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Registered: ‎11-19-2017

Re: Pixma MX 892 Won't Turn On

Add me to the list of Canon MX850 casualties...it's worked flawlessly over the past 5 years that I've owned it and I really liked its scanner.  Alas, while setting up some documents to print, it died.  RIP, I guess it did better than many of the posters here.

 

Any suggestions for a new printer (2017 vintage) with a good quality scanner in the same price range?

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Registered: ‎03-25-2018

Re: Pixma MX 892 Won't Turn On

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Wow -  you have this marked at resolved because you told somoene to do a 10 minute reset and that didn't fix his, or any of the other 22 pages of compliants. You have 22 pages of complaints and you haven't done NOT ONE THING to try and resolve the problem. Well this is my last Canon product..

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Posts: 12
Registered: ‎11-21-2015

Re: Pixma MX 892 Won't Turn On

its sad that canon does not offer prorata rebate coupons that could be used on purchase of anotheer canon printer anywhere

ie 75. for first 6 months, 50. for next 18 month, and 25. for 36 months, 10. for 60 months . the prices they offer are too high but they must protect dealers. So this coupon offer would make sense encouraging another canon printer but from any dealer.

all that said if you got 5 years you did better than most with this printer. I replaced mine with a MX 922 swo far so good ... if you pay more for an HP it will likely last longer. all these printers are made to be used and thrown away .. since returning cost more than printers . dont let any ink type printer just sit ... print something from time to time. divide the number of years into the original cost and its not very bad. also don't buy ink to far ahead as the cart. style keeps changing and you have to throw them away ... when you have an inventory you may want to shop for a model that uses same ink cart.

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Registered: ‎05-20-2015

Re: Pixma MX 892 Won't Turn On

Thi is the 2nd Canon printer that this has happened to,  I love canon's print quality, but I am not sure that I can buy another canon printer.  This does not make any sense.  The printer was working fine, had just printed something, then -- bam!  it turns off, never to come back on again. No warning, no nothing, just stopped, as if I had turned off a light.  Canon, you need to get your stuff together.  This is horrible.  just horrible. 

Ivy

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Registered: ‎06-21-2017

Re: Pixma MX 892 Won't Turn On

How did I come to be here? I printed a small photo this evening  and then hit Print to print another one, only to find that my MX892 had turned itself off, and the solution mentioned here about unplugging, etc., accomplished nothing.  In favor of Canon, I will say that I have had this machine for at least 5 years, maybe 6, so my only complaint is that I am left with a bunch of ink cartridges that represent wasted money.  But that always happens with printers.  Is there, or will there ever be, an inkjet maker that doesn't change the size or shape of the ink cartridges for every new model?  (I assume, with the deliberate aim of getting extra profit from all the unusable cartridges left behind when a printer dies.  Am I unfair?)

 

Someone commented here that it was probably for a good reason that CostCo has stopped selling Canon printers, so I am going to take a hint from that and go back to buying from HP.  After learning about the mostly unsolved power problem others have had with this PIXMA, even though mine served me well until today, I'd rather not court trouble.  Too bad, because I really loved the photo prints I got from it.

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