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Canon Pixma MG3150 Ink Cartridges

Canon Pixma MG3150 Ink Cartridges

High quality compatible ink cartridges for Canon Pixma MG3150 Printer

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  1. Compatible Canon PG540XL  / CL541XL  - Multipack (5222B005AA / 5227B005AA)

    Compatible Canon PG540XL / CL541XL - Multipack (5222B005AA / 5227B005AA)

    Premium Compatible Multipack of Canon PG 540XL / CL 541XL
    PG-540XL (180 Pages) x1
    CL-541 (180 Pages) x1
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    Inc. VAT: €55.01 Exc. VAT: €44.72
  2. Compatible Canon PG540XL Black Ink Cartridge (5222B005AA)

    Compatible Canon PG540XL Black Ink Cartridge (5222B005AA)

    Premium Compatible Canon PG 540XL Ink Cartridge:
    PG-540XL (180 Pages)
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    Inc. VAT: €30.00 Exc. VAT: €24.39
  3. Compatible Canon CL541XL Tri Colour Ink Cartridge (5227B005AA)

    Compatible Canon CL541XL Tri Colour Ink Cartridge (5227B005AA)

    Premium Compatible Canon CL 541XL
    CL-541 (180 Pages)
    Works with the PG540 Black Cartridge
    Product Details
    Inc. VAT: €30.00 Exc. VAT: €24.39

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Canon Pixma MG3150 Printer Review & Troubleshoot:

Canon Pixma MG3150 is a compact all-in-one printer with built-in Wi-Fi. The device offers great printing, scanning and copying features. The machine has good printing speed and mobile printing feature.

Canon Pixma MG3150 has a compact design in shiny black colour with a flatbed scanner. Unlike many other all-in-one printers in the market the device does not a have a proper LCD panel. Instead, there a one liner numeric LED display screen, which shows the number of copies you have selected. The control panel on the top of the device contains a series of basic function buttons.

The printer also has 100 sheet paper tray and an output tray is featured just above it, in front side of the printer. Canon’s FastFront technology allows you to easily refill the Canon Pixma MG3150 ink cartridges and replace the papers from front side of the printer.

  • Small footprint with compact and attractive profile
  • Wi-Fi and USB connectivity
  • 10x15cm borderless photo in approx. 44 seconds
  • Low cost
  • Mobile printing
  • FastFront feature for easy refill of Pixma MG3150 inks and replacing papers
  • Slows down and pauses in coloured printing
  • Slow for duplex printing
  • Small LED display with numeric display only

This low cost basic all in one printer is good for home users. The printer offers small footprint which can be a point of attraction to the people who space issues. The printer also offers you mobile and USB connectivity and lets you print directly from your Android or iOS phones.

On the other hand, the printer can disappoint the office users and the professional photographers. The coloured printing of the device slow and bothersome. The printer also does not have a proper display with control panel.

Cartridge Requirements:

The Replacement cartridges for Canon Pixma MG3150 inks:

  • Canon PG540XL black
  • Canon CL541XL colour
  • Canon PG540XL/CL541XL multipack
How to resolve printing issues of your printer?

The Canon Pixma MG3150 printer offers great features and is ideal for home as well as office users. It uses Canon Pixma MG3150 ink cartridges. The printing quality that it offers is good. But printing issues such as faded prints or missing prints arise when the ink cartridges are low on ink.

When you replace the ink cartridges, it is advisable to use the original Canon Pixma MG3150 ink cartridges to maintain a good working of the machine and good print quality. The replacement procedure for this printer is not complex and can be easily done at home.

To replace the ink cartridges follow these steps:

  1. The printer has to be turned on. Open the front cover of the printer followed by the paper output tray.
  2. Once you have done that, open the paper output cover. The cartridge holder moves from its home position to the replacement position. The head cover of the cartridge holder will open automatically. Do not forcibly stop or move the holder. It may damage your printer.
  3. The ink cartridges will be visible now. To remove it you will have to push down the cartridge lock lever till it clicks. Gently remove the cartridge. You can discard this cartridge.
  4. Take a new Canon Pixma MG3150 ink cartridge from the package. Remove the protective tape form it carefully. Be careful not to touch the print head nozzle to electrical contact on the cartridge else it may damage the cartridge and your printer may not print properly.
  5. Insert the new cartridge into the slot according to the colour. Push it into place till it clicks. The cartridge is now locked into the slot.
  6. Close the paper output cover of the printer.
  7. The printer will not recharge the ink. Once this process is taking place, make sure that the printer remains turned on. The printer is now ready to use.

