    Hi..i have a prob with canon mp280 , with an error 5200 , someone can help me?

  6. goldenformat says on :

    When i use canon pixma mp280 as a copier it will not response after 10-15 copies, so can u tell me how can i reset it..

  7. Mihai says on :

    I repaced Black ink cartridge and I have one led on not blinking. How can I turn it off? I tried to press Start button for 5 to 10 sec but doesn’t work. The led is still on. Can everyone help me?

  8. dora says on :

    i got the same problem with mp280 too, error 5200, p08, how can i fix that?

  9. Ereah says on :

    im facing a very big problem with my printer:mp280 with error 5200 pliz pliz help.

  10. ted says on :

    is there anyone out there that nows to fix an
    p22 error.

  11. Debbie Hatfield says on :

    I just hooked up my new Canon Pixma MP280 and cannot print anything because I am getting an error light that flashes P 2 and the color ink light is flashing with the 2.

  12. Liva says on :

    Error P07 the solution?

  13. Cosmin says on :

    Hy…i have a problem with canon mp280 , error 5200 , p08, how can i fix ?…thank’s

  14. anderson says on :

    i still cannot print the document…and the printer keep showing the E05, how to fix this?? please anyone help me…

  15. Cosmin says on :

    Someone can help us ?…with the error 5200…please:(

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