Canon PIXMA MG3150

Canon MG3150 – Features

Print Scan Copy
Apple AirPrint
Mono Print Speed 9.2 pages per minute
Colour Print Speed 5.0 pages per minute
Print Resolution 4800 x 600 dpi
Scanner Resolution 1200 x 2400 dpi

Canon MG3150 – Cartridges

Cartridge Page Yield
PG-540 180 Pages
CL-541 180 Pages
PG-540XL 600 Pages
CL-541XL 400 Pages

Canon MG3150 – Error Codes

Error Code Description
E, 0, 2 The machine is out of paper / paper does not feed.
E, 0, 3 Paper jam.
E, 0, 4 The cartridge is not installed properly.
E, 0, 5 The cartridge is not installed properly.
E, 0, 6 The paper output cover is open.
E, 0, 7 Cartridge is not installed in the correct position.
E, 0, 8 Ink absorber is almost full.
E, 1, 0 Loaded paper is not compatible with automatic duplex printing.
E, 1, 2 Cannot print the contents on CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM.
E, 1, 3 The remaining ink level cannot be detected.
E, 1, 4 The cartridge cannot be recognised.
E, 1, 5 The cartridge cannot be recognised.
E, 1, 6 The ink has run out.
E, 1, 7 The front tray is closed.
E, 2, x An error regarding network setup has occurred.
E, 3, 1 The machine is not connected with the computer.
E, 4, 0 The protective tape remains attached.
E, 5, 0 Scanning the print head alignment sheet has failed.

Canon MG3150 – Reset Ink Levels on the Cartridges

The Canon MG3150 cannot physically see inside the cartridges to find out how much ink is left. The copper contacts on the outside of the cartridge contain the ink level information. It is not possible to reset the ink levels to full. If you refill your cartridge, the printer will always show an empty cartridge message.

You can override the empty cartridge message by holding down the “stop / reset” button on the printer for around five seconds. The printer should continue printing, and use any of the remaining ink in the cartridge.

If the printer thinks that both cartridges are empty, you will receive a second error message, and you will need to hold the button for another five seconds.

If the circuitry on the cartridges is actually damaged this process will not work.

Youtube Video: Override the empty cartridge message.

Canon MG3150 – Change Ink Cartridge

Youtube Video: Change Ink Cartridge


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