Most Common FAQs for Canon Pixma MG3150:

Q. For Canon Pixma MG3150 printer, how can I stop my printer reporting low ink?
Please go through the following steps:

  • Hold the printer’s stop/reset button for approximately 4-5 seconds to disable the status monitor.
  • You will no longer get any updates regarding the ink level, once this is done.
  • You should monitor the print quality from these cartridges. Once the print quality start fading, it might be possible that the ink is running low and needs replacement.
  • The printer will give you a “Print quality” alert. You can ignore such alert messages by generating an automatic response by installing the new Canon Pixma MG3150 ink cartridges. These cartridges will work fine until they run out of ink.

Q. While using Canon Pixma MG3150 printer for my home use, the printer displays an error P02. What does this error code mean and how can I resolve this?
There error message could be due to various reasons:

  • It could be possible that one or both the cartridges are not inserted into the paper correctly.
  • May be the Canon Pixma MG3150 ink cartridges have failed electrically and need replacement.
  • Make sure that there is no paper jam in the printer. Check the printer thoroughly for any small pieces stuck inside the printer.
  • Ensure that the encoder film strip does not have dirty marks on it. It should be cleaned. (Be careful while touching the encoder film strip).

Q. I’m looking for colour Canon Pixma MG3150 ink cartridges for my Canon Pixma printer. But when I visited Printerinkcartridges.ie , they were out of stock. What should I do now?
We are extremely sorry for the inconvenience caused. It might be possible that some of the cartridges get out of stock at our site for now. You can contact us on 048 30833221 or email us on info@printerinkcartridges.ie , to know the availability status.

Q. What are the dimensions of the Canon Pixma MG3150 printer? What resolution is this printer capable of producing?
A. Canon Pixma MG3150 measures about 449 mm in width, 304 mm in depth, 152 mm in height and weighs around 5.5 kg. This printer is capable of printing up to a resolution of 4,800 x 1,200 dpi.

Q. How do I replace an empty Canon Pixma MG3150 ink cartridge with a new one?
A. To replace an empty ink cartridge with a new one, follow the steps below:

  • Make sure that the power is turned on and open the front cover and then the paper output tray and cover.
  • Push down the ink cartridge lock lever until it makes a click sound and remove the empty ink cartridge.
  • Take the new ink cartridge and remove the protective tape gently.
  • Gently insert the new ink cartridge straight into the cartridge holder all the way until it touches the back.
  • Push up the ink cartridge lock lever and close the paper output cover.

Q. How much time would it take me to print 20 pages with a Canon Pixma MG3150 printer?
A. Canon Pixma MG3150 printers have a print speed of 9.2 pages per minute for black and white printouts and 5 pages per minute for coloured printouts. So, it would take you about 4 minutes to print 20 pages with this printer.

Q. How many pages can a single Canon Pixma MG3150 ink cartridge print?
A. Original Canon Pixma PG540 black ink cartridges and CL541 colour ink cartridges can print up to 180 pages each without having to be replaced. Our compatible PG540 black ink cartridges and CL541 colour ink cartridges are XL cartridges that can print up to 600 pages and 400 pages respectively without the need to be replaced.

Q. What types of paper are compatible with Canon Pixma MG3150 printers?
A. You can use plain paper, envelopes, photo paper, glossy photo paper, semi-glossy photo paper, matte photo paper, high resolution paper and photo stickers to print on with Canon Pixma MG3150 printers.

Q.Do compatible Canon Pixma MG3150 ink cartridges also come with a warranty?
A. Absolutely! All our compatible ink cartridges are warranted to be free from any defects. Incase you face a problem with any of our products, feel free to contact us on 048 308332211 or email us on info@printerinkcartridges.ie within 30 days of receiving your product.

Q. Why should i buy the Canon pixma MG3100 series printer?
With some of the features supporting its work, PIXMA MG3150 looks special and interesting to people. Though this is a bit more extensive but more convenient to use. Another advantage of MG3150 printer is the printing speed that is trusted and capable of assisting you to work more faster. It has all what everyone wants from the new office machine. In addition to the reliable printing speed, the design of Canon PIXMA MG3150 printer is likely to be the leading aspect which printer hunters should concern. The reason with the MG3150 is that, you can load up to 100 paper sheets for one setting. Thus, to print a lot of paper sheets is not a big deal anymore.

Q. How can i remove the packing material of MG3150 printer?
If the protective material or the tape stuck inside the printer, you cannot use the machine. To remove it open the paper output cover to confirm that the protective tape does not remain attached to the FINE Canon pixma MG3150 ink cartridge holder. If you find that the protective tape remains attached to the cartridges, remove it, then close the paper output cover and print a test page.

Q. What should i do in case the black ink runs out, even after I set it to print from color only mode?
Well such type of issue generally arises when your ink has dried out. Make sure that the color ink hasn't dried out. Pull off the cartridges and carefully wipe the printhead across a facial tissue or paper towel. Do not touch the metal contact points on the cartridge as sometimes the smallest static charge can destroy its cartridge. Depending on the printer’s setting, it may use only the color cartridge, but more likely it will use both the color and black to make up the print. Setting to black and white, not grayscale will force it to use only the black Canon pixma MG3150 ink cartridges.

Q. My printer is printing blurred printouts. How can I fix this issue, I have tried cleaning the ink cartridges but the problem still not resolved?
If the printer does not have the driver issue, we would recommend you to check that the printhead and the Canon pixma MG3150 ink cartridges are not loose and secure. Also check that the drive belt on the head, is not slipping or broken down

Q. Can you still receive delivery when you live in Newry or do you have to collect?

A. Yes, we deliver to all customers wherever they live North or South of Ireland. However, you can come to the main shop and collect if this is more convenient for you.

Q. Which printer would be most suitable for professional photograph printing? I have heard that canon printers are great for photo printing. I am aware that only specialist ink stockists may have the multi-tonal ink

A.The canon pro series are perfect for this purpose, and within this series, there is the PRO-1s, PRO-10's and PRO-100s. According to the needs of your printing.

Q. Do you sell this printer?

A. We do not sell this printer in particular but there are many sites online selling this printer at reasonable prices.

Q. Does Canon Pixma MG3150 prints directly onto CDs and DVDs?

A. No, this printer does not allow direct printing onto CDs and DVDs.

Q. I am planning to buy a Canon Pixma MG3150 printer. How many cartridges does it use?

A.Two Canon Pixma MG3150 ink cartridges are required for this printer to operate. One black and one tri-colour cartridge. You can use any combination of Canon PG-540/540-XL black cartridges alongside Canon CL-541/541-XL colour cartridges.

Q. I have recently bought an iPad mini. Will Canon Pixma MG3150 work with it?

A.Yes. This printer is AirPrint compatible so it should connect to your new iPad mini.

Q. Does this printer have an ethernet connection?

A.Canon Pixma MG3150 does not have any ethernet connection. It offers only USB and Wi-fi connectivity.

Q. How can I refill Canon Pixma MG3150 ink cartridges?

A.Canon’s FastFront technology allows you to easily refill the ink cartridges. We do not offer cartridge refilling services. However, we do sell the original and compatible Canon Pixma MG3150 ink cartridges. We offer each cartridge separately (PG-540, PG-540XL, CL-541, CL-541XL) and even a pack of two (Compatible Canon PG540XL Black & CL541XL) and (Original Canon PG-540 & CL-541 multipack) which can cost you less than buying the ink cartridges individually.

Q. Which operating systems are supported by this printer?

A.The printer is compatible with operating systems Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2 or later, Mac OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7 and Linux OS. The printer also provides mobile printing services to enjoy direct printing from your Android or iOS phones. These compatibility options make this printer a good choice for home users.

Q. Can I use compatible Canon Pixma MG3150 ink cartridges simultaneously with the original inks for this printer?

A.Yes, our compatible Canon Pixma MG3150 ink cartridges will perform absolutely fine with the genuine ink cartridges in the device.

Q. Can I use 2 black and white ink cartridges instead of one black and color ink cartridge setup for Canon Pixma MG3150 printer?

A.No, Canon Pixma MG3150 printer uses one black cartridge (PG-540 or PG-540XL) and one tri-colour cartridge (CL-541 or CL-541XL) to operate. If you only print in black most of the time, you can keep the colour cartridge installed and should replace the black ink on a regular basis. The printer won’t work without having one black and one tri-colour ink cartridge.

Q. Is this printer suitable for small office set up?

A.The Canon Pixma MG3150 is a multifunctional printer that offers high-quality printouts. This budget-friendly device offers enhanced connectivity and superior productivity with its high-yield ink cartridges. This compact printing device is designed specifically for home and small office users. it weighs approx. 10.7kgs and measures 470X396X199cm.

Q. I am getting poor quality prints from my printer? Do I need to replace Canon Pixma MG3150 ink cartridges?

A. No. It is not always necessary. A blocked printhead can also result in low-quality prints. Clean the clogged printheads and make a test print on the paper you inserted earlier. If still, the print quality is not satisfying, we would suggest you to replace too low or empty ink cartridges.

Q. Is this printer suitable for professional photographers?

A.Canon Pixma MG3150 printer is capable of producing quality printouts but still does not stand out as a photo printer for professional photographers. It offers good speed while producing black and white documents but slows down substantially when printing colour files. Its range of advanced features like Wi-Fi and USB connectivity, mobile printing, FastFront feature make it an effective standalone device for small office users as well as home users.